Warhammer Quest

Warhammer Quest

There aren’t many games on mobile that perfectly marry the concept of a dungeon crawl with party management and world exploration. Warhammer Quest, from Rodeo Games is a perfect example of this done right, with gamers treated to the kind of title you can drop in and out of for short room-by-room exploration sessions or settle into a meatier period of dungeon crawling.

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Five Card Quest

Five Card Quest

A RogueLight devised around the idea of randomly generated dungeons consisting of a series of three screens each before delving to a deeper layer may sound like a great match for mobile play, especially when coupled with an interesting visual style. Sadly Five Card Quest isn’t as interesting as its concept makes it sound.

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Soul Unleashed

Soul Unleashed

What do you get when you mix classic dungeon crawlers such as ‘Eye of the Beholder’, Japanese flavoured visual novels, social gaming and choose your own adventure game-books in the likeness of ‘Fighting Fantasy’? The answer is Soul Unleashed, a game that appeared on the app store with relatively little fanfare and exceeds all expectations.

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Paper Dungeons

Paper Dungeons

There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to Paper Dungeons. This small package (once a desktop exclusive now on mobile devices) contains a wealth of content ranging from a Boardgame mode, Campaigns to sample both on and offline, RogueLike randomized play modes and even a Puzzle option. All of this falls by the wayside however when you notice that you can create and share your own campaigns.

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Shining in the Darkness

Shining in the Darnkess

Credited for launching Sega’s successful Shining Force series but usually ignored and representing a play-style that although great would be cast aside for the series until ‘Shining the Holy Ark’ appeared some time later on the Saturn. Shining in the Darkness is an intense first person dungeon-crawling experience on the Megadrive that rivals the D&D classic ‘Eye of the Beholder’ and genuinely deserves more love than is usually receives from series fans.

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