In Chivalrous Days, War Was Decided With Rock, Paper, Scissors

By Eugene . June 28, 2014 . 3:31pm

 

There’s something elegantly simple about Rock, Paper, Scissors. Its clean rules, its unambiguous wins. More wars should be fought like this, which is what mobile game Fantasy Puzzle Saga sets out to prove.

 

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Before each battle, you’ll try to match up as many similar icons in a Puzzle & Dragons-style board to powerup various attacks as a timer ticks down. After that, it’s a showdown using the familiar rock-beats-scissors-beats-paper-beats-rock fight, similar to Fire Emblem. What you’ve collected goes into a matchup against the enemy, and skills will either nullify each other or swing true depending on their affinity.

 

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Players can pick from one of several characters, each with their own unique skills. You can level characters up and find gear to equip on them. The main campaign alone has more then 100 stages.

 

The art is also pretty cutesy, with skills being appropriately flashy without overburdening my smartphone.

 

Fantasy Puzzle Saga is out now on iOS and Android.


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  • JonathanisPrimus

    Warning: incoming King.com lawsuit.

    • Göran Isacson

      I laughed at this joke, if only to cover up the pain.

      Jests aside, how DID that situation work out? Has there been any follow-up anywhere? is it over, or still on-going?

  • Jettythesunfish

    Man, this looks so nice but I wish games this awesome looking came out for other portable systems. I don’t even own an Android.

  • Kaitou21

    ill give it a try, looks fun.

  • God

    I have no interest in the game, but i gotta hand it to Eugene, this title is awesome.

  • TerrenceEncore Jones

    I would try this out.

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