Tag Archives: Dominion

'Dominion Online' is Getting Closer to Release, Probably

If you enjoy card games and you own an iPad, then I'm pretty sure you're one of those who seriously roll their eyes when they hear the word "Dominion." For the uninitiated, Dominion was created by game designer Donald X. Vaccarino and published by Rio Grande Games in 2008 and is seen by many as the grandfather of deck-building card games, and even though some find it a bit boring, its influence is seen in many great card games including Stoneblade's Ascension. Back in 2012, Goko Games tried to develop an HTML5-based platform in order to enable iOS players to enjoy cross-platform gaming without needing to download a separate app. Goko based its whole marketing on launching Dominion as its flagship game to prove the technology worked. Notable as the ambition was, it failed so miserably that it actually became a joke among iOS gamers...

Official 'Dominion' Coming this Week, Unofficial Version Pulled from the App Store

In January of this year an unofficial iOS version of the popular physical card game Dominion hit the App Store. Dominion was originally created by Donald X. Vaccarino and released by Rio Grande Games in 2008, and its subsequent popularity and numerous awards sparked off a trend of similar deck-building card games...

Unofficial 'Dominion' Hits the App Store; Official Version Coming in "A Few Weeks"

In case you've never heard of it before, Dominion is a deck building card game created by game designer Donald X. Vaccarino and published by Rio Grande Games in 2008. Since its release, Dominion has been ripping up the charts over on BoardGameGeek, and has won all sorts of other awards including taking home game of the year at Germany's Spiel board game festival. In fact, Dominion's success and popularity have spawned an entire genre of other similar deck building games...