Idiocracy, Inc have just announced that they will host a short period of closed beta for the cross-platform CCG Pirates War: The Dice King on iOS devices. The game is described as a strategy game first and foremost that’s plays like a Pirate-laden mix of Monopoly and Hearthstone.
In Pirates War: The Dice King, you are a pirate captain competing with others. Like other property trading board game, you can buy land, build buildings, upgrade them and in the end the richest person will win each match. However, you don’t have to just talk with money, you can battle with others and you and your crew will have great effect on the battle ground. By setting up strategy and with the luck of your dice, you can become the Dice King.
The game will come with 3 main game modes: a single player campaign, amultiplayer mode with random matchmaking, and a Friends Mode where you can play with Facebook friends. If this game is getting your pirate juices flowing, you can now try and get into the closed beta on the game’s forum thread here. The beta will be running from July 8th to July 18th – with the game releasing later this summer on iOS and Android.