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Old 10-23-2013, 12:29 PM
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Default Alhambra - (by Queen Games) [Universal]




A few things to temper everyone's excitement:

BGG users are reporting a slew of instability, the game crashes regularly.

It is made by the same developer of Kingdom Builder (who also publish the physical version of both games) and I think anyone who has played KB understands that's not a good thing.

The interface is passable at best.


That said, it's still Alhambra so...

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Old 10-23-2013, 01:10 PM
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I'm tempted but curious to hear how other iPad 3, iOS 7.03 users have fared so far.
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Old 10-23-2013, 01:12 PM
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Old 10-23-2013, 03:31 PM
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I have the iPad 3 with 7.03 running. I played the tutorial (which was fine, I felt ready to go having never played the physical version), and a full game against the AI with no bugs or crashes. I really enjoyed it. I narrowly won against the beginner AI, and it seemed quite competent.
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Old 10-23-2013, 03:37 PM
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Ugh, well here goes $4 for a game that will likely confuse the crap out of me.
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Old 10-23-2013, 03:45 PM
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Ugh, well here goes $4 for a game that will likely confuse the crap out of me.
No, it's not too complex. Dice Tower has a nice review on youtube that explains the rules pretty well.
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Old 10-23-2013, 03:51 PM
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No, it's not too complex. Dice Tower has a nice review on youtube that explains the rules pretty well.
I was just partially kidding, the reason I know of the game was from watching it on Tabletop.

I might check that out, I remember being very confused by the scoring for Carcassonne initially . Carcassonne.
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Old 10-23-2013, 03:57 PM
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I was just partially kidding, the reason I know of the game was from watching it on Tabletop.

I might check that out, I remember being very confused by the scoring for Carcassonne initially . Carcassonne.
I honestly think the scoring for Carcassonne is more complicated than this. The one caveat is that if you play a 2-player game, even against AI, a third dummy "Dirk" player collects building tiles to compete for majorities. It actually works out nicely, although I suppose you could just play against 2 AI opponents.
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Old 10-23-2013, 05:06 PM
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I was just partially kidding, the reason I know of the game was from watching it on Tabletop.

I might check that out, I remember being very confused by the scoring for Carcassonne initially . Carcassonne.
My bad, I'm terrible at picking up on sarcasm and the like on the internet.
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Old 10-23-2013, 05:12 PM
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Does this game need you to keep rotating from vertical to horizontal for the screens as are in the app screenshots?
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