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Out bid your friends in the pass and play game Taxi Rivals.

Work out the cost from your current location to the pick up then to the drop off then bid based on the cost and profit. Pass on to the next player then lowest bid wins so don’t get greedy. How much money can you squeeze out of customers?Each player (2-4) has a marker to signify their location. A random pickup location and drop off is then selected. Players must then calculate how much it will cost them to make the trip and place a bid on the fare. Some mind games may come in to play – will your opponent get greedy? Would you take a small loss to minimise your opponent’s profit?

The concept for this was originally for a board game that was prototyped and quite enjoyable, even without the markers & cards required. Rather than making the resources myself, I decided to turn it into a PC game to convey the idea. Eventually it has ended up on mobile as a pass and play game, which means you can keep your bid to yourself!

Taxi Rivals

Available from:

Android app on Google Play

Windows Phone 8