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Magic Ludo

Board game adaptation arrives at the App Store.

Independent developer, GameFront, has just released Magic Ludo into the App Store. Magic Ludo is an adoption of the classic and popular board game, and is free to download featuring extra content such as additional boards and levels available through micro transactions at regular updates.

Magic Ludo features 13 levels and three distinct versions of Ludo: First, there is the classic version similar to the European incarnation of the board game. Secondly, there is the Chinese version, which unlike the classic European version features stacking and flying. And last but not least, there is the African version which includes stacking, stack blocking and movement penalty. The game also features a challenge mode in which solo players can participate in missions such as Gogogo, Serial Killer and Time Trial. Included is also a tutorial for those new to the world of Ludo. In casual mode, 1-4 players challenge each other on unlocked boards and missions. Savor the moment of triumph when you send opponent pieces home.

To those unfamiliar and unacquainted with the classic board game “Ludo”, it is a game in which player’s race from start to finish according to dice rolls. The rules of classic Ludo, according to WikiPedia is as follows: A Ludo board is normally a square marked with a cross. Each arm of the cross is divided into three columns, with the columns divided into usually six squares. The centre of the cross is the finishing square which is often divided into four colored triangles. Each colored triangle is combined with a colored middle column appears as an arrow pointing to the finish. The shaft of each arrow is a player's "home column" and is five squares long. To the left of each home column, one square from the edge of the board is a starting square, also colored. During game play a piece moves from its starting square, clockwise around the perimeter of the board, and up the player's home column to the finishing square. In the space to the left of each arm is a circle or square to hold a player's pieces before they are allowed into play.

Magic Ludo is available from the App Store here:

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