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1. Posted: Thu 4th Aug 2011 23:03 BST
This game was released in North America on 4th of August, did anyone still purchase this game. If yes, then lets discuss the game
Edited on Thu 4th August, 2011 @ 23:05 by sam322
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2. Posted: Fri 5th Aug 2011 02:57 BST
I bought it. I'm on puzzle 5H of Easy mode.
They are starting to get harder though. I don't like guessing but when there are a lot of small numbers, I'm not sure where to begin.
3. Posted: Fri 5th Aug 2011 03:05 BST
I bought it since most people seem to have a high opinion of it.This is the first time I've ever played a Picross game. I was almost scared away from buying it because the game sounded really complicated.After a few puzzles I started to see how it works and got the idea.
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4. Posted: Fri 5th Aug 2011 03:05 BST
@Taya so is the game worth buying even for a non-puzzle fan?
5. Posted: Fri 5th Aug 2011 03:21 BST
@sam322 - Picross is just the term Nintendo uses to describe nonogram (not to be confused with nonagram) puzzles. If you google that term, you should be able to find a site that has some you can do online. That should help you determine whether or not this game is for you.
6. Posted: Fri 5th Aug 2011 05:40 BST
thanks for the help Birdman
7. Posted: Fri 5th Aug 2011 19:23 BST
I find these puzzles really addicting. I finished easy mode and now I'm on the "Kinoko" course.
I'm also starting to get a lot better. At first I didn't know how to handle a puzzle that didn't have big numbers to start me off and sometimes I would just guess. Now I can figure out 15x15 puzzles without having to guess.
8. Posted: Sat 6th Aug 2011 04:30 BST
I'm already having a hard time and I'm doing easy Picross mode.I know which boxes to chisel when there's a row of 5's all the way across. That's pretty obvious.When the numbers are smaller like 2,1,1,3 I get confused. I 'm never able to figure out exactly how many spaces are supposed to be left alone so I end up guessing. That never ends well.
9. Posted: Sat 6th Aug 2011 12:57 BST
I'll pick this up when I have my own 3DS. I'm very much enjoying Picross 3D (bought it a year ago, and I'm still not done with it) so this ought to be good.
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10. Posted: Sat 6th Aug 2011 13:07 BST
There's no reason to guess in Picross You need to think of ways to get those somehow without chiseling random blocks. I've had problems myself in the past but I figured out many ways to get the puzzles complete. Marking the blocks is a great help.
I bought this game just today but I've played this one along with Picross DS and Picross 3D so I'm not having troubles (at least yet). I just hate how it asks for hint every time...
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11. Posted: Sat 6th Aug 2011 13:09 BST
Is Mario Picross worth it?
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12. Posted: Sat 6th Aug 2011 13:12 BST
Yes totally worth it! And theres 10+ of gameplay in it depending how quick you are. Personally I took 16 hours now I can't get enough of picross!
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13. Posted: Sun 7th Aug 2011 14:48 BST
If you're doing a 5x5 puzzle and you see a 3, then you know you can chisel the square in the centre because no matter where the row starts, it will use that space.
You can do the same thing with larger puzzles. Also keep in mind that it's just as important to figure out the empty spaces. For example if there is a 2, and you have one square chiseled already, you know that the other square will be adjacent to it and the other squares can be crossed off.
I had difficulty with easy mode at firs too but now I understand how to solve these puzzles.
14. Posted: Sun 7th Aug 2011 15:43 BST
@Link79 - If you haven't figured it out already, you can go to the home menu and look at the game's instruction manual, which has a page full of tips on how to use the clues to solve the puzzles. Hope that helps!
15. Posted: Mon 8th Aug 2011 17:47 BST
Thanks for the help everyone! I am starting to get the hang of it. I'm still kinda slow at figuring the puzzles out but I'll get better the more I play.
16. Posted: Fri 12th Aug 2011 05:58 BST
I purchased it, but the screen is so tiny sometimes I had to squint and so I play Picross 3D instead ;-/ Seems cool, though.
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17. Posted: Sat 10th Dec 2011 09:02 GMT
I've been playing this game a lot the past couple of days. I'm a fan of Picross 3-D and the original DS game Picross so I am loving this one, too. I especially love how the puzzle pics are of really basic 8 bit looking things, very cute and challenging. Lovin' this game. Glad i picked it up to play it after letting it collect dust for the past few months
18. Posted: Thu 15th Dec 2011 22:21 GMT
Game isn't the greatest but without competition in the genre worth the money. Personally I prefer Picture Puzzle for Neo Geo Pocket over it. The time-penalty when you make mistake makes the game too easy.
19. Posted: Fri 3rd Feb 2012 22:15 GMT
For anyone that's played this and Picross DS, you could download old Picross puzzles on the DS game, many of them Mario themed. Are they the same puzzles as from this game? If so, I probably don't need to download this since I've already done the puzzles on Picross DS, right?
20. Posted: Mon 6th Feb 2012 17:30 GMT
From what I have seen in this game, less than 10% of the puzzles are Mario-themed.
Edited on Mon 6th February, 2012 @ 17:31 by MorphMarron
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