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Looking for a game that's quick to open/close

07-22-2009, 02:58 AM
Joined: Jul 2009
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Looking for a game that's quick to open/close

I'm looking for a game that I can easily jump in and out of, while still feeling like I'm getting somewhere or accomplishing something. Meaning, if I find I need to close the game immediately and walk away, I want to be able to press the Home button, but the next time I load the game, be still right where I left off with no penalty.

I think I want some sort of RPG that autosaves upon exit perhaps. Car Jack Streets is pretty close in that there's sort of a sense that you're 'getting somewhere' in the game, but whenever I close the game without spending 2 minutes running back home, I lose all weapons. Pretty lame.

Any good suggestions? Thanks!
07-22-2009, 04:42 AM
I'm sorry to say but that's just about every game out there....lol. Download Galcon. There's a solution

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07-22-2009, 03:20 PM
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That is a neat game, but unfortunately doesn't satisfy my first sentence: "while still feeling like I'm getting somewhere or accomplishing something". You beat a level, and you're back to the home screen. Nothing gained, no progress.
07-22-2009, 03:25 PM
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Defender Chronicles...you will always need to get more xp to level your hero and you'll be wanting to earn tokens to buy better equipment...and yes, you can be in the middle of a map and it will resume later.
07-22-2009, 03:29 PM
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Dragonbane II

Dragonbane II does exactly that - click the home button, and when you click on DBII it goes exactly back to where you started.

It's an old-school Bards Tale/Might & Magic type of game, decent story and a lot of gameplay for $3. Graphics haven't changed since it came out on Palm OS...

Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post

Worst idea ever!
07-22-2009, 03:35 PM
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Harbor Master
07-22-2009, 03:54 PM
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07-22-2009, 04:04 PM
Yes - drop7, but it has no RPG elements. I would reccomend THE QUEST by chillingo / redshift. SUPER good old school RPG that will last you around 50 hours + an expansion pack and they just announced a sequel on the forums today.

you can jump in + out without any problem and it actually loads up + shuts down as quick as any app ive seen without losing any progress.

Of course you have to appreciate the old school western style RPG to get into it, but its definately a meaty game.
07-22-2009, 04:10 PM
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Cool thanks for the suggestions all! What about Zenonia? How does it compare to "The Quest", "Dragonbane II" and "Defender Chronicles"?
07-22-2009, 04:10 PM
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Completely non RPG / Action, but can open play, close, continue in 5 hrs, etc.

Also, I'm finding it bloody addictive