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  • Summary: Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer, is the first officially licensed deck building card game for iOS. Play alone or with friends to battle against the Fallen One for honor and victory. Conceived and designed by three Magic the Gathering tournament champions, Ascension will provide hoursAscension: Chronicle of the Godslayer, is the first officially licensed deck building card game for iOS. Play alone or with friends to battle against the Fallen One for honor and victory. Conceived and designed by three Magic the Gathering tournament champions, Ascension will provide hours of engaging and strategic game play for enthusiast and experienced gamers alike.

    For millennia, the world of Vigil has been isolated and protected from other realms. Now, the barrier between dimensions is failing, and Samael, the Fallen God, has returned with his army of Monsters from the beyond! You are one of the few warriors capable of facing this threat and defending your world, but you cannot do it alone! You must summon powerful Heroes and Constructs to aid you in your battles. The player who gains the most Honor Points will lead his army to defeat the Fallen One and earn the title of Godslayer!
    ***Highlights***

    -Universal App – play Ascension on iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPad, iPad 2, iPod Touch 3, or iPod Touch 4 for a single low price.
    -1st officially licensed deck building game for iPhone and iPad.
    -Over 50 beautifully detailed cards, hand drawn by Eric Sabee.
    -Recruit Heroes and Constructs to bolster your deck.
    -Defeat Monsters for Honor and rewards.
    -Full asynchronous support for multiplayer online games.
    -Play against multiple A.I. opponents using varied strategies.
    -Introductory tutorial to teach you how to play.
    -Enhanced visual optimization for iPhone 4 and iPad using high resolution graphics designed for the retina display.

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  1. Positive: 7 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. 100
    A particularly nice touch is that you can have multiple online games going at once, so you don't have to sit around waiting if your opponent has to put a game down for a while.
  2. Jul 6, 2011
    100
    With the constantly rotating and random list of card to buy, Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer is a game that plays very differently each time you boot it up. Sometimes the deck looks monster heavy, so military cards are a good choice. Other times buying lots of draw cards so you can churn through the deck over and over is the right way to go.
  3. Jul 28, 2011
    100
    If you're already familiar with Ascension, you probably don't need to be sold on the iOS version of the game. If you know nothing about card battle games but have always been eager to try, Ascension marks a good place to start your journey to card-shuffling heroism.
  4. Jul 12, 2011
    80
    If you enjoy CCGs or you already own Ascension, this is an easy title to recommend, but if you're looking for something with a bit more meat it's worth waiting to see where the developer takes this App in the future.
  5. Sep 20, 2011
    80
    When the cards become familiar enough to make zooming a thing of the past, Ascension flowers thanks to its speedy and unfussy online integration. A simple game to learn, it's one that builds into rich and complex battles, big and small. It probably won't impress the airhead in your life, unfortunately – but that's what iPint's for.
  6. Aug 1, 2011
    70
    The actual game of Ascension is a somewhat refreshing spin on fantasy-based card games in that instead of building a specific deck that you use in battles, you're building your deck on the fly from game to game.
  7. Aug 2, 2011
    60
    A unique card battle game with some good ideas, but it lacks the collection part and the design is awful.

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  1. Oct 9, 2013
    9
    Nice deckbuilding card game that looks beautiful on the iPad. It plays fast with easy-to-learn rules and the AI is good enough to be aNice deckbuilding card game that looks beautiful on the iPad. It plays fast with easy-to-learn rules and the AI is good enough to be a challenge for casual players. Due to its tactical nature it's important to pay attention to what your opponent is doing and what the cards in the center row have to offer. There is no single strategy with which you can "solve" the game.

    Recommended!
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  2. Jun 29, 2014
    8
    A great deckbuilding game that works great on the iPad. If you played the board game, you would love this app. With no need to setup theA great deckbuilding game that works great on the iPad. If you played the board game, you would love this app. With no need to setup the physical board, it makes Ascension much more convenient. Expand

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