Empire Building SettleForge from Andreas Mank can be said as an interesting combination of puzzle gaming mechanics and board gaming sensibilities that seems mainly to be designed for ios platform.
In this game, all you will do is to place hexagonal tiles on a board to represent places within your creation.
When placing these tiles, you will need to place them adjacent to relevant ones, such as ensuring that fishing huts are next to water or that lumberjacks are next to forests.
Every tile will also come along with colors alongside the outskirts where you will need those colors to match up too.
To match up them, you will need a certain amount of planning, with the more important tiles utilizing more varied colorings system.
In the process of settlement, you can always switch a tile, that you can do either by holding down on it or by burning it and turning it into coastline
But, it is optional to do such actions in this game.
The main point is a balancing act that represents the puzzle aspect fairly well.
Then, you will go to every session that involves working towards a particular objective
Sometimes, it is not always clear as to how you can get through this.
This game has delivered the clear tutorial, but you will meet the rulesets behind SettleForge which are quite complicated ones to take in.
Beyond this, this is where it feels much more like a detailed board game, but it can be intimidating on your phone especially for iPad.
In addition, this game brings a decent single player side of things to a format which is conventionally multiplayer only.
So, if you love playing puzzle game or any game in similar, this game will be a good reference to try out on your phone