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  • Summary: Lost Cities by the world-renowned board-game author Reiner Knizia takes you on a journey to undiscovered countries and mythical places. Compete against a friend, a stranger or one of 4 different computer players, in what has been called a "two player Solitaire with an extra portion of suspense". Designed and polished for the iPhone by TheCodingMonkeys, makers of Carcassonne for iOS.

    • online matches against game center friends or strangers
    • voice acted interactive tutorial
    • comprehensive rules section
    • 4 different AI players with emotions
    • full-length atmospheric soundtrack
    • a plethora of single- and multiplayer achievements
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  1. Aug 27, 2012
    At this point, I have no problem saying that developer TheCodingMonkeys has me hook, line and sinker.
  2. Aug 25, 2012
    This new presentation is particularly appropriate since the entire game is such an enthusiastic package. This isn't just a way to play Lost Cities matches. It's a whole silly metagame, with four different AI opponents, ingame emoticon chat, goals, and leveling up.
  3. Aug 30, 2012
    I dare say this is the most accessible and newbie friendly Knizia iOS game yet.
  4. Aug 25, 2012
    This is a fantastic game. It is even easier to play than the original board game, although the concept is the same. Think of it as a twist on solitaire, only you don't have to play this game alone.
  5. Aug 25, 2012
    While other board games remain content to try to boil down or otherwise crowbar their game on to the iOS platform, Lost Cities feels completely at home thanks to its casual simplicity.
  6. Aug 25, 2012
    Lost Cities won't make you feel like an explorer, but this card game is a wonderfully vicious twist on gin rummy.
  7. Aug 28, 2012
    No matter how different the results, every game feels pretty much the same, and that really cripples its long-term appeal.

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