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Loopz (Amiga)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.5
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.5
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.5
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.5
Overall MobyScore (2 votes) 4.5

The Press Says

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Amiga Joker
Ansonsten sind die Ähnlichkeiten geradezu verblüffend: Hier wie dort ist die Grafik von ergreifender Schlichtheit, der Sound dagegen allererste Sahne (bei Loopz nervenberuhigend meditativ, bei Puzznic eher treibend hektisch). Hier wie dort ist die Handhabung einwandfrei, und hier wie dort hat die Nachtruhe keine Chance mehr!
Computer and Video Games (CVG)
I'm usually a sucker for a decent puzzler, but that indefinable something that made Klax and Tetris the classics they were is simply not present in this otherwise decent offering.
Power Play
An Tetris und Klax kommt das Schleifchenbauen nicht ganz heran, landet bei mir aber im Regal mit den Programmen, die man immer wieder gerne herauszieht. Durch das erbarmungslos zufällige Erscheinen der Röhrenteile ist kein Spiel wie das andere. Loopz ist leicht zu kapieren, aber man wird seiner nicht so schnell überdrüssig. Der Fesselfaktor des grafisch so schlichten Stückchens Software ist geradezu penetrant; einmal losgeklickt, gibt's so leicht kein Halten mehr. Es ist keines der superkomplizierten Denkspiele, sondern angenehm leicht verdaulich ohne dominante Bitterfrust-Komponente.
Creating perfect loops seems a promising concept, but its implementation is flawed. The random piece selection can be frustrating as it doesn't allow you to plan ahead (a Tetris-style 'next piece' indicator would have been helpful). And when you've got a nearly full screen, you often get several large pieces in succession, losing you several lives in one go. Apart from these niggles though, Loopz is quite fun – especially in the competitive two-player mode which involves stealing and sabotage! The different game types provide variety; the skill levels challenge, though there are no real graphical rewards. Let's hope Audiogenic do an improved sequel.