Slay is a simple to learn game of strategy and cunning set in medieval times. The island is divided up between the six players, and you must try to capture your enemies' land and link up your own territories to create larger and stronger ones. You begin capturing land by attacking with your peasants. Once your territories become richer you can combine peasants to make stronger and stronger people (Spearmen, Knights and then Barons) who can kill weaker enemy troops, or knock down their castles. Just be careful that you don't create too many expensive men or the territory will go bankrupt!
Advanced Great pure strategy game; actually could be thought of as a very basic wargame (hex-based, multiple unit types, simple resource management). The computer opponent was easily more than a match for my (admittedly basic) skills on the higher skill levels, so it's very satisfying when you do manage to beat it. You get points for every piece of territory you own; every unit has an associated maintenance cost, and if you have more units on a particular run of hexes than it can support, they will die, so it's important to avoid any weaknesses in your defense or else you can find much stronger units being taken out by a relatively weak piece that broke your supply line. Any extra points can be used to purchase new units (which you must make sure you can still maintain). Territory has to be cleared before you can score points for it, so some of your units have to clear trees away before they choke off your budget -- don't let them get out of control (particularly the palm trees) or you'll be in trouble quickly. I find that the first several turns are critical -- if you don't get a chance to marshall your forces by combining multiple disparate territories, one of your several computer opponents probably will and will start to run away with the game. Wonderful game -- it's simple yet addictive; my then-twelve-year-old daughter enjoys the game as much as I do. I've looked at many other strategy games on PDA platforms and have been unable to find anything else that suited my tastes as much as this one has.
Been playing Slay on and off for about 5 years now. It's one of those games you keep coming back to. Simple gameplay, simple rules and a simple idea, yet frustratingly complex when you get up to the higher levels. And there's a lot of them, over 400 islands at 4 levels of difficulty. "Everybody wants to rule the world"