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Games like Final Fantasy Tactics?

01-03-2014, 09:02 PM
#1
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Games like Final Fantasy Tactics?

I've been looking in the appstore but find none.
01-03-2014, 09:36 PM
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What aspects of Final Fantasy Tactics do you enjoy the most?

iOS has several quality strategy role playing games, or even turn based strategy, like the Kingturn series, World to Conquer, Spectral Souls, Alien Versus Human, Assault Commander Ultimate, Battle Dungeons, Death Tower, Partia, etc etc. Sardonyx is a sort of FF impostor.

Edit: World to Conquer, not World's End.

Last edited by undeadcow; 01-03-2014 at 10:56 PM.

01-03-2014, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by undeadcow View Post
What aspects of Final Fantasy Tactics do you enjoy the most?

iOS has several quality strategy role playing games, or even turn based strategy, like the Kingturn series, World's End, Spectral Souls, Alien Versus Human, Assault Commander Ultimate, Battle Dungeons, Death Tower, Partia, etc etc. Sardonyx is a sort of FF impostor.
Wow, well I came in preparing to reel off a big fanciful list and there's pretty much the perfect one already here! I'd add Rebirth of Fortune 2 but the highlights of the genre have been mentioned above for me.

Hadn't heard of Partia though, looks like a gorgeous Fire Emblem homage so I shall be making a purchase very shortly!
01-03-2014, 10:25 PM
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Originally Posted by undeadcow View Post
What aspects of Final Fantasy Tactics do you enjoy the most?

iOS has several quality strategy role playing games, or even turn based strategy, like the Kingturn series, World's End, Spectral Souls, Alien Versus Human, Assault Commander Ultimate, Battle Dungeons, Death Tower, Partia, etc etc. Sardonyx is a sort of FF impostor.
Everything about it.

I'll be checking out those games you mentioned
01-03-2014, 10:56 PM
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Originally Posted by vii-Lucky View Post
Everything about it.

I'll be checking out those games you mentioned
Cool. The Kingturn games are free with one time unlock IAP and an excellent place to start.

The Ravenmark games are polished and popular too.

Gurk III has a lot of JRPG style world exploration and a story straight out of Final Fantasy 1; but turn based strategy battles so might be worth checking out. Also Palm Kingdoms 2 is good is you like that sort of combined world exploration with turn based combat.

Last edited by undeadcow; 01-03-2014 at 10:58 PM.
01-04-2014, 02:33 AM
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Partia
Kingsturn series (3 different games)
Alien vs. Human
Mysterious Castle (more rogue like though)
Xcom: Enemy Unknown
Breach and Clear
Tactical Soldier
Hunters 1 & 2
Battle Dungeon: Risen
Call of Cthulhu: The Wasteland
Blazing Souls Accelate
Spectral Souls
Dungeon Crawlers
War of Eustrath
Metal Brigade Tactics
Frontline Tactics
Frozen Synapse
Warhammer Quest
Sardonyx
Heroes of Steel

Last edited by Bool Zero; 01-04-2014 at 02:44 AM.
01-04-2014, 03:23 AM
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+1 for Eustrath, Warhammer Quest and Partia.

Surprised nobody mentioned XCom... It is has a tactical turn-based strategy combat system too, and a deep party customization system as well.

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
01-04-2014, 05:34 AM
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Partia
Kingsturn series (3 different games)
Alien vs. Human
Mysterious Castle (more rogue like though)
Xcom: Enemy Unknown
Breach and Clear
Tactical Soldier
Hunters 1 & 2
Battle Dungeon: Risen
Call of Cthulhu: The Wasteland
Blazing Souls Accelate
Spectral Souls
Dungeon Crawlers
War of Eustrath
Metal Brigade Tactics
Frontline Tactics
Frozen Synapse
Warhammer Quest
Sardonyx
Heroes of Steel
Thanks for the long list!

I already purchased XCOM but my device can't handle it.

I'll be checking all of the gameplay of the games you've mention.
01-04-2014, 07:14 AM
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Iwesnoth. But I think we've just started to name TBS games in general.