Forbidden Desert Download on the App Store

Your Mission Has Just Been Thrown Into Chaos...

As you search for a legendary flying machine, an unexpected sand storm has forced your helicopter to make a crash landing. Now, stranded in the vast desert and exposed to an unrelenting storm, your only hope for survival is to quickly excavate the ancient city, find the parts to the flying machine, and rebuild it to escape.

Win or Lose, Work Together

In order to survive your team must work as one. Forbidden Desert is a co-operative board game designed for 2–5 players. Share water and equipment and collaborate to plan the best strategy for victory.

Overcome the Odds

An unrelenting storm, disastrous sand dunes, and a blistering desert sun — Forbidden Desert is an incredibly challenging board game that will test the limits of your team's skill.

Does your team of adventurers have what it takes or will you become another artifact of the Forbidden Desert?

Game Features

We know you love board games — we do too! — but wouldn't it be nice to skip all the setup and just play? Forbidden Desert for iPad brings the best of the board game from the tabletop to the screen.

Co-operative Gameplay

2–5 Players

Game Center Achievements

Save & Resume Games

Beautiful Artwork

Rulebook & Tutorial

Review Highlights

“Forbidden Desert is definitely one of the best co-op board games in the App Store, and its subtle animations and digital treatment have situated the port at a place where both board game purists and digital board game fans will be quite pleased.”


“Love the board game and this app perfectly recreates and even enhances the game with great little animations and sounds but never sacrifices the visibilty of the board and info. Very well designed and one of the top apps out there!”

usbeadles (App Store - ★★★★★)

“One of the best board game apps.”

Kevball82 (App Store - ★★★★★)