The board's server will undergo upgrade maintenance tonight, Nov 5, 2014, beginning approximately around 10 PM ET. Prepare for some possible down time during this process.
FAQ    Search

Board index » Word on the Street » Arts & Entertainment » Video Games




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 40 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2  Next
Author Message
 Post subject: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Mon April 30, 2018 4:42 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Worst Moderator
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:48 pm
Posts: 51506
What are you playing? Discuss here

_________________
Clouuuuds Rolll byyy...BANG BANG BANG BANG


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Mon April 30, 2018 4:46 pm 
Offline
User avatar
10Club Complaint Department
 Profile

Joined: Wed January 02, 2013 3:36 pm
Posts: 15040
Location: Mizzou
I don't think I've played a mobile game since Mario Run. Most are trash.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Mon April 30, 2018 4:48 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Fake NYC Setlist Relayer
 WWW  Profile

Joined: Thu April 04, 2013 6:27 am
Posts: 7687
Location: Port Perry Lodge on voluptuous Lake Perry
Dumb Ways - Got tired of this real fast.
Mario Run - Takes up too much data; never play it.
Hot Hands - Downloaded it while the wife was enjoying Ellen's gameshow. It's OK.
Rolling Sky - Infuriating. Never playing it again unless I feel like torturing myself.
Retro Shooting - 100%'d it before the newest update, which ruined the game for me.
Scrabble - Way too many ads. Should delete it.
Real Chess - Too smart for me; bad for self-esteem.

... and a bunch of word puzzle games that are OK.

_________________
tree_ presents M_D's Video Game Tournament: A Thief's End


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Mon April 30, 2018 4:53 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Looks Like a Cat
 Profile

Joined: Wed January 02, 2013 2:02 am
Posts: 13660
Location: Dat Azz
Monkey_Driven wrote:
I don't think I've played a mobile game since Mario Run. Most are trash.

Mario Run is the only video game style game I’ve played on my phone. Other than that I’ve played a bunch of the “Angry Birds” games and a digital version of the board game “Ticket to Ride”.

_________________
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
Post better and stop being a dork.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Mon April 30, 2018 5:04 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Misplaced My Sponge
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 6:03 pm
Posts: 5890
Location: Washington State
I liked Mario Run for awhile but stopped playing it when it just got too repetitive. The mini-levels they introduced are fun at times but then you get one that ruins the 'flow' of the game and you just lose the point.

Played Magikarp for awhile but I think I played it too much because it was over in like a month. And I don't just mean 'beating' the game, but the game itself: There were a few updates and then suddenly they said that this was the last one and that was it. No reason to keep playing the game other than to 100% everything and so I foolishly did that and then it was done.

Playing Animal Crossing right now. I honestly don't know why...I keep being like "this is it!" but then they put an update in and I keep going.

Other than those 'named' games I only really play solitaire. I pull Jetpack Joyride from mothballs every now and then but it's rare.

I used to play Angry Birds a lot but fell off after the SW games because they added so much "pay to win" and the figures you had to buy for bonuses. I saw an ad for the new cartoon in front of Avengers this weekend and thought, "Wow, Angry Birds is still a thing?"

_________________
"If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family Anatidae on our hands.”


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Mon April 30, 2018 6:03 pm 
Offline
User avatar
The Master
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:04 pm
Posts: 51602
Location: Sector 7-G
2048


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Mon April 30, 2018 6:05 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Worst Moderator
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:48 pm
Posts: 51506
cutuphalfdead wrote:
2048

yeah, that and 1010 are fun

_________________
Clouuuuds Rolll byyy...BANG BANG BANG BANG


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Mon April 30, 2018 6:05 pm 
Offline
User avatar
The Master
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:04 pm
Posts: 51602
Location: Sector 7-G
I replayed Where's My Water last week.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Mon April 30, 2018 6:25 pm 
Offline
User avatar
10Club Complaint Department
 Profile

Joined: Wed January 02, 2013 3:36 pm
Posts: 15040
Location: Mizzou
I'm just so turned off by the microtransactions and pay to win model of mobile games.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Mon April 30, 2018 6:31 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Misplaced My Sponge
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 6:03 pm
Posts: 5890
Location: Washington State
Yup. Got a $20 Asphalt 8 'upgrade' coupon with my Chromebook so I figured I'd try it out. There are so many loot boxes in it that I didn't even get to the game proper. So dumb.

_________________
"If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family Anatidae on our hands.”


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Mon April 30, 2018 6:44 pm 
Offline
User avatar
The Master
 Profile

Joined: Wed January 02, 2013 3:21 pm
Posts: 51866
scrabble right now

_________________
Jammer XCI wrote:
My bong got broken tonight


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Mon April 30, 2018 7:58 pm 
Offline
User avatar
I've been POOSSTTIiiEEnngeeaahh
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 11:28 pm
Posts: 10001
Location: Space City
The Witness


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2018 1:11 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Rank This Poster
 Profile

Joined: Mon March 18, 2013 11:48 pm
Posts: 4056
Eternium

Hearthstone

Various N64 games with MegaN64.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2018 7:06 am 
Offline
User avatar
likes rhythmic things that butt up against each other
 Profile

Joined: Sun March 12, 2017 3:06 pm
Posts: 844
Location: It's Soma
What classes do you play in Hearthstone?

_________________
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
Jesus Christ. Imagine having an opinion this bad.


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2018 12:20 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Rank This Poster
 Profile

Joined: Mon March 18, 2013 11:48 pm
Posts: 4056
Warlock or Priest.

"Life Trap" FTW!


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2018 7:05 pm 
Offline
User avatar
The Master
 Profile

Joined: Wed January 02, 2013 3:21 pm
Posts: 51866
tetris

_________________
Jammer XCI wrote:
My bong got broken tonight


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2018 8:19 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Misplaced My Sponge
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 6:03 pm
Posts: 5890
Location: Washington State
You can play Tetris on a touch screen? I haven't found a version yet that feels like it works.

_________________
"If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family Anatidae on our hands.”


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2018 11:41 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Worst Moderator
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 2:48 pm
Posts: 51506
Lenny has a flip phone

_________________
Clouuuuds Rolll byyy...BANG BANG BANG BANG


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 7:45 pm 
Offline
User avatar
The Master
 Profile

Joined: Wed January 02, 2013 3:21 pm
Posts: 51866
E.H. Ruddock wrote:
Lenny has a flip phone

i'll flip your face

_________________
Jammer XCI wrote:
My bong got broken tonight


Top
 
 Post subject: Re: Games on your smartphone
PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2018 7:57 pm 
Offline
User avatar
Misplaced My Sponge
 Profile

Joined: Tue January 01, 2013 6:03 pm
Posts: 5890
Location: Washington State
Image

_________________
"If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family Anatidae on our hands.”


Top
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 40 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2  Next

Board index » Word on the Street » Arts & Entertainment » Video Games


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: contamination and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
It is currently Sat October 20, 2018 7:44 pm