The one thing that sets strategy games apart from the rest of the lot of exciting shooter, hack n’ slash and racer games is the level of mental stimulus and replay value they bring to the table. This is why a game like Angry Birds has caught the fancy of millions of people who can enjoy a methodical physics-based game along with the cute chirpy sounds of catapulting birds.
For those of you who are always up for a good brain teaser and puzzle, we bring to you another two fantastic strategy games you can put down in your Android device app tray that have been acclaimed by more than 100,000 users and will keep your brain busy with hours of fun.
Swampy the Alligator lives in the sewers under the city. He’s hardworking and loves taking a shower after a grilling day at work. On returning back home, he realizes that the other alligators have damaged his plumbing and disrupted the water flow. This makes Swampy mad and he has nothing he can do about it.
As the game progresses, you realize that the main culprit is Cranky, the toughest alligator in town, who derives sadistic pleasure in sabotaging Swampy’s water supply.
Enter you – the player/purveyor of Swampy’s plumbing needs. To be successful you need to skilfully navigate the pipes and water supply tunnels to ensure the water reaches Swampy’s shower. You need to be clever and keep an eye out for algae, toxic ooze, triggers, and traps which is what makes the game more fun. You are needed to navigate your way through the water supply and also make sure you don’t pick the wrong one.
Where’s My Water uses the principle of basic physics-based engines complete with vibrant graphics and intuitive controls. Go with the flow and you’ll proceed to the next level, in fact ride the flow and give it a proper direction.
There are over 20 exclusive puzzles in the trial version. None of which are available in the full version. So you can try the trial version and then go for the full version which has over 200 different challenging puzzles.
So there you have it. A simple game with life like water physics for you to Swipe, slosh, and splash around guiding water through increasingly challenging scenarios and restoring the water supply back to Swampy’s shower. With an average rating of 4.6 stars, this one’s a definite download for guaranteed hours of fun.
Regarded as one of the most challenging game of wits, Flow Free is the Number 1 hit on the Android market in puzzles and gets you to the edge of your seat. It is very addictive and makes you delve into the deepest corners of your brain to get the right solution you are looking for.
It consists of:
- A grid of various dimensions (5×5, 9×9, 8×8 etc.)
- Colored dots
- Colored lines
That’s pretty much all you need to know to get started. 3 elements that make up and extremely brain racking yet titillating game that will make sure you’re hooked onto it.
The rules are simple.
Few dots are randomly scattered in boxes across the grid. These may be placed anywhere and do not cover all the boxes within the grid. One dot per box and the game begins. Each dot has a twin dot of the same color elsewhere on the grid
The player is required to move his hand around the screen starting from one dot of any color and move the lines tracing path till the other dot. You can do this for every other color in the given grid.
The objective is to cover the entire grid leaving not even one box left untraced or uncovered.
As the levels advance, the game gets tougher and covering all the boxes becomes more of a daunting task. Challenging nonetheless this game involves through concentration.
To make it more challenging, there is a timer and there are over 750 free puzzles to use them over. The graphics are clean and colorful and the sound effects add to the enjoyment of the game.
Flow free has earned a 4.7 rating from over 150,000 reviewers in the market. This cool Android app is for free and is just a click away from downloading. Test your wits and join the clan of super smart Android app lovers to compete with their best scores.