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App description: Galaxy of Trian is an exciting, fast paced digital board game based on the highly acclaimed tabletop title.

Build a beautiful galaxy filled with planetary systems, nebula clouds, and ancient technology. Claim territories and defend them against your enemies. Build infrastructure and collect minerals. Score as much as possible and leave your opponents in the dust cloud!

Beat the 10-mission campaign or play online or in the hot seat.

FEATURES:

* Official Galaxy of Trian game with original artwork
* Pay once and play on iPad or iPhone
* Network multiplayer
* Challenge players and be challenged
* Play in hot seat mode by passing the device around
* Beautiful hand-drawn tiles
* Cloud save to allow you to continue on another device any time you need to
* 10-mission campaign
* Custom Game mode where you can face off against up to 3 AI
* Asynchronous network mode so you can play even if you dont have much time
* Push notifications to let you know when it is your turn
* Play several games at once if you want to
06-30-2016, 10:16 AM
#2
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 4,092
Not sure if it is more than a simple Carcassonne.

But not in HK Store yet. So i am in wait-and-see mode.

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06-30-2016, 10:29 AM
#3
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 661
Wait and see mode is a good suggestion, let me join you!

I would love some impressions, especially, because of the price tag.
06-30-2016, 11:20 AM
#4
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: In the middle of nowhere
Posts: 1,135
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I would not buy it again! Because:
- The UI is real bad
- The graphics are blurry
- You can only turn off the complete sound, not only the music
- Only one AI level
- two crashes in one hour on my iPad Pro


iPad Pro | iPad Air 2 | iPhone 6s Plus

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06-30-2016, 11:52 AM
#5
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 217
Interesting feedback - I left the beta a while back because I wasn't really feeling it that much (a few reasons). Thought I'd pop in to check the price.... Not too sure about that unless it got better in beta!
06-30-2016, 01:25 PM
#6
Good morning / Good afternoon

First of all thank you ojtitus for creating this thread

Now about the game - it is in our opinion rather different game than Carcassonne. At least when we are comparing basics versions of both games (there is a plenty additions to Carcassonne and we don't know them all). Basic version of Galaxy of Trian allows for more interaction - you can not only place your emissaries inside opponents "areas" (unless they are closed) but also there are ways to remove or relocate opponents Emissaries. And there are more options of "actions" after the tile is placed (in Carcassone there is only an option to place your guy on a tile).

Mythbuster - we are very sorry to hear about your experience. Unfortunately game is not well prepared for iPad Pro - this is a very new device we were not aware of when we prepared the art for the game. We are considering special set of arts to fit better such an epic resolution. The game however looks much better on smaller devices.

Regarding your issues with crashes - as we already posted in a different thread - the update is on its way. Those crashes happens to everyone - they are not related to your device. We hope the update will be live in hours rather than days. We will keep you updated.

Let us know what you think. Even regarding price - $6.99 looked like a usual price tag for a board game, but we are not greedy, nothing is written in stone
06-30-2016, 01:48 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: In the middle of nowhere
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Well ... I have no problem with the price tag ... but: If it costs the same as i. e. Carcassonne than it should have the same quality:

- A good working UI (in your game it is hard to place tiles, compare this with Carcassonne)
- Real good graphics
- Sound and music separate turn on / off
- stable gameplay
- Carcassonne has around ten different AI player with own style and level

and much more ...

By the way: The "new" iPad Pro is now 8 months in my hands ...

iPad Pro | iPad Air 2 | iPhone 6s Plus

I reject your reality and substitute my own.
06-30-2016, 02:00 PM
#8
That is interesting. We are sure Carcassonne is for $9.99 and our game is for $6.99

We are little bit surprised about your complains about tile placement. If you don't mind, we would like to hear more about it (we are open to all ways of communication including emails and skype ).

We are aware that the game is not perfect (yet ). We are working on more AI, several FREE additions and other improvements. We know this is not an excuse for a poor performance of the game - and we are very sorry for it. We are doing everything we can in our small team.

And yes - separate mute for sound & music is hight on our priority list - and will even go higher after reading this thread.

Even if you are unhappy with our performance we are still very thankful for your feedback.

Hope we will be able to change your opinion about us soon
06-30-2016, 04:06 PM
#9
Just to let you know guys - the new version without annoying issues in the tutorial - is already available on the store
06-30-2016, 06:43 PM
#10
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 4,092
Quote:
Originally Posted by Grey Wizard Innovative View Post
Just to let you know guys - the new version without annoying issues in the tutorial - is already available on the store
FYI, the app is still not yet available in HK Store.

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Honestly, I was never terribly good at games. - Finch (PoI S2E16)