The lights are on
In September 2013, work productivity nosedived around the world as Blue Manchu’s Card Hunter captivated the gaming world. The card-based strategy RPG is coated in a thick layer of 80s Dungeons & Dragon’s nostalgia that makes it as charming as it is enjoyable to play.
Today, Blue Manchu announced that you’ll be able to take Card Hunter with you on the go. The title is coming to tablets, with plans to start on iOS and then, shortly after, bring the game to Android. Despite Card Hunter’s start as a browser based title, tablet players won’t need a constant connection for single-player content.
Card Hunter was designed by Jon Chey (formerly of Irrational Games), Richard Garfield (the original designer of Magic: The Gathering), and Skaff Elias (the original business manager for Magic: The Gathering). The mobile version is under development at the newly formed DropForge Games.
No release date has been announced, but DropForge’s Joe McDonagh tells us, “we won’t be dragging our heels with this one.” For more on Card Hunter, check out our review of the original release.
Our TakeCard Hunter is a dangerous game for me, and I fear going to the website during work hours lest I get sucked into a game. The gameplay and aesthetics both sunk their hooks in deep, and I can’t wait to play it on my iPad.