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Caylus - economic & strategic board game for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

12-06-2011, 12:21 PM
#1
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Location: Poland
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Caylus - economic & strategic board game for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

!!! Caylus is now approved and will be available for purchase on Monday, Jan 16 !!!

The year is 1289. To strengthen the borders of the Kingdom of France, King Philip the Fair decided to have a new castle built. For the time being, Caylus is but a humble village, but soon, workers and craftsmen will be flocking by the cartload, attracted by the great prospects. Around the building site, a city is slowly rising up…
The players embody master builders. By building the King’s castle and developing the city around it, they earn prestige points and gain the King’s favour. When the castle is finished, the player who has earned the most prestige wins the game.

Awards Caylus received:
  • International Gamers Awards Best Strategy Game 2006
  • Deutscher SpielePreis 1st Place Prize Winner 2006
  • Spiel des Jahres Special Prize for Complex Play 2006
  • GAMES Magazine Best Advanced Strategy Runner-Up 2007

Features:
  • Pass & Play mode for playing on one device with your friends
  • multiple AI players, every with a different strategy
  • asynchronous multiplayer with push notifications
  • Universal App – buy once for your iPhone and iPad
  • Game Center support

Caylus is coming to the App Store in January 2012







More info on Caylus official website: caylus.bigdaddyscreations.com
and Big Daddy's Creations website: www.bigdaddyscreations.com/products/caylus/

Last edited by BigDaddysCreations; 01-13-2012 at 11:08 AM.
12-06-2011, 12:47 PM
#2
Looks great!

12-07-2011, 01:27 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Poland
Posts: 377
Thanks!
12-07-2011, 03:51 PM
#4
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Italy
Posts: 2,850
Wow!!!
Seems like the child between Carcassonne and Pillars of the Earth...can't wait!!!
12-08-2011, 08:59 AM
#5
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Poland
Posts: 377
Hehe, it's nothing like Carcassonne (except the medieval style), but it's much like Pillars of Earth
12-14-2011, 10:49 AM
#6
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Posts: 5
Looks nice! Will there be a online multiplayer mode?
12-15-2011, 05:12 AM
#7
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Location: Poland
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Yes, online asynchronous multiplayer mode will be available from day one.
01-07-2012, 02:12 PM
#8
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Location: Poland
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Development is now officially finished and we plan to send Caylus for approval on Monday (Jan 7). Be prepared to get it in a week or so

More info on official Caylus for iOS website.
01-07-2012, 05:59 PM
#9
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 950
Looking forward to Caylus (actually I'm a bit surprised you chose to make Caylus rather than Pillars of Earth, since that one is a bit less complex).

Favorite mobile RTS: Autumn Dynasty, Amoebattle & Red Conquest
Great TBS/SRPGs: Wesnoth, Battle Academy, Kingturn, Pantheon Cycle, Dungeon Crawlers, SW&E, Viking Lords, Metal Brigade Tactics, Tactical Soldier, Ravenmark, Tactics Maiden and Banner Saga
01-07-2012, 06:14 PM
#10
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 2,869
Looking forward to this! Right now the reported approval time is 4 days, so maybe we'll see this by the end of next week. I've been looking for a good turn based strategy game since I passed on War of the Roses, and this looks awesome. Judging by all the awards, I'm assuming this will be great.

Will there be GC achievements?

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