Co-Op Game?
February 23, 2014 7:11 PM   Subscribe

I mentor a 12 year old boy who loves computer games--specifically Minecraft. We would like to play a co-operative game together. The game should be available for OSX and Windows. Thanks for your suggestions.
posted by Fuzzy Dog to Computers & Internet (8 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
You could play minecraft together... either on a public server or run your own private server. Terraria is sort of similar to minecraft in some ways, but 2d. My wife and son play it together.
posted by RustyBrooks at 7:19 PM on February 23, 2014 [1 favorite]

I like Minecraft, and I also like Monaco co-op.
posted by michaelh at 8:05 PM on February 23, 2014 [1 favorite]

Meant to say that Monaco is not a builder, but I still like it.
posted by michaelh at 8:40 PM on February 23, 2014

Portal 2?
posted by peep at 9:01 PM on February 23, 2014 [2 favorites]

Yup, Portal 2 co-op campaign.
posted by killdevil at 9:08 PM on February 23, 2014

Obviously you could play Minecraft together. Or something like Terraria perhaps which is a 2D builder / explorer game with a different focus to Minecraft?

Do you want to play 'couch co-op' (ie both using the same display in the same room) or over the internet when you're in different places?
posted by pharm at 1:22 AM on February 24, 2014

Have you tried looking into the Minecraft mod sets? Specifically, Tekkit Lite and Big Dig. Either of those will add various machine blocks that take one from the industrial age to sci-fi level stuff, in addition to adding in some new resources.
posted by Slackermagee at 5:07 AM on February 24, 2014

Are you familiar with the website Co-Optimus? It's nothing but reviews and rankings of co-op games, by system.
posted by jbickers at 5:59 AM on February 24, 2014 [1 favorite]

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