Abalone® is an adaptation of the famous multi-million selling board game!
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Neutraali (67 arvostelua) - 49% / 67 tämän pelin pelaajien arvosteluista ovat positiivisia
Julkaisupäivä: 23. huhti, 2014

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Osta Abalone

 

Ominaisuudet

- 60 challenges for players of every level
- Free game mode with over 30 official variations available
- Online Multiplayer against several player with an international ladder
- Local multiplayer games
- Level editor - create your own challenges

Tietoja pelistä

Abalone® is an adaptation of the famous multi-million selling board game!

Discover - or re-discover - all the fun of Abalone on PC. Play the classic game or try out the different competition boards.

The rules could not be simpler - moving your marbles in lines, push your opponent's marbles off the edge of the board. The first player to push six marbles off the board is the winner.

Reached the end of the official Abalone game mode? Get to grips with the many challenges lined up by the game's creators. Have you got what it takes to succeed?

Play a local and online multiplayer game and challenge your friends - may the best player win!

Devise the most elaborate strategies and let battle begin! Ready to accept the challenge?

Järjestelmävaatimukset

    Vähintään:
    • Käyttöjärjestelmä: Windows XP
    • Prosessori: Petium III 1gh or equivalent
    • Muisti: 256 MB RAM
    • Grafiikka: 32 mo DirectX 9.0C compatible
    • DirectX: Versio 9.0c
    • Tallennus: 25 MB vapaata muistia
    Suositus:
    • Käyttöjärjestelmä: Windows XP
    • Prosessori: Petium IV 2ghz or equivalent
    • Muisti: 512 MB RAM
    • Grafiikka: 128 Mo DirectX 9.0C compatible
    • DirectX: Versio 9.0c
    • Tallennus: 25 MB vapaata muistia
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Neutraali (67 arvostelua)
Lähiaikoina julkaistu
testovsky
( 2.0 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 8. helmikuu.
Great computer implementation of a board game.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
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( 20.2 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 20. tammikuu.
I bought this so I could play online, but after quite a few matches I'm not even sure anymore whether I'm playing real human beings or some AI made to pretend there are actual people playing this half-hearted abomination of a port.

There really is no way to tell, because the game offers no chat functionality or any way to make contact at all. In addition to that nicknames seem to be masked or something - every search for player's profiles I made on Steam turned out empty. Why?
Well, if there are people playing, matchmaking almost always gives you ridiculously weak opponents: they walk into the most obvious traps and let their forces be split incredibly easy. Out of my 50 games I had like 2-3 really good ones.

Besides that the game has a lot more issues:
- some people seem to be unable to start the game at all
- Devs don't care / forum's dead
- Connectivity
- Ugly unintuitive menus

Don't get me wrong though - Abalone in itself is a great tactical game with a certain geometrical beauty to it. Try it if you dare!
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
rock3tz
( 4.8 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 11. joulukuu, 2015.
Bad game.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
WeaselCEO
( 4.4 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 14. lokakuu, 2015.
Achievements broken since release.
Developer doesn't care, no intention to fix and just ignores forum posts
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Enjey
( 69.0 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 19. syyskuu, 2015.
Didn't expect to find this on steam, always wanted to play abalone again.

The achievements in game are broken though.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
superfastduck
( 0.2 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 21. elokuu, 2015.
just one word CRAP
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Your Best Lagging 360noscope
( 0.5 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 22. heinäkuu, 2015.
People can't unlock any achievements. That's serious, means you dev guys made this just in the "helter skelter" state and show no respect to players.

Please show us your attitude of solving the problem, or I won't change my review here.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Dʁ․ L⌶C⌶🍩∐≶
( 7.2 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 12. heinäkuu, 2015.
Bot is way too good and rules are way too bad, play the new game "offboard" or just craft the badge for backgrounds.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
dahmen
( 1.7 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 15. kesäkuu, 2015.
looks good
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Cripo
( 9.0 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 12. toukokuu, 2015.
reminds me when i was younger, playing Othello against my imaginary friend, felix the cat, who pointed with his paws at the pieces i needed to turn for him.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
soterios
( 0.2 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 10. toukokuu, 2015.
Fortunately I only blew a buck on this game through Bundle Stars, but it pretty clearly says XP only, and I'd have saved my buck if I had bothered to do the homework. It looks like an interesting abstract game, but I guess I'll never find out for sure unless it gets fixed. Disappointed with quality control all around here.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Catarax
( 10.0 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 5. maaliskuu, 2015.
Game never starts.

Good thing I got this freeish in a bundle.

-666/10
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
unknowdata
( 7.3 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 9. helmikuu, 2015.
It could be a fun puzzle game if Steam Achievement is working. It seems that dev will never work to fix it.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
PimpPimpityPimp
( 0.9 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 27. tammikuu, 2015.
I just don't understand why everybody hate this game, if you can't play it, it doesn't mean that this game is bad
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
bmendonc
( 4.3 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 23. tammikuu, 2015.
Achievements are broken and developer does not care. Tried to contact on facebook, given a copy and paste answer, just don't bother
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Squee
( 4.4 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 14. tammikuu, 2015.
I like some seafood but there should be limits. They have pretty shells but I was coughing up abalones when I had the flu a while back. Don't trust 'em.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
yuru
( 4.3 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 2. tammikuu, 2015.
It's abalone, I'd rather play chess
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
KookiePoo
( 1.4 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 27. joulukuu, 2014.
Great strategy game make sure you set the windows resolution to 1024x768 as this resolves the opening black screen. Once in game you can change to windowed mode and save, quit then reset your screen resolution.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Anaze
( 3.2 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 26. joulukuu, 2014.
The game runs all right after tweaking (black screen if run full screen for me). Whatever you do, do NOT hit 'esc': there's no dialog box, so the game closes to desktop no matter what you're doing. Local multiplayer crashes about half the time, and online multiplayer sits waiting to connect...then exits to desktop.

It...looks nice? There's a positive. The rules are consistent, and the AI doesn't seem to cheat. The control sceme is fiddly with my mouse, even turned way down. Don't know about anyone else.

Acheivements aren't a priority for me, but it'd be nice if they *worked*. As anyone can see from the forums and other reviews, the developer just doesn't care. If you plan to buy the game, only get it super cheap (say, 50 cents or less) and and don't expect achievements.
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Green_tane7
( 5.2 tuntia pelattu )
Julkaistu 19. joulukuu, 2014.
Liked it
Hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Hyödyllisimmät arvostelut  Edeltävät 180 päivää
5/5 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
1 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
Ei suositeltu
20.2 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 20. tammikuu.
I bought this so I could play online, but after quite a few matches I'm not even sure anymore whether I'm playing real human beings or some AI made to pretend there are actual people playing this half-hearted abomination of a port.

There really is no way to tell, because the game offers no chat functionality or any way to make contact at all. In addition to that nicknames seem to be masked or something - every search for player's profiles I made on Steam turned out empty. Why?
Well, if there are people playing, matchmaking almost always gives you ridiculously weak opponents: they walk into the most obvious traps and let their forces be split incredibly easy. Out of my 50 games I had like 2-3 really good ones.

Besides that the game has a lot more issues:
- some people seem to be unable to start the game at all
- Devs don't care / forum's dead
- Connectivity
- Ugly unintuitive menus

Don't get me wrong though - Abalone in itself is a great tactical game with a certain geometrical beauty to it. Try it if you dare!
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
Hyödyllisimmät arvostelut  Kaikken aikojen
54/67 (81%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
4 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
Ei suositeltu
9.9 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 16. elokuu, 2014.
Achievements are broken. If you're into that sort of thing, don't buy this game. Developers have claimed to be 'working on it' since May, with no updates and no replies.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
24/29 (83%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Ei suositeltu
3.6 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 16. elokuu, 2014.
Achievements won't work, portuguese language is listed as supported but doesn't work either. There are also some black screen problems for higher resolutions on fullscreen, but it works for me in windowed mode.
This is an otherwise very pretty adaptation of a very nice board game, however it's plagued with problems and the support is totally uninterested and unresponsive, so it doesn't look like they're going to be fixed any time soon. I don't recommend it (I might change my mind if those problems are fixed, though), only get it if it's VERY cheap and also if you don't care for achievements.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
21/25 (84%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Suositeltu
15.9 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 4. toukokuu, 2014.
I've always loved this board game! It's sort of an abstract sumo wrestler strategy thing where you're trying to lure opponents to the edge and use their momentum against them. The weight of the pieces as they clack along the track and against each other was just perfect.

This adaptation does a great job of capturing the physical feeling and the controls are just right. It's also nice that you can try out moves and undo them without the opponent seeing, rather than having to imagine the outcome and poker-face.

Matchmaking finds me an opponent within about 30 seconds and seems to do some amount of matching based on skill. Since lag and language isn't an issue it can easily pull from the worldwide pool. There's no chat features... I wish there was at least a selection of emoticons so I could congratulate good plays. After each match you can watch the full replay at fast speed. In about 10 games I've never seen anyone rage quit when I'm clearly at an advantage.

I haven't tried the single player vs AI or non-traditional layouts. But it has a nice interactive tutorial and several simple practice levels of increasing difficulty to teach the game.

My only complaints are the missing chat feature, a way to see the total online pool of players searching, and the stupid chime sound when you knock out a piece. Otherwise I'm really happy with this version.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
23/29 (79%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
3 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
Suositeltu
5.8 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 7. syyskuu, 2014.
Monochrome Chinese Checkers that aren't Chinese. Must play!
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
16/19 (84%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Suositeltu
81.1 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 18. elokuu, 2014.
Abstract board games are amongst the oldest entertainments devised by humanity. And despite the dominance of ancient classics like Chess and Go, abstracts are still being designed and produced in the modern age. Like most abstracts, it’s pretty simple. The game is played with marbles on a hexagonal board. You can push a group of one to three marbles as one move, so long as they all move in the same direction. If you can line up more marbles along an axis than your opponent, then you can push them backwards. The aim is to push your opponents’ marbles right off the board.A slow paced game that at first is reminiscent of Chinese checkers, but is actually quite different. Whether playing the puzzle mode against the computer or a game against a friend, board game and puzzle fans will find value in this title.While the gameplay is extremely engaging however, the camera controls and presentation are a little on the average side. The textures have a soft blur focused look to them and the background music isn't that memorable. Also, there is no move function when zoomed in and the game is forcing you to zoom back out instead.In general, fans of the game, or those that love competitive board games like Chess, should be very entertained by this game. It has the right balance of depth and complexity, and barring a few niggling control and visual issues, is a top notch digital version of a very interesting board game.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
16/21 (76%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Ei suositeltu
5.1 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 1. lokakuu, 2014.
A faithful transposition of the eponym board game. Interface and mouse commands are comfortable. Game itself is good, no complaint about it.

However, steam achievements don't work at all.
Players opened a relative topic on dedicated steam board long time ago.
And 4 months ago have sent a (polite) mail to Bulkypix editor.
Time has passed, still no patch or answer from devs.
It seems they published the game and left it out.

Here a negative review among other to call their attention on this bug.
Or at least, to inform about it as players knowingly buy or don't buy.

(And sorry for bad english.)
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
16/22 (73%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Ei suositeltu
4.3 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 23. tammikuu, 2015.
Achievements are broken and developer does not care. Tried to contact on facebook, given a copy and paste answer, just don't bother
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
10/12 (83%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Ei suositeltu
3.2 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 26. joulukuu, 2014.
The game runs all right after tweaking (black screen if run full screen for me). Whatever you do, do NOT hit 'esc': there's no dialog box, so the game closes to desktop no matter what you're doing. Local multiplayer crashes about half the time, and online multiplayer sits waiting to connect...then exits to desktop.

It...looks nice? There's a positive. The rules are consistent, and the AI doesn't seem to cheat. The control sceme is fiddly with my mouse, even turned way down. Don't know about anyone else.

Acheivements aren't a priority for me, but it'd be nice if they *worked*. As anyone can see from the forums and other reviews, the developer just doesn't care. If you plan to buy the game, only get it super cheap (say, 50 cents or less) and and don't expect achievements.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
11/14 (79%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Ei suositeltu
7.3 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 9. helmikuu, 2015.
It could be a fun puzzle game if Steam Achievement is working. It seems that dev will never work to fix it.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
10/13 (77%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
2 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
Ei suositeltu
4.0 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 19. syyskuu, 2014.
An absolute steaming pile of shovelware.
Launching the game brings up a black window.
You have to change the resolution of your desktop to 1024x768 just to run the game.

Even then the display settings cannot be changed without the game crashing to desktop and not saving the settings.

Don't waste your time with a game that the developers clearly don't care about their customers, only the literal pennies it brought in.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
12/17 (71%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Ei suositeltu
3.3 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 26. syyskuu, 2014.
I tried to install this game - and my antivirus deleted it. So after couple more tries, I turned off antivirus and installed + ran the game. So I launched it, and turned antivirus on. Game got deleted again.
So in the conclusion, I can not recommend this game. Simply because my antivirus finds a virus in it.
Gen:Variant.Sirefef.439
http://www.europe.f-secure.com/cgi-bin/AT-Wdescssearch.cgi?search=Gen:Variant
So devs, fix it, I can play it and rate then.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
12/17 (71%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
1 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
Ei suositeltu
0.1 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 3. joulukuu, 2014.
I never played this game because my antivirus detects a Gen:Variant.Sirefef.439 virus inside it.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
8/10 (80%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Suositeltu
4.4 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 7. heinäkuu, 2014.
Abalone is a strategy game with very simple rules (the tutorial will take about a minute of your time), but is pretty tricky to play. I've never played the physical boardgame before, but this digital version seems solid enough, and in addition to the requisite multiplayer options, has many single-player scenarios to teach you the basics and progressively tougher strategies (I've only played SP so far).

See those screenshots on the store page? That's exactly what the game looks like--no bells and whistles here. I've encountered only one music track so far, and it loops pretty fast, but I just turn it off and play my own music... or have silence if I need to concentrate, which is most of the time ;) The controls are very simple, and there are easy ways to backtrack if you accidentally click on the wrong piece. However, you can really tell this is a port of a game that had touch controls; small things like having to move your cursor all the way to the bottom right corner to finish your turn could have been a bit more streamlined for the PC version.

The big question for single players is: is the AI good? As of now, I'm working through the scenarios to learn the game and the AI is still at the Easy level, but as a complete newbie I find there's still a fair amount of challenge to be had and I'm improving and making steady progress. Would a veteran Abalone player be challenged at more difficult levels? I'm not good enough to judge properly! But for a beginner, the difficulty seems accurate so far.

Just a note for achievement hunters that this game does have achievements, but they appear to be broken.

Abalone is straightforward strategy game that wears its boardgame origins on its sleeve, and has a good amount of content for the Single Player. It may not have any flash, but it's solid.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
10/15 (67%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
1 käyttäjän mielestä tämä arvostelu oli hauska
Ei suositeltu
0.5 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 22. heinäkuu, 2015.
People can't unlock any achievements. That's serious, means you dev guys made this just in the "helter skelter" state and show no respect to players.

Please show us your attitude of solving the problem, or I won't change my review here.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
9/14 (64%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Ei suositeltu
4.7 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 13. elokuu, 2014.
Black Screen, Game doesnt start, n so on
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
3/3 (100%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Suositeltu
69.0 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 19. syyskuu, 2015.
Didn't expect to find this on steam, always wanted to play abalone again.

The achievements in game are broken though.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
5/7 (71%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Ei suositeltu
3.9 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 29. marraskuu, 2014.
Considering that the online mode is dead I can't recommend paying for this game, just wait for a discount.
Anyway curious game where they exist.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
10/17 (59%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Ei suositeltu
3.6 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 27. lokakuu, 2014.
Achievements doent work (still not working, read the forums), dont buy this. dont be fooled.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska
13/23 (57%) arvioi tämän hyödylliseksi
Ei suositeltu
10.4 tuntia pelattu
Julkaistu 25. kesäkuu, 2014.
Frankly, releasing a game on Steam that loads a black screen on today's resolutions is a bit sad. If you are like me and were getting the janky background music on a small black screen try dropping the resolution of your launch monitor to 1024x768. That at least permitted the graphics to load for my rig, which nominally has a multimon setup at 3640x1920.

Once in the game, however, things didn't really improve. ESC doesn't bring up a settings menu, it exits the game. That's massively frustrating when you are searching for the controls in order to get going. Thankfully, the launch sequence takes a while every time you reflexively hit ESC in an attempt to get to any control-map or settings.

Ultimately, this is a bad port to PC.
Oliko tämä arvostelu hyödyllinen? Kyllä Ei Hauska