RatScrew is an intriguing card game that matches your pattern recognition skills with your reaction time as well as your wits. Its fun for the whole family. You can play against your friends or the computer. Just remember that you are never out of the game till the game is over! You may know the game as Egyptian Ratscrew, Egyptian War, Egyptian Rat War, Egyptian Rat Slap, ERS, or just Slaps. No matter what you call it, it is highly addictive!
To play a card you can tap, swipe, or drag your card to play it on the pile. If you are playing by yourself you can either slap the pile or your slap area. If playing against others, each player has their own slap area in the shape of a hand. Hit the hand to slap the pile when you see a slap combination. You can also setup the slap rules in the settings and turn on just the rules you are use to playing or you can try different combinations to maximize your fun!
* HD Images that are optimized for Retina Displays
* Single or Multi-player modes up to 4 players
* 3 levels of computer players
* Fun sounds that you can enable/disable
* 7 of the more popular slap rules
* Appropriate for the whole family to enjoy
You can also add:
* Selectable Card Packs
* Selectable Playing Surfaces
* "Most important for a game like this is the ‘fun-factor’, which is very good." -- AppVisionary.net
* "Overall Rating: 4.5 out of 5" -- Plazor.com
Updated to 64 bit
Ratings and Reviews
This is one of my favorite games on the App Store. It has great game play and with the new update, you can finally slap the pile!!! I would love this game except for a bug the update brought. Whenever my CPU opponent slaps the pile before I do, the cards disappear and the whole game stops working. You can go back to the main menu, but when you resume the game it's still not working. Also, there's a small bug where if you finish a game, the "you win" screen pops up. You then tap the screen and it goes back to the main menu. This is what is supposed to happen. But when I start a new game it says another game is still in progress an that I can resume it. I press resume and it just goes back to the you win screen. This isn't too much of a problem because I can then go back to the main menu and start a new game by erasing the progress of the "other game still in progress." But its still a bit annoying. Lastly, you haven't updated the instructions to say that you can slap the hand or the pile.
The computer player is quite good which makes it a good challenge. Luckily you can change the difficulty settings. Game is addicting and quite fun!
The only thing missing...
...is the physical pain of getting smacked on the top of your hand when you go for the pile. Great rendition of the classic slap-the-pile game. The customizable rule variants are a nice touch.
- Ukneeq Solutions
- 28.7 MB
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © 2012 Ukneeq Solutions
- In-App Purchases
- Classic Card Pack $0.99
- Poker Table Surfaces Pack $0.99
- Home Surface Pack $0.99
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.