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App description: Vie for the papacy in the 14th century in Avignon: A Clash of Popes; petition members of the Church for influence to build your congregation, or eliminate your rival by cleverly positioning your followers.
-Based on the highly successful card game
-Petition Cardinals, Bishops, and Inquisitors to use their unique powers to pull characters to your side, or your opponent's side
-Play against a friend or the Computer in multiple game modes
-Expand your game with optional expansion cards
01-04-2017, 10:25 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 740
Anyone try this? Not worried about a buck but more interested in how the gameplay is.

Last edited by mzinn; 01-04-2017 at 10:31 PM.

01-04-2017, 11:43 PM
#3
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 4,297
It seems to be the "wallet" card game for 2 players kickstarted some time ago:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...r-micro-card-g

BGG page:
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/...on-clash-popes

Review (Youtube):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4WJ6mssAek

Since it is just US$1, I am diving in and will report back.

Update 1: got the game, find no tutorial, emailed the developer, was told there is "How to Play" in the Setting on Main Menu. Still learning...

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Last edited by currymutton; 01-05-2017 at 01:59 AM.
01-05-2017, 07:26 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 740
Quote:
Originally Posted by currymutton View Post
It seems to be the "wallet" card game for 2 players kickstarted some time ago:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...r-micro-card-g

BGG page:
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/...on-clash-popes

Review (Youtube):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4WJ6mssAek

Since it is just US$1, I am diving in and will report back.

Update 1: got the game, find no tutorial, emailed the developer, was told there is "How to Play" in the Setting on Main Menu. Still learning...
Thanks. Think I'll dive in too.
01-05-2017, 08:10 PM
#5
How's the tutorial and gameplay?
01-06-2017, 05:46 AM
#6
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 278
Tutorial is light, just a few short paragraphs, so not ideal - but to be honest anyone with some card gaming experience will be able to just get stuck in and pick it up.

Gameplay is fine..... until it hangs. Sadly 2 games have hung on AI turn after about 10 or so turns.

But the game looks promising, it's not hugely complex or tactical. But I don't understand it all fully yet (def until I can complete some games!)

Edit** managed to complete my third game. It was quick and the AI fairly easily. Need to spend a bit more time checking the AI and cards more..

Last edited by skoptic; 01-06-2017 at 12:52 PM.
01-06-2017, 12:59 PM
#7
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 278
It looks like the base game has 5 (?) card types which is not a huge amount. Three more cars on available via IAP for 0.79. I have bought but haven't played with them yet.

okay here goes my mini game explanation

Five cards are placed on the middle row of a 5 x 5 board grid. The goal is to get three cards off the table by moving them towards yourself.

Each turn you can perform two actions from 4 available. The actions are - push a card one space away, pull one space towards, swap out for a new card from the deck, petition (perform action specified on card)

You are only able to perform each action type once during your turn.

Once a card is moved towards you so it moves off the table, it is considered to be in your 'party'. 1st to 3 cards in party wins

Edit 2** - in custom mode you can select cards to include (if you have expansion). It also has an AI 'aggression' slider. As I had won my first few games, I ramped this up to full. I beat the AI first time, but I am not a strategic genius and usually lose to most AI

Last edited by skoptic; 01-07-2017 at 07:44 AM.
01-07-2017, 08:33 AM
#8
Thanks man.