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Play OverviewPlay Overview

Rob Riches (2021) is a puzzle game about a treasure hunter in search of precious artefacts. You carefully navigate a safe path through the small stages, pushing blocks, avoiding pitfalls, and collecting the coins to advance to the next stage. Like Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker you can see the whole stage in one, but here there are no enemies or time limits so you can focus on brain-teasing puzzles.

You play Rob Riches, an Indiana Jones-like figure who explores ruins, temples, and shrines to find relics for his museum. To reach the treasures hidden deep within, you must evade ancient traps and crumbling pitfalls, solve countless puzzles, and gather all the coins to unlock the doors.

To do this you must traverse each level's grid to gather coins that unlock the way forward. This involves solving small environmental puzzles, like moving blocks out of your way or sliding across frozen floors. Many aspects of the stages react directly to your actions, like lasers that only move when you do and floor tiles that crumble after you walk over them; learning the intricacies of each of these mechanics and learning to exploit them to your advantage becomes an essential task in the later levels, which quickly ramp up in difficulty.

The result is a unique selection of short puzzles that combine intuition with the need for careful experimentation and planning, creating a uniquely engaging challenge.

Our examiner, Ben Kendall, first checked Rob Riches 14 months ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 14 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Brain Game and Traversal game with Adventure, Collecting and Puzzle elements. This is a single-player game.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 1 hour and 3 hours to complete. The levels are fairly short, but depending on how many times you have to try them before you beat them, the time to beat can vary.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 3.

Rated 9+ on the Apple App Store for Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence.

Skill Level

7+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Some of the levels can be quite tricky and require patience, concentration and logical thinking.

CostsCosts

Rob Riches usually costs £3.49 to £6.06.
 

Rob Riches

Steam Store PC £5.19
Switch Store Switch £6.06
App Store iOS £3.49
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 17/11/2021, updated in 2023

Out Now: Android, PC, Switch and iOS

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Brain Game, Traversal (Adventure, Collecting and Puzzle)

Accessibility: 20 features

Components: 3D Third-Person, Blocks, Cartoon and Grid

Developer: Megapop Games (@MegapopGames)


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