Critically acclaimed iOS card game Dead Man’s Draw enters the realm of free-to-play this week, abandoning a US$ 1.99 entry fee in favor of the tried-and-true in-app purchase model. The game features strategic elements, but places a good deal of emphasis on simple rules that should maximize the number of casual iOS gamers that can enjoy it.

Now that the game is free, existing users may feel a bit ripped off by their early purchase, but Stardock has a fix for that: Anyone who purchased the game prior to its F2P odyssey will be presented with “a generous sum of in-game currency.” So if you’re a seasoned Dead Man’s Draw veteran, check your digital treasure chest for a surprise.

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