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BoardGameGeek is a great resource on the web, but the information is so dense that it can be difficult to use on mobile devices with small screens.
There are a few options for using BGG on mobile devices.
BoardGameGeek for iPhone
ryanch created an application to access BGG from your iPhone.
(from the iTunes App Description)
Discussion thread: Board Game Geek iPhone App
Mobile BGG for Windows Phone 7
More features are being added weekly so please email firstname.lastname@example.org for new feature ideas.
BGG Mobile Tool
This is an open source application for Java enabled mobile devices currently maintained by Aelf.
The dedicated website has a lot more information and links to download the current version. There is discussion of the tool (including bug fixes and feature requests) in this thread: Free BGG API Tool for Java phones - search games, log plays
It takes advantage of the XML_API to allow for a wide range of features including:
(*)these features require you to use your BGG username and password to log in to the tool.
Since the application is Java based, it is not compatible with every phone model. There is discussion of supported models on the discussion thread.
BGG Mobile Search (currently down)
mkgray hosts a lightweight web version of the BGG game search
Bookmark the following address on your mobile web browser:
This option is very simple and is almost guaranteed to work with any mobile web browser since it uses only basic text and has no complicated features.
BGG website with mobile friendly pages
icesphere hosts a website that provides the ability to search games on BGG, view game information, view hot geeklists, hot games, top 100 games, a user's collection, game recommendations, a graph of games played, subscriptions, change game rating, and logging of games played (you can also log a game's expansions at the same time you log a play for a game).
It can be accessed at http://smartreaction.duckdns.org/boardgamegeek
Discussion thread: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/875246
BoardGameGeek for Android
A native Android application that provides many features of the site, plus some additional things.
Get it on the play store here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.boardgamegeek [BROKEN LINK]
Follow it on the forums: http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/543998
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