A free to play game, Homescapes follows a butler named Austin and his cat. It is a single player puzzle-based game where the player has to solve specific set of quizzes and puzzles.
The protagonist lives in a mansion with his parents and a house cat. He gets to know that his mansion is about to be sold and his main objective is to convince his parents to do otherwise.
The gameplay revolves around a puzzle game where you have to make a match of 3. The two adjacent elements need to be swapped in such a way that they end up making a column or row of a minimum of three elements.
The player gets opportunities wherein they can get power-ups that are extremely helpful and these can then be activated by double-tapping on them or you can get them switched with another element. The player can also swap the power-ups with one another to create useful and powerful combos.
The players have to achieve the various missions or tasks listed in the game in order to complete the level. To complete the tasks, player will have to earn stars which help in progression of the game. Players can complete the various events in the game to get special awards like coins and power-ups.
Although it is free to play but gamers have the option of in-app purchasing using real money.
Power-ups in the game
Some of the power-ups are being described below, which will include:
- A rocket power-up is used which is helpful in clearing 1 row or column. This can be achieved by matching 4 elements in a straight line.
- A bomb power-up is used that will clear many surrounding spaces. A player can achieve this by easily making a match of 5 in a T or L arrangement.
- A plane power-up is used to clear 4 surroundings spaces then 1 extra in another area. A match of 4 is made in a square.
- A Rainbow ball power-up is used to remove all the elements of one type. The power-up is obtained by matching 5 elements in a straight line.
The power-ups of the game can also be swapped with one and other which will result in powerful combinations. This game is a free one with all the in-app purchases. The player is given chances wherein they can retry the levels even if they have failed in them.