TouchMyApps » Poker http://www.touchmyapps.com All Things iPhone and iPad for those who like to Touch. iOS App reviews, News, New Apps, Price Drops and App Gone Free Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:45:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.3 Hover Poker – the bets are in for multiplayer gambling http://www.touchmyapps.com/2009/07/30/hover-poker-the-bets-are-in-for-multiplayer-gambling/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2009/07/30/hover-poker-the-bets-are-in-for-multiplayer-gambling/#comments Thu, 30 Jul 2009 15:09:24 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=16792 Yeah, I bet you do! Like gambling that is. Well, Hover Poker, a Texas Hold ‘Em game, may take the blinders from the eyes of computer-poker naysayers with features like anti-cheat, no-limit holdem, an Old-West soundtrack (yes, you read that right), and auto-save. It is being developed by Jormy Games and published by Clickgamer. Press … Read more]]>

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Yeah, I bet you do! Like gambling that is. Well, Hover Poker, a Texas Hold ‘Em game, may take the blinders from the eyes of computer-poker naysayers with features like anti-cheat, no-limit holdem, an Old-West soundtrack (yes, you read that right), and auto-save. It is being developed by Jormy Games and published by Clickgamer.

Press Literature

Have you ever wanted to play texas holdem with your friends, but don’t have a poker set around? Well now you can, with hoverpoker!

You don’t need to have an app each, just one phone is enough. The app will deal cards to each player, and you pass your phone around to each player to let them see their card and take action (call, raise, fold). To peek your card, touch both peek buttons on the screen.

They won’t be able to peek at your cards, because it makes a sound when you try to peek the card, and there’s a counter indicating how many times you have peeked the cards. Also, all players will not miss out because the app also acts as a poker dealer, announcing actions taken by players with a voice (call, raise, fold, how much $ raised etc).

You can play with up to 22 players, which is probably more than any poker game 99.99% of you ever had. All with one device!

Texas holdem rule used in this app : no-limit holdem. Blinds can be changed each round. You can undo rounds, and exiting will save the table state, so you can interrupt your game anytime.

Hover Poker is developed by Jormy Games

Further Reading

Have you ever wanted to play texas holdem with your friends, but don’t have a poker set around? Well now you can, with hoverpoker!

Key Features:

  • faithful implementation of Texas No-Limit Holdem Poker!
  • You’ll only need one iPhone/iPod touch to play with friends!
  • anti cheat mechanism, it’ll be hard to look at cards that are not yours!
  • up to 22 players!
  • a voice announcer, so people know what you did in each round!
  • you can change the blinds anytime.
  • epic showdown mechanism complete with old west soundtrack.
  • table is always saved! quit and resume anytime to last saved table!
  • A true portable alternative to carrying a poker set around.

You don’t need to have an app each, just one phone is enough. The app will deal cards to each player, and you pass your phone around to each player to let them see their card and take action (call, raise, fold). To peek your card, touch both peek buttons on the screen.

They won’t be able to peek at your cards, because it makes a sound when you try to peek the card, and there’s a counter indicating how many times you have peeked the cards. Also, all players will not miss out because the app also acts as a poker dealer, announcing actions taken by players with a voice (call, raise, fold, how much $ raised etc).

You can play with up to 22 players, which is probably more than any poker game 99.99% of you ever had. All with one device!

Texas holdem rule used in this app : no-limit holdem. Blinds can be changed each round. You can undo rounds, and exiting will save the table state, so you can interrupt your game anytime.

For more casino/card action, take a look at the following TMA articles:
21 & Fun! in ReviewSolitaire City (Deluxe) in ReviewBig 2 Poker in ReviewBig Deuce in Review

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21 & Fun! In Review – Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner! http://www.touchmyapps.com/2009/06/17/21-fun-in-review-winner-winner-chicken-dinner/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2009/06/17/21-fun-in-review-winner-winner-chicken-dinner/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2009 08:51:13 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=13391 There is nothing like walking onto a casino floor. You can feel the excitement & electricity in the air. The dice tumbling across the craps table, the sound of the ball dropping onto the roulette wheel, the sweet smell of Jean Nate perfume filtering off of the group of 70 year old ladies who are … Read more]]>

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There is nothing like walking onto a casino floor. You can feel the excitement & electricity in the air. The dice tumbling across the craps table, the sound of the ball dropping onto the roulette wheel, the sweet smell of Jean Nate perfume filtering off of the group of 70 year old ladies who are flocked around the slot machines while their husbands puff away on their $2 cigars and stare at the scantily dressed waitresses -all beautiful sights and sounds as you walk to your destination…the blackjack table. What, you don’t like the way Jean Nate smells? You allergic to cigar smoke? Ok fine, here is a new twist to your classic blackjack and it’s called 21 & Fun for your iDevice.

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The game plays as follows. You get one deck of cards and 4 lanes to place your cards. As you draw your cards, you must place them in one of the four lanes in an attempt to total 21. The values of the cards are as shown. Two thru ten are face value with Jacks, Queens and Kings worth a value of 10 apiece. The ever so famous “Ace” can be used as either 1 or 11. With that said, you also have another way of scoring : by that’s by totaling 21 or fewer points using 5 cards. If that’s not enough, you get 2 Wild Jokers which is an instant 21 in whichever lane regardless of what’s already compiled there. When achieving 21 or 5 cards, your lane clears and is open for a new run to begin.

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When dealt your card, you can place your cards in any available lane, but there is an element of strategy given the fact you can’t bust over the total of 21. So, place your cards carefully but don’t take your sweet old time because there is a 2 minute timer for each game. As you play you will see your point meter located on your left side of the screen increase with each 21 you pull off. On the right side of the screen there is what’s called a streak multiplier which goes up when you run on a streak of 21’s.

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To add some twists to the game, there is a so-called ‘mystery lane’ in which a score of 21 will add time to the clock. Each round, it changes. There is also an additional challenge called a pure 21. That is when you get a 21 which consists of an Ace with any face card or a 10. If you get a “pure 21” in each lane it will spell out the word “FUN!” and by doing that, the clock will be locked for the remainder of your current round and will expires when your deck runs out. If you do finish your deck, whatever time remains on your clock carries over to your next round.

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There are 3 modes to play. You have your Play Classic mode which is self explanatory. There is Play Advanced where your lane totals are disabled. And, last but not least, there is the Play Expert mode in which the lane totals and mystery lanes are disabled. Another very cool feature to this game is stats! As you know, I am a stat junkie and for those of you who don’t know this about me: I am a stat junkie! With the stat feature it keeps record of 17 categories! Yes people, 17 statistical categories, a few of which are: games played, best score, longest 21 streak and most 21’s in a round. Factor that in with Local, Country and Worldwide Leaderboards plus the option to share your scores with friends on facebook and it looks like we have a winner!

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App Summary
Title: 21 & FUN! (v1.10) Developer: Splashworks.com Inc
Price: $0.99 App Size: 5.6MB
  • Different take to your average Blackjack game
  • Various Game Modes
  • Extensive Stat Tracking
  • Multiple Leaderboards
  • After mastering each level, will the game bring you back for more?

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For more card game articles, please check below:
Card Ninja in ReviewKnights of Charlemagne in ReviewUno in ReviewBig 2 Poker in ReviewBig Deuce in ReviewOrions: Legend of Wizards in Review

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