App-solutely Amazing - Squire for Hire (Digital Edition)


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Title: Squire for Hire (Digital Edition)


Created By: Jon Merchant

Published By: Letiman Games

Released: Coming Fall 2020

Player Count: 1-4

Time to Play: 15 Minutes

Squire for Hire Digital Edition Opening Screen

Squire for Hire gets digitized in the all new Squire for Hire Digital Edition. Coming soon to both Apple and Android devices, you will be able to play this awesome little game wherever you have a smart device with you!


For those unfamiliar with Squire for Hire, it is a 1-2 player game (expandable to 1-4 players with it's Mystic Runes option) where you are hired by a famous adventurer as their squire and thus have the privilege of carrying all the loot they find throughout their quests. In this tile-laying game, players will need to manage their loot, as the player who fills their bags with the highest scoring sets of items is the winner. Squire for Hire packs a lot of excitement into just 18 cards and plays wonderfully as both a solo and a multiplayer player game.


Earlier in 2020, Squire for Hire launched a Kickstarter Campaign to launch the next chapter of the Squire for Hire universe, with Squire For Hire: Mystic Runes. This could be played as a stand alone game or combined with the original Squire for Hire Game for a 3-4 player experience.

Squire for Hire Digital Edition Squire Selection Screen

The digital edition of Squire for Hire will allow players to enjoy both the original version of Squire for Hire and Squire for Hire: Mystic Ruins. Getting started is easy. The app contains a simple overview of how the game plays, instructions with lots of pictures to further explain the rules, and explanations of the Mystic Runes version. There is also a recommended single player mode for those starting out, that will help players understand how the game works before adding in more complex alternatives to game play.


In the starter game, your goal is to get 25 points in ordered to get hired. To start, simply select the squire you want to play as (they all have different combinations for items that score bonus points). Familiarize yourself with the different items your squire loves, as this will be helpful for scoring higher points later on. Next up, players start to pack their bags. Turn over two cards and overlap them so that 1 regular item (non-junk) is covered. This will be your squire's starting pack. For each item showing in your pack, you earn you will receive tiles of that specific item type. You will use these item tiles to complete quests throughout the game.

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