Category: Apps

App Review – Neuroshima Hex by Portal Games

The Neuroshima Hex app has been around for quite a while. Big Daddy Creations originally did it and it was actually not bad. But it became buggy as hell and the multiplayer (at least asynchronous) became virtually unusable. I enjoyed playing it but finally… Continue Reading “App Review – Neuroshima Hex by Portal Games”

The Fox in the Forest Goes Electronic From Dire Wolf Digital

A rare double post day, but when you discover some news right after your scheduled post for the day goes out, you have to do it! Dire Wolf Digital announced today that on Monday, October 18, they are releasing the really great 2-player trick-taking… Continue Reading “The Fox in the Forest Goes Electronic From Dire Wolf Digital”

App Review – Concordia by Acram Digital

“Trading in the Mediterranean” has become a bit of a cliche. But look at designer Mac Gerdts breaking that cliche and making it interesting again! The boardgame version of Concordia, designed by Gerdts with artwork by Marina Fahrenbach, Mac Gerdts and Dominik Mayer, came out in… Continue Reading “App Review – Concordia by Acram Digital”

Early Access First Impressions – Brass Birmingham App by Phalanx Games

During my self-imposed blogging hiatus, exciting news came out. Brass: Birmingham was being released in app form on Steam by Phalanx Games and Cublo! It’s now in Early Access. It was a first-day buy for me, but because I was…not doing very well at… Continue Reading “Early Access First Impressions – Brass Birmingham App by Phalanx Games”

Updated Neuroshima Hex App Coming in September

(Edit: 8/19/21) – Just confirmed with Portal Games on Twitter that the online play will have asynchronous options. Yay! One of the classic boardgame apps for iOS (and maybe Android? I’m not sure) was Neuroshima Hex, the 1-4 player duel game where each player… Continue Reading “Updated Neuroshima Hex App Coming in September”

Concordia Digital Edition in Beta Soon!

Just saw a tweet and received an email today from Acram Digital, the brilliant programmers behind Istanbul and many other great boardgame apps. Remember I mentioned that Concordia is the new game from them? They just released a trailer for it and the beta… Continue Reading “Concordia Digital Edition in Beta Soon!”

Dominion App From Temple Gates Games – Beta First Impressions

It’s really cool to be involved with something that not everybody else has access to. Hell, that’s why I started this blog! Not that this has really manifested too much, but I did manage to get into the beta version of the Dominion app… Continue Reading “Dominion App From Temple Gates Games – Beta First Impressions”

Classic Dominion Coming Digitally by Temple Gates Games

Boardgame Twitter was all abuzz this morning with the final announcement that the classic deck-building game Dominion, the game that started it all, will be coming out later this year as a digital app! The card game was designed by Donald X. Vaccarino and… Continue Reading “Classic Dominion Coming Digitally by Temple Gates Games”

Maracaibo – Digital Coming Soon!

(Edit: 10/7/21 – Spiralburst Studio has released a couple more screenshots and a preview video! Here’s the video And here are a couple of screenshots. No word on a release date yet, but it’s getting closer! Now back to the original post.) A few… Continue Reading “Maracaibo – Digital Coming Soon!”

App Review – Pavlov’s House

One genre of games I haven’t really gotten into, mainly because I haven’t had the opportunity, is solo gaming. There are many great-sounding solo wargames out there, but the idea of spending 2-3 hours playing a game on the table by myself just doesn’t… Continue Reading “App Review – Pavlov’s House”