Gomoku is a popular strategy game that can be played with a simple board and black and white pieces. It can be played with a physical board or it can be played on a digital platform. One platform that allows you to play Gomoku is iMessage. iMessage is the built-in instant messaging service on all Apple devices, which allows you to play games with friends and family. In this blog post, we will provide a beginner’s guide on how to play Gomoku on iMessage.
#1: Download the iMessage app
The first step in playing Gomoku on iMessage is to download the iMessage app. To do this, simply open the App Store on your Apple device and search for “Gomoku iMessage” or “Gomoku.” You will be presented with a number of different Gomoku apps to choose from, select the one that you prefer and download it.
#2: Start a new conversation
Once you have downloaded the Gomoku iMessage app, open the iMessage app and start a new conversation with the person you want to play with. You can either create a new conversation or select an existing conversation that you have with the person you want to play Gomoku with.
#3: Invite your friend to play
In the conversation with the person you want to play with, tap the “App Store” icon next to the text box. In the bottom-left corner you will see an icon for the Gomoku app, tap on it to open the game. To start a new game, tap the “Play” button and then tap the “Invite” button to invite your friend to play. Your friend will receive a notification that you have invited them to play Gomoku, they can accept or decline the invite.
#4: Setting up the board
Once your friend has accepted the invite, you will be taken to the Gomoku game screen. You will see the Gomoku board and you will be prompted to set up the board by selecting the size of the board. Once you have selected the size of the board, the game will begin.
#5: Taking Turns
The game will start with a black piece placed in the center of the board. Players will take turns placing their pieces on the board, with the black pieces going first. Players will place their pieces on the board by tapping on the square where they want to place their piece. The goal of the game is to get five of your own pieces in a row, either horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.
#6: Winning and Losing
When a player gets five of their own pieces in a row, they win the game. The game will also end in a draw if the board is full and neither player has won. At the end of the game, players can choose to play again or end the game.
In conclusion, playing Gomoku on iMessage is a fun and easy way to play the game with friends and family. By following this guide, you’ll be able to set up and play the game in no time. Remember that Gomoku is a strategic game, so it’s important to think ahead and plan your moves carefully. Have fun!