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Good time management games?

06-11-2011, 08:09 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 63
Good time management games?

My wife has discovered she enjoys this genre. She has played Supermarket Mania 1 and 2 to death and loved both of them. I assumed there would be a bunch of similar titles on iOS (or specifically iPad) but I can't find anything that appears similar. Any ideas? I would specifically like something for the iPad.
06-12-2011, 04:14 AM
my kingdom for the princess 1 and 2
royal envoy

not time management, but what my wife likes
Reiner Knizia's Robot Master
Reiner Knizia's Labyrinth HD
Ozone HD
7 little words

hope it helps.

06-12-2011, 04:20 AM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Belfast N Ireland
Posts: 2,193
I personally recommend "game dev story" be warned though it's really hard to stop playing. I think that fits time management genre it's a really good game regardless though.

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06-12-2011, 04:22 AM
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 58
Airport Mania is a good one.

Also check out Train Conductor 1 and 2.

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06-12-2011, 04:25 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 1,737
Of the (few) that I've played, I really enjoyed Miriel the Magical Merchant and Miriel's Enchanted Mystery. The iPad links are below.

06-12-2011, 04:47 AM
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Airtycoon 2
Hotel Tycoon
Game Dev Story
Hot Springs Story
Airport Terminal

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06-12-2011, 02:14 PM
Sallys spa is the best time management game IMO.
I also enjoyed jeans boutique but the controls were a little wonky.
Jojos fashion show is also really fun, not really a time management game, I don't know what category that would really fall into.
06-12-2011, 02:29 PM
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all the Dash games?
06-12-2011, 02:57 PM
Joined: Mar 2009
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Have fun Mrs. xmiyux!

  • Sally's Spa HD
  • Sally's Salon Luxury Edition for iPad
  • Mystic Emporium HD
  • Jojo's Fashion Show World Tour for iPad (I prefer Jojo's 2, but no iPad version)
  • Airport Mania: First Flight
  • Hot Springs Story (not HD, but graphics look great scaled)

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06-12-2011, 03:40 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 63
Thanks for all the recommendations guys! Before this she would only play the line drawing games (Airport something) or the hidden object games (stuff like Big Fish Games does). I was excited she found a new genre she liked.

Although that did mean she was continually stealing my iPad and cutting into my Neuroshima Hex time.