Cross Stitch is a leading game that lets you create beautiful stitch patterns from real life impressions that you can upload to your Google Android or iOS device easily. Experience the joy of threading to bring designs to life from a collection of over 1000 patterns.
The app for Cross-Stitch offers real-life 2D stitches which you can zoom in on. The stitches themselves are cartoony and are more animated than real, although pictures that you upload to the app itself give it a very post-animated feel. The graphics themselves are a combination of camera mosaic super-imposed on a dark, airless backdrop. The rate of this app is 8/10.
What is it about?
Once you’ve got the app on your iPad, iPhone or Android device, you can proceed to choose a pattern for your application and then zoom in either twice or thrice the focus. Use numbers and letters to fill the patterns with the correct colors. You can also choose to have the threads of the pattern of the chosen color highlighted, or you can opt for turning this feature off.
If you make a mistake, select Undo or use the un-picker to go back to the selected color. You will get an alert once you make a mistake and see how many they are. You can also find out where the remaining stitches are and you can also zoom in on this area. Choose a pattern from the app’s collection or get one from your photos or Facebook and name your pattern.
You can work on one pattern a day although with in-game money you can purchase more patterns.
Both Android app and iOS version need a simple drag and tap movement with either one or two fingers. The simple movements are convenient for the game because they work on every touch screen and will leave your screen uncluttered. The controls are updated and rarely change.
Cross-stitch is free to get, but it requires in-game money if you are to purchase any extra patterns daily since you can work only on one free pattern per day. Cross Stitch cash packs range from 3500 coins for $4.99 to 40000 coins for $39.99. Unless you are comfortable with just a single pattern, you’ll definitely need in-app purchases to buy extra pattern packs. The rate is 9/10.
To replay or not to replay
The game was really enjoyable for me, and I still play it on my phone, although in-game purchases for the pattern packs are quite costly. I find the game quite relaxing and therapeutic. It is also quite easy to adapt to so I never get stuck. The replay value of this game is quite high – 9/10.
Is it good?
I’d recommend getting either the App Store or Google Play app for Cross-Stitch anytime. The app is well-thought out, and it has a tremendous creative aspect to it. I love the game and can spend hours-on-end just trying to create a single pattern. Some of the pictures especially those I got from the internet have resolutions that don’t augur well with the app’s, even when you zoom in.
The app creators give you regular updates which let you enjoy the game without too many bugs. The game is also ads-free which is a huge advantage and make the play really fun. The latest version also has upgraded graphics which adds to the appeal.