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Hunting for TCG/CCG games

11-19-2016, 09:58 AM
#1
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 23
TCG/CCG games suggestions

Hey

I am on the hunt for TCG/CCG Iphone games. I am new to the genre so I dont know alot about the genre. Googled "Best of Lists" and I got an overall view of whats out there. But most of the game I came across are F2P, Wich rubs me the wrong way because I am no fan of the pay 2 win concept. So my humble question to the TA comunity is: What are the best Paid TCG/CCG games out there. I am willing to put som time, money and love into the game so a high learning curve and a high price is no problem. The F2P modell would be acceptable if the IAP is expansions and not coins/diomonds or if the F2P game is very good balanced. Online multiplayer is preferable but if the game has killer gameplay its welcome. I am looking forward to hearing your suggestions. I have a Ipone 6s Plus if it helps to know.

Last edited by kaywib; 11-19-2016 at 10:25 AM.
11-19-2016, 11:09 AM
#2
I think the top ones are Hearthstone and Pathfinder Adventures. Both f2p, but fair, according to people.

11-19-2016, 04:22 PM
#3
@kaywib
I just PM'ed you a promo code if you'd like to give Lost Portal CCG a try...

Mike Camilli - developer of Lost Portal CCG [website, forum thread, Facebook]
11-20-2016, 12:41 AM
#4
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Posts: 23
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Originally Posted by LordFoul View Post
@kaywib
I just PM'ed you a promo code if you'd like to give Lost Portal CCG a try...
Thax. Tried it for a short while. I will definitely give it a longer run. Liked it a lot initially.
11-20-2016, 12:43 AM
#5
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Originally Posted by Dankrio View Post
I think the top ones are Hearthstone and Pathfinder Adventures. Both f2p, but fair, according to people.
Thax. I'll check pathfinder out. Heard of it but kept away cause of the f2p.
11-20-2016, 02:26 AM
#6
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,898
The dev of lost portal has already been in touch with you, and I highly recommend that game as a standalone game you can purchase.

Others you should check out are:
Spellcraft. It's lane based and quite similar to lost portal which is also lane based.
Shadow era. I know it's FTP, but give it some credit, it's quite a good solid game, and the sacrifice a card for mana mechanic is different to all, and incites good thought.
Seconding Pathfinder Adventures in a big way as well.

Dream quest. Not TCG, it's an adventure deck builder, and excuse the terrible graphics. Look past that and you'll find a great card game with a great "campaign" that's addictive and deep.
Ascension. Another deck builder. It's great and had a big following here on TA
Star realms. Same as ascension.
Look in the AppStore for anything by playdek. All their card games are solid, like summoner wars and ascension as mentioned.
Orions 2 is an old one but a good one. Old lane based type, that was big in its day, and it even has drafting which basically no other game on iOS has except hearthstone I believe.

And you can't forget the granddaddy of them all, it's FTP, but those that have played it have to admit it's solid, and that's Magic Duels.
11-20-2016, 06:32 AM
#7
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,068
Spectromancer is a good one that hasn't been mentioned yet. Unsure if has any problems on iOS 10, but it should run.


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11-20-2016, 02:09 PM
#8
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Talbs View Post
The dev of lost portal has already been in touch with you, and I highly recommend that game as a standalone game you can purchase.

Others you should check out are:
Spellcraft. It's lane based and quite similar to lost portal which is also lane based.
Shadow era. I know it's FTP, but give it some credit, it's quite a good solid game, and the sacrifice a card for mana mechanic is different to all, and incites good thought.
Seconding Pathfinder Adventures in a big way as well.

Dream quest. Not TCG, it's an adventure deck builder, and excuse the terrible graphics. Look past that and you'll find a great card game with a great "campaign" that's addictive and deep.
Ascension. Another deck builder. It's great and had a big following here on TA
Star realms. Same as ascension.
Look in the AppStore for anything by playdek. All their card games are solid, like summoner wars and ascension as mentioned.
Orions 2 is an old one but a good one. Old lane based type, that was big in its day, and it even has drafting which basically no other game on iOS has except hearthstone I believe.

And you can't forget the granddaddy of them all, it's FTP, but those that have played it have to admit it's solid, and that's Magic Duels.
Thanks a lot for the comprehensive suggestions. I will definitely check all of them and see which one catches my interest.
11-20-2016, 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by pjft View Post
Spectromancer is a good one that hasn't been mentioned yet. Unsure if has any problems on iOS 10, but it should run.


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Thanks for the suggestion. Willl definitely take a closer look at it.
11-20-2016, 03:26 PM
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Joined: Feb 2011
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Definitely do. It's one of the oldest ones. Has a lengthy single player campaign, lots of options. It's certainly a good game with lots of fans here in the forums.


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