iPhone and iPad apps tagged "board games."
Interview with Alex Hoke from Anu Media
AppCraver recently spoke with Alex Hoke from Anu Media, the developer behind Fire Phrase. He answered our questions about developing apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
1. When did you start developing apps for the iPhone?
Attention Chess Fanatics: Free Chess Puzzles!
Chess Puzzles, a free game by independent developer IggyGames, contains 50 chess puzzles of varying difficulty, starting with (relatively simple) mate in 2 problems, ranging to mate in 5.
Scrabble from EA Sets the Bar and It's Free
When I saw "Scrabble" hit the App Store my first thought was that the game play was going to be painful on a device with a 4.5 by 2 inch display and no keyboard. But somehow, the team at EA, the largest game publisher in the world, has created an app that is not only incredibly fun to play, but makes you forget the limitations of the iPhone.
Backgammon Classics - Shake Up The Dice With This Classic
Uber-developer Gameloft brings Backgammon Classics to the mobile world, a fun new take on a well-known board game. At $4.99 the app is one dollar cheaper than its competitor Backgammon by developer PosiMotion and it can be fairly addictive if you have some time to kill.
Virtual Conquest - Great Idea, Needs Refining
Virtual Conquest is a Risk knock-off for the iPhone, the first of its kind. The concept is good; the execution needs work.
The basics of the game are similar to Risk. The game is played on a board representing the world, with the various continents divided into territories.
"Chess" is a Great First Step
If you enjoy playing chess, you will want to pick up the $4.99 Chess App by Swedish app developer Memention AB. The app is a standard, play-against- the-computer chess game with 5 levels of play.
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