By Chillingo Ltd
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In Zooloretto™ each player uses small, large, wild and exotic animals and their young to try attracting as many visitors as possible to their zoo. But be careful - the zoo must be carefully planned. Before you know it, you have too many animals and not enough room for them. That causes negative points! Luckily, you can expand your zoo.
Zooloretto™, created as a family game, belongs to the most famous award winning board games worldwide.
•„Spiel des Jahres 2007“ (Germany)
•„Golden Geek Award 2007“ and nominated for the „Game of the year 2008“ (USA)
•„Japan Boardgame Prize 2007 - Best Foreign Game for Beginners“ (Japan)
•„Game of the year 2007“ (Australia)
•Use the touchscreen to drag and drop animals and vending stalls into your zoo
•Drag the ”roller blind" from the top to gain an overview of your zoo and the zoos of the other players
•Unlock new player characters and future add-ons in the integrated shop
•3D-view for zoos, animals und vending stalls
•Animations and sounds of the animals makes you feel like you are in a zoo
•Learn exciting details about all animals from the game in the encyclopedia
•Play against the computer or up to 4 other players (Pass'n Play)
Here are some great reviews:
"Like all great board games, it looks pretty simple to start out, but more and more complicated as you go along. " - TUAW
"A fascinating and unique turn-based game translated masterfully from its boardgame ancestor." SILVER AWARD - PocketGamer
"A Charming Board Game for the Whole Family" - AppSmile.com
"My ADD is kicking in on this one BIG TIME! This is a great game for five bucks." -Board Game Geek forum post
"For me it’s a no brainer and already have as I have sunk probably about 20 hours of gameplay so far into Zooloretto." - MrBass.org
Zooloretto™ is developed by SpinBottle Games and published by Chillingo Ltd
What's New in Version 1.20
- iOS4 Compatible
- Various BugFixes
Hmmm...great this game it made it onto iOS
But a shame the designers didn't check out the Carcassonne, Forbidden Island and Catan conversions. This slightly under-realised app has rather a lot not-as-good-as-it could-be with it.
First up, it desperately needs to be tweaked for the iPad, a blown up iPhone game is not enough.
Second, there needs to be an option of decartoonified graphics - a major weakness in the app. A straight representation of the board game would be immensely preferable to these cutesy reinventions of what is a graphically strong game in real life.
Third the sideways swipe between turns grates a bit after a while.
Otherwise very much what you'd expect. Workmanlike compared to similar apps. Worth the discounted price but only just.
Edit: one star deducted for occasional game freezing bug, and for inaccurate rule implementation, as the app scores bonus coins for completing enclosures with offspring, something explicitly excluded in the physical game rules. Disappointing.
Needs a radical update after more than 18 months in the app store.
Great implementation of the board game
We had the Zooloretto boardgame for a couple of years but the rules didn't get read and it sat on a shelf gathering dust. Then I got the app, learnt the game and now the board game comes out all the time. Zooloretto can seem confusing at first but is actually pretty simple and you'll soon get the swing of things - our five year old picked it up quickly. Now both my daughter and wife want to borrow my phone to play Zooloretto.
It would be nice to have a few more add-ons included and it would be good if backward compatibility was maintained with previous version of IOS (ie I originally had this on my Ipod which I haven't upgarded to IOS 4.0 but now it won't work).
excellent port of an excellent game
If you're a fan of eurogames, or even if you're not, you should pick this up. It plays very fluidly, and is easy to learn with the in game tutorial. the game has in app unlocks which will keep you coming back for a while. cute graphics and pleasant music makes for a polished looking game on the iPhone.
Please can you give us an iPad version or a universal app with better graphics, the board game deserves to be on the iPad in it's full glory
And please correct all the English grammatical and spelling mistakes, such as "Please wait while your your opponents are doing their moves". your your? doing?
- Category: Games
- Updated: 17 August 2010
- Version: 1.20
- Size: 16.7 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: Chillingo Ltd
- © SpinBottle Games GmbH
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.