Whenever I get bored, I find myself turning to board games as a favorite pastime. And what better board game to turn to than checkers?
Played for thousands of years, with the earliest form of the game dating back to 3,000 B.C.E in the ancient city of Ur, checkers is still one of the most popular and widely played board games in the world.
Given how the internet has opened up a whole new world of endless possibilities, this abstract strategy game, which was initially played on actual tabletops, can now be played anywhere at any time thanks to Quick Checkers—a free online checkers game available both on iOS and Android.
The creation of GamoVation, a leading Dutch-based video game developer with an effortless predilection for creating some of the most absorbing and engrossing games, Quick Checkers is a multiplayer checkers game that will without question challenge you, just as much as it willentertainyou.
Heralded as the bee’s knees of online checkers, here are some of the features that make Quick Checkers the go-to choice when it comes to this traditional and inspiring game:
Play against random opponents
Wouldn’t it be exciting to see just how competitively you rate compared to other players from across the globe?
Other than the fact that Quick Checkers will keep you entertained for hours on end, the game also enhances your memory recall, on top of promoting your ability to make confident decisions.
So why not savor the thrill of completing against random opponents from all over the globe, as though you were in the same room?
Play in different locations
Whenever one joins the game, Quick Checkers selects your nationality, or to be more precise, your present location at the time of joining.
Nevertheless, the game has an extensive range of real world locations to choose from.
So whether you fancy playing in New York, Paris, London, Amsterdam or Rio de Janeiro, the world is certainly your oyster.
The only requirement you’ll have to meet is to earn experience and level up in order to gain access to the coveted locations.
Swift in-game chat system
Aside from having dozens of unique checker skins and avatars to freely choose from, the game also has a swift in-game chat system that conveniently allows you to communicate with friends and players from all over the globe.
Quick Checkers also has a range of milestones and achievements that will enhance your sphere of influence in the game. Attaining the milestones not only helps raise your reputation in the game, but also betters your chances of receiving exciting rewards.
For instance, attaining the milestone of having played five games will earn you 500 Coins, while winning a single game will earn you 5 Gems.
Competitive ranking system
Given the fact that Quick Checkers has drawn a number of players from all over the globe, the game fittingly has a ranking systemthat will enable you tokeep track of your performances, in comparison to those of other players from all over the world.
As the name goes, the National ranking enables you to keep track of your performances, in comparison to those of other players from your country, while the Global ranking enables you tokeep track of your performances, in comparison to the rest of the players from across the globe.
As is the norm for games created by GamoVation, Quick Checkers also has stunning graphics and an easily accessible user interface.
With nearlyno loading times, you will be guaranteed a smooth overall gaming experience.
Although the committed team at GamoVation has done a grand job thus far, this is just the prologue, as there is still a lot in terms of amazing features that are set to be added to the game in the coming months.
As such, feel free to send yoursuggestions, comments or feedback that you reckon will help make this game even better than it already is.
Quick Checkers can be downloaded for free on the App Store and Google Play Store.