Top Board Games For Android

Posted on October 5, 2012 by Nikhil P Naik

Your Android phone will certainly bring back your childhood memories of playing board games. Even though we have left our childhood days far behind, it certainly doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a round of snakes and ladders or Tic Tac Toe. We enjoyed every board game; from a game of solitaire on a long weekend to matching every attack with an impressive defense in a game of chess. Or searching for hidden words in a crossword puzzle to a good round of trading in a game of Monopoly, board games have been an integral part of our childhood. Our favorite childhood board games are back on Android phones. These games have become more interesting as they now come filled with exciting twists and turns.

Here are top board games for Android phones.

1. Backgammon

Backgammon is one of the most popular board games. Android game applications developers made sure that they have this game on their devices. It was played by generations of Romans before finding its way to India. From India, it eventually spread to the rest of the world.

Backgammon Android

The game that has come all the way from the towering pyramids of Egypt to the confines of an Android phone is a game of luck, skill and strategy. It comes with 5 levels of difficulty, 2 boards and piece sets, 2 player hot seats, statistics and hints. It’s available as a free app in Google Play App store.

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2. ChessChess Android

The game that has millions of ardent enthusiasts around the world has now found its place on your Android phones too. There are 10 levels (beginners to experts), 2 player hot-seats, 4 chess boards and 4 sets. You have the ability to review your game, check out the statistics and games hints.

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3. Solitaire

Solitaire is one of the all time favorite games for many. The Android Solitaire app comes with a smooth game play and an improved user interface. You can take the help of hints while playing. You can also undo and redo the game as many times as you want. There are more than 130 interesting solitaire games available in Android.

solitaire android

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4. Wordfued

Wordfued is a game that’s similar to Scrabble. It allows you to form complete words with the letters you have. You can also challenge your friends or online strangers to share a game of Wordfued with you. The free version of Wordfued is a multi-player cross-platform puzzle game. You can challenge yourself with up to 30 separate games. Here’s a tip for all Wordfued beginners, to score more points, you have to place the letters on Double letter or Triple letter titles.


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5. Reversi

Android brings the classic game of Reversi to its phones. Reversi has a clean and smooth interface. It comes with 10 difficulty levels with an option to undo moves. This app is loaded with a variety of features and options. You can choose between two different boards, get suggestions on ways to make your game better.

Reversi Android
Although we have played these board games throughout our childhood, there’s something very compelling about these games that make us continue playing them even in our adulthood.

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About Nikhil P Naik

Nikhil Naik has a Master's Degree in Information Systems, and is currently working as a Software Engineer at Microsoft. He also loves playing cricket, listening to music, and traveling. Twitter Handle - @buzz_nikhil.

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