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This is a digital version of the classic game Jenga. The aim is to remove pieces from a tower built of wooden blocks and then add them to the top of tower. As the tower becomes increasingly taller and unstable the difficulty levels increase. Caution: Although the content of this game is suitable for all ages the feature that allows players to play with others online makes it unsuitable for children under the age of 13 years old (there is no way to turn this feature off).
This review of Jenga was completed by the Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM) on 9 April 2018.
This section contains details about the app provided by an ACCM Reviewer.
|Name of app:||Jenga|
|Developed by:||Natural Motions|
|Platform reviewed:||Apple App Store|
|Developer's suggested age:||4+|
|ACCM suggested age:||13+ due online connectivity|
|Gambling content advice:||No gambling content found in the levels played|
This review of Jenga contains the following information:
The game was played for several hours.
This app is similar to the real world game of Jenga in that the player (or players) remove wooden blocks from the tower and place them on top, thus increasing the tower size, and instability. To extract the block from the tower the player must tap and drag a specific block. Then the block hovers over the tower and the player again taps it and the block drops on top. The clock is ticking throughout the game and when the tower eventually comes tumbling down the player’s time and number of layers are recorded. There are 3 variations of Jenga on the app – Classic, Arcade and Pass ‘n Play.
This app requires well developed fine motor skills and may require some practice. However the instructions given are quite detailed and video footage is also used to make learning the game easier. Also, when touched, a block displays either a white or red colour – white is the safest option.
Although the content of this game is suitable for all ages the feature that allows players to play with others online makes it unsuitable for children under the age of 13 years old (there is no way to turn this feature off).
At the time of review, the reviewer found no simulated gambling content. If you discover simulated gambling content in this app, please contact us with the details so we can update our review.
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