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The Zombicide Companion version 2.0 is available in Apple’s App Store!

If you had the old version installed, all you have to do is update. Otherwise, you can find it here (iOS) and here (Android) for download.
We’re sorry for the delay, and hope this new version will further improve your Zombicide experience.

Here are a few highlights of what is new in 2.0:

  • App redesigned from scratch!
  • Zombivor, Ultrared mode – You can now play as Zombivors or in Ultrared mode!
  • Trade Screen – Easily transfer cards from one Survivor to another!
  • Content from Season 2, Toxic City Mall, Zombie Dogz and all Survivors now available as in-app purchases!
  • In-App Decks – Tired of shuffling? You can have the app organize your decks and draw cards for you!
  • Retina Graphics – All art has been replaced with hi-res graphics!
  • Requires iPad 2+, iPhone 5+ or iPod 5th+ generation!
  • iPhone support – You can now play with your iPhones/iPods too! (iPhone 5+ or iPod 5th+ generation required)
  • Network Play – You can now connect devices on the same local network and control Survivors on each of them!

For more information, head for our last insight about the Zombicide Companion App here!

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Hello Zombiciders! We know you’ve been waiting a long time for a new version of the Zombicide app for iOS and Android and the wait is almost over!

Guillotine Games and Twisted Key Entertainment are happy to announce that you should be seeing the new app in an app store near you around May 2014!

On top of all the things you loved about the original, we’ve added many new features, here’s a sample of what’s coming:

– All survivors! (Almost) all expansions! – You’ll finally be able to play with any of the survivors and pretty much every expansion released so far! Missing expansions will be added very shortly after the app is released. Expansions that aren’t released yet will also make it into the app much faster going forward!

– Networking – You can now connect several devices together while playing, and each device can handle any number of survivors for your play session.

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– In-app decks! – Tired of mixing and shuffling decks? Let the app do it for you! You can mix decks from several expansions at your heart’s leisure and draw cards inside the app itself! Of course, if you like the paper decks you can also keep using them!

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– Zombivors, Ultrared Mode – You can now play as a Zombivor or play the game in Ultrared Mode!

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– Retina graphics, improved interface – All graphics now use hi-res versions which look great with the newest retina displays! We’ve also improved app flow considerably and it should be easier than ever to use!

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Season 1 content will continue to be free, as well as selected survivors from Season 2.

Please note: the Zombicide Companion App 2.0 doesn’t include Season 3’s contents for now. The pack will be made available for purchase soon after Season 3’s retail release.

We’ve spent a lot of time and effort improving the app and including all the new content, so we’re charging a small fee for the extra content, but also to ensure you guys get the latest content ASAP and the maximum level of support for the app. We’re working hard to make this worth the wait, stay tuned to facebook.com/GuillotineGames and facebook.com/TwistedKey for more news!

Twisted Key studio members developed the Zombicide app and have someting to tell you!

“When Guillotine Games approached us at Twisted Key Entertainment with the request for a Zombicide companion app, we were quite excited, as we were already aware of the game (one of us had even backed its Kickstarter campaign at the Abomination level) and it looked like a fun project.

Zombicide app

We first sat out to discover how an app could benefit the Zombicide gaming experience. After a few matches with a prototype version of the game (and after many Survivors getting gruesomely killed) we quickly established the scope of the project. Unfortunately a smartphone app simply would not do. A small screen couldn’t adequately accommodate all the elements a player needs to control while preserving the great graphics this game offers. Having settled on a tablet-only app, we proceeded to add all the features we could think of through which the app could enhance and facilitate the gaming experience, without turning the board game into a video game.

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Most of the features were fairly obvious, simply creating a digital version of the Survivor ID Card: choose your Survivor, manage the cards in your inventory, manage the experience in your Danger Bar and the Skills you gain. But of course, we wanted the app to go beyond just that.

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One unique feature we came up with is the Action Bar: a simple series of buttons you can press to tick off each action your Survivor takes in his turn. We found that this really came in handy and sped up the decision-making process if your Survivor reached the Orange or Red levels acquiring two or three extra Move, Search or Attack Actions.

Also in the interest of facilitating gameplay we implemented an Attack screen that automatically processes your weapon’s attack information so you easily have handed to you all you need to know to roll your attacks. Or if you like things even simpler, a virtual dice roller will automatically provide the final hits tally. And if you want none of that, you can simply use these screens to provide you with some very satisfying sound effects for your attacks (there’s nothing like removing Zombies from the board under the reassuring sound of gun shots).

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Whenever possible, we made sure the Skills the Survivor gained were automatically incorporated into the app’s functionality, so you didn’t even have to think about it. Ambidextrous will Dual wield any weapon, extra Actions will be added to your Action Bar, Attack bonuses will be added to the dice roller, etc.

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Creating the app’s screens with Zombicide’s amazing graphic assets was a true pleasure. It was hard not to fill every screen with their great illustrations of rampaging zombies and flying gore!

In the end we were very proud of the little app we created, and were pleasantly surprised when Guillotine Games informed us that they would be making the app a free download! We hope you all enjoy the game with the aid of our app.”

 

Download the ZOMBICIDE app for iPad on iTunes!

Download the ZOMBICIDE app for Android on Google Play!

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