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3G Turn-Based Multiplayer Games

09-01-2009, 11:19 PM
#1
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 3
3G Turn-Based Multiplayer Games

I'm new to the board, but tried to search back a couple pages and did not see a thread on this topic.

I'm hoping to find a board game, card game or something simple that 4 friends can play one turn at a time on separate iPhones over the 3G network.

Do either of the Scrabble apps (SCRABBLE or Lexulous) allow this?

Any ideas are appreciated.

Also, what's the best simple chess app for two friends to play a game over 3G?

Thanks guys. Just got my iPhone and am already hooked on Gomi and the RPG Vay.
09-01-2009, 11:20 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: California
Posts: 1,506
wrong thread, but your new here so nevermind that. welcome


as for the board game, i dont think there is anything like that at the moment. correct me if im wrong. it might be added as a future update to existing games.

09-01-2009, 11:25 PM
#3
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 3
Rough to hear this might not exist.

Sorry to post this in the wrong spot. Where should it go?

edit to add: Moved to the right board.

Last edited by BK0077; 09-01-2009 at 11:33 PM.
09-01-2009, 11:33 PM
#4
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Hi BK0077

Welcome to TA
Next time you can report a post by clicking on the red triangle on the top right hand corner of a post. You can do this if you see a post misplaced, a post with spam, etc. I've closed the other thread and moved this one to the right place already

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09-02-2009, 01:11 AM
#5
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 334
I was thinking about this the other day...

it would be REALLY cool if the game gave push notifications when it was your turn.

I would LOVE to see Civilization Revolution multiplayer work like that!
Y'know... you take you're turn then your friend gets notification that it's their turn and so on and so forth!

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09-02-2009, 09:27 AM
#6
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 258
Quote:
Originally Posted by BK0077 View Post
I'm hoping to find a board game, card game or something simple that 4 friends can play one turn at a time on separate iPhones over the 3G network.
It's not out yet, but Battle for Wesnoth will let you guys play up to 8-player multiplayer turn-based games. And you can even play with people who don't have iPhones - it's cross-platform multiplayer.

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=19976
09-02-2009, 12:21 PM
#7
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 3
So, to be clear, there is no game out there that a group of 2-4 friends can play across the 3G network on separate iPhones?

Out of curiosity . . . why? Does it have to do with the nature of the programming?

It seems like such an obvious idea.
09-02-2009, 01:48 PM
#8
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 574
Quote:
Originally Posted by BK0077 View Post
So, to be clear, there is no game out there that a group of 2-4 friends can play across the 3G network on separate iPhones?

Out of curiosity . . . why? Does it have to do with the nature of the programming?

It seems like such an obvious idea.
You can type the word "online" into itunes and do a search. There are truckloads of games with online turn based multiplayer. The best i'd played are Uniwar and Starhogs.