Frozen Bubble is a free software Puzzle Bobble style computer game.
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Pro Simple enough for anyone to grasp but still offers layers of difficulty and complexity
While yes this is easily characterized as a casual game, there is still enough on offer to appeal even to the hardcore gamer. With different levels of difficulty as well as a complex system of match 3 gameplay that has the ability to stump even the most ardent puzzle fan, there is quite a lot that can appeal to just about anyone.
Pro Lengthy single player
There are 100 levels in the single player portion of the game making for a lengthy time playing by oneself.
Pro Robust multiplayer
Frozen Bubble has multiplayer modes for online, LAN and on the same machine on one screen. This makes it versatile for those that like to play multiplayer but need to do so in different ways.
Con Slow difficulty curve
Those that are looking for a challenge in the gameplay will need to work for it a bit as the beginning of the game is quite easy, for the first 20 levels or so. After that the difficulty ramps up, but it does take a little bit of time to get there.
Con Online multiplayer is difficult to find players to play against
There is only a small community of players online, which may make it difficult to find random people to play against.