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Bang! is a Strategy game available on the BOARD IPHONE. It can be played in Turnbased Competitive Physical modes.

Bang! is a Strategy game. Strategy games provide experiences that require quick thinking, and forward planning from the gamer. They combine the unfolding tactics of classic games like chess, with more recent board games such as Risk. Usually focusing on a theatre of war context, players enjoy the tactical overview of the battle these games provide.

Bang! can be played in a Turnbased mode. Turn Based games are played in turns, so that players can stop and consider their next move. This is common in tactical experience such as strategy or adventure games as this enhances the sense of control and planning the player has. Other genres - such as sporting, fighting and rhythm action games obviously rely on realtime game play.

Bang! can be played in a Competitive mode. Competitive Multiplayer games provide experiences where players compete against each other and the computer. Obviously lending itself to sports and team games, these competitive engagements have also dominated the shooting and fighting genres because of the direct combat and expertise involved in each. Although these games were originally played in a split screen style, more recently they are played online via services such as PlayStation Network, Xbox Live and the Nintendo Wireless Connection.

Bang! can be played in a Physical mode. Physical games use real world cards, props and boards. Sometimes this complements a video game experience, but more often they simply exist as physical games in their own right. These games range from Eye of Judgement that uses a camera to detect which cards a player has, to interactive play experience like EyePet. Video games that make use of these props look to encompass the strong board gaming tradition that pre-dates and often outsells video games - such as Settlers of Catan or Carcassone.


We have our reporters and community keeping an eye on Bang! for you, and we'll keep you up to date with the latest developments as they happen.


Family Gamer review Tue, 08 Mar 2011

Bang! is card based parlor game that combines strategy and cunning. Varied gameplay and a strong theme make it an ideal way to spend an evening with four or five friends.

Bang! is an award-winning spaghetti-western themed card game that's been around for years, but for one reason or another doesn't seem to have made much of an impression on the UK game-playing public. Certainly I'd never heard of it before it arrived on my doorstep and none of my friends had either. A quick look at the rules suggested that it would be beyond my children, so pizza and beer were laid on for six willing wannabe desperadoes.
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Touch Gamer review Sat, 27 Nov 2010

Bang! iPhone deftly recreates the classic parlor game. Secret roles and special abilities combine with a well balanced card set to create an intriguing and addictive experience. Add to this the cross-platform multiplayer and this is an impressive iPhone/iPad/PC offering.

Unlike other iPhone games that simply replicate the physical version of a board or card game electronically, Bang! brings some interesting new features to bear in its iPhone/iPad/PC release. This hinges on cross platform plat that will enable iPhone, iPad and PC gamers to compete against each other online.
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Board Gamer review Sat, 27 Nov 2010

Bang! is a strategic card game for up to seven people where players race to kill each other and work out which role they have each been assigned. Like the popular Mafia (Werewolf/Assassin) party games the intrigue about who is playing which role is as much fun as winning or losing.

Bang! is a little more complex (and perhaps less flexible) than those classic Mafia parlor games, but the structure it brings to the table (ed: so to speak?) makes it a more accessible game for a wider audience. It also creates a strong sense of the western theme with the different roles, character and abilities.
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