Tropical Fish Shop 2
Enjoyed it at first BUT
Once you get further into it it was boring and monotonous - took forever to get thru a level and finally stopped playing and left it unfinished.
December 14, 2011
Fishing for something to like about this game?
A hybrid Match 3 game that can be played in timed or un-timed mode, and your profile can change modes between levels. The game play includes match 3 play, H0G searches, trophy contests against another character, puzzles, and decorating your Tropical Fish Shop using money earned during Match 3 play.
I am afraid it sounds more exciting than I found it to be. The Shop decor is not very exciting, rather 2 dimensional. The Match 3 boards have some power ups and some variety of play, but they seem repetitive, even boring, after a while, as do the other aspects of the game.
I love Match 3's, and I replay many over and over again. This will not be one of them.
If you are looking for a fish theme, I suggest trying Lost in Reefs or Fishdom.
January 18, 2012
Not as Good as Fishdom
I love playing the Fishdom games so I thought I'd give this one a try. For the first 15 minutes or so of the game, I couldn't figure out how to get it in full screen mode. The setting for this was a bit weird in that you had to click one of the options to get it out of a particular mode in order to get it into full screen. It started out OK, but then as I got to higher levels, it would not give me enough of the specific fish I needed to complete the level. After playing the same level about 3 times, and the same thing happening, I was saved by my trial period ending. You do get to choose some of the elements for the store, and there is even a challenge round which I don't think I quite understood how to play it. There was also one Hidden Object Scene I managed to play during the trial. It did have to be in full screen to complete.
January 15, 2012
Not Very Exciting
At first I loved the game, I love match 3s and being able to decorate an aquariam according to my own style, but after awhile it got really boring. There was nothing new, just the same two screens over and over again and once you're far enough along it takes forever just to complete a level. I'd recommend Cradle of Rome/Persia/Egypt instead; same idea, but way more developed.
January 15, 2012
Typical match game, was fun until the end where I found it difficult to move the needed piece over so that I could remove it from the board.
After a while struggling with that, it became quite boring.
October 30, 2012