The Best Card and Board Games on iOS: Reader Picks

    Last week we picked our favorite card and board games on iOS. We got a lot of reader feedback, so we decided to compile a list of your picks to highlight even more great iOS games that began as tabletop experiences. Read on to find out which card and board games our readers like to play on iOS.

    Assassin’s Creed Recollection

    Bottom Line: A surprisingly deep and layered collectable card game based on an excellent gaming world.

    Our ReviewBuy It (Universal, Free)

    Elder Sign: Omens

    Most Helpful iTunes Review: “Top of the line when it comes to board game apps. Can’t recommend it enough.”

    Buy It ($2.99 for iPhone, $6.99 for iPad)

    Ghost Stories The Boardgame

    Most Helpful iTunes Review: “Excellent game, a real headcracker that will make you spend a lot of time figuring out how to beat the game.”

    Buy It (iPad, $5.99)

    Le Havre (The Harbor)

    Most Helpful iTunes Review: “I’m very impressed by how much game they were able to squeeze onto my relatively small iPhone screen.”

    Buy It (Universal, $4.99)

    Neuroshima Hex

    Bottom Line: Neuroshima Hex is a cleverly conceived board game that translates well onto the iDevice. Its evolution through updates has improved it significantly, though it still remains difficult and tricky to learn.

    Our ReviewBuy It (Universal, $2.99)

    Puerto Rico HD

    Most Helpful iTunes Review: “Good implementation of a favorite game.”

    Buy It (iPad, $7.99)

    Reiner Knizia’s Tigris & Euphrates

    Most Helpful iTunes Review: “Functions perfectly and is a marvelous multiplayer experience.”

    Buy It (Universal, $4.99)

    Shadow Era TCG

    Bottom Line: Shadow Era is a deep CCG that’s easy to pick up, but nearly impossible to put down.

    Our ReviewBuy It (Universal, Free)

    Summoner Wars

    Most Helpful iTunes Review: “I have loved Summoner Wars for years as a card game and this app has exceeded my expectations. Great implementation. Smooth play.”

    Buy It (Universal, Free)


    Most Helpful iTunes Review: “Simply put, it is one of the most strategic card games out there save for bridge.”

    Buy It (Universal, $2.99)

    Yggdrasil for iPad

    Most Helpful iTunes Review: “Wonderful! Captures the Norse mythology with intense and interesting strategic gameplay.”

    Buy It (iPad, $5.99)

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