Purble Place is actually three games in one: Comfy Cakes, Purble Shop, and Purble Pairs.
These whimsical games help teach children memory, pattern recognition, and reasoning skills. But at higher difficulty levels, they'll challenge players of all ages.
Open the Games folder by clicking the Start button . In the search box, type games, and then, in the list of results, click Games Explorer.
Double-click Purble Place.
(Don't see it? You might need to turn on Windows Games. See Where are my games?)
Click the Game menu, and then click Purble Shop, Purble Pairs, or Comfy Cakes.
Select a difficulty level: Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced.
If you need to finish a game later, you can exit the game, and then click Save. The next time you play, you'll be asked whether you want to continue your saved game. If so, click Yes.
You can adjust sounds, tips, difficulty level, and other settings.
Click the Game menu, and then click Options.
Make your choices, and then click OK.
This game puts you in Chef Purble's bakery. Your job: to fill an order for a batch of cakes.
The bakery's customers are very particular, so you'll need to make the cakes with the correct combination of shapes, batters, fillings, decorations, and icing. Oh, and work fast because the cakes never stop coming!
This game tests your powers of deduction. The goal: to make your Purble's face match the mystery Purble behind the curtain. Choose hair, eyes, nose, and lips from the shelves, then learn how many—but not which—features you got right!
This goal of this game is to find all the identical pictures before time runs out. Flip a tile to reveal a picture, then try to find its match. Use a "sneak peek" token to get a glimpse of the whole board.
Purble Place is an educational and entertaining game. There are three different types of game you can play in Purble Place that can help teach colors, shapes, and pattern recognition. As players get better, they can make the game more difficult either by increasing the complexity of tasks they have to finish or by turning on the timer to speed up play.
Open the Games folder by clicking the Start button , clicking All Programs, clicking Games, and then clicking Games Explorer.
If Purble Place is not available, you might need to turn on the Games feature. For more information about turning on the Games feature, see Where are my games?
Select the type of game you want to play: Purble Shop, Purble Pairs, or Comfy Cakes.
If you don't have a saved game, you'll start a new game. If you have a saved game, you can continue your previous game. The first time you play the game, you'll select a difficulty level.
Playing Comfy Cakes. Chef Purble needs your help filling orders for cakes. He'll tell you what kind of cake he needs, and your job is to make it exactly right. He'll show you a picture of the cake and, as the cake moves down the conveyor belt, you need to pick the right kind of pan, batter, filling, icing, decorations, and final touches. You'll choose each of these things by pushing buttons under each station at the cake factory: round pan, chocolate batter, raspberry filling, and so on. When the timer starts, you have to think fast. When you get really good, you have to work on many different cakes at the same time.
Playing Purble Pairs. Can you find all of the matches on the board? Flip a tile over to reveal a picture, and then try to find its match somewhere else. Remember where the pictures are because if the pictures on the tiles you flip don't match, you'll have to try again. Match all the pictures to win. When you see a sneak peek token appear on a tile, find its match before the token disappears and you'll earn a free look at the whole board. Keep your eye on the timer, though, because you don't want to run out of time!
You can turn sounds, tips, and other settings on and off in the Options dialog box. You can set the game to automatically continue your saved games. The difficulty settings (Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced) are also in the Options dialog box.
Select the type of game you want to play.
Select the check boxes for any options that you want to turn on, and then click OK.
If you need to finish a game later, just close the game. The next time you start a game, the game will ask you whether you want to continue your saved game. To do so, click Yes.