Shards the Deckbuilder is a new breed of digital deckbuilding game that uses the popular Cerberus game engine. Earn epic loot, choose to battle or join forces with your friends, and explore limitless strategies in multiple game modes.

What’s New

Version 1.6

Fixed a visual issue related to rewards and other various card bugs

Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
13 Ratings
13 Ratings
likedeckbuilder2018 ,

Great card game with lots of strategy!

I am addicted into this game play.

Tfshidvj ,

Decent Builder Terrible Monetization

The game plays almost exactly like Lord of the Rings Deck Builder by Cryptozoic. The gameplay itself is good if you like that time of deck builder.

But the monetization of the app is atrocious. You have to buy currency with real money. $5 gets you 500 "tokens". You can upgrade from the free game for 200 tokens. If it stopped there, with full access to all the gameplay for $5, it would be a good value. But it doesn't.

One of the unlocked features is "raids", a game mode. What they don't tell you until after you've paid real money to unlock them is that each time you complete a raid, it costs 100 tokens. So you have to pay a dollar every time you want to play that game mode.

Personally, I refuse to support developers who have extremely greedy in app purchases.

Update: the developer responded with "Raids are sold for 100 tokens. .... But the game shouldn’t cost any tokens each time to play."

Heres what the game tells you is available for 200 tokens: "Unlock all Champions, Mythic Adventures, 100x 80Arcade Tokens, and ability to play in raids and battle other players."

Mythic Adventures cost "void ether" to play after you've unlocked it, which costs real money. Raids cost tokens to play after you've gained the ability to play. That doesn't make any sense and I'd say is pretty deceptive.

Apparently , the developer has updated my account in some way, I now have access to play in raids where before it asked me for 100 tokens. I can't review that, because you have to have another person to play and after waiting several minutes of no one else joining, I quit.


Very well made.

If you like DCDeck Building, the learning curve will be very small. I do wish there was a way to invite friends through a friends list feature. It’s not perfect yet, but I don’t think it’ll take long for them to get it all polished up and optimized.


80 Arcade LLC
342 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 9+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
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In-App Purchases
  1. 500 Tokens $4.99
  2. 1,100 Tokens $9.99
  3. 7,500 Tokens $49.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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