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  • Publisher: Wang Ting
  • Genre: Card
  • Device: iPad
  • Size: 23.1 MB
  • Version: 1.2012.10.7
  • Price: $1.99
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App description: You are a monarch, like your parents before you, a ruler of a small pleasant kingdom of rivers and evergreens. Unlike your parents, however, you have hopes and dreams! You want a bigger and more pleasant kingdom, with more rivers and a wider variety of trees. You want a Dominion! In all directions lie fiefs, freeholds, and feodums. All are small bits of land, controlled by petty lords and verging on anarchy. You will bring civilization to these people, uniting them under your banner.
But wait! It must be something in the air; several other monarchs have had the exact same idea. You must race to get as much of the unclaimed land as possible, fending them off along the way. To do this you will hire minions, construct buildings, spruce up your castle, and fill your treasury. Your parents wouldn't be proud, but your grandparents, on your mothers side, would be delighted.




10-19-2012, 09:18 AM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 432
This actually looks quite interesting, and the English is good for a Chinese (?) developer, not that I know what a "feodum" is...

10-19-2012, 09:21 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 631
At least it doesn't look worse that the ellusive official one... I know, that's petty.

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10-19-2012, 11:20 AM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 5,712
Ok, has anyone actually tried it?

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10-19-2012, 11:35 AM
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 1,922
This can't be legal... The other Dominion app had to remove itself from the App Store after the announcement of the official one went publicly announced. I still have the other non official Dominion app and that one was free (iirc) so I can't imagine paying for this one when it too will be removed soon.
10-19-2012, 11:36 AM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 310
Ya I have, It actually does play as a basic single player as far as I can tell. I'm a Dominion newb so I had turn elsewhere to learn how to play, so I'm just figuring it out. I wouldn't know if all the cards are there or not, only 1 lvl of AI, I haven't beaten it yet. Something to tide me over until the official version comes out I guess, at least I know how the game works now
10-19-2012, 02:50 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: NL
Posts: 505
Would be very pleased to hear more from drloony or others who take the plunge.

I.e. before this app is pulled...

(While it was there I didn't download the other non-official Dominion app.)

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10-19-2012, 03:23 PM
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 1,922
Originally Posted by funambulist View Post
Would be very pleased to hear more from drloony or others who take the plunge.

I.e. before this app is pulled...

(While it was there I didn't download the other non-official Dominion app.)
Trust me, I was tempted and I was making no moral high stance on the matter when I stated that, hehe! I half considered buying this myself, but I have the other one, and well, I am less guarded when it is a company publishing and not an unknown independent Asian developer knowingly selling someone else's copyright and trademarked material... I worry if I'm even going to get a legit product given the climate of the App Store under these particular combination of factors...

So, you guys let me know if it is good... And for those who have played the other one (which was developed and released with conditional permission that it be removed when and if the company were to release their own) and who can compare... If it is positive maybe I will take the plunge as well...

Last edited by Bool Zero; 10-19-2012 at 03:25 PM.
10-19-2012, 04:51 PM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 310
After familiarizing myself with the game of Dominion and playing a few games in the App I'm posting more Impressions. The game is very bare bones, no tutorial, Insructions, card animations or sounds are found in the game. There is only single player with ability to play with 1, 2 or 3 computer opponents, and no variable difficulty. The computer only buys treasure cards, and then starts buying Estates, it doesn't buy any action cards at all. Those familiar with the game will no doubt get bored with AI quickly, and this game would quickly become useless without the ability to pass and play or multiplayer
The only practical use for this app is for people like me who are unfamiliar with Dominion and would like a very basic introduction to it. Anyone who is lucky eneough to have the older pulled version of this game would have no use for this. If you didn't already own Ascension or Nightfall, you would be better off investing in those games then this
10-19-2012, 05:04 PM
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 1,922
Thanks! I appreciate that very well covered assessment!