Press Kit

Cardinal Chains
Developer: Daniel Nora
Platforms: iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android, WebGL (demo), Windows, macOS and Linux
Release date: March 21, 2018
Price: 2.99 USD
Twitter: @DanielNora999

Cardinal Chains is a minimalist puzzle game centering on the concept of non-decreasing sequences.

Each puzzle begins with a monochrome grid of numbers, plus a few colored cells marked with an X. Starting at these cells, you must link up numbers in non-decreasing order until the whole grid is filled with color.

  • 500 unique, carefully handcrafted puzzles, each with a single solution
  • Varied difficulty and puzzle types to keep things lively
  • Minimalist, elegant design with a clean interface and smooth animations
  • Looks great on all screen types and orientations
  • No timers, ads, purchases or other annoyances of any kind - just pure gameplay
  • Features achievements and cloud saves

Demo, screenshots and trailers

You can play the demo directly in your browser on
Gameplay screenshots and relevant icons are available in this .zip file.

iOS launch trailer (optimized for iPad):
Android launch trailer:
PC launch trailer:


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