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Playing together on one iPad - Advice needed

05-05-2013, 08:41 AM
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 3
Playing together on one iPad - Advice needed

My girlfriend always considered my iPad as a toy. What changed is that for quite some time it is now also our/her toy. Especially when it is a long journey time flies when we play together on one tablet.

At the moment we are a bit out of luck finding new apps... And that is where I thought you guys could help us out.


- It does not need a special 2-player mode, however should be playable somehow for two people at once.
- Should be some kind of puzzle game (can be a match-3)
- Should have some flavour. Trism while being an excellent game, is just too minimalistic for my taste - any recommendations?

What we have played already (and loved):

Azkend 1 + 2
Treasures of Montezuuma (1 + 2 + 3)
Zuma HD
Angry Birds (all)
Fishdom HD
Cave Quest HD
7 Elements
7 Wonders
Girls love Robots
Puzzle Agent
Clash (Heroes of Might and Magic)
Fieldrunners (1+2)
Machinarium -> Love this one
King Cashing (1+2)
PD Puzzle
Plague Inc.
Wake the Cat (not my favourite)
Block Fortress

Any help is appreciated!
05-05-2013, 10:09 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,657
Try the following...

The Walking Dead - Since you loved Machinarium, try this one out. Sort of different as this one's more on the narrative, but is considered as one of the best things that happened to iDevices.
Back To The Future - similar to The Walking Dead, but with the BttF arc.
Jim & Frank Mysteries (similar to Prof. Layton games)
Wrestle Jump - single device, 2-player game, single button control fighting game
Monkey Boxing - single device, 2-player game, but has 2 buttons plus a few extra control varieties
Out of Water - Catapult type of arcade game, and you can take turns outscoring each other while unlocking stuff

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword

Last edited by Exact-Psience; 05-05-2013 at 10:11 AM.
05-07-2013, 12:57 AM
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 3
Thank you so much. Great suggestions, already downloaded them

Any match-3 games or similar puzzle-like games that I did not mention (something a bit more fast-paced than an adventure)?

We really loved to play Puzzle Quest/Puzzle Craft/Montezuuma/7 Wonders/Azkend as well...