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Ubongo - Puzzle Challenge goes digital!

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Fast-paced, addictive, and easy to learn – this puzzle game will challenge your brain! Sprint to ... More

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Published 29 Apr 2017

If you're a fan of great board games you're probably well aware of Ubongo. It's a great, challenging and colorful game that was originally released over ten years ago and has proven to be a multi award winner. It has sold millions of copies all over the world. The idea of the game is for players to compete against each other to solve individual puzzles as fast as they can. The first one to complete their puzzles gets first crack at the jewels that are on hand for the taking. You get the picture? Well now there's a digital version and it's just as fast-paced and addictive as the original.

Ubongo - Puzzle Challenge is an easy-to-learn geometric puzzle game that is guaranteed to challenge your brain. Created by award-winning board game and educational toy manufacturer Thames & Kosmos, Ubongo sees players racing against a timer as well as each other to solve a puzzle of interlocking shapes. The faster you solve the puzzle, the more gems you get and the player with the most valuable gem collection after nine rounds of puzzle solving is the winner of the game! There’s also a companion app that features more than 400 extra engaging puzzles to solve as well.

The game works like this. At the beginning each player receives a set of 12 geometric shapes called polyominos. These are formed into equal-size squares and joined edge to edge in different arrangements. At the start of each round...