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Review by  andy MARTION
Reviewed on 2017-07-28
This is quite a well put together application for TI calculators with each of the four games requiring skill and strategy. My favorite game of the four is block dude yet I will admit this game needs improvement's. first being that your character is kind of stupid as saying you cant just turn around take example of level 3 which shows this the most. While you pick up the second block and fall down the hole after fill the other hole with the first block if you go all the way forward and not place it the gg for this being a are where your character cant move by just turning without movement is sad. other then that little mistake. I find this a awesome application. Also the way that the delete key is used is just quit sly if your secretly playing this in class so if you see your teacher walking by your desk just press del and it's like nothing was they're. (but don't get me wrong they're are snitches out they're) and if your a fan of block dude I recommend playing another version of it called block dude the sands of time which fixes that issue by allowing you to go backwards up to 20 moves. yet this is in basic form so it's slower and holding down a arrow key wont work any more. I recommend this to someone with a ti84 that we all know has no room on it, yet this does work for ti-83. MY rating for this application is

9.5 out of 10 since the block dude mistake.


Review
Review by  Stephen Jenkins
Reviewed on 2009-03-01
PuzzPack's four games are simple to learn, and their graphics are great. In Block Dude, you try to get to the doors. This is my favorite. You pick up and manipulate the blocks, and there is a password to get back to where you were in the game.

In pegs, you try to match the shapes against each other to make them disappear, turn solid, or change into another shape. These levels are simple puzzles, but are enjoyable. I think this game could use a password, like block dude, because when you get to the third or fourth level, quit, and come back, you have to start over again.

Dino Puzzle's goal is to match up two shapes. You do this by swapping the position of the columns. The controls of swapping are original, and an interesting twist to this game. This puzzle isn't much of a puzzle, but is entertaining to play.

Puzzle Mania is a game where you match up the shapes. In puzzle mode, it takes a little thought. I think this game is pretty boring to play for a long time. The game is a lot like Tetris, and in puzzle, the solution, I think, is pretty easy. In endless, there is no losing, and you merely do it until you quit.

My favorite feature is the quick quit feature. It makes it so that when the teacher comes by, you press it, and it looks like you were doing math. Just press (Del) and it was never there...


Review
Review by  Nathan Dykhuis
Reviewed on 2004-05-11
“PuzzPack” was the first game I played on the 83, and I still like it. The four games are great, “Puzzle Frenzy” being my favorite. “Puzzle Frenzy” takes a lot of thought in the “Puzzle” mode, but it provides some action in the “Endless” mode, which mixes strategy and timing, like “Tetris.” “Block Dude” is great, adding even more strategy. One wrong move can leave you stuck, but that's what makes it fun. However, the later levels can feel repetitive. “Pegs” is tricky, requiring a lot of thought to arrive at the solution. “Dino Puzzle” uses the least strategy of all the games. It's similar to “Tetris:” pieces fall and you need to match them. One feature that made this pack stand out was the teacher key: [DEL]. When you hit it, it closes the program instantly, leaving no signs that you have been playing games. All these features add up to a great game that can be played for hours.

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