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Platform iOS, Win, Mac, Linux Publisher Sega Developer Owlchemy Labs Release Date 2012-08-16



Jack Lumber (iOS) review: Axe-identally in love

Jack Lumber is the most charming game about deforestation. Full stop. The line-drawing, wood-chopping simulation is akin to a slow-motion Fruit Ninja. Logs launch onto the screen from every angle. Touching the screen slows the logs, but starts a countdown timer. The player must quickly draw a finger from the top to the bottom of each log without lifting said finger before time expires. The more logs split, the higher the score. Stringing together consecutive cuts, drawing straight lines between logs, and busting special items like barrels of TNT and bottles of maple syrup rewards bonus points. Angular logs, frozen logs, and logs that must be chopped multiple times add layers of difficulty as the game progresses. Occasionally sticky touch controls are trouble too, though hardly enough...

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North America
  • iOS
    • Released 08/16/2012
    • Publisher Sega
    • Developer Owlchemy Labs
    • Score 8
  • Windows
    • Released 04/30/2013
    • Publisher Owlchemy Labs
    • Developer Owlchemy Labs
  • Mac
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    • Publisher Owlchemy Labs
    • Developer Owlchemy Labs
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