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Games I Like: Recommend More

07-14-2009, 12:36 PM
#1
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Joined: Jul 2009
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 2,988
Games I Like: Recommend More

If your bored and want to help me (I appreciate it) here is my list:

1. Flight Control: Not playing it much anymore, but it had me in its grip for more than .99 worth!

2. Big Top 10: Manic number fun

3. Glow Ball: High scores dont work reliably for me, otherwise was into it.

4. Bejeweled: Briefly into it, but classic mode takes forever and action mode is so fast I cant get any strategy in

5. Unblock me: Relaxes me to try and do a few puzzles

6. Blowfish: Its stupid and doesnt scale, but I got .99 cents worth out of it, considering wife and kids like it too.

Not So Much:

1. Fieldrunners: Yeah, its well done. I just dont dig it. Not sure Tower Defense is my thing, although I like gemcraft and gemcraft zero.

2. Peggle: Again, well done. Cute. Has neither enough strategy or action that I can see.

3. Stone Loops: Well done. I have to give it more of a chance...but I have never really gotten into marble shooter games.

4. Trism: Just makes me scratch my head really. I'm sure there is very deep strategy, but I dont find it too accessible.

5. Eliss: Tried the lite version. Figured out the rules...but the concept doesnt work for me. Maybe I should go back to it, but I just dont see the strategy, and as an action game, its just too ugly and not exciting enough.

6. TowerBloxx & Topple 2: Hey, I do find these mildly fun. I got .99 worth out of TowerBloxx.

7. Zen Bound: Did not put me into a Zen state. I wrapped the demo levels at like 96-98% without thinking, and trying to do 99% was frustrating, not zen like.

8. Uniwar: I can see the strategy, but I guess I need the "cool" factor too to get gripped by a game.

I like rpg, but not sure I have time for Zenonia. I used to love Diablo 2 and even Nethack. I am not much of an action gamer. I used to like RTS, but not sure I want to go there on the iphone. I loved the old school TBS games like Master of Orion and Master of Magic, but games like Uniwar just dont seem to grip me. I looked at Zombies Live! and just, I dont know, felt old or something. Sadness. I dont really have any buds to play iphone games with.

I never really got into Bookworm on the PC. I did LOVE WordTris for a while, not sure if that is on iphone yet.

Bring on the suggestions! Thanks for any that take up the excercise!
07-14-2009, 12:40 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: California
Posts: 1,506
iShoot, Peggle

07-14-2009, 12:44 PM
#3
Joined: May 2009
Location: The Underworld
Posts: 9,230
You seem to have a number of puzzle type games, so I would suggest Toki Tori.

Don't let Fieldrunners sour you on all TD's (i love TDs, but Fieldrunners never looked appealing to me), try the lite's for some of the others...geoDefense has a lite and is on sale, but there are many other good ones out there, all with their own take on TD
-The Creeps
-Sentinel 1 & 2
-7 Cities
-Tower Madness
-Sweetwater Defense
-Defender Chronicles

You don't have an dual stick shooters listed, nanofighter and light wars both have lite versions
07-14-2009, 12:45 PM
#4
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 5,712
Quote:
Originally Posted by ArtNJ View Post
If your bored and want to help me (I appreciate it) here is my list:

1. Flight Control: Not playing it much anymore, but it had me in its grip for more than .99 worth!

2. Big Top 10: Manic number fun

3. Glow Ball: High scores dont work reliably for me, otherwise was into it.

4. Bejeweled: Briefly into it, but classic mode takes forever and action mode is so fast I cant get any strategy in

5. Unblock me: Relaxes me to try and do a few puzzles

6. Blowfish: Its stupid and doesnt scale, but I got .99 cents worth out of it, considering wife and kids like it too.

Not So Much:

1. Fieldrunners: Yeah, its well done. I just dont dig it. Not sure Tower Defense is my thing, although I like gemcraft and gemcraft zero.

2. Peggle: Again, well done. Cute. Has neither enough strategy or action that I can see.

3. Stone Loops: Well done. I have to give it more of a chance...but I have never really gotten into marble shooter games.

4. Trism: Just makes me scratch my head really. I'm sure there is very deep strategy, but I dont find it too accessible.

5. Eliss: Tried the lite version. Figured out the rules...but the concept doesnt work for me. Maybe I should go back to it, but I just dont see the strategy, and as an action game, its just too ugly and not exciting enough.

6. TowerBloxx & Topple 2: Hey, I do find these mildly fun. I got .99 worth out of TowerBloxx.

7. Zen Bound: Did not put me into a Zen state. I wrapped the demo levels at like 96-98% without thinking, and trying to do 99% was frustrating, not zen like.

8. Uniwar: I can see the strategy, but I guess I need the "cool" factor too to get gripped by a game.

I like rpg, but not sure I have time for Zenonia. I used to love Diablo 2 and even Nethack. I am not much of an action gamer. I used to like RTS, but not sure I want to go there on the iphone. I loved the old school TBS games like Master of Orion and Master of Magic, but games like Uniwar just dont seem to grip me. I looked at Zombies Live! and just, I dont know, felt old or something. Sadness. I dont really have any buds to play iphone games with.

I never really got into Bookworm on the PC. I did LOVE WordTris for a while, not sure if that is on iphone yet.

Bring on the suggestions! Thanks for any that take up the excercise!
Sounds like you'd like Underworlds.
07-14-2009, 12:50 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: pallet town
Posts: 242
I got to number 2 on your list and just decided to say drop7... best game on the app store if u like number puzzles you'd be a fool to miss it
07-14-2009, 12:57 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Denver
Posts: 166
I was never a fan of the TD genre either... but try out GeoDefense Lite. It has had me hooked the last couple of days. It is fast paced, with a great interface - and has awesome effects on top of the simple, but polished graphics. I might buy it... but I really only want to buy one TD game, and it seems everyone has a different favorite to recommend.

Warp Gate is finally here...

Others currently getting play time: Strategery... the other 30 apps I own never really get played.
07-14-2009, 01:04 PM
#7
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 842
Harbor master, very similar to Flight control but I liked it loads better. And look at defender chronicle or geo defense for TD games, I did not like feildrunners but I liked those a lot

Beta testing:Not currently able to beta test Tested: iPlutoid, Fish Fun, Armor Alley, Underworlds, 33rd DIVISION, Robocalypse: Mobile Mayhem, Earth VS Moon, Cash Machine, Helion, Zenonia, Koala Dartz, iSR, Baseball Slugger: Home Run Race 3D, Crazy Snowboard, Galactic Gunner, Rune Mage, Match3D, Card Ninja, iGangster.
07-14-2009, 01:34 PM
#8
Joined: May 2009
Location: The Underworld
Posts: 9,230
DownToZero retro, number based puzzle game with local/global scores