The Spell Breaker Quest: A Price Ivan Adventure is an adventure game that was made in India. I looked up the game’s country of origin, because I could tell within the first five minutes that this game was not originally written in English.
The dragon is confused by the game’s translation.
The plot of this game is that Ivan is a prince. His parents are dead, and apparently, they didn’t tell him that he has three older sisters who were trapped by an ambiguous villain. Can Ivan break the spell on his sisters?
I’m pretty sure Ivan can’t save his sisters, because I got completely stuck on the sixth puzzle, and I had to quit playing. The puzzle was one of those “touch the six items in the proper order” puzzles, and it was impossible to solve here because:
- There are ten possible items for you to tap on.
- The game rejects your answer if you made a mistake, but it doesn’t tell you which of your selections were mistakes.
The hint system had this helpful advice to give: “solve the puzzle.” Thanks a lot, hint system. Even when you take the in-game clues into account, there are 96 possible solutions. I’m not going to try out every single one until I stumble upon the so-called “correct” solution that the game is looking for.
Ivan’s three sisters. He learns they exist after solving this jigsaw puzzle.
I liked this game, because it seemed kind of interesting. It’s a longish puzzle/adventure game, with thirty or so screens. The stylized graphics look nice, too, but I think one of the best parts of the game is that it’s highly compact. This game only takes up a little more memory on your iPod than Solitaire does, despite being much longer and more complicated than Solitaire. So the developers definitely did a great job in terms of memory storage.
Of course, there are downsides to the fact that the game uses as little memory as possible. For example, the game’s loading screen is completely blank. The first time I saw it, I thought the game had crashed. Also, there’s only one song in the entire game, which gets constantly looped. It’s not a particularly good song, and eventually, you’ll just turn the sound off to avoid getting irritated.
Another problem I had with this game was the touchscreen controls. The controls are just fine, unless you double-tap on anything, including on areas that you can’t interact with. When you double-tap, the whole game goes out of whack and you get crazy lag, sometimes coupled with the loading screen of non-existence.
The exit to this room is between the first and second bedposts. It took me a while to figure that out, because it is clearly not an exit.
In conclusion, The Spell Breaker Quest is an interesting-looking game, but it is plauged with numerous problems, including a non-ideal translation, puzzles that are hard to solve without a healthy dose of luck, and controls that don’t always work the way you want them to. If you can get around these problems, then you can probably enjoy this game. If not, well, Ivan’s lost sisters are going to remain lost forever.
how did u solve the cage room puzzle??? i really dont know, i try a million combinations ????
I could not solve the cage room puzzle. I had to quit playing, because of that puzzle.
where did you get the “queens pearl necklace”? i did not pick it up anywhere in the game and it did not give instructions to do so…
did you figure out how to solve the puzzle for painting the coat of arms?
To solve the cage room puzzle you tap all of the birds of that color. If the color is blue/yellow, you tap all the cages with a blue/yellow bird in it before moving down to the next color on the cabinet
can you get past the mermaid without the pearl necklace??? where do you get it?
The bird cage room: only do one side of the cabinet at a time. Left side from top to bottom (close all the cages of the three colors then click on the cabinet, then do the right side.) that took me forever to figure out. Now I’m stuck at the end. I’m doing the last potion (black) and used the hint, it does not work. Driving me nuts, so if anyone figures that one out please post 🙂
CAN SOMEONE ANSWER MY QUESTION PLEASE!?!? thnx 😛
Pearl necklace is in the queens bedroom in the nightstand to the right of the screen.
I am also stuck at the knights coat of arms can anyone tell me the colors?
can’t solve the puzzle for painting the coat of arms? did anyone know what colors should be use to solve the puzzle.
Painting of the coat:
Left n right will be the same color
For middle part,
From top left to right , blue-red-blue
Where is the stone flower?
The stone flower falls from the sky after you speak to the mermaid.
Im stuck at the pearl necklace, is there a special way to retrieve from the queen’s bedroom? Wouldn’t let me pick up despite millions of taps!
Jeez, I keep seeing all these comments about a pearl necklace, and as an editor for the site, I instinctively want to flag them as spam before I read them. “PEARL NECKLACE FIT FOR A QUEENS BEDROOM, BUY FOR CHEEP”; that kind of thing.
Does anyone know how to solve the beehive puzzle? I did what the hint said, but couldn’t work it out…much appreciated =)
Never mind..I worked it out, but I had to start the game all over again…I’ve finished the game =)
OK… the necklace is in the drawer in the queen’s bedroom…. but it is impossible to get it… It seems broken. WHAT MUST BE DONE TO BE ABLE TO TAKE IT ?….. this is the real question
Looks like a pain-in-the-butt; skippity-do-dah on my game list.
I got stuck on the beehive puzzle so came out of it and now can’t go back into it. The teddy bear has gone so can’t use it on the beehive as I’ve already used it. The witch keeps telling me about her daughters being worms but the claws too have gone as I have used them. What to do next? Please help.
Does anyone know how to get the drawbridge to come down?
It’s just so sad that no one’s answering any of the questions on here…
im really stuck on that part too! Did you figure it out or do you have to restart the game?
Many thanks for the help 🙂