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Story-driven games

08-27-2015, 09:37 AM
#1
Joined: Jun 2014
Location: Brazil
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Story-driven games

i love playing games that story(or atmosphere) are the main element, not the gameplay per se. Many people don't even take them as games, but interactive fiction. Examples: ace attorney series, telltales games, gamebooks, point and click adventures, to the moon, gone home(last two ones not on iOS, sadly).

Not what I am looking for: complex systems like Baldur's Gate ou unfair puzzle games.


Can you recommend some games along those lines?

Last edited by Dankrio; 08-27-2015 at 09:47 AM.
08-27-2015, 10:16 AM
#2
2 Games with immersive stories but different approaches

1) Valiant Hearts - a simple puzzle solving game with an epic and deep story
2) The Banner Saga - a light RPG/Strategy game, again with a very deep story driving it.

08-27-2015, 10:25 AM
#3
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Location: Brazil
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Skypoint View Post
2 Games with immersive stories but different approaches

1) Valiant Hearts - a simple puzzle solving game with an epic and deep story
2) The Banner Saga - a light RPG/Strategy game, again with a very deep story driving it.
Thanks for the tips. Both are purchased, but I haven't played them, though.

I was under the impression that The Banner Saga have a complicated strategy combat system. Was I wrong?

I am horrible at strategy games.

Last edited by Dankrio; 08-27-2015 at 10:29 AM.
08-27-2015, 10:28 AM
#4
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Location: Brazil
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Sorry. Double post.
08-27-2015, 11:00 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,188
If you want good story you'll need these if you havent yet.

Yesterday
Lost Echo
Fahrenheit
Grim Fandango
Lifeline
Republique

Some of the best story driven games i have played other than adventure games are RPG games, but i guess you dont like the indepth mechanics in character building and other stuff involved. That said, adventure titles are your best bet.
08-27-2015, 01:28 PM
#6
Joined: Jun 2014
Location: Brazil
Posts: 980
Quote:
Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
If you want good story you'll need these if you havent yet.

Yesterday
Lost Echo
Fahrenheit
Grim Fandango
Lifeline
Republique

Some of the best story driven games i have played other than adventure games are RPG games, but i guess you dont like the indepth mechanics in character building and other stuff involved. That said, adventure titles are your best bet.
Thanks for the tips.

I like those kind of games also, I am just not in the mood right now to complex mechanics.
08-27-2015, 05:44 PM
#7
Joined: Oct 2012
Location: Michigan, USA
Posts: 1,192
The Walking Dead Season 1&2
The Wolf Among Us
A Game of Thrones
King of Dragon Pass
Sorcery! 1, 2, and 3
80 Days
Joe Dever's Lone Wolf