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Spades

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

31 out of 45 people found this review helpful.

Aggravating at times

Good except for your computer partner playing like a five year old! It will go nil and lead with aces and when you go nil it will lead it twos, other than that, great game

posted by 8622352 on December 12, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

41 out of 74 people found this review helpful.

True spades

By structuring this game so that you can't lead off with spades, you take away one of the most competive parts of a true spades players game which is the ability to "set" or prevent your opponents from making all the books they bid. The way you are forced to play this g...
By structuring this game so that you can't lead off with spades, you take away one of the most competive parts of a true spades players game which is the ability to "set" or prevent your opponents from making all the books they bid. The way you are forced to play this game of spades, there is little protection at the beginning of the hand for your top cards. A good spades player counts on being able to "clear out" the spades so that his top cards in other suites have a better chance of winning the book.

It is also a shame that players are penalized for making more books than they bid. For one thing, part of the reason you can make more books than you bid is because of the flaws in the game itself. The bots are still "cutting" hearts, diamonds & clubs with a spade when they have these cards, as evidenced by the fact they will play these cards later in the same hand. They also sometimes play spades at inappropriate times.

I would gladly purchase this game again with these updates because even with the flaws, I still play the game every day. Please consider a new game without all these skill hindering rules.
May I suggest that you consult with an African American because maybe the rules you have is the way White people play. So this could just be a cultural difference. If you made a different spades game with the changes I've suggested, you would tap into a whole different market - the African American market, which is often overlooked. Make these changes, then just sit back and watch as your new game goes flying off the shelves, so to speak!!!

posted by caramel61 on February 14, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2011

    Aggravating at times

    Good except for your computer partner playing like a five year old! It will go nil and lead with aces and when you go nil it will lead it twos, other than that, great game

    31 out of 45 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2011

    Real Spades Playa!

    This game is awesome. I would give 5 stars, and recommend everywhere if I could control my fool of a partner. That guy cost me the game everytime. It's like playing by yourself.
    The play of the app is awesome, but the need to let me control the partner especially in a game where the partner is necessary.
    Good work though, still fun to play.

    17 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 11, 2011

    Thanks!

    I have been waiting for a Spades app to come to the NC.

    I agree with the other poster your "partner" does not seem to play like a partner. My partner will trump my tricks on occasion.

    Overall I love the app.

    Thanks Agile Fusion!!! Keep bringing us your stuff.

    15 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 10, 2011

    I love spades...but....

    The partners seems to be playing an individual game, and not a partners game. The throws are not logical, and spades are broken even before being played. When in nil, neither partner covered each other. Despite all this, we still won the first game! But who cares....its SPADES on the nook, and its only 99¿! Would pay more for a better version! >>-------->

    11 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 26, 2012

    Fun, but it cheats!

    I really enjoy playing spades. The only thing bad I have to say is that it cheats. When one of the other players has gone nil and a spade is played sometines it will play a card of another suit instead of a spade. It does this on occassion to avoid loosing a bag. I can't do it, so I think that the computor should not be able to. Either way though, I still enjoy playing.

    10 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 14, 2011

    Keeps shutting down

    I love playing spades. This needs an update to fix this, please!

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2011

    Cheap game

    A great game i love to play.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 13, 2011

    Fun

    Good for money

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2013

    I enjoy this game.

    Play this game a lot. Hard to get out of when you want to quit mid game however.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 25, 2013

    I like the game!

    I really like this game the thing that I would do to make it better is allow the players to be able to change there partners

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2012

    BETTER THAN TV

    MAKES YOU THINK-GREAT FUN

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2012

    Great game love it.

    Love the game. Worth the money.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2012

    Name mypartners

    I would like to be able to name my own partners. If there is a way it's not explained. Other wise I enjoy it!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2012

    Its ok

    If you just want to play to kill time this is good. No you cant play with another person only computer that makes it very basic.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted December 27, 2011

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