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App description: THE NEW ONLINE MULTIPLAYER VERSION IS NOW AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE. FREE TILL MARCH 31st 2015: https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/tot-3/id949729993?mt=8

Easy to pick up, impossible to put down, exciting to play, and a challenge to master.

The Octagon Theory (TOT) is a completely original two-player, turn-based, strategy game that is played on an octagon-shaped board. It's completely different from but also in the style of board games like Othello (Reversi), Checkers, and Chess.

Although the strategy is very deep a person can learn to play without using a manual or following a tutorial. Just follow your intuition and make a few moves then watch what the computer does in response to your moves.

Game Features:
- Universal App with Retina graphics.
- Two Game Types: Basic & Pro.
- Choose opponent type: AI (*1), or another human (Hot-seat play).
- Four AI opponents with more to come.
- Timed or non-timed games.
- Choose which player moves first.
- Three board sizes: 20 turns, 30 turns, or 70 turns.
- How To Play Instructions in English & (Japanese).

NOTE If you want to play only on the iPad and mainly against another human it is recommended that you get the soon-to-be-released "The Octagon Theory TableTop" instead of "The Octagon Theory" as the user interface is designed for easy play when playing against another human, the iPad is placed on a table, and the two human players sit across from each other.

*1 An API is available which coders, board game geeks, and Artificial Intelligence aficionados can use to design TOT AI's which can compete against human players.

TheOctagonTheory's comments:
The Octagon Theory in now in the iTunes App Store.

The Octagon Theory (TOT) is a completely original two-player turn-based strategy game that is played on an octagon-shaped board. It's completely different from Othello (Reversi), Checkers, and Chess, but TOT shares many of the traits that make these board games so much fun.

Although TOT boasts intense strategy, players need not bother with manuals or tutorials to play. The idea is simple. Push opponents off the board using the directional pieces. Just follow your intuition, watch what the computer (in TOT mobile for iOS devices) and other players (in the TOT online experience) do and enjoy playing this exciting new game.

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11-23-2011, 07:49 AM
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It should be a standard feature that you can turn on/off in-game music and sound effects separately in all games
11-23-2011, 08:23 AM
Joined: Jun 2011
Location: Australia
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Ah, played the beta - it's amazing.