The Berlin-based game development studio Digidiced (Patchwork, Terra Mystica) have released their latest mobile game, The Castles of Burgundy. The game was published on Android/iOS for approximately RM46.99 (USD11.50). The game is available worldwide and has been translated a dozen languages. Game developers Digidiced, specialized in bringing complex board games to the digital space, have focused on being very faithful to the original game. The Castles of Burgundy for mobile retains the complete original gameplay and adds extras such as asynchronous cross-platform multiplayer games, worldwide ranking, chat, an accessible interactive tutorial, the latest version of the game rules and a very able AI.
“We’re a small studio and chose our projects carefully”, says Felix Dreyfus, co-founder of Digidiced,“but to bring The Castles of Burgundy to the Millions of people who prefer to play board games on digital devices, is something we wanted to do for quite some time as we’re such fans of Stefan Feld’s work! We’re more than happy to give players around the world the opportunity to discover this beautiful game in its new form.”
About Castles of Burgundy
The game can be played by up to 4 players and is family-friendly, yet recommended for players of age 12 and up. It is set in the Burgundy region of High Medieval France. The Hundred Years’ war is over and the Renaissance is looming. Conditions are perfect for the princes of the Loire Valley to propel their estates to prosperity and prominence. Each player plays an ambitious aristocrat, ruler of a small princedom. Through strategic trading and building, clever planning, and careful thought, players add settlements and castles, practice trade along the river, exploit silver mines, farm livestock to gain influence, wealth and power.
The Castles of Burgundy uses the newest version of the board game rules and is enhanced in a number of ways to take advantage of the digital medium. Players can compete in single-player with three distinct and challenging computer opponents or play against friends in local multiplayer – or even face players from all over the world in online mode. There’s an asynchronous game mode with push notifications to enable a relaxed play-style without missing turns. An accessible interactive tutorial makes learning the rules easy but to truly excel players can analyze your best games or learn tricks from the best by watching games of the top players right within the game.