Set out on a quest in search of a legendary sword in Fargoal’s classic dungeon crawler, Sword of Fargoal. We also have a retro-inspired platform game, and an app that will bring out your inner child by allowing you to paint with a lightsaber!

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iPhone:

7-11-21 ($0.99 → Free, 6.0 MB): A match-three game with a mathematical twist. Your job is to choose numbered tiles that are next to each other and have them add up to seven, 11, or 21 before they reach the top of the screen. The game includes detailed instructions, and achievements and leaderboards via OpenFeint.

7-11-21 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 84 ratings.

Sword of Fargoal ($1.99 → Free, 58.2 MB): A classic 1980s dungeon crawler remade for iOS. Go on a quest through a series of 20 dungeons in search of the legendary Sword of Fargoal. The dungeons are littered with more than 28 monsters, each with their own special abilities, weapons, and spells. Be on the lookout for hidden traps, treasures, gold, spells, and potions to pick up. The game also includes 100 randomly generated dungeon maps, the ability to zoom in on the action, and original music by Daniel Pemberton.

Sword of Fargoal is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 4330 ratings.

FastBall 3 ($1.99 → Free, 30.6 MB): Take control of a little red rolling ball and try to safely make it through each level by jumping over obstacles in this platform game. Just tap on the screen to jump over the many different obstacles. Grab stars along the way to earn even more points. The game includes two modes, 90 levels, multiple ball types and themes to unlock, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

FastBall 3 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 51 ratings.

Carl Laser Draw ($0.99 → Free, 7.2 MB): Bring out your inner child by painting with a lightsaber with this art creation app. You’re able to choose from 11 different lightsaber colors and 10 shapes, and then just put your finger to the screen to start drawing. You’ll hear realistic lightsaber sparks and hums every time you touch the screen. The app also includes the ability to save your final creations and share them via email or Facebook.

Carl Laser Draw is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Universal:

Micro Melvin ($0.99 → Free, 18.1 MB): Play as Micro Melvin and recover the Magnificent Magnification Machine from the malevolent Mr. Mathematicus in this unique arcade game. Your objective is to quickly and safely travel to each side of the screen a specific number of times. Tap and drag your finger up and down the sides of the screen to move Melvin, then release to set him racing across. The game includes single and multiplayer modes, and 15 levels.

Micro Melvin is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 8 ratings.

King Cashing: Slots Adventure ($1.99 → Free, 17.9 MB): A game that somehow mixes together slot machine and role-playing game elements and not only gets away with it, but makes it extremely fun. Get the reels turning by hitting the spin button on the right side of the screen, and then try to stop them at just the right moment to successfully attack your opponent. You can control each reel separately, or you can stop them all at once by tapping the spin button again. The game includes 45 weapons to collect, over 50 monsters, retro graphics and music, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

King Cashing: Slots Adventure is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 873 ratings.

PencilFX ($1.99 → Free, 47.3 MB): Become a sketch artist with this photo and video effects app. You’re able to import any photo from your library, or snap a new photo or capture a new video in-app. You can then apply the sketch effect and customize it in a wide variety of ways. The app includes 15 paper styles, and the ability to share your creations via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or email.

PencilFX is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Mustachio: The Adventure ($0.99 → Free, 58.1 MB): Explore 3D worlds as Mustachio in this side-scrolling platformer. Run and jump your way through each level to collect every last coin, wipe out all of the evil monsters, and reach the exit as quickly as possible. The game includes eight environments, hidden treasures to discover, and achievements via Game Center.

Mustachio: The Adventure is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 13 ratings.

Mos Speedrun ($1.99 → Free, 13.5 MB): A retro-inspired platform game that has you racing Mos through 25 stages in an attempt to collect every last coin, find every hidden skull, and make it to the end as quickly as possible. The game features two control options, all kinds of costumes to unlock, pixelated graphics, a chiptune soundtrack, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Mos Speedrun is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 360 ratings.

Today’s Beer ($0.99 → Free, 619.1 KB): Get daily inspiration from this beer discovery app. It highlights one new craft brew each and everyday. You’re able to rotate each bottle 360 degrees to view all of its details, or you can gaze at a pint glass to see the beer’s color. If you find a beer you like, you can share it with your Twitter followers. The app also includes seven-day beer history, and hints for what’s to come tomorrow.

Today’s Beer is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 43 ratings.

iPad:

FastBall 3 for iPad ($2.99 → Free, 28.4 MB): Take control of a little red rolling ball and try to safely make it through each level by jumping over obstacles in this platform game. Just tap on the screen to jump over the many different obstacles. Grab stars along the way to earn even more points. The game includes two modes, 90 levels, multiple ball types and themes to unlock, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

FastBall 3 for iPad is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

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