CardWarden 4+

Michael Azzara

Designed for iPad

    • 4.6 • 7 Ratings
    • $1.99

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"CardWarden really is amazing, every budding game designer should be using it."
- Chris Darden : Board Game Designer (Dungeon Roll).

- Pocket Tactics' Games of the Month: September 2013 -

** iPad 1 users, if you are experiencing problems launching the app, please see for assistance.

The CardWarden allows you to create, import and play card games on your iPad!
Now you can take entire boxes of cards with you wherever you go.

Features Include:

Card importer to quickly and easily import any card image.
Supports pinch to zoom, rotate and pan gestures.
Manual controls for fine tuning scale and rotation of card images.
Access images from the iPad Photo Album or built-in camera.
Organize cards across 10 boxes for storage.
Store up to 1000 card images per box.
Adjustable back images supports multi-back and double sided cards.
Copy and paste entire contents of boxes including card images, decks and save games.
Unique Deck Editor requires that any card image be imported only once even if a game uses multiple copies.
Create decks by simply tapping card images.
Create up to 120 decks per box with 120 cards per deck.
Name and save decks.
Press and hold in the Deck Editor to preview card images.
Easily clear/remove cards from decks.
Built in Randomizer companion for playing physical card games.
Fully featured Game Table for playing games.
Play Online with Voice Chat.
Programmed with OpenGL for fast and smooth gameplay.
Easily add decks created in the Deck Editor.
Swipe across a deck to deal cards.
Touch and drag a single card or overlapping cards.
Touch and hold a deck to move it.
Cards can be dealt face up or face down.
Six sliding trays for storing cards offscreen for more space or multiplayer pass and play.
Multiple card scales for added real estate.
Tap cards to see a zoomed in image of the card.
Tap cards and decks for instant options to all major card playing functions including:
Flip (flip card/deck over)
Top To Bottom (move a single card to the bottom of a deck)
Shuffle (instantly shuffle a deck of cards)
Make Deck (turn one or several cards into a deck)
Destroy (remove a card/deck from play)
Rotate (turn a card/deck 90 degrees)
Add/Remove Tokens (add/remove white and red token values from cards)
Browse/Search decks for specific cards and simply drag them to the Game Table.
Double Tap to rotate cards/decks.
Drag cards to decks to add them to it.
Random Number Generator to simulate dice from min 2 (coin toss) to max 20 (d20).
Import custom images for new table surfaces.
Load music for a looping soundtrack.
Save and load games.
Auto-Save and more…

What’s New

Version 1.516.6403

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Bug Fix for capturing token shapes in the Card Importer

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Toomanybarts ,

Amazing app

Just played first game of solo Marvel Legendary.
Have custom playmat as table background which makes things really simple.

Have also got lotr lcg scanned in and have played several games.
This app is pretty amazing if a little clunky to get used to.
Having said that, once you've worked it out it's pretty straightforward

YT2000 pilot ,

Great app, but limited card pool size

I love this app for being able to play the Lord of the Rings LCG game that I own. The biggest downside to this app is the fact that each game box is only limited to 1000 cards. I know that sounds silly, but when you see how enormous the card pool is for LOTR, this size starts to look pretty small in comparison. If the size limit could be increased to say 5 or 10 thousand this would greatly help make this app a 5star rating in my book 🙂

NetEeyore ,

Simple Fun

I love playing board games on the iPad, but many of my favorite board/card games aren't available. This opens up a lot of opportunity. It is not a high frills tool, but with a small investment in time you can use it to carry your games with you and even more fun, play online.
The tool doesn't mange the rules,etc. but it allows you to play as if you are the table with someone. With the online features my brother and I can play some games across the country!

Mike, keep up the good work, there is room for improvement, but you have a great start, and the basics are covered well. If you are considering buying it, keep in mind, it takes a little work to gets started, but once you have played a few games, you will find it was well worth it!

App Privacy

The developer, Michael Azzara, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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