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Review by  Hans Jorgensen
Reviewed on 2010-04-09
This game is actually pretty good. I played the version that was included with Bubble Bobble v 0.995, which is identical to this download.

Dwedit is a genius among geniuses. His tricks when he makes his games are so tricky and ingenious, I don't know how he does it. All of the tricks that you have to pull off in the levels are incredibly difficult to find, and makes this game an enjoyable game while it lasts.

The operative word here is "while it lasts." The game took me about a week to beat, and the first level took up about half of that time. Once you advance further and further into the game, the puzzles become easier and easier for you to figure out, much like another game about penguins written by Bill Nagel. Translation: the game has virtually no replay value.

I could do two things to improve this game. First, I would most likely include a level editor, so that one can combine together various tricks and force their opponent to think in new ways. Also, I would include a 2 player link mode in which two players have to race to the exit in any of the 5 levels. Or, you could combine the two by having to build the level as you go...

Other than that, excellent game. 9/10


Review
Review by  Willem Duiker
Reviewed on 2006-02-09
“Ice climb” is one heck of a hard and addictive game.

Graphics: 7/10 Pretty easy to look at but average
Gameplay: 8/10 Easy to learn, tough to beat
Controls: 9/10 Jumping is tough to learn at first
Bugfreeness: 10/10 No Bugs
Overall: You need to download this game if you like puzzles.


Review
Review by  James D
Reviewed on 2005-07-17
“IceClimb” is a fun game. I first played it in the easter egg in “BubbleBobble”, and after I deleted that, I downloaded the stand alone version.

The gameplay is simplistic. You jump back and forth in a rather boxy, blocky motion. You need to land on just the right bricks, avoiding falling on the deadly spikes from too high up, and avoid falling though what I think is thin ice.

The playing field wraps around as you go, allowing for all sorts of clever (and frustrating) moves. It's almost like a sideways maze - a very strategical puzzle game. It is also very hard.


Review
Review by  Brian Gordon
Reviewed on 2004-01-25
This has got to be the hardest calculator strategy game in existence. It combines enough graphics to make gameplay comfortable and natural with a great concept and level design matched only by professional games.

Like I said, I highly recommend this game. However, it has little to no replay value except for the last level, which is so ridiculously long that there is no way to remember the solution.

Frankly, I don't know how the author managed to think up so many intriguing tricks in the levels. Most people won't be able to solve the first level in only a day or two. Make no mistake, gentlemen, this game is HARD.

Like I said, I highly recommend this game. However, it has little to no replay value except for the last level, which is so ridiculously long that there is no way to remember the solution.


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