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fun simple match 3 game for my mom?

07-11-2013, 03:06 PM
#1
fun simple match 3 game for my mom?

Hey guys,

My mom doesn't really get into the complicated games, and she likes to play the match 3 type games. Our options are limited because she is still using an older 3g model and I think her FW is on 4.1.

She likes candy crush, but i'd like to find her a game that is not hampered by IAP.

Any suggestions? In the past she has really enjoyed bejeweled (I think that the name) and rise of atlantis.

Thanks
07-11-2013, 04:36 PM
#2
Scurvy Scallywags is great!

07-11-2013, 05:30 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 19,639
Puzzlecraft

My mom enjoys the following games and types of games too:

Fruit Ninja
Angry Birds games
Word Search games
Pinball Games

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
07-11-2013, 06:01 PM
#4
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Singapore
Posts: 1,760
Those mahjong match games are fairly uncomplicated.

Mahjong Artifacts 1 and 2 are fun.
Mahjong Elements

Other match-3:
Kitten Sanctuary
Azkend
Piyo Blocks 2
7 Wonders
07-11-2013, 06:28 PM
#5
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Originally Posted by Jacob007 View Post
Scurvy Scallywags is great!


I really enjoyed scurvy, and for me this is embarrassing to admit, but even that game is a little too much for my mom. She doesn't really get into the whole level up and fight enemies concept.

she is old school and never really played any games until I gave her my old phone.
07-11-2013, 06:29 PM
#6
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Originally Posted by Jacob007 View Post
Scurvy Scallywags is great!
Quote:
Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
Puzzlecraft

My mom enjoys the following games and types of games too:

Fruit Ninja
Angry Birds games
Word Search games
Pinball Games
man my mom really played the crap out of fruit ninja and angry birds. Seeing her play a game for the first time was funny as heck.

thanks for the suggestions.
07-11-2013, 06:39 PM
#7
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Originally Posted by Ravenblack View Post
Those mahjong match games are fairly uncomplicated.

Mahjong Artifacts 1 and 2 are fun.
Mahjong Elements

Other match-3:
Kitten Sanctuary
Azkend
Piyo Blocks 2
7 Wonders
I think she would really like those games, thanks so much for the recommendations.
07-11-2013, 07:42 PM
#8
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Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
Puzzlecraft

My mom enjoys the following games and types of games too:

Fruit Ninja
Angry Birds games
Word Search games
Pinball Games
But PuzzleCraft has IAP, doesn't it?

Anyway, I'm playing Puzzle Craft and like it too
07-11-2013, 08:10 PM
#9
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 19,639
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Originally Posted by phongtt View Post
But PuzzleCraft has IAP, doesn't it?

Anyway, I'm playing Puzzle Craft and like it too
It does, but the game isnt hampered by it. My wife finished the game without any IAPs.
07-11-2013, 08:35 PM
#10
I second Kitten Sanctuary. Puppy Sanctuary, too -- it has one IAP, that is to unlock the full game.

Continuing with the animal theme, Cat a Lot is an adorable Samegame clone, and IIRC, it's free.

Slice It! and Doodle Fit/Doodle Fit 2 are two games that are quite simple in concept and execution, but I got a lot of play out of both.

TinyTower and Pocket Frogs are classic. Donut Games's apps are pretty simple, too, although some more than others. I like Rat on a Snowboard and Ruberth. I hear Bubble Pig is quite popular.

She may like some of the more laid-back brickbreakers like Anodia, or even some of the challenging ones like Hyper Brick Turbo.

Some fun word games include Frankenword, Textropolis, and Ruzzle.

Also, some runners are good for simplicity. RobotUnicorn, for example (the first one).