Skeleton Key iOS
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Skeleton Key

by Insurgent Games

Universal App - Designed for both iPhone and iPad.

Free for a limited time
$1.99 > free

App Description

Skeleton Key is open source software released under the GNU General Public License. Source code is available here:

See also: Skeleton Key HD for iPad!

You are a treasure hunter who has acquired the keys to countless treasure chests. You must travel into the forest, through the caves, across the beach, and onto the pirate ship in search of treasure!

Skeleton Key is an addictive and unique puzzle game in which you swipe keys around the board to open doors and unlock treasure chests. Swiping the screen moves all keys at the same time. You can swipe left, right, and down, but not up! Can you unlock all of the treasure chests without getting stuck?

✓ Beautiful graphics, sounds, and music with a pirate island feel
✓ 120 unique and challenging levels spanning 4 different regions
✓ 13 achievements to earn, keeping the gameplay fun long after beating the game
✓ 3 difficulties
✓ 4 enchanting songs
✓ Listen to your own tunes or the included music


"I am happy to report I was blown away. The game is amazing."
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"This game is a must-have on the iPhone."
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"Skeleton Key is addicting and challenging."

What's new in version 2.0

This version is a complete rewrite of the old game, to coincide with the release of Skeleton Key HD for iPad. The graphics, user interface, and achievements have all been improved. There is now a level selector, making the gameplay less frustrating and at the same time richer.

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  • The app is currently Free, instead of its regular price of $1.99.


  • Release v2.0 Aug 22, 2009
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App Details

Current Version: 2.0
File Size: 9Mb
Genre: Strategy, Puzzle
Publisher: Insurgent Games
Content Rating: 4+
Users Rating: 0.00 (10 reviews)

Game Overview

The Skeleton Key app game is now available for free on iOS. The application is compatible with iOS or later on the following devices: and or newer.

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Developer site: Support

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  • Love it

    Rated 5 out of 5
    , March 25, 2012
    Boring at first but gets really challenging after several levels. Addicted now.
  • Fab game!

    Rated 5 out of 5
    , March 1, 2012
    Such a pleasant surprise. A true gem. But I would love cheats for hard to solve
  • Great puzzle game!!

    Rated 5 out of 5
    , June 9, 2011
    I was pleasantly surprised with this game... by the screens I didn't really expect much. But the tho
  • A treasure for the avid puzzle

    Rated 4 out of 5
    , February 12, 2010
    This game is a delightful and challenging puzzle game that involves sliding keys to unlock all the t
  • Thanks!

    Rated 5 out of 5
    , February 10, 2010
    Well, I had to start over anyway, but thanks for the update! Love love love this game. Anyone debati
  • Very well done puzzler

    Rated 5 out of 5
    , December 5, 2009
    I really enjoyed this game. I love puzzle games and always on the lookout for the next great puzzler
  • Fun game

    Rated 4 out of 5
    , December 3, 2009
    This game is fun to play. It starts off easy but it starts to get tricky fast. This game will...
Our Verdict: Average!

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