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Play With Others In These Strategic Card Games

Strategy based card game emphasize strategic planning of when to play cards. They are similar to strategy board games, but simply rely on card decks. The games are often played head to head, and require knowledge of your hand, what cards are still in the deck, and how your cards can impact an opponent and vice versa.

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Turn The Tide: The Sink or Swim Strategy Card Game by Stefan Dorra

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Age of Rivals
Age of Rivals

Age of Rivals

Roboto Games

A fast paced card based board game about civilization building.

A strategy based board game that tests your civilization building skills. You need to balance culture, military, defense, and economy as well as contend with outpacing your opponent.

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Missile Cards

Missile Cards

Nathan Meunier

If you like mashup games, then Missile Cards is definitely one to have in your collection.

Missile Command is a unique strategy card game that is unlike anything you've tried before on the App Store.

Smash Up - The Card Game
Smash Up - The Card Game

Smash Up

Asmodee Digital

A shufflebuilding card game designed by Paul Peterson that has been adapted for iOS.

***“It’s a goofy theme with fun art and high replayability, but beneath that veneer of casual play is a great middle weight card game that lives on the line between hardcore gamer and casual enjoyment.” —Jonathan Bolding “The Escapist”

***“Smash Up is smashing good fun, especially among gamers who can relax, revel in the sheer audacity of some stupid-good plays, and...

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Bottom of the 9th
Bottom of the 9th

Use cards and dice to play a pressure packed baseball scenario.

Bottom of the 9th

Bottom of the 9th

Handelabra Studio LLC

Baseball has been transformed into a card and dice based board game that has now made the transition to iOS. Build you line up with strategic player attributes, and play as either the pitcher or hitters.

1000 Miles
1000 Miles
1000 Miles

1000 Miles

Emma Whan

1000 Miles is based on a French card game called Mille Bornes (1000 stones). It is simple to learn and play, even for children, and is very addictive. You need to think ahead and watch your opponent's moves to maximise your score though.

The premise of the game is that you...

Jaipur: the board game
Jaipur: the board game

A digital card game that tests your trading skill.

Jaipur: the board game

Jaipur: the board game

Asmodee Digital

Become a trader in this new digital adaptation of a classic card based board game. Your goal is to buy, sell, and trade goods at a better profit than your opponent.

San Juan
San Juan
San Juan

San Juan

Ravensburger Digital GmbH

Boardgamegeek.com:
4/5 – “San Juan is one of my favorite card games and this implementation on iOS does it justice.”

Slidetoplay.com:
3/4 – "San Juan is an excellent card game."

Apptudes.com:
4/5 – "A definite must-buy for fans of card games, or those looking for a little bit of strategy on their iPhone or...

Succession - Rack-O style game
Succession - Rack-O style game
Succession - Rack-O style game

Succession - Rack-O style game

Luke Kazmierowicz

Each player starts with 10 cards in a random order. They then take turns drawing and discarding until one player gets ten cards in numerical sequence.
Grab some friends and start a game with up to four players, or try out the new single player mode to put your succession...

Miles
Miles
Miles

Miles

Dzianis Azarenka

Miles is a recreation of an old French card game - Mille Bornes. In it you must try to beat your opponent to, first, 700 miles - then 1000 miles. You do this by using Mile cards to move, hazard cards to stop your opponent and safety's to protect yourself.

Avignon: A Clash of Popes
Avignon: A Clash of Popes
Avignon: A Clash of Popes

Avignon: A Clash of Popes

Semag Studio LLC

Vie for the papacy in the 14th century in Avignon: A Clash of Popes; petition members of the Church for influence to build your congregation, or eliminate your rival by cleverly positioning your followers.
-Based on the highly successful card game
-Petition Cardinals, Bishops, and Inquisitors to use their unique powers to...

Stratego® Battle Cards
Stratego® Battle Cards
Stratego® Battle Cards

Stratego® Battle Cards

Youda Games Holding B.V.

Play the best Strategy cardgame ever!
Stratego® Official Battle Cards from Jumbo is all about good tactics, strategy and cold hard bluff, a combination of chess and poker. The Strategy battle game that has been played by millions of card and board game players and is now available for your iOS...