Category: Apps

App Review – Evolution: Climate (With a Little Evolution Thrown In)

A couple of months ago, I reviewed Oceans, a sequel of sorts to the great game from North Star Games Evolution. But North Star is never willing to sit on their hands and revel in the joy of a successful app. After a kind… Continue Reading “App Review – Evolution: Climate (With a Little Evolution Thrown In)”

App Review – Maracaibo

Have you ever wanted to just get slammed upside the head repeatedly by a deck of cards? No, just me? Well, it’s a good thing that you probably don’t suck at Maracaibo as much as I do, so you’ll probably actually enjoy not having… Continue Reading “App Review – Maracaibo”

Wingspan: European Expansion Coming to the App

I love getting fresh news just when I’ve decided I wasn’t going to post anything for the day! Monster Couch, developer of the really great (if sometimes frustrating for online play) Wingspan app (reviewed here), just announced that the European expansion will be coming… Continue Reading “Wingspan: European Expansion Coming to the App”

App Review – Oceans

I love science. I love science even more when it’s in the name of a boardgame that’s talking about science. That’s why I really like Evolution. But wait, this isn’t about Evolution! Though it does have a pretty kick-ass app. No, this review is… Continue Reading “App Review – Oceans”

App Review – Neuroshima Hex by Portal Games

(Edit – 12/14/21: I completely forgot to update this to say that the Steel Police faction is now out. Free if you had it in the app before! Now there are 5 factions to choose from) The Neuroshima Hex app has been around for… 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!”