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HELP ME! :) Need a turn based strategy RPG like Brigandine.

10-23-2014, 10:55 AM
#1
Joined: Oct 2014
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HELP ME! :) Need a turn based strategy RPG like Brigandine.

Hi, can anyone recommend a turn based RPG game on iOS that incorporates the gameplay like the oldschool (IMO best game) Brigandine? Brigandine was literally my favorite game. Please help

The gameplay would include somewhat

1)hexagonal mapping (a character can be attacked from 6 sides), but 4 sides will do 2) heroes that level up that lead armies - in Brigandine, if the main hero dies, you lose that whole fight/territory 3) troops that can level up 4) spells that heroes and troops can learn as they level up 5) items that your army can pick up 6) conquering a map

It doesn't have to be pvp. Any recommendations would be great!

Many thanks!
10-23-2014, 11:49 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Europe, CET
Posts: 2,441
Hexmaps seem to be rare these days, I only can think of "Battle for Wesnoth"; and I find that plays much better on a PC than iOS.

Games I can personally recommend:
- Everything from Mangobile: Tactics Maiden is his newest release, and I absolutely loved it. Played through 2 1/2 times during betatest. For quirky story, I found "Kingturn Underworld" the most fun.
- Ravenmark:Scourge of Estellion and Ravenmark:Mercenaries. First is singleplayer with huge campaigns, second focuses on multiplayer. Both have excellent worldbuilding and storytelling.
- Heroes of Steel: it's a true RPG, but I found the - admittedly smallscale - combat tactical enough.
- UHR Warlords : best described as "fantasy chess with neat extras". Not much of a story, and definitely not an RPG, so I don't know if that's down your alley.
- Everything from Spiderweb Software: more true RPGs, and heavy on story and worldbuilding. Combat ranges from super-easy to teeth-gnashing and hair-pulling
- Metal Brigade Tactics: good scifi mech squad combat. But no idea if it runs on iOS7/8 as it hasn't been updated since 2011.

10-23-2014, 04:55 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,188
Search for Rubicon's games.
10-27-2014, 08:40 AM
#4
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 2
Thanks for the suggestions!

I played Kingturn and Tactics Maiden. I don't think the depth in either game is deep enough.

I'm going to keep trying the other games. Brigandine was really one of a kind :\
10-27-2014, 08:47 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
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Not many srpg games on other consoles can top Brigandine's scope, although there are a few that went with more unique mechanics that can be as deep.

On iOS, tis pretty rare though. The best ones are prolly still FFT and XCOM, although there are really good SRPG titles on iOS too, just not as deep as Brigandine.

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
10-27-2014, 09:27 AM
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OP described "Combat Monsters" from Rubicon very acurately.

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
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10-27-2014, 11:03 AM
#7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
Search for Rubicon's games.
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OP described "Combat Monsters" from Rubicon very acurately.
Can i haz cookie?

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10-31-2014, 02:15 AM
#8
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 2
[QUOTE=mattch91;3382045]Hi, can anyone recommend a turn based RPG game on iOS that incorporates the gameplay like the oldschool (IMO best game) Brigandine? Brigandine was literally my favorite game. Please help

I cant help you for iphone because im currently on a laptop. was hoping you could help me though ive been searching for 12 years to get that game bacg again. soooo many times I almost bought it for the $100plus on ebay. I have th ePSXe emulator for pc and ive found a ton of sites to download the game but cant ever get it to work past picking my country and difficulty. when it goes to loading it just stops there.... im useless with computers and I know I have to be doing something wron between extracting the file and loading it... let me know if you ever try for it on a pc. my email is jfritz3101@yahoo.... would appreciate any help.

http://coolrom.com/roms/psx/38513/Br...of_Forsena.php

a good site to start from for every other ePSXe game... no luck for me
10-31-2014, 02:16 AM
#9
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 2
I cant help you for iphone because im currently on a laptop. was hoping you could help me though ive been searching for 12 years to get that game bacg again. soooo many times I almost bought it for the $100plus on ebay. I have th ePSXe emulator for pc and ive found a ton of sites to download the game but cant ever get it to work past picking my country and difficulty. when it goes to loading it just stops there.... im useless with computers and I know I have to be doing something wron between extracting the file and loading it... let me know if you ever try for it on a pc. my email is jfritz3101@yahoo.... would appreciate any help.

http://coolrom.com/roms/psx/38513/Br...of_Forsena.php

a good site to start from for every other ePSXe game... no luck for me