Turn-based RPGs have very selected players among android users too. Some of the best PC games have been brought to mobile devices, finding great success without penalizing gameplay. The list of turn-based games is huge, but we choose 5 of the best games till now.
Let’s start with the list:
Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the Lions
Speaking about turn-based RPGs, the game that started the trend comes once again on top. Released for Android, Final Fantasy Tactics is an adapted version of the original PlayStation game released in 1997. You can get involved in a story-driven campaign, roam freely in the vast open world and defeat your enemies.
There is only a slight drawback, the game is paid. Before playing, check your device compatibility since crashes are reported for low-end devices. It does not make any sense if you shed approximately $20 for this game and find it not supported for your mobile.
Knights of Pen and Paper 2
Published by Paradox Interactive, Knights of Pen and Paper 2 is another popular turn-based RPG. The gameplay is quite similar to Dungeons and Dragons. The second installment is similar to the original one, keeping the 16-bit graphics and improved gameplay.
It was well received among the audience with a Metacritic score of 71 out of 100. Rated 4.5 star in Play Store, the game is quite decent if you are looking for a lightweight turn-based RPG for Android. The game is available for free at Play Store and also in other third-party app stores.
Released in 2013, Hoplite is quite easy to learn for people who are playing turn-based RPG games for the first time. However, the game is quite deep. The environment and puzzles are always changing and takes turn-based games to a whole new level. The game is quite popular because of the challenges it offers.
Players have to think and calculate before making a move. Each strategy you follow may either upgrade your power or take you down. The game is available for free in PlayStore or from third party APK store. However, if you want to unlock additional challenges and features, you can purchase the premium feature as well.
With over 84000 reviews, the game is rated 4.5 stars at Google Play Store. It is available for free and a must have if you are a fan of classic turn based RPG games. The game offers you:
- Dynamic battles which are fast-paced and can be enjoyed for a first-person perspective.
- There is a fantasy story that is narrated in an immersive manner. You can follow the main storyline and defeat monsters along with participating in PvP battles against other players.
- Winning will earn you rewards and leveling up, all of which becoming useful once you fight the main boss, Shadow.
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Battle of Polytopia
The synopsis of the game is simple. You are the leader of civilization. You will need to develop it and make it ready for the battle. You can choose one among 4 tribes, each coming with their own character traits.
If you love classic turn-based games, you will find it fun to convert your tribe from a tiny village to a great kingdom. There is only one disadvantage. Multiplayer mode is not there which people love nowadays.
Hope you will start installing these games right away after reading this article. Let us know what you liked about them and what you did not in the comments. Also, let us know if you have come across any other turn-based game which you found to be as good. Happy gaming.
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I think Hoplite is the best turn based games in android.