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App description: BATTLELINE is an acclaimed card-based strategy game from world-reknowned game designer Reiner Knizia. Face off against a rival general in Ancient Greece. Gauge your enemy's strengths and weaknesses...anticipate his or her plans...and command your troops into poker-style "formations" to take control of the battlefield. Only the most cunning military mind can win the day!

Play against live opponents synchronously or asynchronously on GourmetGaming online! Take your turns on iOS or on your home computer!

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12-10-2010, 04:34 AM
This came out of left field. Anyone want to TOFTT?

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12-10-2010, 04:41 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 894
Ohh... this has caught my interest too! Think I'll try to get this over the weekend, but probably won't be able to post impressions till sunday....
12-10-2010, 05:38 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 631
One more Knizia game! Keep'em coming!
12-10-2010, 09:21 AM
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 417
Wow- this is (with Times Square and Lost Cities) my all-time favorite Knizia card game. In Germany it's called "Schotten Totten" (a funny competition between scots, never mind). Downloading... I'm badly in need of holidays to be able to play all these new great apps! Will try it out in the train to work tonight, will post impressions later...

Now playing: Tokaido, Jaipur, Race for the Galaxy, Potion Explosion, Lanterns, Lotus
Waiting for: Enough time to play through the back catalogue of my recent purchases
12-10-2010, 09:24 AM
This is the real Sword & Poker

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12-10-2010, 10:05 AM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Kansas
Posts: 5,338
Would love to read some impressions. These games are always quality but I don't understand how this one plays.

Pass and play is a great feature.
12-10-2010, 11:42 AM
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 69
Got it - I get all Knizia games

It's my weakness. All I need to see is the Knizia name, and it is instantly downloaded.

Anyway, it's not bad, and I think it has great potential. It's not as polished as Samurai or Ra, and it has crashed a couple of times on me while I am changing screens. That being said, it has an excellent discussion of the rules and game options, and is a lot of fun to play. Online play (which is forthcoming) will be a welcome addition, and I would like some sort of statistics included in the next update.
12-10-2010, 11:53 AM
Joined: Sep 2010
Location: World, now Belgium
Posts: 3,031
Sounds like one I need to wait for an update first.
I already had my share of buying something not polished and needing waiting.

12-10-2010, 11:56 AM
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Saratoga, CA, USA
Posts: 11,994
Most important aspect to me concerning board/card games (the randomness of the deal is a given), how's the AI?

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