Rush for Gold: Alaska

Rush for Gold: Alaska is a challenging time management game that is available over in the Windows 8 Store. Set in the late 1800's the game tosses you in the middle of the Alaska gold rush where you can explore locations for gold, build up your mining camps and build the town of your dreams.

The Windows 8 version of Rush for Gold: Alaska typically runs $4.49 but through the myAppFree promotion, over the next twenty-four hours you can pick up the game free. As an added bonus, the Windows Phone game version (not universal) will also be free, which is a $1.99 savings.

Rush to Gold: Alaska is a time management game that has a variety of task-oriented and hidden object puzzles to solve. The game has two gaming modes that include a free play and time-limited mode. The free play takes on a more casual pace with not game clock present. The time-limited mode has a little bit of a zippier pace to it with a game timer present to add a little pressure to things.

Rush For Gold: Alaska

The game includes forty levels of game play that span the four seasons. In each gaming level, you guide your workers around the town and mining camps to perform an assortment of tasks such as collecting wood, building bridges, gather food and searching for gold. You also have hidden object challenges where you need to guide your workers to find key objects.

Graphics are nicely drawn up and game play can be challenging. The Windows 8 version usually runs $4.49 and in partnering with myAppFree, for the next twenty-four hours you can pick up Rush for Gold: Alaska free. Additionally, there is also a Windows Phone version (not universal) that is also available free over the next twenty-four hours (a $1.99 savings).

Rush For Gold: Alaska

After spending a short time with Rush for Gold: Alaska, it comes across as a fun Windows 8 game to pass the time with. If you give Rush for Gold: Alaska a try, let us know what you think of the game in the comments below.

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