Technically, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore is classified as a storybook for kids of all ages. In truth, it’s the kind of special product that belongs to a class all by itself. There’s simply nothing whatsoever to compare it to, no other storybook app that approaches its level of quality. And I […]
Being fascinated by all aspects of the creative process,Â I’m a total sucker for movie making-of books. And boy, is this one a doozy. Covering numerous aspects of the production of films 1 through 7 (along with a hint of 8), Harry Potter Film Wizardry was one I couldn’t wait to sink my teeth into.
Kona’s Crate is one quirky little puzzler. The game has you controlling a floating platform that carries a simple wooden crate. Your job is to maneuver the crate up and down and between obstacles to deliver it Chief Kona. The catch? The crate isn’t locked down to the platform.
The iPad is a great media consumption and gaming device. There’s nothing else like it. But theÂ Holy Grail for serious iPad users is genuine productivity. And I don’t think anyone’s arrived there quite yet.
Drawn is an adventure game like none you’ve ever played. There are puzzles, sure, but they’re built right into the game’s environments and story, and don’t jump out at you. The real focus of the game seems to be this compelling fantasy story that you must navigate through and ultimately, help make happen.
Moom might just be the best little accessory for your Mac that you never knew you needed. Once you use it, you’ll never want to live without it.
The Coding Monkeys’ implementation of the German-style board gameÂ Carcassonne for iPad (and iPhone) is absolutely beautiful. The game was designed with a deeply respectful attention to detail, with every last feature that fans could hope for — and then some.
I love finding apps that really take advantage of what the iPad can do. I’m also a proud-and-out-loud font geek. iFontMaker is a mind-blowing app that scratches both of these itches in wondrous, sublime ways.
Before I met my wife, I was unfamiliar with German board games. I’d never heard of Settlers of Catan or Carcassonne. But once she introduced me to them, I was hooked. The intelligent design and mechanics of these clever games made instant sense, and I wondered why I’d never heard of them before. Ticket to […]
World of Goo is an iOS port of a downloadable PC/Mac game that’s also available as a WiiWare title. With loads of levels to play through full of relaxing, brain-bending fun, World of Goo represents something wholly unique for iOS devices. You play by picking up individual goo balls and using them to solve the […]