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Game review
Best laid plans
by Jon Mundy 18/3/2013
Product: Farsh
Developer: Golabi Studio
Publisher: Golabi Studio
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Platform, Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Rolling out a rug is one of life's little incidental pleasures.

Lugging your portable carpet around on your shoulder, insouciantly plonking it down, and unfurling it with a kick brings an unlikely buccaneer spirit to interior decorating.

So the concept of controlling such a rug in abstract puzzler Farsh isn't quite as bafflingly left-field as it might initially seem.

On a roll

As with so many iOS spatial puzzlers, the goal here is very simply to get to the level exit.

You can roll your little Persian rug along each floating walkway through simple left and right virtual controls, as well as a couple of rotation commands to deal with those pesky corners. ...
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A subtly beguiling puzzler that needs a little extra attention paying to its core elements to make it more than just an also-ran
Audio/visual: 5
Gameplay: 6
Value: 6
Innovation: 7
Overall: 6
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