iOS Universal Games
Explore the untamed jungles of Guatemala at Tikal, the infamous Mayan city.
"Tikal offers jungle brilliance for 10 action points a turn" - TUAW
"Deep strategic gameplay... provides a 4-Dimple [out of 5] cerebral experience." - AppSmile.com
"Tikal [is] a game I enjoyed my time with and is easily worth the money." - Gamezebo
Send your expedition members out from base camp to discover buried treasure and uncover over-grown temples. But stay alert, as both treasures and temples can change hands as you compete with other expeditions!
Each turn, you place a new tile representing an area of the jungle you have just mapped, then spend action points to explore. When a volcano tile is revealed, each player has one extra chance to improve their position, then points are awarded. Plan your moves and stake your claims wisely, and your expedition will take it's place in the history books!
With no setup time required, no pieces to lose, and no arguments about the rules, the future of board games is here and Tikal gives you exactly what you want -- to play!
How to play:
Choose your favorite of 6 Mayan totems as your avatar, and then discover the true power of this ancient civilization as you compete against them in solo play.
On a players turn they perform the following actions:
1.Place the next terrain tile on the board; and,
2.Use 10 action points to explore Tikal
Play continues in order with each player placing a new tile and exploring until the volcano tile is drawn. When a volcano tile is drawn players are scored and given 10 more APs to set themselves up for the best possible score.
After the last tile is played a final scoring round occurs and the winner is determined.
No set up required
Fast, easy, and fun game play for 1 to 4 players
Stunning HD graphics with plenty of eye candy
Support for 3 modes of play: solo, "pass and play", and online multiplayer
6 different Mayan totem avatars to choose from
6 different AI opponents to compete against
In-game hints make it easy to learn the game
Complete rules and game guide
Player rankings and stats
Achievements and leaderboards
Online multiplayer play
Play your own iPod music
Wolfgang Kramer is one of the world's most decorated and successful board game designers, and this is the official iOS version of his 1999 German Game of the Year.
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Replaced OpenFeint with GameCenter for turn-based online multiplayer.
Up to 4 players may play online, or 2 or 3 players may play with possible AI opponents. "Undo" is also now supported in online games.
NOTE: online games now require iOS 5.0 or later.
Replaced OpenFeint with GameCenter for achievements and leaderboards.
Significant improvements to the AI.
Restored option to turn off confirmation messages.
Added "Last Moves" log.
Fixed bugs with worker/leader selection.
Fixed bug with stats that could cause loading and undo to take a long time.
Fixed bug that allowed invalid last tile placement.