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Looking for OFFLINE games, pay once play forever

09-26-2016, 05:36 AM
#1
Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 2
Looking for OFFLINE games, pay once play forever

Hello all,

I'm heading off travelling for a couple of months and need a game (or 5) to take with me. There's a few long flights, extremely rural areas etc.. So they'll need to be offline games please and ideally something you can pay for once and you're not stuck in IAP hell trying to progress after a while.

Last time I was away for 3 months I went through both of the Lost Winds games, Card City Nights and both of the Battleheart games too. All of them were brilliant and had a decent amount of longevity.

Could anyone recommend a few games for this next trip please? That would be brilliant.

Thanks in advance
09-26-2016, 05:49 AM
#2
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 491
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Hello all,

I'm heading off travelling for a couple of months and need a game (or 5) to take with me. There's a few long flights, extremely rural areas etc.. So they'll need to be offline games please and ideally something you can pay for once and you're not stuck in IAP hell trying to progress after a while.

Last time I was away for 3 months I went through both of the Lost Winds games, Card City Nights and both of the Battleheart games too. All of them were brilliant and had a decent amount of longevity.

Could anyone recommend a few games for this next trip please? That would be brilliant.

Thanks in advance
The Quest HD. KOTOR. XCOM. Heroes of Steel. Templar Battleforce. Crashlands. Get all 4 Socery games and play a character all the way through.

Last edited by ashmike3; 09-26-2016 at 06:01 AM.

09-26-2016, 06:37 AM
#3
Joined: Mar 2014
Posts: 24
Siralim 2, dragon quest VIII, every final fantasy
09-26-2016, 06:50 AM
#4
Joined: Dec 2015
Location: UK
Posts: 608
Er, I can't think of a single online game I play...

I'd definitely second the recommendations for all the above, though you might fancy a break from all those strategy games and RPGs. You need a mix!

As a Battleheart fan, you can't go wrong with Titan Quest. Super solid ARPG.

For something a bit different, The School (White Day) has a lot to offer - but there's a big asset download at the start, so get that done before you travelling! It's a horror/puzzle game.

And for more of a change, Michael Brough's roguelikes 868-HACK and Imbroglio are super.

And get King Rabbit or Furdemption for 100+ levels of puzzle action!

2016 GOTY nominations (needs editing!): Crashlands, FFIX, Sky Force Reloaded, Lost Socks, Tennis Champs Returns, Teeny Titans, Human Resource Machine, Imbroglio, Retsnom, SteamWorld Heist
Comeback of the year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite
09-26-2016, 07:23 AM
#5
Joined: Dec 2015
Location: UK
Posts: 608
*slaps forehead* Just forgot the most obvious game of them all: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite. You could pretty much just get that. Some people put thousands of hours into it.

In fact, if you only take one game, get MHFU. It demands a commitment from the player to get good. If you're taking 20 games, you might not get as much out of it - unless you get hooked.

2016 GOTY nominations (needs editing!): Crashlands, FFIX, Sky Force Reloaded, Lost Socks, Tennis Champs Returns, Teeny Titans, Human Resource Machine, Imbroglio, Retsnom, SteamWorld Heist
Comeback of the year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite
09-26-2016, 07:38 AM
#6
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 24
If you like Imbruglio, I can recommend Hoplite and Enyo.
Super Cat
Rules
Out There.
Wayward Souls.
Downwell.
Don't Starve.
Leap of Fate.
FTL.
Pro Strategy Football.
Dungeon of the Endless.

I CAN'T CHOOSE!
09-26-2016, 08:15 AM
#7
Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 3
FreeFall by LifLip

This is a free casual game you might like for when you have little time to concentrate on more serious games https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/freefall-by-liflip/id1141140077?mt=8
09-26-2016, 09:47 AM
#8
I second MHFU. But you'll want a couple battery backups if you're going to play it for long periods. I definitely second all of the Dragon Quest games, especially VIII. The premium Final Fantasies are amazing too. I've mostly been playing IX and it's amazing how well done for mobile it is and how both it and DQ VIII can be played for long periods with a single charge.

I'm a big Football (Soccer) fan and really enjoy the Football Manager series, especially the mobile version.

Others I enjoy: Dust, Adventures of Mana, KOTOR, LEGO Star Wars & SW TFA, all of the other LEGO premium titles, any TellTale game as long as you download all episodes up front, Stellar Horizon, Nimian Legends: BrightRidge HD, Crashlands, Fahrenheit, Out There, and even though I haven't played it yet, Ember (seems to have tons of positive feedback).
09-26-2016, 05:14 PM
#9
Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 2
Cheers for all the replies. I'll have a look through the suggestions tomorrow and give e a few of them a go over.

Don't worry about too many strategy and RPG, they tend to be what I play the most anyway (other than Hearthstone)
You can generally plough 20 or more hours into a good RPG and not even realise it. That's perfect if I'm stuck on the wrong side of a tropical storm and stuck indoors for a day
09-28-2016, 05:27 PM
#10
Dust:AET
Ember
The Quest HD
Heroki
The Crypt of the Necrodancer
Lumines
Pizza vs Skeletons
Broken Age
Severed
Transistor
Bastion
Lego games by Warner Bros
Guild of Dungeoneering
Oceanhorn..to name a few..lol There are so many

Last edited by yankeeblue000; 09-28-2016 at 05:38 PM.