Number Slide Review – Review Introduction
This is a review of Number Slide – a game for Kindle by Amazon Digital Services. It is available for free in the Amazon store and was initially released in March 2011 with version 1.1 released September 16, 2011 (faster loading times) and is rated 4.5 stars on 30 reviews.
Available on the following Kindle versions as of 10/4/2011: Kindle 4, Kindle Keyboard (formerly Kindle 3), Kindle DX, Kindle 2nd Generation.
Number Slide Review – Main Takeaways
This game brought back memories of the little plastic number slide games I would sneak into church with me or on car trips. Each grid has a series of numbers that equal the number of grid squares minus 1. By manipulating the squares, the goal is to get the number 1 in the upper left hand corner, 2 to the right of it, and so on until the numbers are in sequential order from left to right and top to bottom.
When I was younger, I remember how frustrating these puzzles were until you “got the concept” and after that they were really addictive. I think you will find it the same with this game.
Make sure you read the instructions and there are some tips to help you if you get stuck. Try both modes – manual and automatic. I preferred the automatic mode.
There are three grids: small (3×3), medium (4×4), and large (5×5). The smaller grid is not necessarily easiest. I had my best success on the medium grid – so try them all. I took my screenshots in version 1.0 – but 1.1 is even better.
Number Slide Review – Conclusion and Overall Rating
I would give my Number Slide game review 4.5 stars. It will bring back fond memories of the “chiclet” manipulation of the plastic game so many of us played growing up. If you already have it – grab the most recent version.