Horror iPad games like the Dark Meadow?
September 23, 2013 12:17 PM Subscribe
What are your recommended scary, immersive iPad games? Based on a previous question
, I bought The Dark Meadow
and was very pleased. Then I finished it. What are some other recommended games in that genre?
posted by stet to sports, hobbies, & recreation (3 answers total) 17 users marked this as a favorite
I'm looking for horror games that I can play with headphones on for 15-20 minutes at a time to get me out of my own head. And into the head of someone who is about to die horribly... Which sound odd when I type it out. First person perspective is what I prefer, though that's not a dealbreaker by any stretch. It's just the most immersive for me.
Bonus points for a game I can stop and save as needed. Save points turn a game into a job for me instead of something I can use to take a break from my job.
The things that I liked about the Dark Meadow:
-creepy as all get out
-It felt pretty explorey despite actually being pretty railsy
-Excellent sound and voice acting.
-What can I say? It was based in Wisconsin and Frank Lloyd Wright. That was gravy.
-$5.99 is a bargain price for a good game. I'm delighted to pay for something good.
Things I didn't like:
-Grar! In game purchases. Just let me buy the game and be done with it.
-The combat mechanic felt clumsy to me. It seemed like the sword fights were just swiping the screen randomly and that the swipes had no effect on where the sword was going to go.
-I was pretty meh on the combat in general. A tablet seems like a poor platform for first person combat to me.
-As mentioned, I was not a fan of the save mechanic. Do I know a better way to do it? No. But that's why I'm not a game designer.