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App News: Splendor Goes Online and 1775: Rebellion Lands on Steam

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Splendor Updates With Online Multiplayer
When Splendor arrived on digital last year it was hailed as a fairly spectacular port missing only one thing: online multiplayer. Today that oversight was corrected as Splendor was updated to include cross-platform multiplayer.

The version 2.0.0 update includes the following blurb:

[company=1027 wrote:
[/company]"]What's New in Version 2.0.0
** ONLINE MULTIPLAYER NOW AVAILABLE !!! **

• Online game feature is live! Play against human opponents worldwide and cross-platforms!
• You will need a Days of Wonder account to log in and play online games
• Online games are either ranked or unranked, with 2 to 4 players, and you can include a password to make private games.
• Karma system: if you leave an online game in progress, you lose Karma. Players can create games with Karma thresholds to only accept players with a certain level of Karma.
• Victory conditions: in ranked games, the number of Prestige points to win is fixed to 15. In unranked games, you can set the number of points you like.
• Various bug fixes
Splendor is available for iOS Universal, Android, Kindle, and PC/Mac. The online multiplayer update seems to only be available for iOS and Android at this time, however.

- Splendor for iOS Universal, $7
- Splendor for Android, $7
- Splendor for Kindle, $7
- Splendor for PC/Mac, $10


From gallery of Neumannium

1775: Rebellion Released for PC/Mac
It's not a mobile release (yet), but about an hour ago HexWar Games (HexWar) released their port of Academy Games, Inc.' fantastic American Revolutionary War title, 1775: Rebellion for PC and Mac.

1775: Rebellion looks a lot like a war game, but it feels a lot like a euro. and it's one of the best 4-player games out there. Luckily, this version allows for both play against AI and online multiplayer for 2-4 players.

HexWar wrote:
Key Features

1775: Rebellion features simple and unique game mechanics and special attention to historical detail. Experience this critical time in American history, you will not be disappointed!

3 Scenarios – 1775, 1775 (Short) and Siege of Quebec.
Play solo vs. 3 AI difficulties
54 Cards (Movement & Event)
Cross-platform online play or up to 4 player hotseat multiplayer.
Faithful conversion of the original board game.
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As for that tablet version, I've been told that we can expect an iPad version in about a month or so.

The Steam version is currently on sale for $20 instead of it's usual price of $25.

- 1775: Rebellion for PC/Mac, $20


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