Trainyard App for iPhone Review

| March 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Puzzles need to be simultaneously unique and awesome fun if it to win the hearts of users. Trainyard app for iPhone is one such puzzle application. In the game you got to guide correctly colored trains to the right terminals. But that is not an easy challenge on any counts; you got to combine, recolor or split trains to achieve your objective. You can get Trainyard iPhone app for $2.99 from iTunes App Store.

Trainyard App Features

It is advisable that you go through the tutorial before playing Trainyard app for iPhone. There are many ins and outs of this game that it may be cumbersome to learn the ropes by playing the game. A little bit of intro certainly helps. However, the tutorial that comes with Trainyard is quite big. But you can’t skip parts of it, and there is no option whatsoever to speed up the seemingly slow animations that accompany each example. If you’re a type of person who prefers learning by playing rather than reading it first might get frustrated with Trainyard’s tutorial.

Trainyard App for iPhone

When you start off, the initial levels are easy, with you just having to draw a line directly from one thing to another. But this turns harder quickly requiring you to split trains to get the right number, color trains to match the terminals (i.e. red trains go to the red terminals whereas blue trains should go to the blue stations), and have them spin around the tracks to get aligned as required. You control the trains by drawing track for them to follow. There isn’t a time limit or even a score; the only thing you need to do is figure out a solution for each puzzle. As the game progresses, you’ll have to use basic color theory to combine trains of different colors, use timing to merge, and use every inch of your brain in your quest to beat the game.

Trainyard game app comes with 60+ challenging puzzles. Each puzzle can be solved in multiple ways. The graphics is simple yet impressive. The black background gives better visibility to the game.


Trainyard app for iPhone is a type of puzzle that is easy to understand, but tough to master. It is challenging and one got to be patient to solve the levels. The color blind mode is fun to try out. There are few bugs. But that does not affect the game play. Verdict: An ideal one for hardcode puzzles lovers.

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