Snappy Touch’s Casey’s Contraptions possesses the building blocks of imagination, as well as the building balloons and the building skateboards. Richard Clark takes a look at this iPad game’s giddy jumble of good old-fashioned creativity and refreshing youthfulness:
But I never forgot about The Incredible Machine, and the feeling of taking the time to think about and solve a problem-a feeling that returned the instant I started Casey’s Contraptions. The perfect storm of touch controls, the iPad’s large monitor, and the popularity of physics-based puzzle games on the App Store made something like Casey’s Contraptions inevitable. It’s a game whose time has come. The only question was whether it would live up to the kind of nostalgic praise that has been heaped onto its predecessor.
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