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Strategic Dice

By Ephemeron Industries, LLC

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Description

Strategic Dice is a world conquest simulation inspired by the online classic Dice Wars. Learn to play in just seconds and enjoy days of challenges vs. computer players and/or other people through Game Center.

Features:

- Single player vs. up to seven computer players.
- Pass & Play mode for two players using one device.
- 2-4 player internet multiplayer with Game Center.
- Game Center Achievements.
- Full iPhone, iPad, and Retina display (iPhone 4) support.
- Choose your preferred dice color.
- Sound effects.


How to Play:

- 2-8 players (1 or 2 humans locally, or 4 humans multiplayer, plus computer players) begin with assorted territories under their control.
- Each territory is assigned a random number of dice at the start.
- Each turn, players may attack one or more neighboring territories.
- If the sum of the attacker's dice is greater than the sum of the defender's dice, the attacker takes control of the territory and the defenders dice are destroyed.
- Upon capturing a space, all attacking dice except one are moved to the new space.
- At the end of each turn, players are awarded additional dice based on the number of connected territories they control.
- When only one player has dice remaining, the game is over!

Simple to learn, but endlessly addictive.

What's New in Version 1.1

- Sound effects (optional).
- Now allows you to build up extra dice when all your spaces are full (consistent with classic Dice Wars rules).

Screenshots

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Customer Reviews

Great adaptation

Just like the flash version. Sometimes the randomness feels very unfair, but it always feels that way when 5 dice beat 8. In addition to the standard game there's an online multiplayer for up to 4 that I haven't used and a pass and play mode that my wife and I enjoy, but it only allows for two players. I think it would be a great, and easy, improvement to allow for up to 8 pass and play players.

Fun

I like this game a lot, with two wishes. First, I wish I could place my "spoils" dice - the computer placement of my dice screws up my strategy more often than not. Second, I've been playing the game for a while now, and I think the random dice throws need to be checked - I know it's not a large enough sample, but I'm starting to think there might be something not entirely right (but it's not my job to debug).

So close to uninstalling

I used to like this game a lot. However, it has recently began to disappoint me. It feels like the number generator for the AI is grossly unfair. A stack of 3 should not be beating a stack of 5. Also, evenly matched forces normally have a 50/50 chance, but the AI wins nearly every time they attack. I've played this game for a long time and have never had problems like this. I went from winning about half of my games to almost none.

This is so incredibly frustrating. Please fix your game; I'd hate to have to uninstall it because it became unfair and no longer fun.

Strategic Dice
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $1.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.1
  • Size: 4.2 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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