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Best SRPG's on the Appstore

10-28-2014, 01:06 PM
Joined: Oct 2011
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Best SRPG's on the Appstore

What are your favorite iOS SRPG's?

FFT is the best, imo. Soon I will start The Banner Saga, and I'm pretty hyped for it.

As for games originally made for mobile, I think Tactics Maiden is probably the best. What do you guys think?
10-28-2014, 02:34 PM
Tactical Warrior and LostStar tactics take my #1 & 2 spots by far. They have not and will not be deleted from my phone.

After that (for 3, 4 and 5) I would say Partia (just started the second one, so I'm only counting the first) Princess and Knight and Mysterious Castle.

FFT takes 6

Finally the Mangobile games 7, 8 and 9 (I haven't played much of tactics maiden though)

10-28-2014, 04:29 PM
Joined: Jan 2012
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Warhammer Quest
XCOM Enemy Unknown
Skulls of the Shogun
Heroes & Castles

And the old premium version of Rune Raiders before it became freemium.

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
10-28-2014, 05:00 PM
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So far Records of Agarest War has kept me busy, I like it.
10-28-2014, 07:48 PM
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Skulls of the Shogun is pretty great. I also have a lot of appreciation for the Kingturn/Tactics Maiden games, though they're missing a certain something. FFT is pretty darned good, but I wish SE would port over that PSP remake of Tactics Ogre, cuz that's some spicy chicken right there. XCOM is, of course, great, but without the expansion, it feels like it's better to play it on another platform. Princess And Knight surprised me by how good it was, and I would also like to say that Heroes of Steel has come a very long way since I reviewed it.

In the thread that spawned this, I was asked what a Fire Emblem fan is to do for sustenance on iOS, and I don't think there's a good answer. Even the Partia games, which nakedly homage it, don't get all the elements in place.

Nice reading these recommendations, though. My favorite thing about the App Store is that there's always *something* cool I haven't played that comes up in conversations like these.
10-28-2014, 09:05 PM
I'm totally in to srpg lol ever since advance wars and original game boy advance fire emblem.. I bought it by accident and couldn't believe how much I loved it.. Advance wars dual was cool too. This is now my fav thread lol. Party on fellow srpg fans

10-28-2014, 09:07 PM
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I am in agreement with Tactics Maiden being a standout. World to Conquer, Partia, and Battle for Wesnoth are good too. Hunted Cow Studios have some good ones.
10-28-2014, 09:09 PM
I would love to see Tactics Ogre ported over, or better yet Front Mission 3.

I agree about Princess and Knight, it completely surprised me. Despite the rough translations, the tactics/planning required for each battle are balanced perfectly.

On a sad note, the Dev James Pawliuk of Tactical Warrior seems to have vanished since 2012, I wish he would produce another game.

On the topic of things we will never see, World Without End looked beautiful, but I think that project lost it's life. Oh well.
10-28-2014, 09:50 PM
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Shining Force is the one I'm playing at the moment.

10-28-2014, 10:52 PM
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I'm going to try banner saga after I play this slime game once it's translated

FFT is my ultimate favourite though