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  • Publisher: DIGIDICED
  • Genre: Family
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 147.4 MB
  • Version: 1.11
  • Price: $4.99
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App description: COTTAGE GARDEN - a colorful sea of flowers, framed by walls, paths, and hedges. As ambitious gardeners, you face the challenge of filling the beds in every corner of your garden with plants, inspired by the limitations of space to create ever new compositions. You will use a variety of plants as well as flowerpots and garden cloches to design gardens that bloom with diversity. Be kind to the helpful cats!

Goal of the Game - In Cottage Garden, you compete in the art of gardening. Plant two Flowerbeds with different flowers. Score each Flowerbed when there are no more free spaces visible on it, then exchange it for a new, unplanted one. You receive points for all visible Flower Pots and Garden Cloches on the completed Flowerbed, and you may also receive Flower Pots and Cats that will help you with your gardening.
The player with the most points at the end of the game is the winner.

Features
True digital conversion of Uwe Rosenbergs famous board game
2-4 players locally, online or even cross-platform
Family friendly - non violent theme
Worldwide ranked multiplayer and casual play with your friends
fast real time games or asynchronous games with 24 hour time limit per turn
Easy interactive tutorial to learn the game from scratch
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3 different computer opponents
uses the newest rules of the board game

falcon815's comments:


Looks like another solid board game adaptation from DIGIDICED. This one's not quite as cutthroat as Patchwork since you can't as easily affect what your opponent can do, but it has a similar tile-laying motif.
10-12-2017, 06:48 AM
#2
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 2,866
Def gonna pick this one up when I get my account straight haha
Love how you cant even update a game you own or download something free in these situations
If I hadnt forgot about a charge that comes out monthly I wouldve been good, oh well
This is the one Ive been waiting for love Uwes board games

10-12-2017, 06:52 AM
#3
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 343
Of course, digidiced. Bought and ready to tend to my garden.....
10-12-2017, 09:06 AM
#4
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 261
bought!!
10-12-2017, 09:19 AM
#5
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 2,866
Digidiced posted this video to their Facebook page it’s a rules explanation, good video too for first time players


Last edited by Boardumb; 10-12-2017 at 11:24 AM. Reason: embedded video
10-12-2017, 03:51 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 261
I can't finish tutorial
cat's walk(or walk the cat? whatever how you read i don't know) in tutorial 2 doesn't make sense
at that scene, I need to put 2nd cat it seems
but wherever I put, that cat button go back to the first place

someone can teach me how to do that?
10-12-2017, 04:44 PM
#7
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,877
Anyone got so much experience that they can comment how this compares to Patchwork? I've been trying out patchwork of late and just can't get in to it. I prefer deep games and patchwork just isn't coming across as even remotely close. More like a long winded game of Tetris albeit with a sprinkle of strategy around shape choice.
10-12-2017, 04:56 PM
#8
(I had to repost this from an earlier message because of some bugs tainting my text) I'm not really into multiplayer. Is the AI a sufficient challenger for extended solo gameplay? IOW, can this game survive on single-player mode alone or do we need to play multiplayer to expand game options or unlock items?


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10-13-2017, 03:52 AM
#9
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Saratoga, CA, USA
Posts: 11,910
I just played my first game vs. Easy AI after finishing the tutorial, so these are only my early impressions so far.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Talbs View Post
Anyone got so much experience that they can comment how this compares to Patchwork? I've been trying out patchwork of late and just can't get in to it. I prefer deep games and patchwork just isn't coming across as even remotely close. More like a long winded game of Tetris albeit with a sprinkle of strategy around shape choice.
I see this game as a pretty direct sequel to Patchwork. While it has a number of more interesting strategic aspects, at its core its still a lot of strategic Tetris playing on your own boards in hopes to more efficiently fill out garden areas quicker than your opponent.


Quote:
Originally Posted by ColeDaddy View Post
(I had to repost this from an earlier message because of some bugs tainting my text) I'm not really into multiplayer. Is the AI a sufficient challenger for extended solo gameplay? IOW, can this game survive on single-player mode alone or do we need to play multiplayer to expand game options or unlock items?
At this point I just barely squeezed out a win vs. the Easy AI, so the AI feels like it can provide a good challenge. As far as I can tell there arent any unlockables in the game but Im afraid, much like Patchwork, the games detailed stat tracking will only apply to multiplayer.

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Yesterday, 04:06 AM
#10
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 2,866
Loving this game
Better than patchwork and I love patchwork