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    Published: 2012-05-02, by .

    Goblin Market is a game that uses the Decktet deck of cards

    5
    • Original
    • Entertaining
    • Tutorial
    • We're missing online mode
    • Graphics and effects should be enhanced

    "An original card game for Android"

    There are six suits available (36 cards), for each suit there's an Ace and a Crow. Between them are the other cards numbered 2 through 9. These each have two suits. There are 3 cards for each numbered card. There are some special cards as "The excuse", "The Pawns" and "The Courts".

    The game consist of a series of auctions (full instructions at Main Menu > "How to play" button). The game ends when the Auction Deck is exhausted. Players score points for cards in the three suits of which they've the most and lose points for cards in the remaining suits. The player with the most points wins.

    Graphics and effects aren't stunning, but it doesn't matter in this kind of card/board games. Cards dealing and beating system runs quite smoothly (specially when playing against CPU). You can select up to 4 human players or play against CPU.

    We appreciate original games, no matter the genre. We're used to review re-makes of old classic games or replicas. This is original, and that's its added-value.

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    Manu Appszoom logo

    by Manu , Appszoom

    May 02, 2012

    Description

    Players take turns bidding on auctions of 1 to 3 cards.

    There are six suits available and each card may have one or two suits. You only score points for the top three suits you possess at the end of the game, and LOSE points for any others, so be careful what you bid for or you may find yourself at the bottom of the scoreboard!

    At the start of the game the goblins will help by giving you coins to get started, but as the game progresses they get more reluctant to part with their hard-earned wealth. Once that happens, you'll have to rely on the other players for more coins.

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    Goblin Market is a game that uses the Decktet deck of cards. Both Goblin Market and the Decktet were designed by P.D. Magnus. The Android version has been created with his permission. You can learn more about the Decktet by visiting:

    http://www.decktet.com

    Users review

    from 32 reviews

    "Great"

    8.8

    Users comments for Goblin Market

    Robert Palazzo

    by Robert Palazzo

    Oct 01, 2016  |  "Awesome"

    Great implementation of a great game

    Joel Hansen

    by Joel Hansen

    Mar 25, 2014  |  "Awesome"

    This us a wonderful game. You can learn the game by using the app, and then get your own deck of decktet cards and play with your friends.

    Kevin Tippett

    by Kevin Tippett

    Mar 04, 2014  |  "Poor"

    This game is a lot of fun but it has one serious flaw. After I win an auction, I can't select only one card. My only option is to take all of the cards on the board. I sincerely hope the developer fixes this mistake as that is a major strategy point in the game. Once the error is fixed, I will gladly rate this a 5 star game.

    Roxanne Clark

    by Roxanne Clark

    Dec 17, 2013  |  "Great"

    The bidding and payout systems are very interesting and the AI is very well programmed. A small problem taking single cards though and no picture appears of the "island" card.

    Stan Berends

    by Stan Berends

    Jan 21, 2013  |  "Awesome"

    Works fine on galaxy Nexus