Bottom of the 9th

4.0
161 reviews
10K+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this game

"A different sort of baseball game but still one that can capture your imagination." - Larry Sullivan, App Review Central

"A very well designed and enjoyable game that does an excellent job capturing the strategy and fun of baseball." - Nick Vigdahl, Touch Arcade

"If you're a fan of board games then there's definitely a lot to love here." - Harry Slater, Pocket Gamer

It’s a beautiful day here at the ballpark, and this game has been a squeaker! Everyone expected the league leaders to roll into town and easily defeat the home team. But the scrappy upstarts have played the game of their lives and managed to keep the score tied right until the end. Their fatigue is showing and now it's their last chance. If the home team batters don’t score a run now, the visitors will be sure to win the game in extra innings. It all comes down to the Bottom of the 9th!

Will you lead the underdogs to victory? Or will you defend the league leaders’ unbroken winning streak?

Bottom of the 9th is a strategic 2-player baseball game played with cards and dice. This faithful adaptation brings the fast-paced fun of the tabletop game to your phone and tablet! Choose your lineup from a pool of players with different strengths and abilities, outsmart your opponent in the stare-down, then roll the dice to trigger the action.

Bottom of the 9th offers many ways to play:
• Compete in single player against a computer opponent (3 levels of difficulty)
• Take on the Manager's Challenge 6-game solo campaign mode
• Pass and play on your device with a friend
• Challenge a friend to play online
• Find a worthy opponent in a ranked online match
• Organize a casual online exhibition game

The powerhouse visitors have 6 dynamite pitchers to choose from, including:
• Wake Louder throws a nasty knuckleball that can get a lost ball just into the edge of the strike zone.
• Southpaw Straw is a talented lefty pitcher with one dangerously effective (and illegal) spitball.
• Hurricane Patriss is a top notch reliever, and the only thing more hypnotic than his curveball is his voice.

Don't count out the home team! They have a dozen batters, each with their own special powers, including:
• Mully Nomah can be devastating against the pitching team when runners are in scoring position. He can clobber a pitch and get those base runners home!
• Kerry Rumble has power behind her swing. She has the ability to crush the ball hard, at the cost of hitting lots of fouls. She just can’t resist taking a swing!
• K.C. Petty is truly a powerhouse when the chips are down. The more strikes he gets, the bigger he swings.
• Hannah Cait may look innocent, but when she's in the zone she calls all the shots! This rookie's level of control over her swing is the envy of many a veteran.

Both teams have access to 2 support characters who provide special abilities to one or both teams:
• Dice Dixon has no problem taking chances coming out from the dugout, benching batters and challenging umps!
• Doc Mullins is always looking after the health of the team, whether that means a more rested pitcher or more energized batters!

The Manager's Challenge solo campaign mode puts you right in the dugout as a team manager. Can you lead your team to the playoffs in a 6-game homestand?
• Play 6 game solo campaigns as the home team against a revolving cast of pitchers.
• Compete in 9 different game situations, including multiple inning games.
• Each campaign game is played using one of 6 effect cards that change the feel of the game.

~~~ There’s nothing that’s quite like the thrill you feel in the Bottom of the 9th! ~~~

Compatible with Android devices with NEON CPU support. Older devices with Tegra 2 CPUs are not compatible. The recommended minimum amount of device RAM is 1 GB.

Bottom of the 9th is an officially licensed product of “Bottom of the 9th” from Greater Than Games and Dice Hate Me Games.

For more information, visit Bot9Digital.com
Updated on
Mar 13, 2018

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4.0
161 reviews
A Google user
August 9, 2019
A great mobile adaptation of the board game. Gets old fast though, mainly due to the lack of choice for hitters and pitchers. Adding the expansion (including the equipment cards) would help spice up the game a lot. I enjoyed the image of the strike zone with the buttons, I've even implemented it into the board game to help visualize the choice. Great App!!
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Josh Kittleman
December 20, 2021
I own the board game, but may not use it anymore after playing this game. It's a great adaptation. Bisually appealing, and so much fun. I agree with one review that complained about the dice going off screen, but they automatically come back to the center so you can see them awesome!
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A Google user
March 28, 2020
So frustrating. I desperately wanted to like this game, the concepts are very cool, but after playing a campaign plus another campaign, I can see that the AI is set to roll either a perfect S6 or a B1 90% of the rolls, the rest of which are C. In the rare occasion you can actually make contact, the AI ALWAYS throws you out. In a game that's suppose to be about the randomness of dice rolls, it really seems like the results arent random. Cool idea but totally unplayable.
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Handelabra Games
May 4, 2020
Hi there! The game uses a standard random number generator, and during the phase where you need to roll a 6 you have to hit the "safe" button to lock in you rolling a 6 before the AI. If you'd like, please contact us at support@handelabra.com so we can help try to resolve the issue. Thank you!

What's new

This update has some bug fixes to keep your game on track!

- Fixed a problem where the Medium CPU would not gain relief in some cases.
- Fixed a problem where the Advanced Sunset effect would add too many cards to the deck.