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  • Publisher: ariaOD
  • Genre: Strategy
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 13.8 MB
  • Version: 1.1
  • Price: Free
  • Average User Rating: 5 (1)
App description: PALBO

Get addicted to Palbo - the new and addictive FREE strategy card game.

Palbo is played on a 3x3 board. The beautiful Palbo photo cards can be flipped and captured depending on number values that are shown on the cards. Higher numbers beat lower numbers - but: there are simple but special rules that make it so exciting! You need to find the right strategy to beat your opponent. Special combos can turn a lost game into a victory with the last card! Winning higher level cards enables you to beat stronger opponents.
Palbo is loosely inspired from the famous Final Fantasy VIII mini-game Triple Triad - but it adds so many features that it is a game on it's own.

Key Features:
- Challenge the strong game AI in the single player mode, win (and lose) cards
- Beautiful photo card deck with 63 cards of 7 different card levels to win and collect
- Comprehensive and challenging rule set including SAME, PLUS, WALL and COMBO rules
- Different battle match locations with different rule sets and different difficultiy levels
- Select your best hand cards out of the set of cards that you own
- Compete against a friend in a battle match (one device only in FREE version)
- Create special custom photo cards with your images (trial only in FREE version)
- In-game help manual available explaining all the rules
- Full game and card deck statistics and nice sound effects
- Retina display support on all device orientations

Additional Key Features of the Full Version:
- No advertisements in the game
- Challenge real opponents in multiplayer battle matches via Game Center (internet) and Bluetooth
- Win (and lose) special cards (card levels 8 and higher)
- Create special custom photo cards with your images that can be used in battle matches
- Lost cards can make their way around the world - custom cards are unique!

Coming soon:
- Trade cards (your special custom photo cards) with your friends via Bluetooth and Facebook

Customer reviews:
Tom: "Wow, this is really addictive. It is definitely not another triple triad clone. With the option to create custom cards it's a completly new game."
Sarah: "It's so much fun to try and win lost custom cards back from your opponents."

Available languages: English

Baronic's comments:
Anyone else playing this? I did a search of "Palbo" in the forum and found nothing. I'm trying it out and initial impressions are very good. It's free (says paid version no ads but I couldn't find the paid version, weird.) gameplay is like Final Fantasy 8's card game, (which I Friggin loved) but seems to have deeper gameplay I think. Just started anyway and it's free lol.

Don't know how u guys copy paste all those info as I see in other threads, can't seem to select text in AppStore. Pardon my noobnesS

iTunes link : http://itunes.apple.com/my/app/palbo-free/id405380386?mt=8
12-13-2010, 12:01 AM
12-13-2010, 12:05 AM
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 117
Thanks how did u copy paste that?
12-13-2010, 12:23 AM
Joined: Aug 2010
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Posts: 373
Aww man, I want the full version so I can pretty up the cards lol.

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12-13-2010, 01:03 AM
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 117
Lol full version can make your own cards from your photo album. Maybe it's not out yet but if it is imma getting. Imagine using your own face as a powerful card. Would be amusing if you lose that card to an opponent and that opponent now has "you" in his deck lol

Last edited by Baronic; 12-13-2010 at 01:05 AM.
12-13-2010, 07:55 AM
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 117

Thank you for you interest in the full version of Palbo. The full version is currently in review at Apple. We excpected to be able*to offer it in the App Store very soon - hopefully during the next week. In case that you like the game please don't forget to rate it in the App Store. If you have some recommendations or ideas how we could improve the game - just let us know.

Best regards,

Palbo Team

A reply I got from the devs