Board games are a great way to pass the time, and there are plenty of classics that you probably grew up playing. However, if you are out of the house, such as on a long drive, you may feel like you are playing a board game. However, if there are no actual boards and pieces available, it looks like you’re in luck.
If you have an iPhone or iPad, there are many board game apps on the App store that are created specifically to emulate your favorite board games. No matter what game you want to play, there will probably be an app version of it. If you don’t know which one in the App Store is the best, here is a list of some that you should try.
The best part of playing digital board games is that people can be in different locations and still play together!
This classic money game takes on a new life in the Monopoly board game app. You can play single-player or online multiplayer; you can pass your device to other players near you or you can play online with your friends.
The app works pretty smoothly, although if you’re playing anything online you’ll want to make sure you have a good Internet connection, otherwise there could be some hiccups. The game works exactly like normal Monopoly and you even have the option to add some house rules if you want. Overall, it’s a great app if you’re a Monopoly lover.
There are so many copycat versions of the type of word game that start with Scrabble, so why not just play the classic version? With this game you can play multiple Scrabble games at the same time with other users on the app.
There are also several different ways you can play the game. You can match with random players online or invite other friends to play with you. The game itself is quite similar to the real-life Scrabble. You get a set of 7 letters and take turns trying to make words on the board. Scrabble GO is especially addictive because you probably won’t run out of games any time soon to play with other people.
This version of the Yahtzee game, where you roll the dice to get certain sets of numbers to add to your total, adds a lot of bells and whistles. You can play random tournaments and games with other users, or you can play the Dice World mode, where you can play through different characters and unlock areas.
Whether you like the classic game of Yahtzee or want a fresh twist on the game, this app will keep you playing. It works great and is pretty easy to use, especially since there are tutorials that show you how to play this version of the app.
Life is a fairly popular board game, so creating an app version makes a lot of sense. There’s also the first The Game of Life app, but the second adds even more options and scenarios to the game. You can also play in different fantasy worlds instead of just your usual Life world.
Just like with the classic Monopoly app, you can play single-player, online with friends, online multiplayer, or pass your device on to other people you’re with. However you decide, the game works like a real-life board game. However, since this is an app version, many additions are made to engage you and make the game more interesting with each new game.
Battleship strategy games have been popular for years, where you try to find out the location of your opponent’s ships to sink them. Battleship’s version of the board game app makes setup and getting started much easier and lets you play in different ways than you normally would.
There are goals in the app version of Battleship that you can achieve each time you play a new game, which lead to rewards you can use in the app. You can also play single-player games, either online or with friends. The app also runs very smoothly so you can easily play multiple Battleship games in one sitting.
Clue is a mystery game in which one player commits a murder and all the other players need to find out who it is, as well as the weapon used and the room it was in. The app version of Clue works the same way, and you can play single player or online multiplayer.
There are different boards you can choose to play with, although you will have to purchase additional boards. The game works in a similar way to a board game, with each player taking turns to make a move and guess the nature of the crime. The app’s additional animation effects make the game much more engaging and fun.
While not technically a board game, UNO is still a classic that everyone loves. Like other classic games, you can also find an app for it on the App store. You can play UNO with up to four other players, and after playing a few games, you can play in a variety of modes other than the classic one.
UNO app adds more action to the game so it is very fast paced and addictive. You will likely find yourself playing multiple rounds in the app version of this classic game.
If you are a chess lover, there are many apps out there to play this game. But this one is both simple and adds some features that make playing chess even more fun. With this app you can match with others from all over the world to play. The game board is very simple and it allows you to see every move that you can make when touching a certain piece.
If you are a chess beginner, there are several lessons you can take in the board game app to learn some tips and become better at the game. Overall, it’s a great app no matter what level of expertise you have in chess and you’ll definitely hone your skills through this app and have fun doing it.
Board Games for iPhone and iPad
These are some of the best board game apps on the App Store that will make you feel like you’re playing classic games. With these, however, you won’t have to worry about setting up the table or having enough space to play. They are a perfect way to pass the time or to entertain all your friends and family.