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Dmitry Volevodz
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I'm looking to make a helper application for iOS to help people with scoring in their board games. It isn't much fun counting by hand at the end of 7 wonders game.
I realize there are couple of applications like this, but I want to make a full and comprehensive app for many board games.
This is why I want your help, I want to make a list of games that could use help to count victory points and the like.

So far what I am aware of:

1. 7 wonders
2. Agricola
3. Puerto Rico

Please post the games that require victory point counting in the end.
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First which comes to mind:

London (first edition)

I know that there is uncountable amount of these - have some on my own collection, but as London was the latest one I have played with game-end counting, it was easy to remember.

Edit:
And of course - the ultimate one

Mahjong

Have in fact created an excel-spreadsheet to calculate this one - and after several "what if"-corrections it seems to work correctly
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I cannot even imagine how such an app could make scoring any faster, so it will be interesting to see what you come up with.

For most games, I suspect, giving the information necessary to determine the score would take just as long as simply adding the scores together "by hand". At least for me.

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Johan Haglert
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Thanee wrote:
I cannot even imagine how such an app could make scoring any faster, so it will be interesting to see what you come up with.

For most games, I suspect, giving the information necessary to determine the score would take just as long as simply adding the scores together "by hand". At least for me.

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Clearer though, but often custom made fields.
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Voley wrote:
Please post the games that require victory point counting in the end.

Of the games that I own and have played, excluding co-ops, exactly 15 out of 30 require counting at the end of the game. I would guess that percentage might roughly hold for a wider selection of games as well. I'm not sure listing 5000 games here would be helpful to you.

I would propose that you create the app for the games that you play the most, or that you play and feel would be helped most by such an app. There is no shortage of other games, if it really ends up working well.
 
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So...you want to make a calculator?
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EuroPeon
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Please make an app where you take a picture with the phones camera of your tableau and your score is automatically calculated.
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Voley wrote:
Please post the games that require victory point counting in the end.


About half of ever game I can think of. It's like asking "please post games that have dice in them".
 
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Majin19 wrote:
So...you want to make a calculator?


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EuroPeon wrote:
Please make an app where you take a picture with the phones camera of your tableau and your score is automatically calculated.


And make it work for Kingdoms
 
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