Recommend some turn-based mutl-platform mobile games
April 23, 2012 2:23 PM   Subscribe

Friends & I enjoy playing words-with-friends because it's a) asynchronous/turn-based, so we can play throughout the day without having to find times we're both free; and b) cross-platform, for android & iphone. What other games that fit those two categories should we try?
posted by kickingtheground to Technology (11 answers total) 30 users marked this as a favorite
Draw Something has been very popular lately.
posted by Nightman at 2:26 PM on April 23, 2012 [6 favorites]

Questions. (See "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead".)

You could play it by electronic communication if you relaxed the "hesitation" rule.
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 2:27 PM on April 23, 2012

posted by Garm at 2:31 PM on April 23, 2012

Chess with friends, too
I've seen some gamesnamed "X with buddies" to indicate that they work this way.
posted by soelo at 2:40 PM on April 23, 2012

Scramble With Friends. It is addictive even though I generally lose at it. It also seems to be heavy on the processor and battery.
posted by zoinks at 2:42 PM on April 23, 2012 [1 favorite]

posted by dfan at 3:07 PM on April 23, 2012 [1 favorite]

Hero academy.
posted by goshling at 5:04 PM on April 23, 2012

posted by stuartmm at 5:11 PM on April 23, 2012

Uniwar meets both your requirements, though it is much more a strategy game than Friends with Words.
posted by subajestad at 8:49 AM on April 24, 2012


There are Carcassonne apps on both iPhone and Android, but they are not cross-platform, and as far as I can see the Android version is local multi-player only.
posted by EndsOfInvention at 9:09 AM on April 24, 2012

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