Legend has it that over 642 million Chinese play Tichu nearly every
day! I don't know about that. All I know is that Tichu might very well
be the world's best card game.
Tichu is a partnership game for four players where partners battle to
be the first to play all of their cards and score points. Each hand is
filled with strategy and risk. Will you be the first player to play all
of your cards? Perhaps you'd like to make a little wager on that? Are
you willing to risk 100 points? How about 200?
Tichu has long been the favorite card game of all time on
Find out why! I promise that you won't regret it!
Now this game is available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch and
the critics agree! Tichu is awesome! Here's a sample of just some of the
Tichu is my favorite game!
(Mary Prasad, contributor to The Dice Tower podcast)
BGG's favorite card game becomes one of the best board game apps
on the iPhone (and iPad).
Steve Blanding's Tichu
is an excellent adaptation of an excellent card game. I expect
it to remain one of my most-played iGames for a long time. (Shannon Appelcline, iOS Game Developer & Game Reviewer)
(Pat Sweeney - Tichu lover and all-around
A portable gaming experience that is not to be
missed by card game fans.
(Greg Swarthout - game
Steve Blanding has done it again. He is an
iPhone card game programming ninja.
(EvilTimmy - highly perceptive individual)
Here's what Tichu looks like on the iPhone and iPod touch:
(On an iDevice, use two fingers to scroll to the right and see more.)
the splash screen
the welcome screen
use Shake-A-Hint™ to get play suggestions
highly configurable AI
detailed in-game documentation
linked play over Bluetooth
the score sheet is just a touch away
And this is what Tichu looks like on the iPad! (Click on an image to view full size.) (On an iDevice, use two fingers to scroll to the right and see more.)
beautiful high resolution cards
hopefully you won't see this screen too often
learn from the extensive tutorial
full in game documentation
the computer calls "Tichu!"
playing the Dog
Tichu boasts the following great features:
Fully licensed and authorized by designer Urs Hostettler and
publisher Fata Morgana Spiele.
Computer controlled opponents boast a challenging and lifelike
Artificial Intelligence that is configurable in numerous ways.
Up to 4 humans can play linked over Bluetooth or Game Center.
Extensive tutorial and in-game documentation will teach you how
to play and have you playing like a champ in no time.
Shake-A-Hint™ feature helps you play while you learn.
Track your statistics over multiple game sessions.
Keep track of your game's progress with a fully automated score
Play in English or German.
Optimized high resolution images for iPhone 4 and iPad. (It also looks fantastic on older iPhones and
Here's a small taste of what it looks like in motion:
Do you have any questions? Do you think that you have encountered a bug?
Then please feel free to consult the FAQ which you will find by
following this link:
Tichu is a card game published by Fata Morgana Spiele. It was
brought to the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch by
Steve Blanding. It requires OS 3.1.3 or later. Not all devices support Game Center. Game Center related functionality (achievements, leaderboards, and wide-area networked games) requires a device that is capable of supporting it.