Scurvy Scallywags is an all new game for iOS platforms by Beep games. It is actually a musical match-3 pirate RPG for iOS in which Scurvy Scallywags is there in a Voyage to discover the Ultimate Sea Shanty. The apparent genre of this game might not be able to draw your immediate attention as it seems to be very common indeed. But to add the interest of players, some other features have been added. Like other RPG game here the pirates gain levels to gain more experience. The experience points gained at various stages can then be spent to improve the pirate’s performance in various categories. Also, some matches give you additional gold and attack power, which is important while fighting the enemy.
Some of the readers must have guessed the title, this is a game with a sense of humor. The humor involves the set in a theater on the opening night of the Scurvy Scallywags play. You are in a starring role as lead pirate while meanwhile you have to stop someone who is trying to sabotage the production. During the coarse of play you will have to travel through four mysterious lands in search of the hidden verses of the long-lost Ultimate Sea Shanty.
During the Scurvy Scallywags game most of your time is spent in playing a match-3 game on a 8×8 grid. At the first glance you may find that it is just another ordinary match 3 game but later on you are going to find that there are several twists and turns in it. However, the central focus of the game remains on match 3. The items wont drop from above after the match is made when you swipe to perform a match but instead fill the spaces left in the same direction. This also allows you to shuffle items around the board.
The board remains full of regular game pieces including the enemy monsters. While you are playing the monsters will automatically move and attack, this feature seems to comparatively different from other match 3 games. Once pirate reaches next to the monster, players also have the ability to attack them by a swipe. Now this is the feature which adds extra fun and interest in the game by making it more versatile. We know that matching of pieces gets the most priority in such like games so addition of monster who distract you from making a match make the game really challenging for you. As you are promoted in levels, you will find more interesting match making stuff. Like if you have to fight a monster, then search for a mach of three purple swords. This match making of swords is going to increase your attacking ability by increasing your powers. This is a kind of virtual combat which has actually been added into a match making game definitely making it better than others of the same genre.
Hence it is proved that Scurvy Scallywags doesn’t require you to clear the board only rather it is the game of fights and challenges coupled with the requirement to clean the board, in simple words it is a game of survival. You will find your pirate moving all over the board, looting, matching, facing enemies, collecting quest items, side-quests, take time to build up attack-power and most important is the survival.
As you progress through the seas of Scallywags by playing more, you earn more XP like many other games, your level also rises. By leveling you are going to earn some stat point to spend on your choice of crit, dodge, power, gold and damage. This will also unlock the new skills which can be purchased with the gold you obtain. Scurvy Scallywags has much more to unlock for you like melee damage, ranged damage, more gold, ability to jump multiple grid spaces and much more. If you want to get rich sooner and gain all the abilities instantly, In App purchase option is there for you. Gold Doubler is available for the price of $0.99 while other gold purchases can also be made at varying prices. Gold Doubler is the only upgrade which seems unavoidable and this is the only point which goes against the game. Such kind of upgrade becomes must buy via In App and there is no way you can avoid it. You may feel frustrated at some point of time when you are strong enough to take on the enemy very easily but the match wont come up when required. Soundtrack of the game is also brilliant.
Scurvy Scallywags is a must of game for all match 3 fans as here some more fun has been added besides only making you swipe fingers over a board. You will never feel fed up while playing it as you will be busy in tackling the enemy approaching with different manner. The game runs smoothly on most of the devices without any issues. There were some complaints regarding bugs at forums but they will be addressed in coming updates. It is a universal app for iPhone and iPad with at least iOS 5 running in it. Despite some of the flaws, you are definitely going to love the game.