With the popularity of online card games scaling new heights in recent years there was never any doubt that the big guns of video gaming would start to exploit Blackjack’s undisputable appeal. So what have Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo done to make the most of what has become a worldwide obsession? Card games such as […]
Now that I’ve finally advanced out of the dark ages and gotten an iPad and iPhone, I’ve realized that there’s a veritable sea of amazing board game ports and strategy games out there to waste time with. I’m firmly of a mind that eventually, all games will become digital, with only the most afflicted of Luddites still having the cardboard versions.
Take It Easy is a very simple puzzle game. The aim of the game is to create straight lines of different colours, with each colour having a different value. The board is a hexagonal board and the pieces have a combination of three lines at an angle, each line of a colour. Place the pieces in the right location, create lines and score points. The trick is that, once the hexagons are placed on the table/screen, you can’t move them or rotate them, so forward thinking can be very handy!
I happen to hear that game-books like the ones I used to enjoy so much are coming to the iPad. I gleefully get to the App Store and get The Temple of the Spider God. No less because it has been written by Jonathan Green, who is a veteran of Fighting Fantasy books.
By Paco Garcia Jaen When is about games you can safely introduce to anyone, you probably can’t get it wrong with Forbidden Island. Simple mechanics, complex strategies, fiendishly difficult, gorgeous illustrations, lovely tin box… It has all it takes to get newbies into the hobby. Thus when I heard that the iPad app had been […]