Oquonie is one of those puzzle games that will befuddle you with its complex no-assistance design. Created by Hiversaires developer Aliceffekt and illustrated by Rekka Bellum, you must work your way through the innards of a twisty isometric megastructure as you "speak" to various characters to unlock "clues" that will apparently help you proceed. Or maybe you, as a player, are just going mad and the whole thing is really a flashlight app?
Tap or swipe the screen to move your character through the tilted world of Oquonie. Bump into things to interact with them, which includes opening doors and talking to the bizarre creatures that stand sentry. Your first several minutes of Oquonie will be, to put it mildly, as confusing as playing cricket with a curling broom in the dark. Patterns very slowly emerge, as do the puzzles, but the overall abstractness and maze-like construction never diminishes too much. It's a puzzle adventure game designed to delight as much as it is to baffle.
NOTE: This game was played and reviewed on the iPad 3. Game was available in the North American market at the time of publication, but may not be available in other territories. Please see individual app market pages for purchasing info.