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Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

A puzzle game with a unique fantasy RPG twist

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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

Great for grown ups too!

This is a grown up favourite at our house, though I'm sure teens and tweens could get into it. It is a truly great puzzle game with a quest theme to keep you interested.

Is It Any Good?

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The aim of this unique game is to provide purpose to the otherwise monotonous experience of stringing together three similar icons to make them disappear, over and over again, puzzle after puzzle. And while it takes a bit of imagination to get used to the idea of puzzles supplanting battles, the role-playing shtick does provide a kind of contextual framework and grander objective to puzzle-solving that's missing from just about every other game in the genre. You'll likely find yourself propelled from one puzzle to the next not just because the puzzles are fun (which they are), but also because you feel that recognizable RPG itch to keep playing just a little longer until you level up your character one more time.

And it's a good thing that added incentive exists; Puzzle Quest offers dozens of hours worth of puzzle-solving, which, even with a moderately engaging story to help drive things along, can make things a bit repetitive.

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