RuniK Updates to Verzion 2.1, Turns Out to be Awesome

February 11, 2011
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Let me tell you about an game for Android we were told about today, and I assure you you'll have no trouble playing it all weekend long. RuniK comes from a long line of bubble-breaker games in which the user is asked to touch, tap, or click the pieces once they're in matched rows and columns in order to make them disappear. This is sort of an inverse Tetris, as generally bubble breaker games come with a full screen of items, your task being to make them go away before your time is up or they've advanced low enough that your barrier is broken. RuniK has no time limit, and the strategy is thusly much more complicated.

Your game in RuniK begins with a fully blocked-up screen of runes, or marked stones, each of them a certain color and marking. Your task is to find the matching runes and touch-then-flick them out of existence. The challenge lies in planning, as each time you make a row/column disappear, the runes above those rows fall down. In order to win the game, you've got to have your last move be destroying a set of two or more runes. Each time you get down to the bottom with no moves left while several runes remain, they turn gray and more bricks fall from the sky.

Then there's the graphics, the music (which is heavy and epic,) the simplicity of the user interface, and of course, the price -- free! Head on over to the Android Marketplace right this instant and have yourself a barrel of fun for hours and hours: [stonar.games.runik] -- thanks for the tip Joe!

ALSO by the way, it seems as though in the past there's been some bugs in this app that've caused it to freeze or close unexpectedly. The 2.1 update that was just completed today is said to have fixed these bugs.


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  • GoodAir

    I can’t seem to find this app on the market for my Nexus S in the US.

    • SoFresh

      Hi,
      It’s likely to be due to your Android version, which is probably 2.3
      We removed temporarily the 2.3 support because an odd issue was occuring which will take some time to fix. But be sure that it’s only a matter of time before you’ll also be able to enjoy the game ;-)
      Thanks for your patience!

  • SoFresh Games

    Hey folks!

    Recently we’ve been updating RuniK with some more improvements, especially the following:
    - 5 more “secret” Achievements

    - Support of Android latest versions and screens
    - Possibility to remove the ads

    More stuff are in the works ;)