Slides & Ladders

  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 4.5 stars
  • Highly Recommended

  • Slides & Ladders
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  • Last modified: April 3, 2014
  • Quality
    Editor: 90%
  • Education
    Editor: N/A%
  • Entertainment
    Editor: 90%
  • Value
    Editor: 90%
  • Child Friendly
    Editor: 100%

Review Summary:

Slides & Ladders is a fun and engaging board game app that children of all ages will love. A great app for family game night!

App Info

Price: $1.99
AppStore User Rating: 3.5

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Overview

Slides & Ladders is a fun virtual board game that is perfect for family game night. Easy to use for children of all ages, this app will provide loads of entertainment to be experienced at home or on the go. The multi-player function also allows children to use the app together which is great for families with more than one child.

Features include:

  • Up to 4 players
  • 3 Difficulty levels
  • Easy to use

Quality

Slides & Ladders is a simple game with a ton of high quality images and sound effects making it engaging for children of all ages. The bright colors and funny characters that are used create a nice visual appeal that go along with the fun music and sounds. Children will certainly love the fun characters in the app that are quite animated at times as they giggle, hop, and move across the board. The developers have also made sure to make the interface easy to use for children of all ages. With a simple spin of the spinner and a few taps on the screen to move the characters along, kids will be having a blast without any instructions necessary.

Education

Not rated for education.

Entertainment

Slides & Ladders is a simple but quite fun board game that parents and children will enjoy. While the concept is similar to the traditional board game Chutes & Ladders, this app includes some interesting added functions that make this app more challenging and fun. After spinning the spinner, players tap the number box to progress across the board. However, there are two spots on the spinner that can either propel players forward faster or hold them back. The sun on the spinner provides fun options for players to speed ahead of the competition with things like a flying bubble that carries players forward or a skateboard that causes them to zip ahead. The rain cloud keeps things interesting by either holding players back when they lose a turn or sending them back to the start.

The developers have also included three difficulty levels for children to select as they play that adds more ladders and slides making this app even more interesting and challenging. With so many options in this app one thing is for sure, children are going to have a ton of fun as they play this unexpected and sometimes challenging game.

Value

Priced at just under two dollars this app is a great deal. With up to 4 players, 3 difficulty levels and unlimited fun, this is one app children are going to love. For a little bit of money Slides & Ladders can provide hours of good clean fun!

Child Friendliness

Easy to use and safe too, this app is great for children of all ages. The user interface is very intuitive so parents can rest assured knowing this app doesn’t require a ton of instruction at all. With no social media links, in app purchases, or advertisements, Sides & Ladders is completely safe for children to play. What more can you ask for in a game app for kids?

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