Skippy Lite iOS
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Skippy Lite

by Andreas Beier

Price: $0.99

Skippy Lite is the modern implementation of the ancient board game known as "Peg Solitaire" or simply "Solitaire" (don't mistake it for the card game). The object of the game is to eliminate balls and finish the game with only one ball remaining on the board, preferably in the center position.

You remove a ball by jumping over it with another ball. Only certain jumps are allowed: you must jump horizontally or vertically, and you can jump only over one ball at a time to a free adjacent field. On triangular boards horizontal as well as diagonal jumps are allowed. Vertical moves are not possible.

This sounds all very easy, and it is. But don't be surprised if you have to put on your thinking cap. Skippy strengthens the ability to think logically, improves the power of concentration and helps you keep a flexible mind. You might call it Chess with balls. It's also perfectly suitable for children.

Skippy Lite comes with six popular boards: the English Board, a solvable variant of the French Board and the Diamant, which is not as difficult to play. Furthermore, it include triangular boards with 15, 21 and 28 fields. You can undo the last move and let the software show you possible moves. See a movie of Skippy in action on my website.

If you like Skippy Lite, you might also be interested in its bigger brother Skippy XL (also available in the App Store).

Just in case you are wondering: Skippy Lite is not a social networking tool. It can not connect to Twitter or Facebook. I am thinking about implementing a gloabl highscore system though. What do you think?

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What's new in version 2.3.5

• requires iPhone OS 2.2.1 or higher • internal optimizations

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Ranking - Games (iPhone) - United States
  • Skippy Lite is a good rated app with 3.5 stars.

App Updates (View More)

  • Release v2.3.5 Aug 10, 2008

Skippy Lite App Details

Skippy Lite - the lively Solitaire is a strategy game app for iOS, developed by Andreas Beier. The app is compatible with iOS 2.2.1 or later on the following devices: iPhone 6, iPad 3, iPad Mini and iPod Touch 5G or newer.

Below are the links to download the app on iOS. To download the app for Android, click here.

Developer site: Support

Quick Details

Current Version: 2.3.5
File Size: 1Mb
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: Andreas Beier
Content Rating: 4+
Users Rating: 3.50 (59 reviews)
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Skippy Lite Reviews

Simple and fun
Rated 3 out of 5
on January 24, 2011
Classic game. I can never get 1 peg left though. but it's very fun. Buy it.
Good
Rated 5 out of 5
on July 23, 2009
Good. Could use sounds. For the illiterate whiner down below, lite means LITE, free means FREE. Get over yourself and...
An excellent app, recommended
Rated 5 out of 5
on July 17, 2009
Very quietly, this is one of my favorite apps, and my wife and kids really enjoy this one too. Six...
LOVE IT!
Rated 5 out of 5
on September 27, 2008
I love all of the different boards to choose from! This app is fun and addicting. I'd recommend it to...
Love the new tri boards
Rated 4 out of 5
on September 24, 2008
Like the different marbles (soccor balls & baseballs) . Maybe you could add the feature of different
Updated-now won't work
Rated 2 out of 5
on September 9, 2008
Worked great before, had to delete.
Dammit. I'm addicted!
Rated 5 out of 5
By pixelsnob on September 1, 2008
Love it :)

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