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Games where you build a city/farm/market or such without in-game purchases

12-23-2011, 05:31 AM
#1
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 1
Games where you build a city/farm/market or such without in-game purchases

Hey, sorry I don't know what the genre is called but you get the picture. I'm looking for some cute games where you build a little world and take care of it and it's people. Most of these games seem to be heavily dependent on in-game purchases which I'm not a fan of. I'd rather pay a couple of dollars for the game and have it all so to speak.

Please drop me some ideas of games like this.

Does this genre have a name btw?
12-23-2011, 05:58 AM
#2
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 912
How about the kairosoft games?

http://kairopark.jp/iphone/en/

or Gameloft's The Settlers?

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-settlers/id337938346?mt=8
12-23-2011, 06:04 AM
#3
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 2,481
Sim City by EA

If something online is free, you are not the customer - you are the product.
12-23-2011, 07:15 PM
#4
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 2,255
Anything by Kairosoft
12-27-2011, 10:32 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: Germany
Posts: 51
i loved game dev. story

how about settlers or maybe civilization:revolution

battle nations is also enjoyanke without iap i think
12-27-2011, 11:39 PM
#6
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 1,737
Quote:
Originally Posted by SwedishStil View Post
Does this genre have a name btw?
Simulation.

Unfortunately, this genre has turned to crap on the App Store because most people prefer to play a complete trash simulation game for free than pay $1 for a good quality one.