A Kappa's Trail

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A Kappa's Trail
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Developer(s) Brownie Brown
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Platform(s) Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)
  • JP: December 9, 2009
  • NA: June 14, 2010
Genre(s) Puzzle, action
Mode(s) Single-player

A Kappa's Trail (かっぱ道, Kappa Michi?), is a puzzle-action video game developed by Brownie Brown and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DSi's DSiWare digital download service.


A Kappa's Trail follows a kappa that goes around eating fish. The player moves the kappa by drawing a path with the stylus. Along the way, the player collects coins, smashes boulders, and interact with other kappas.[1]


A Kappa's Trail has been met with positive reception. IGN awarded the game a score of 8.5 of 10 and gave it an Editor's Choice award.[2] In a separate article, IGN stated "With its cute graphics and charming story, your time with the kappa will certainly be memorable."[1] They further awarded it as "Game of the Month: June 2010" for the DSiWare category, saying it "is deep, quirky, challenging to just the right degree and does something new with the touch screen."[3]


  1. ^ a b "Nintendo Download: June 14, 2010 - Wii News at IGN". Wii.ign.com. 2010-06-14. Retrieved 2011-04-21. 
  2. ^ Lucas M. Thomas (2010-06-28). "A Kappa's Trail Review". IGN. Retrieved 2010-11-18. 
  3. ^ "Game of the Month: June 2010 - DS Feature at IGN". Ds.ign.com. 2010-06-30. Retrieved 2011-04-21. 

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