Dames 1.1

Available In: Cydia       Price: Free  

Dames Well, it seems that Dames has made it’s way back into Cydia! And this time it works great! Dames is a Checkers application that allows you to play against your iPhone or against another player. When the app opens, you get a nice splashscreen and then the main menu. On the main menu, you have four options; Quick Start, Match, Double and Rules. The Rules option will give you info on how to play Checkers (Dames) and the rules of the game. The Quick Start option allows you to quickly start a game…which will be against the iPhone.

The Match option allows you to play against the iPhone however, you are given the ability to choose between three difficulty levels, (easy, medium and hard), four board options (Wood, Marble, Grass and Street) and whether you would like to have the white or black checkers. The Double option allows you to play against [Read more…]

Dames 1.0

Available In: Cydia       Price: Free  

Dames I was excited to see a new game, Dames – a Checkers application, in Cydia this morning. We haven’t had a ton of new games lately so, I was eager to check it out. However, I cannot seem to get the app to work. When it opens, I get a splashscreen (a very nice looking splashscreen) and then everything goes black. The application stays open, I just get a black screen. I even let it sit for a long time and it didn’t do anything…just stayed on the black screen. I took a look at the app via SSH and it doesn’t look like it is in English…so, I don’t know if that has to do with it or not. [Read more…]