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Springy (Windows)

Springy Screenshots

Windows version

Springy Windows Springy's main menu. The central bar, currently showing 'Play the Game' rotates offering the Instructions, Level Editor, and Exit options

Springy's main menu. The central bar, currently showing 'Play the Game' rotates offering the Instructions, Level Editor, and Exit options

Springy Windows Playing the game has two modes, Beginner & Expert, each with their own high score

Playing the game has two modes, Beginner & Expert, each with their own high score

Springy Windows All game messages descend from the top. The letters bounce up & down as though on springs before disappearing off the top of the screen.

All game messages descend from the top. The letters bounce up & down as though on springs before disappearing off the top of the screen.

Springy Windows The spring has started its descent from the red box at the top of the stack. The red box with the yellow arrow will cause Springy to fall and that will end this turn

The spring has started its descent from the red box at the top of the stack. The red box with the yellow arrow will cause Springy to fall and that will end this turn

Springy Windows The players viewpoint has been changed. The red box with the arrow has been rotated to keep Springy on track

The players viewpoint has been changed. The red box with the arrow has been rotated to keep Springy on track

Springy Windows A bit further on in level one. The path divides and then rejoins leading to the blue destination box

A bit further on in level one. The path divides and then rejoins leading to the blue destination box

Springy Windows Almost there

Almost there

Springy Windows The destination box is shown clearly in this shot from Level 2

The destination box is shown clearly in this shot from Level 2

Springy Windows Level 3 introduces boxes that change the effect of gravity so that Springy starts walking upwards

Level 3 introduces boxes that change the effect of gravity so that Springy starts walking upwards

Springy Windows Level 4. The destination box is round the back somewhere

Level 4. The destination box is round the back somewhere

Springy Windows This is a screen shot of the level designer. It shows that the game has alternate backgrounds.

This is a screen shot of the level designer. It shows that the game has alternate backgrounds.

Springy Windows The game's instructions are brief. They also show the types of specialised block that are used within the game's levels

The game's instructions are brief. They also show the types of specialised block that are used within the game's levels