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Expert's Review

"Spades in your smartphone"

Reviewed by / Aug 08, 2011

Play this popular card game with many game modes

Spades! is a popular 4 player card game where you need to make a bid based on how many tricks they will take. Spades beat any other suits and the high card wins the trick. The main objective is to make the bids without collection too many tricks. You can play the cards by tapping them or dragging them to the center.

There are several game modes and variations (Cut throat, Mirror, Whiz...), which make the app more complete and enjoyable for fans of the card game. Correct graphics and good playability; we haven't come across to the annoying apps that some users are complaining about.

Spades! was created, developers of other popular games such as Dominoes, Hearts and Bubble Popper. If you like card games and especially Spades, give it a go and try all the new features.

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Developer's original description available here
Play the card game Spades on your phone. This new version features
•Intuitive click or drag interface
•Support 5 Game variations: Partner,Solo, Suicide, Mirror and Whiz
•Options for Jokers and 2's high deck
•Option for passing cards on nil and blind nil bids
•Customize display with 3 decks, 2 trick orientations, and multiple backgrounds
•improved AI and score summary
•Support for options like blind nil bidding, scoring of nil bids, scoring of bags, initial lead card,requiring spades to be broken, and more.

1.7 contains online play. It is still in beta testing and the server will be up and down and the games might be a bid flakey for the next couple of weeks. Please email me any issues that you have. Thank you

There is a pref to turn off autoplaying when you have 1 legal move if you don't like it

If your shortcut stops working, either move the app from the SDCard to main memory or delete the shortcut and make a new one. Android doesn't seem to update the shortcut when an app is updated from the market.


Q) Why did I just lose 100 points?

A) In standard spades if you get 10 over tricks, you lose 100 points. You can turn the bag penalty off in the settings.

Q) The game is bidding for me?

A) Please double check that you are not playing Mirror spades

Q) Why does the app need the accounts permission
A) To allow the user to login with their google Plus account

We are trying out AppLovin as our ad provider. There is a preference dialog to turn them off if you prefer the older ads. So far the ads have been more revelant and higher quality than other providers. Please provide your feedback on them.

We have partnered with AppLovin Corporation to bring you a more social
experience including but not limited to the ability to more easily
invite your friends to our app, alerts from your friends, social
advertising, etc. To serve you a better experience we may share your
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Recently changed in this version

3.1.0 fix hand
3.0.9 Fix ad being too large

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Comments and ratings for Spades!
  • (50)

    by Frank San Nicolas on 21/06/2014

    Wonderful game! Just like the Hearts one!

  • (50)

    by david stagner on 20/06/2014

    Nobody plays as stupid as this unless you a two year old. the people that designed this game are so smart. It makes them idiots. Ive even seen it trump a suit then play that suit. Wont let me cheat.

  • (50)

    by Robert Johnson on 20/06/2014

    Biggest cheating pile of garbage on the Internet

  • (50)

    by Aretha Washington on 20/06/2014

    I can practice and practice on my skills. And... It doesn't freeze up anymore.

  • (50)

    by Ajayy Davis on 20/06/2014

    The display is kind of off & setup is kind of wacky. The computer is kind of like wacky!

  • (50)

    by Tavares Glover on 19/06/2014

    I love it

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    by Yvonne Searcy on 18/06/2014

    Love it wish we could type comments to other players

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