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Snood

MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
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5.0
Windows
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3.3
Macintosh
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Description

Snood is a puzzle game based on the concept of Puzzle Bobble. The game is set out with a grid of small differently-coloured shapes, each featuring faces drawn on them. A succession of blocks are placed in an aiming device at the bottom of the screen, and you must rotate this so as to aim them, off the walls if necessary, to hit ones of the same colour.

When three or more of the same colour make contact, they are removed from the field of play. Any blocks which were only connected to those blocks (and not to any others or the ceiling) get removed from play as well. This is crucial, because each shot that fails to drop any blocks off causes a meter to move on one level. When this reaches the top, the line of blocks drops by one level. Once it reaches the point where blocks are moved down below the playing area, it is Game Over.

There are five skill levels, as well as a set of 50 challenge levels, and a Journey mode in which you play through one level from each difficulty. From medium difficulty upwards, you'll have to contend with Skulls among the layout - these can only be removed by being dropped away.

Screenshots

Snood DOS starting to chip away at the snoods
Snood Game Boy Advance The puzzle version has a set of puzzles that have specific ways to solve them, tho you can just hack away at them.  Keep playing until you lose.
Snood Game Boy Advance Journey takes you through all the difficulty levels one-by-one
Snood Game Boy Advance Winning is always good

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User Reviews

A new twist on a standard puzzle game. Windows Darin McCoy (11)

The Press Says

Mac Game Gate Macintosh 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Over Online Game Boy Advance Oct 18, 2001 75 out of 100 75
Macworld Macintosh Oct 01, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
IGN Game Boy Advance Oct 04, 2001 6.5 out of 10 65
Planet Gameboy.de Game Boy Advance Sep 28, 2002 58 out of 100 58
All Game Guide Game Boy Advance 2001 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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