With its charming board game aesthetic, easy-to-pick up controls and objective, obstacles that feel well-integrated, and no unnecessary bells and whistles, A Day in the Woods is a refreshing take on the sliding puzzle genre.
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While they still have their audience, sliding puzzles are about as old and predictable as puzzle games can get. “Innovative” is about the last word I’d ever expect to associate with one. And yet that’s exactly what A Day in the Woods is… If you thought you’d seen it all in sliding puzzles, you’d better think again.
The game itself is polished and accomplishes everything it sets out to. It’s suitable for all ages and there are sixty progressively challenging levels. If you enjoy fairy tale based casual puzzle games, A Day in the Woods could be a dream come true.
If you need a game that looks stunning from every angle and provides a well-built, streamlined challenge, look no further than A Day in the Woods. It’s distilled puzzle goodness without any filler!
Looks super pretty
The real hits come up most unexpectedly and without much notice. Although its seeming antiquated on paper and often copied, but you certainly never played a sliding puzzle game with so many creative ideas. 60 levels are a good extent for the genre and technically fulfilled the title the target of a puzzle game by far. If you like creative puzzle fun, will definitely find it here. For me, A Day In The Woods is one of the first candidate on the coveted Game of the Year title!
Overall A Day in the Woods is a well-designed puzzle game that has a charming art style and most importantly is fun to play.
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A Day in the Woods is a stylish re-imagining of the traditional sliding puzzle game where you are tasked with getting Little Red Riding Hood safely to Granny’s house. As Miss Red’s magical fairy guardian, it’s up to you to solve each hexagon-tiled level in the shortest number of moves possible. You’ll need to move grizzly bears out of Little Red’s path, ensure she avoids trap door spiders and help her collect all the flowers and berries along the way. You’ll also encounter friends to help you, including bunny rabbits, beehives and the woodcutter.
60 Challenging Levels to Explore!
With each new hexagon-title swapping level you unlock, you’ll be progressively introduced to more interesting and difficult challenges in getting Miss Red across the board to Granny’s cottage. Adding an extra layer of difficulty is the “par” rating, indicating the minimum number of moves each level can be completed in.
Unlock Levels, Seasons, Wings and More!
Deliver the piping hot basket of baked goods, flowers and berries to Granny’s cottage in as few moves as possible to earn a full star rating and unlock new levels. You’ll also be able to unlock season backgrounds for your game as well as loads of sprite upgrades. There are a host of different wings, trail details and flares for you to choose for your fairy sprite – in your favourite colour too!
The delightful wood-cut art style of A Day in the Woods adds to the storybook charm of the game and creates a wonderful world for adults and children alike to explore.