Playing Uno by Telegram is a simple task. Considered an alternative to WhatsApp, the messenger often sets new user records when the popular messaging app faces problems such as instability in recent days. This does not mean, however, that the Russian platform does not have its own attractions, such as the possibility of creating groups with up to 200,000 participants. For those who have more modest pretenses, such as having fun with friends, you can play Uno directly in the app.
With the help of Uno Bot, up to four users per group can participate in an in-app game, which is available for free download from the App Store and Google Play. The tutorial below was made from an iPhone (iOS), but the walkthrough is similar on devices with Android OS.
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How to play UNO on Telegram Photo: Amanda de Almeida / dnetc
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Step 1. Install Telegram on your smartphone from the dnetc application page. On first login, I need to register your name and phone number, and allow the app to access your contacts;
If you do not have the application, I need to download and register your number Photo: Reproduction / Amanda de Almeida
Step 2. In the bar at the bottom of the screen, tap "Chats". Then create a New Group and choose the match participants;
Create a group of up to four people so you can play Photo: Play / Amanda de Almeida
Step 3. Add Uno Bot to the group so they can create the matches. To do this, tap the cone located at the top right of the screen and then add members;
In addition to the participants, I also need to add the chat button. Photo: Playback / Amanda de Almeida
Step 4. In the contact search field, type UNO Bot. Then tap @unobot to add it to the conversation. Note that the bot will not have access to messages exchanged between participants.
Use the contact search field to find the UNO Bot Photo: Reproduction / Amanda de Almeida
Step 5. To start a new game, type in the dialog box the command / new + submit. Then each player must join the game using the / join + send command.
The commands for the bot are given by the message box of Telegram Foto: Playback / Amanda de Almeida
Step 6. When all players are ready, use the / start + send command to start the game. The bot will always indicate who the next player is;
For anyone to get lost, the bot will always warn who the next player. Photo: Playback / Amanda de Almeida
Step 7. To choose a letter, type @unobot + space key in the dialog box. Dark cards are cards that are unavailable for that move. On this screen you can also draw cards and know the progress of the game by tapping "?";
The cards that can be used in the play are illuminated. Photo: Reproduction / Amanda de Almeida
Step 8. As with traditional Uno, players can change colors, skip players or make them draw cards. The button shows which colors you have most among your cards to facilitate;
The bot also gives you a hint of what colors you have to make a good choice when it comes to swapping. Photo: Playback / Amanda de Almeida
The game creator can use some commands, such as / kill, to end the game, or / enable_translations, to translate into Portuguese some of the expressions used in the game, as it is in English. Still, this does not hurt the match, since it is quite intuitive.
All commands appear when you tap the "/" key on the keyboard. Photo: Playback / Amanda de Almeida
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