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Archive for ‘Mobile Reviews’

My most recent review was on the iOS Agricola release. I have been happily playing a game a day ever since. I recently started the solo series and discovered something very, very cool that I have to share. I personally have never played the board game by myself. But I do know fellow gamers who [...]

Agricola iOS

posted by admin On June - 14 - 2013ADD COMMENTS

Starting last night at 11pm Eastern Standard Time, i’ve been a tad bit addicted to playing the much anticipated Playdek release of Agricola for iOS. Getting very little work done today because of this, and very little sleep last night, also because of this, I have decided to continue this extremely unproductive slightly groggy spell [...]

Qin (iOS)

posted by admin On May - 6 - 2013ADD COMMENTS

Details Players: 2-4 Actual Length: 30 minutes Age: 8+ (better with 12+) Reiner Knizia has this way of developing extremely simple games that have very little rules to learn, yet they are quite complex to master. Qin is one of these games. It was released last year and I had the chance to try it [...]

Nightfall

posted by admin On May - 1 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Review by Chad Adams If there is one up and coming iOS developer to watch, it’s Playdek. This “hottness” company keeps cranking out great looking iOS card game apps that deliver quality in artistic design and playability. Their earlier successes include Ascension and Food fight. Recently, they have released Nightfall, a new deck building card [...]

Ubongo Board & iOS

posted by admin On April - 29 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

Review by Chad Adams One of my favorite things about playing boardgames (besides the social aspect) are the “puzzle-ly” challenges that excite my brain. While socializing with some friends from out-of-town, we started discussing some fun two player games we enjoy playing with our spouses. This is when I learned of (and then tried) a [...]

Caylus iOS

posted by admin On January - 17 - 2012ADD COMMENTS

The moment we have all been waiting for… (well… all of us here at BOP anyway) Caylus for iPhone/iPad is here! Last night at 11pm eastern time, it was released. We have downloaded it, played it, played it some more, and now feel less than 24 hours later, we are ready to review it. Caylus [...]

Ticket to Ride Pocket

posted by admin On December - 6 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Ticket to Ride Pocket – By Days Of Wonder, Inc. After having great success on the iPad, ‘Ticket to Ride’ is now available for the iPhone. This app delivers an excellent travel sized edition of one of our favorite light games. It may only be the U.S. map, and yes there is no online multiplayer [...]

Pool Break (with Crokinole!)

posted by admin On December - 6 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

Pool Break – By Kinetic Bytes I just stumbled across this game in the app store and I think it’s amazing! Yes there are dozens of 3D pool games already, but this game runs blazing fast on my iPhone. And best of all it comes with Crokinole! a board gamer favorite. This game loads fast, [...]

King of Dragon Pass

posted by admin On November - 23 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

King of Dragon Pass – By A Sharp By BOP Guest Reviewer, Chad Adams. Part resource management, part choose your own adventure, ‘King of Dragon Pass’ is one of the most enjoyable and unique games I have in my collection. Set in the richly imagined word of Glorantha (Runequest & Heroquest), your goal is to [...]

Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion

posted by admin On November - 21 - 2011ADD COMMENTS

‘Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion’ – By Witching Hour Studios by BOP Guest Reviewer, Chad Adams If you are a fan of Tactical war gaming, I suggest you try out Witching Hour’s premier game ‘Ravenmark”. While not exactly an iOS board game, Ravenmark sure plays like one. In ‘Ravenmark’ you command an army of four different [...]