Best Pencil Puzzle Games Apps

Pencil puzzle games are found in this category. These games involve traditional pencil and paper based puzzle gameplay. Types include tic-tac-toe, logic, and Sudoku pencil puzzle games. Pencil puzzle games are great for those looking for a simple yet challenging approach to puzzle solving.

Last updated 05-25-2017

One touch Drawing
1st

One touch Drawing

Android
iOS

Seller: Ecapyc Inc.

40 4

Engage in this innovative puzzler which is sure to have you scratching your head. Your goal is to trace a pattern by swiping your finger to certain points following a contiguous line. The casual nature of the game will have you intuitively gliding your finger around the grid in no time!

As you advance, you will encounter new kinds of triggers to have you double checking your strategy. Some lines can be passed twice, while others make you have to switch your direction path. As the patterns become more and more complex, so will your thinking. As you progress, you can earn coins which can be exchanged for hints; a real life saver for when you become completely stumped, and just to state, there is a large chance of that happening!

▲ If you are in desperate need of a solution, tap on the lightbulb to watch a video.

▲ There are plenty of levels to keep you strategically swiping!

▲ If you are in the mood for more challenge, then head over to Time Attack, and solve levels under the added pressure of time!

Android
One touch Drawing

One touch Drawing

Free

iOS
One touch Drawing

One touch Drawing

Free

Alice's Magical Line
2nd

Alice's Magical Line

Android
iOS

Seller: GREE, Inc.

30 3

If you are a fan of Alice in Wonderland, then you will definitely love this puzzle game. It is not just your ordinary game though. With the obstacles you will have to go through, this game can keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.

The game requires you to swipe your screen to make Alice move. You will need to create a pattern that will be repeated by Alice to escape every room/level. This might seem so easy. But once you start playing, you will soon find out that this game is definitely mind-boggling.

▲ Watch out for those mushrooms!

▲ Over 50 stages to go through.

Android
Alice's Magical Line

Alice's Magical Line

Free

iOS
Alice's Magical Line

Alice's Magical Line

Free

Loop The Loop
3rd

Loop The Loop

Android

Seller: applabs

30 3

Are you tired of your usual Sunday Sudoku and you want more challenge? Give your logic a test with an awesome Slitherlink game in app form! To play, simply connect horizontally and vertically adjacent dots so lines form a simple loop with no loose ends.

Think you have what it takes? Exercise your creativity and think of ways to connect the lines to make the correct pattern. Challenge yourself by choosing a different Grid Size: Small, Medium, or Large. Squeeze your brain a bit more and choose between difficulty settings: Easy or Hard.

Warning! This game is not for the faint of brain! Get ready for some exhausting mind exercises.

▲ There is an exhausting number of possibilities, but only one solution! Connect the number of lines accordingly.

▲ Confused? Review the rules using the Tutorial button whenever you are stuck.

▲ Change difficulty modes and grid sizes here; give your mind a nice workout!

Start your brain training and enhance your logic! With tons of unique patterns to make and levels to play, this game will keep your mind active. Choose higher difficulty levels to push your skills to the limit!

Check your statistics to record your improvements and the levels you have played. Compare your best moves, number of moves, and time played in one level. Share your achievements online through your social media and invite your friends!

Experience a different kind of puzzle game, and see improvement in your logic!

Android
Loop The Loop

Loop The Loop

Free

Picross TwoColor - nonograms
4

Picross TwoColor - nonograms

Android

Seller: CoworkDream

30 3

Are you searching for a puzzle game to test your problem-solving skills? Construct an image through guessing the right grid to paint. Understand the pattern indicated by the numerical values to successfully paint a beautiful picture!

To begin, select a grid to work on. You can start small with "10 grid" or increase the challenge with the "20 grid". Then, with trial and error, paint the boxes with their correct color. Do this correctly, and a diamond, chick, or pumpkin will show up.

Can you solve over 170 puzzles? Discover all of the pixelated designs to stimulate your mind!

Android
Picross TwoColor - nonograms

Picross TwoColor - nonograms

Free

Fill - one-line puzzle game
5

Fill - one-line puzzle game

Android
iOS

Seller: 脳トレパズルゲーム 

25 2.5

Looking for a puzzle that will keep your mental gears turning in search of answers? This grid puzzle game might just be what you are looking for!

The objective is simple: You are given a randomly patterned grid. You must fill each tile with color by swiping. You are not allowed to break your swipe, however, so strategize where to start and go. Only when all the tiles are filled can you win. The grid will grow bigger as you progress. With more than 2,000 puzzles in Beginner, Expert, Professional, and Master modes - you are sure to keep yourself thinking and strategizing!

▲ Fill the randomly patterned grid with color, without a break in your swiping.

▲ Hundreds of challenging levels, from Beginners to Expert, that will give your brain a welcome workout.

Android
Fill - one-line puzzle game

Fill - one-line puzzle game

Free

iOS
Fill - one-line puzzle game

Fill - one-line puzzle game

Free