Blackbox - think outside the box iOS
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Blackbox - think outside the box

by Ryan McLeod

Universal App - Designed for both iPhone and iPad.

Price: Free

App Description

○ "A game so intelligent, I might call it sexy" — HoldingOut4Updates

○ “Unlike anything you’ve ever played before” —App Advice

○ "Constant how-did-they-do-that moments" —Skottk

○ "Utterly diabolical and utterly brilliant" —CNET

○ “Undeniably unique” —Todays iPhone

○ “Devilishly clever” —Six Colors

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With ample satisfying "ah hah!" moments and puzzles as artful and clever as they are challenging, Blackbox is as delightful to play as it is to look at and hold.


Frustrating, fun, and full of surprises… There’s more to Blackbox than meets the eye. Can you find all the meta challenges?


Every challenge has been tuned to be on the cusp of maddening but always solvable. Some challenges take time, perseverance, and perspective to understand, but if you’re really stumped rest assured there are hints. To enjoy the game to it’s fullest, only use them as a last resort!


Blackbox is jam-packed with 46 free challenges. Get far enough and you'll get the option to pay to unlock more advanced challenges and support the game's future development (and keep it ad free)!

Good luck,

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More challenges are in the works!


What's new in version 1.3.9

◉ NEW CHALLENGE Share your unique non-denominational #BlackboxSnowflake! ● Snow You can disable it in Settings ya Grinch! ● New Instagram sharing! #blessed #BlackboxPuzzles #nofilter ● Added a way to copy your referral link Copy, pasta, and share for free hints ● Fixed a janky challenge transition My visual slight-of-hand is back under wraps once again! ● Added more sardonicisms Like you care…

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Rank in top paid apps

Ranking - Games (iPhone) - United States
  • Blackbox - think outside the box is currently ranked #106 on the iOS store in united states.
  • Blackbox - think outside the box is a top rated app with 5 stars.


  • Initial release v1.3.9 Feb 25, 2016
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App Details

Current Version: 1.3.9
File Size: 73Mb
Publisher: Ryan McLeod
Content Rating: 4+
Users Rating: 5.00 (4764 reviews)

Game Overview

The Blackbox - think outside the box app game is now available for free on iOS. The application is compatible with iOS 8.2 or later on the following devices: iPhone 7, iPhone 6, iPad 3, iPad Mini and iPod Touch 5G or newer.

Download Blackbox - think outside the box and play on your iPhone or iPad (See button below). If you have an Android or Windows device, you can find links to download this app here.

Developer site: Support

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Blackbox - think outside the box Has Add-Ons

  • $0.99

    1 hint credit

  • $1.99

    Erudite Pack

  • $1.99

    3 hint credits

  • $1.99

    Push Pack

  • $2.99

    Coffee for Ryan

  • $3.99

    7 hint credits

  • $6.99

    California Burrito

  • $9.99

    20 hint credits

  • $19.99

    42 hint credits

Note: Add-ons available as in-app purchases

Reviews (See all reviews)

  • Rediculously addicting

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By BadTime Tim, April 29, 2017
    I've been playing this game for about a week and not once have I put it down to play another....
  • Fun fun fun

    Rated 4 out of 5
    By TToney1, April 29, 2017
    Take your phone to new heights
  • Black Box Is Addicting!

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Kayli.J.Merritt, April 29, 2017
    I downloaded black box a few days ago and haven't got off of it! It is So Much Fun! It...
  • Love the game but ......

    Rated 4 out of 5
    By love 2 travel, April 29, 2017
    I love this game but several of my friends have downloaded the app from the link and I received no...
  • My favorite game

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Megasippi, April 29, 2017
    I love this game because the puzzles are hard, but not too hard
  • Try it!

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By boiseev, April 29, 2017
    Stretches the imagination!
  • 🤘🏽🤘🏽

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Soccerstar2343, April 28, 2017
    I love this game ! I love how you have to figure out what to do and I love challenges !!
Our Verdict: Good!

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