Panorama City, California – Buena Ventura LLC, announces the release of their new board game, Out-line(TM) Squares & Row, for iPhone and iPod touch. Out-line(TM) Squares & Row is a two-player board game for ages 7 and adult, whose main objective is to be the first player to get an unbroken row of four or more squares. Sounds familiar? But you cannot just put your markers and get those squares; you must also use strategies and tactics to acquire them.
Yes, In a Row Game is a very popular board game and a paper and pencil game. It is also known as Row Game, m,n,k-game and k-in-a-row- it is so popular that it has at least 24 versions (e.g. Four in a Row, Tic Tac Toe, Connect Five, Gomoku or Gobang and Wu Xi Qi), and they are being played and enjoyed by kids and adults alike all over the world for centuries.
The game of acquiring squares, the Dots & Boxes game, is also famous and loved by many worldwide, especially school kids and parents. Dots & Boxes or simply called Dots is a two player game of getting the most squares by placing line in between dots. This 123 year old classic game was first published in 1889 by French mathematician Edouard Lucas.
Benjamin Buenaventura, the creator of Out-line(TM), who saw Dots & Boxes on the internet after many years, remembered playing the game with a classmate when he was in elementary school, using paper and pencil. “I wondered if I could improve it and make it better after more than 100 years, and that I certainly did – but surprisingly, I also improved the classic Row game, and the best part is I ended up combining two classic abstract strategy games.”
Simple tweaks were made to make Out-line(TM) an exciting game, and the one that made the big impact was when each player was assigned to have their own line markers. Players compete to put the most lines or the 4th and final line (if both players put 2 lines) on a surrounded square to capture or own it. These fine-tuning also produces new fun ways of acquiring squares and rows that requires new strategies.
Benjamin also added “I think many will like Out-line, it is a simple game with simple rules that can be enjoyed by kids and adult alike. It enhanced the fun of playing and development of logical and social skills – especially when playing head to head with family & friends, which is in addition a good past time. It also supports one player where you will be challenged to find a way to defeat the early stage computer.”
Enjoy two of the most popular classic strategy games at the same time, in a new way, in one new game with Out-line(TM) Square & Row.
* iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* 10.1 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Out-line(TM) Squares & Row 2.3 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. A free ad supported version 2.2.1 is also available.
Located in Los Angeles California, Clay Pot Software, now DBA as Buena Ventura, LLC has been in the business since 2002. Buena Ventura, LLC portfolio consists of 11 educational math puzzle games called EQUALS Math Jigsaw Puzzles, released as Window shareware versions. EQUALS Math Jigsaw Puzzles line of fun puzzles teaches Counting, Time, Money, Multiples, Multiplication, Division, Fraction, Factors. Copyright (C) 2013 Buena Ventura, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered.