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Looking for card games and hidden gems

04-27-2017, 06:51 PM
#1
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 11
Looking for card games and hidden gems

Hello,

I'm looking for some game recommendations. I'd like to find some games similar in style to Card Crawl or Sword and Poker; games with a card/board game feel or inspiration. In general I'm also looking for some polished and fun indie gems that may have never made it to the charts or weren't reviewed by TouchArcade. Some games I'm already considering are Solitairica, Card City Nights, and Dream Quest. In general I seem to enjoy games that feature character/equipment progression and upgrades, games that I can play casually or in long sittings, and games that cost under $5.

To give you an idea of some other games that I've loved, here's a list:
-Ascension: Deckbuilding Game
-Let's create! Pottery HD
-Card Crawl
-Hitman GO
-Durak
-A Dark Room

Thanks!
04-27-2017, 07:26 PM
#2
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 594
Lost Portal

04-27-2017, 08:04 PM
#3
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by ashmike3 View Post
Lost Portal
Lost Portal seems interesting, but I've heard it's a bit unbalanced and unforgiving with how gold is gained/lost in random amounts for winning and losing respectively.
04-27-2017, 08:54 PM
#4
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 5,814
I think you will enjoy Solitarica. I can't play it for hours, but an hour or 2 at a time is good. Its entertaining.

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04-27-2017, 11:19 PM
#5
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by pluto6 View Post
I think you will enjoy Solitarica. I can't play it for hours, but an hour or 2 at a time is good. Its entertaining.
Thanks for the feedback. I'll definitely check it out.
04-29-2017, 05:53 PM
#6
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,796
Quote:
Originally Posted by Woolsweater View Post
Lost Portal seems interesting, but I've heard it's a bit unbalanced and unforgiving with how gold is gained/lost in random amounts for winning and losing respectively.
That's a minor quirk only. It really is a good game.

You should check out pathfinder adventure card game
Spellcraft
Calculords
Orions 2

And many more
04-29-2017, 11:10 PM
#7
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Talbs View Post
That's a minor quirk only. It really is a good game.

You should check out pathfinder adventure card game
Spellcraft
Calculords
Orions 2

And many more
Thanks for the suggestions! I'll definitely check them out. I'd love more suggestions if you have them!

Also, it doesn't look like Orions 2 is on the app store anymore.
04-29-2017, 11:21 PM
#8
Solitairica is fantastic.

I do enjoy Shuffle Cats quite a bit.
Also
Pair Solitaire
Sage Solitaire
Politaire
Pixel Poker Battle
Solitaire Dash
Cat Stacks Fever
Exploding Kittens
Poker Heroes
Donsol
Outs
04-30-2017, 07:04 AM
#9
Joined: Feb 2016
Posts: 18
How about ...
For card game:

dungeoneering
Frost- survival card game
Adventure time card wars
Sushi go
Exploding kittens

Other, not card game but maybe you will like:

Banner saga 1&2
FTL
Min metro
Transistor
04-30-2017, 09:33 AM
#10
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 22
Buy Dream Quest. Do it now. Then get Guild of Dungeoneering and/or Solitairica.