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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.

Sushi Go!
Turn The Tide: The Sink or Swim Strategy Card Game by Stefan Dorra
Bottom of the 9th

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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.

Win The Game


Playdek, Inc.

A card game where the cards themselves determine the rules.

Fluxx all begins with two basic rules: draw one card, play one card. You’ll start with a hand of three cards, add the card you draw to your hand, and then choose one card to play. However, following the directions written on your chosen card can cause the rules and even the goal of the game to change. Everything is in Fluxx.

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

Smash Up

Nomad Games

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

Get ready to start the carnage in the digital edition of AEG’s shufflebuilding card game, Smash Up. Choose two faction decks from Pirates, Ninjas, Robots, Zombies, and more, and combine them to create a hybrid team that is a force to be reckoned with!

Mash up 2 factions...

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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San Juan
San Juan
San Juan

San Juan

Ravensburger Digital GmbH
4/5 – “San Juan is one of my favorite card games and this implementation on iOS does it justice.”
3/4 – "San Juan is an excellent card game."
4/5 – "A definite must-buy for fans of card games, or those looking for a little bit of strategy on their iPhone or...

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.

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...

1000 Miles
1000 Miles
1000 Miles

1000 Miles

Emma Whan

1000 Miles is based on a French card game. 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 are in a car race....

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.

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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 device.

This official battlecards Stratego comes with an AI opponent that is adjustable to match your skills. Play as many battles card games as you like. Defeat the enemy with al the original rules or the special single card rule.
Or play against a friend, your kids or people in the train with the great Multiplayer pass and play variant.

• Unlimited Stratego battles
Play as many Stratego card games as you like.
You have to play tactical with a great defense or attack plan.

• Single Player Stratego AI Engine
A Stratego engine to challenge beginners and veteran commanders alike.
Refine tactics and watch how the enemy falls for your ultimate strategic bluff! Make sure you defend your flag, as opponents will send their army cards to capture it!

• Play offline Stratego any time and everywhere, no internet required for this Strategy game!
No live internet connection is needed to play a thrilling game of Jumbo's Stratego. So you can just play offline anywhere you want! Don't wait for human players that don't respond or quit the game halfway through. No internet, just like the official cardgame, but more fun and challenging battles than any other multiplayer defense game online.

• Pass and Play
This is a unique version that will give you the experience of the analog card game but without the hassle of bringing the cards, dealing them and putting them back in the board game closet.
Just pick your device, fire up the app and go!

• Difficulty setting
Set the engine to the mode that suits your strategic skills best.
Are you a beginner or can you handle the clash in the star mode for true warfare leaders.
This Stratego game also has a great tutorial that will teach Stratego and will help to improve tactical skills.

You don’t need an internet connection and you don’t need to wait for other players to join.
Are you a strategic player? Do you like card games and tower defense games? Interested in real time war games? You’ll love Stratego! Defend your Flag and don’t hesitate any longer. Download and Install NOW and prove your battle and strategy skills with Stratego® Battle Cards!

Please contact Youda at [email protected] if you have any issues or suggestions, we would love to help!

Get ready for the ultimate strategy war game and join the rapidly expanding group of Stratego fans :

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 skills to the test against the computer.

Our three new levels increase the difficulty and add strategy to the game without losing the simplicity that made the classic version a hit!

-Automatic scoring
-Multiple game difficulty modes
-Single player mode: Compete one-on-one with the computer!
-Up to 4 players
-Designed for ages 8+