ItsYourTurn — Turn based games since 1998
* 3 million registered accounts *
January 5, 2010: #3 most Popular “Hot New Game”
NOTE: this app is a front end for a subscription-based web site (although there is a basic service with no time limit). If you are morally opposed to paying for online services, you may want to skip downloading this “free” app.
THE ONLY BOARD GAME APP YOU NEED
ItsYourTurn is the only board game app you need. Over 50 games to play (many of your favorites). Compete in tournament and ladders, or play relaxed, casual games with friends. Play board games wherever you take your iPhone.
ONE MOVE AT A TIME
We feature turn-based games: make one move at a time, we keep track of your games. Play when it’s convenient for you. Take time to think about your next move. You and your opponent can make moves 5 minutes apart or 5 days apart.
— 50+ different board games
— active ladders and tournaments
— large community: tens of thousands of players play every day from all over the world (30% outside the US)
— send a short message with each move (optional)
— invite a friend, or let the computer match you
— time limits as short as 28 hours per move, as long as 45 days per move
— rock-solid server: over a billion player moves processed
MANY GAMES TO CHOOSE FROM
Version 1.2 supports 59 different games in the following categories (number of game variants in parentheses):
(8) – Chess
(7) – Backgammon
(3) – Boatzee (Yahtzee)
(8) – Checkers
(9) – Reversi / Othello
(6) – Stack4 / Connect 4
(6) – Sabotage (a Stratego clone with significant differences)
(5) – Battleboats (Battleship)
(4) – Pente
(3) – miscellaneous
Future games: Jamble (a Scr**ble word game clone) will be added soon. Other future games include Go, Chinese checkers, Chinese chess, and more. All these games already run on our web site, we just need to move them to the iPhone.
LADDERS AND TOURNAMENTS
If you want a challenge as well as a fast-moving game, try our ladders and tournaments.
— Start at the bottom of the ladder, and challenge players above you to move up.
— Our most popular ladder (28-hour Open chess) currently has about 1,800 players.
— Hundreds of active ladders to choose from.
— 28, 48, 72, and 100 hour (per move) ladders available.
— Play 2 games each with 3 other players.
— Winner(s) move on to the next round until there is a single winner of the final round.
— Later rounds feature better players.
— New tournaments start twice a week in almost every game type.
IPHONE OR WEB SITE, IT’S UP TO YOU
Play your games using either your iPhone or your browser (through ItsYourTurn.com). Enjoy games with friends and relatives who don’t own iPhones.
FREE ACCOUNTS AND PAID MEMBERSHIP
— 15 moves a day
— 1 ladder at a time
— 20 games at one time (when a games ends, you can start another one)
— free status never expires (you can play for years without paying us)
— ad supported
Paid membership benefits:
— unlimited moves per day
— 100 regular and 100 tournament/ladder games (with this many games, you will be moving continuously)
— no advertising
— members-only tournaments and ladders, where the players are more “serious”
— Membership is $29.95 a year (3, 6, and 24 month increments also available).
TRY IT OUT
The app is free, the players are waiting. Join the ItsYourTurn community and you’ll always have games where It’s Your Turn.