By Optime Software LLC
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The #1 Checkers app for iOS just got better. Play against your Game Center friends or random opponents using our new turn-based multiplayer feature!
Checkers Premium supports both 1 player and 2 player gameplay, so you can play against friends or test your skills against a challenging computer opponent.
Our new turn-based network play feature allows you to play up to 16 simultaneous network games against your Game Center friends or random network opponents over Wi-Fi or 3G.
Checkers Premium includes a host of exciting features, including:
* Great graphics and awesome sound effects
* Configurable player names and score tracking
* Outstanding AI engine provided by renowned AI researcher Martin Fierz
* Fully configurable 1 player difficulty level
* Undo function
* Option to enable / disable forced captures
* Automatic save when you exit the app
Checkers Premium currently plays according to American Checkers / English Draughts rules.
What's New in Version 2.50
* Updated for iOS 7
* Minor bug fixes
Good but needs improvement
I like playing checkers. It would be nice if I could block certain players from playing with me. Some just start a game and then never play again or they just end it after one or two moves. It is the same players.
Napoleonbambo just started 21 games with me then ended right away. This is a waste if my time. I want to block this one.
Overall it's great
My one complaint is that it does the same opening move (one in particular) that leads to it's eventual defeat every time. Mind you it took me awhile to figure it out but now I can beat it every time at level five difficulty. Other than that the AI is very challenging and very creative at times.
After reading many reviews of how strong this program's AI was I decided to give it a try. I wanted a program that could give me at least a fair challenge.
What a total waste of time. I realize this is not an app for a desktop, which has a lot more resources and computing power, still there is no challenge whatsoever, even on the highest difficulty setting.
I suppose if you want to play versus a human the game may have some value, but other than that it's very disappointing.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Oct 01, 2013
- Version: 2.50
- Size: 35.1 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Optime Software LLC
- © 2013 Optime Software LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.