iPhone App: Snood
= 4 stars
An array of multicolored snoods fill the screen. Use a gun to aim and fire a particularly colored snood upward. Three or more adjacent snoods of the same color are removed from the board.
- Simple gameplay of matching colored snoods and aiming the gun. Fired snoods can get stuck in odd patterns, blocking future moves, so aiming is of the essence.
- A few specially powered snoods introduce welcome variety: a “stone” snood explodes and takes out adjacent snoods, the “wildcard” snood transforms color based its neighbors, and the “rowbuilder” snood divides on impact to create more snoods. The last one seems more annoying than helpful.
- The graphics are personally, rather off-putting. The little cartoon heads look like decapitated Snorks, and the metallic environment makes the game look like some sick scientific experiment. I would have preferred the snoods be jewels or some other shiny object.
Snood is a great game in just about every department, but the gross feeling I get from the graphics means personally, I won’t be playing this one repeatedly. That said, based on the addictive gameplay I’m probably in the minority here.
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