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Good one handed games?

06-15-2009, 04:48 PM
#1
Joined: Apr 2009
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Good one handed games?

As I stand here on the subway, trying to use my iPhone with one hand, I can't help but wonder if anyone has any "single touch" games that they could recommend. Basically, I'm looking for something fun that can be played using only one hand since I'm hanging on for dear life with the other. It can be a casual game or something more involved, whatever.

Any thoughts? Thanks.
06-15-2009, 04:58 PM
#2
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anything nimblebit: bluebird, sky burger, scoops

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06-15-2009, 05:09 PM
#3
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Umm, Peggle but the price just went back up to regular, iCopter, and Paper Toss at the moment.

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06-15-2009, 05:58 PM
#4
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Drop7

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06-15-2009, 06:01 PM
#5
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There's a masturbation joke somewhere here....but I'll leave it alone

I play Cube Runner one handed all the time.
06-15-2009, 06:03 PM
#6
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Portland, OR
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Drop 7 is one of my all time favorite games for the iPhone and it just happens to be one handed. They have a lite version, give it a shot

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06-15-2009, 06:17 PM
#7
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
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The obvious stuff is great for one-handed play: solitaire, chess, etc.

Pac Man is playable with one hand.

The original control scheme (which is no longer the default, but still selectable) for Karate Fighter was designed in part with one-handed play in mind, something that is handy not just on the subway, but when you have a squirley toddler climbing up your leg. There's an old (version 1.0) youtube video demoing one finger play in action:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPgsnQeeQng
06-15-2009, 06:26 PM
#8
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Drop7 is a good call, also Gemmed!, Kitten Jump (personal favorite), a Kitten Jump-like game called Hopple which is pretty good, Rogue Touch, any of the top down shooters (i.e. Siberian Strike, Hotfield, Skyforce Reloaded, iFighter, rRootage), Board@Work, Up There.... ummmm that's all I got from the top of my head.

EDIT: Oh yeah, and the above poster's game Karate Fighter is pretty awesome as well, I never imagined trying to play it one-handed but it's a cool game nonetheless.

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Last edited by Boardumb; 06-15-2009 at 06:29 PM.
06-15-2009, 06:56 PM
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06-15-2009, 07:17 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
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Bluebird