Michael has been an Apple user since system 6 and an Internet aficionado back when it was just email, Usenet and gopher. He and his son play tons of board, card and dice games as well as casual games on the Xbox 360 and iPhone. He is marchpumpkin nearly everywhere except XBL where he is marchpumpkins because MS sucks and won't let him have back his old gamertag.
Castle Defense games have taken on tones from medieval fantasy to WWI to scifi and even just simple doodles. Monster Mayhem goes the ever popular zombie route with just about every other pop culture monster thrown in. But can you fingers handle it?
Hansel and Gretel left a trail of them through the woods. Can you find and remember all the info about your favorite gingerbread house? Or would something like Breadcrumb Trail help you keep track of all your special places?
Soulver touts itself as the ultimate app for quick calculations, but wouldn't that just be the built-in FREE Calculator app? It does have a different approach to adding numbers but is it worth $3 for a bit of streamlining?
Button Men was originally a "real life" dice game popular at gaming conventions (You know, the kind with all the smelly guys wearing Spock ears). Will an iPhone version appeal to the more casual gaming crowd of the iPhone?
HD versions of iPhone games are getting all the love right now. But the iPad is perfect for playing all the classic board games we all know and love. AppAdvice has rounded up some choice picks for you to download as soon as your device arrives.