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Qwirkle - (by SQUARE ENIX)

06-08-2012, 05:02 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,957
Qwirkle - (by SQUARE ENIX)

Qwirkle, MindWare’s best-selling board game, is coming soon to smartphones, tablets and Facebook!

Have fun in Classic mode, as you match Qwirkle’s familiar colors and shapes to out-wit and out-score friends and family. Players in Arcade mode encounter new strategic elements like power-ups and custom rule-bending boards! Qwirkle is a cross-platform social game, so you and your friends can play together on iPhone, iPad, Android and Facebook.

Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year award in Germany) 2011
Mensa Best Mind Game Award Winner 2007
Major Fun Award Winner 2007
Games Magazine Award: Best Family Game, Runner-up 2007
Ranked #6 on Amazon.com’s best-selling Board Games -- May 2012
  • CLASSIC & ARCADE MODE - It’s the game you love with no cleanup required! Players score points by building lines of tiles that are all one shape or all one color. Complete a line of 6 tiles to score a “Qwirkle” for 6 bonus points! Challenge your favorite opponents and let the tiles fall where they may. — Adapt your strategy and take advantage of exciting new power-ups. Whether you’re able to triple your score or change order of play, Arcade mode will be sure to throw a wrench into your opponents’ traditional game plan.
  • CONNECT FROM MULTIPLE DEVICES - Create a profile and access your games from any device. Each Qwirkle game can seat up to 4 players, so invite friends, random players or add a CPU opponent.
  • STRATEGIZE & SOCIALIZE - Each time you score, you’ll accumulate Qwirkle Points. Your Qwirkle Points will unlock achievements, and you can spend points on new game boards and power-ups. Qwirkle supports Game Center so you’re free to challenge the best players worldwide.
  • BREAK A MENTAL SWEAT - Qwirkle is a Mensa Select National Competition Winner, so your brain will be in tip-top shape after a few rounds of this easy-to-learn, strategic pattern recognition game that’s fun for all ages!

Platform: Android™, Facebook, iPad®, iPhone®
Genre: Board, Mobile, Strategy
Developer: MindWare
Release Date: Coming Summer 2012
06-11-2012, 12:15 AM
Joined: Feb 2009
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06-12-2012, 02:43 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,664
The little baby made when Scrabble met Uno. This'll be a blast playing online.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
06-12-2012, 11:53 PM
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 20
The elegance of dominoes with the pattern recognition of Blink! I love it.
07-24-2012, 11:55 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: United States of America
Posts: 2,210
Definitely on my radar.
07-25-2012, 02:22 AM
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 3
Hmm so it looks from the videos that the clones have done it better here - can't believe that it doesn't highlight where your opponent last played - that seems something obvious which would be better and most of the clones such as mind feud do.
07-28-2012, 04:41 PM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1
One of the "clones" chiming in

Shameless promotion, but we thought it relevant. Feel free to delete this, if this is against forum rules and etiquette. We come in peace

We have just released SUGU which you might be interested in.

It's a hybrid between Qwirkle and Wordfeud - and it is 100% free AND 100% ad free. Like Qwirkle it's based on symbols and colors, but the board game has dynamic fields to add to the dynamic of the game. We developed it as a sort of "Wordfeud for kids". You can connect with Facebook to automatically find friends to play with.

We hope you'd like to give it a try:

Best regards,
Kristian, Jonas and Soren
07-28-2012, 09:13 PM
If you have kids you should buy the physical copy of this game. I love playing this with my kids...it's one of the few games my six year old can play and shes even competitive. I can't say I'm as excited about the app as the experience of the game is laying tiles but it's perfect for the digital format...