Terraforming Mars 4+

The strategy game on Mars

TWIN SAILS INTERACTIVE

Designed for iPad

    • $8.99
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

CREATE LIFE ON MARS

Lead a corporation and launch ambitious Mars terraforming projects. Direct massive construction works, manage and use your resources, create cities, forests and oceans, and set rewards and objectives to win the game!

In Terraforming Mars, place your cards on the board and use them wisely:
- Achieve a high Terraform Rating, by increasing the temperature and oxygen level or creating oceans... Make the planet habitable for future generations!
- Get Victory Points by building cities, infrastructure and other ambitious projects.
- But watch out! Rival corporations will try to slow you down... That's a nice forest you planted there... It'd be a shame if an asteroid crashed right on it.

Will you be able to lead humanity into a new era? The terraforming race begins now!

Features:
• The official adaptation of Jacob Fryxelius' famous board game.
• Mars for all: Play against the computer or challenge up to 5 players in multiplayer mode, online or offline.
• Game variant: Try the rules of the Corporate Era for a more complex game. With the addition of new cards, including 2 new corporations, focused on economy and technology, you will discover one of the most strategic variants of the game!
• Solo Challenge: Finish terraforming Mars before the end of generation 14. Try new rules and features in the most challenging Solo mode on the (red) planet.
• Speed up your game with the Prelude expansion, adding a new phase at the start of the game to specialize your corporation and boost your early game. It also introduces new cards, corporation and a new solo challenge.
• Explore a new side of Mars with the new Hellas & Elysium expansion maps, each bringing a new set of twists, awards and milestones. From the Southern Wilds to the Other Face of Mars, the taming of the Red Planet continues.

Languages available: French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish

To find more information about Asmodee Digital, please go to http://www.asmodee-digital.com/

Having an issue? Looking for support? Please contact us: https://asmodee.helpshift.com/

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What’s New

Version 2.0.1.12595

. New features:
The Compendium, a new interface displaying all the cards of the game.
Solo History board, enabling players to check their previous results in the Solo mode.
A card counter indicating how many cards are left in the deck.
When placing a new tile, a popup indicates the corresponding placement bonus(es).
When checking special tiles, a popup indicates bonuses associated with these tiles.
During the card selection process, the game now remembers what set of cards was displayed before a zoom in on a card.

. Improvements:
Multiple UI improvements for mobile.
In card selection mode, the game now doesn’t reset the page when zooming in and out of a card.
Players can now check played Event cards from anywhere (these cards were sometimes displayed face down in some interfaces).
Players can now add any Asmodee player as a friend.

. Bug fixes:
In game systems
Game doesn’t freeze anymore when trying to resume a local game.
Fixed a soft lock when getting back to the main menu during the Prelude phase.
Heat Conversion button doesn’t disappear anymore when clicking too fast.

Card effects
Fixed a soft lock when playing "Olympus Conference"#185 or "Viral Enhancer"#74 cards and using their effect.
Players can now play a Science card and have the ability to add or remove a Science point after playing “Olympus Conference”#185.
Fixing multiple edge cases when the player tries to sell cards after playing “Beam from a Thorium Asteroid”#058
The player can now steal ressources with "Hired Riders"#124 in Solo mode.

Multiplayer
Game doesn’t freeze for the first player in a game of Hellas anymore.
When a player removes a resource from other players, they now see nicknames in the UI instead of Corporation names.
Update the social networks links.
Multiple translations added.
Game credits updated.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
5.5K Ratings

5.5K Ratings

Bjorn Reddy ,

Update: About to be FORCED to FORFEIT by running out of time!

This is a great game and deserves 5 stars. However when a bug happens that prevents you from continuing to play in a game I expect it to be fixed! Two weeks ago I reported a bug to Asmodee that one of my games no longer allows me to play. It enters the “Planet in Sight. Preparing for Arrival…” screen and never moves past this screen. Normally I expect an automated response telling me they received my message and will get back to me soon (or something like that). I heard nothing from them. I submitted a followup report one week ago and still no response, meanwhile my game timer keeps counting down. I looked in the game for some way to leave a rating or review and there is none! Apparently they no longer wish to hear from us at all! Has Asmodee grown so big that they no longer give a sh… er cr… er darn about their players anymore? You know us little guys that pay your bills and keep your lights on. The Problem is still there guys and I am down to 4 days left. I need more time added to my clock or my game will end with me forfeiting due to running out of time. HELP! Hal Norman

nmarra ,

Good implementation needs a few things

First my brother and I have both played their actual board game so it was fairly easy for us to learn the digital version. As much as we loved it we couldn’t help but mention how difficult it’d be to learn the game because there were multiple things we had to search for in the Ui. However we were able to do everything we expected to through the game, it is a great digital version as it’s not lacking in any features we could find. My largest complaint is that it has no notification system so it is really only worthwhile to play if both players are going to play live. The online component gives the option to put time limits on turns but that doesn’t work great because you have to constantly go back into the game to check if it’s your turn. Even that wouldn’t be awful but it takes a good 15-30s to resume your game if you leave the app for ANY reason, even a switch to a respond or view a text message you have to sign back in and wait to reconnect. The game needs to implement notifications or have a way to see from the main menu whose turn it is. The only other flaw of the game is there is no undo, if you play a card or an action there is no way to back out of it even if it is still your turn. If those two issues were resolved it’d be a 5 star game

Developer Response ,

Hello,

We've taken a note of your detailed review. We thank you for your feedback.

Best regards,

Asmodee Digital Support

Blergan ,

A lesson in how to frustrate users

In order to add a friend you have to go through the chat tool. Not intuitive at all but whatever, I can deal with that. The really bonkers part is that your friend needs to be online in the app AT THE SAME TIME YOU ARE SEARCHING FOR THEM in order for you to be able to find them in the user list. Wuh?

Notifications do not work at all...at least not for me on iOS. Cross platform, yay! Oh wait, it doesn’t matter if you don’t get alerted it’s your turn. I’ve tried turning off notifications and then turning them back on, power cycling my phone multiple times, I even uninstalled the app and reinstalled. Nothing helped.

You get disconnected if you let your screen go to sleep for an instant or if you jump over to another app (even for only a second or two). Then you must reconnect and load your game again which takes FOREVER. I’ve played other ports where you get disconnected easily (CoB and the true TM, Terra Mystica) but with those you could jump to another app and back into the game after a few seconds and not have to restart.

I wish I could review the gameplay but it’s been very difficult to even make it halfway through an online game. Played a few local games against the AI. The gameplay seems solid but even the expert AI is pretty bad (not unexpected for a game like this). So playing local games against AI gets stale quickly.

In general, the app has promise but it is almost unusable for online games in its current state.

Developer Response ,

Hello,

Many thanks for your detailed feedback.
We're truly sorry about the issues you encountered with our app.
Please note that, in order to provide us with further feedback, you can contact our Support team here: https://asmodee.helpshift.com/a/terraforming-mars/?contact=1

Best regards,

Asmodee Digital Support

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