Games such as backgammon and chess are a lot of fun to learn and play. They are not the only board games worth trying though. Gomoku or 5 in a row is a strategy board game played with Go pieces on a Go board. The goal is to form an unbroken chain of 5 pieces horizontally, vertically or diagonally. Thanks to these Gomoku apps for iPhone and iPad, you can play this game anywhere:
Gomoku Master: a gorgeous Gomoku game for iPhone that lets you play against an AI or another player. It has a clean interface and puts the focus on the game without unnecessary bells and whistles.
The Gomoku with Renju: a free Gomoku iPhone game that lets you play five in a row against AI. It also supports Renju. It has 15 difficulty levels. It can highlight threes and fours and has hints.
Gomoku∙5: this 5 in a row iPhone game lets you play against AI or your friends. You can also play against others via iMessage. 5 levels of AI are available.
Gomoku: an iPhone and iPad app for Gomoku that lets you play at 4 difficulty levels. It supports time-based games. It lets you save your games too.
Gomoku!: another Gomoku app for iPhone and iPad that lets you play the game against AI or a friend. It has a simple interface but gives you a good game.
If you have ever played Tic Tac Toe in the past, you know how to play Gomoku. It is a lot more challenging though. Have you found better 5-in-a-row games for iOS? Please share them here.