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Mars has a cold climate, with almost no atmosphere and zero oxygen.
But because it has frozen water at its poles, it makes it a prime candidate for terraforming.
Raising the temperature of the planet melts the ice and causes sea levels and water levels to go up.
However, there is not enough water in the ice caps to form an ocean.
Oxygen and Pressure will have to be made artificially, and you need a boost for the water, so be sure to research everything about water as well.

Starting Stats:

Temperature: 218,027mK (28 retained by atmosphere)
Pressure: 600Pa
Oxygen: 1ppm
Water: 17,615cm (82,384 frozen in ice)
Biomass: 0

Disclaimer

Before we start keep in mind that depending on what setting you pick, the facilities won’t have the same effect.
Example: The hab dome give biomass when you selected biomass at the start of the game, but give oxygen instead when your playing with biosphere on.

Most of this guide is for playing normal with biosphere, but they will mostly hold true for other difficulty.  I don’t recommend playing at the easy level because you won’t have access to those sweet satellite.

Phase 1: Let’s start

Horizon or Son of Hephaestus

Choose either Horizon or the Son of Hephaestus has starting faction, you need your buildings to build fast and your mines to overflow with money (credits). You can later modify all the value in the culture section with using culture point once you build the Lagrange Academy satellite.

Start getting the Iron and silver research to start mining them right away.

Then go build your free colony and an outpost.

Pick a high elevation for your colony. For the outpost, its depend on your long game. I usually build them in altitude, but sometime I build some near expected sea level. Why ? So that in the late game the rising water will destroy them preventing me from paying to close them.

Go to your outpost, you should have around 3M now.

Build 4 silver mine and maybe 1-2 iron if you can’t get more silver in the green-yellow range when you scan. Increase the level of all the mines to 3 or 4. This way you will get more credits per minute and the mine will deplete faster. A depleted mine is a good thing because you can remove it for cheap and build another mine of better mineral (like Palladium) at a lower price.

Here you probably spent all your money, but generating around 50k/minutes (25k if you didn’t watch ads for the 200% boost)

When your cash is high enough you can either start researching Hab Complex or children creche.

I usually go for the children creche to rush to get the spaceport. The spaceport is probably the best add-on you can add to your colony. Its generate credits, its allow you to build super satellite, colonize mars moon and it’s drawback is actually a plus on mars since it’s slowly increase your pressure.

Hab complex is to rush to hab dome which generate water and biomass if your playing with biomass on and oxygen and water if your playing with biosphere.

Why rush for the Hab dome then if spaceport is better ?

I prefer getting the spaceport first, but the hab dome is really useful to have quickly too, it will allow you to have more population which means more facilities can be built on all you colonies and it will increase your culture point faster.

While your researching you can take a break and come back later or use genesis point to rush research or/and get more credits.
Once you comeback you might have enough to research palladium and build another outpost, in that case do it but mine only palladium and maybe 1-2 silver it you don’t get enough good palladium spot.
Research transport and wait a bit again. Once it’s done (or rush with point) you can research the spaceport

Once you finish the starport research build one in your colony and research hab complex to get a hab dome ASAP.
You can build multiple startport in your colony combine with some Hab dome to generate more population grow.
Once your got the Hab Complex and the Hab dome research, we can start to be creative.

Phase 2: Let’s fix Mars

Barren Mars
Option 1: let go all in on the mining. Then we terraform Mars.

Here what you want is to get all your mining research and build the Orbital Surveyor satellite. It’s half price if your playing Horizon.

Its take almost a day to build so you have to be patient, but once it’s built its allow you to see where the mineral are the most abundant and getting your outpost to generate 250k/m each.

With all that money you can build all the satellite and upgrade you colonies and jump to option 2.

Option 2: Let focus on terraforming Mars, we’ll figure out the money part at the same time. 
You can enter in the lets terraform the planet phase.
Since Hab dome are generating oxygen and water and spaceport generate pressure, you might start researching facilities that counter those increase.
Temperature is not a issue if you in normal or expert mode. The Soletta satellite will take care of it for you, but water will become problematic once the temperature increase.

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Pressure don’t grow that fast either, but since you might build more spaceport (since they generate money too) it might not be a issue at that point.
Your research in the background should be to reduce 1-water 2-oxygen 3-pressure and the occasional biosphere facility, if you’re playing with it. If your playing with biomass on, the Hab dome will do the work for you to increase biomass.
Have some water reducing facilities in your colonies and start building the Soletta. You can check how much water is frozen in the icecap in the water screen (top left)
Now build facilities that will tend your increase towards 0 so once your at you sweet spot nothing increase anymore. At this point Mars should allow microbial and plant life.

Phase 3: Microbial and plant life.

If your using biomass this part is actually really easy. Use your sweet cash you made earlier and build the sky farm satellite and your colonies won’t use all that biomass and it will grow to the amount needed to. It’s even half price if your playing with the son of Hephaestus.
If you’re using the biosphere I will write a guide on that topic, but here are the basic.

Microbial life


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Microbial life don’t need support so you can use gene that say need 50% more support without the penalties, which allow you to build microbe that give more support for the next group.
If your planet is not stable yet you should play around the biosphere yet, but it you really want to you can always create super resistant life form while you’re stabilizing your planet.
However, these lifeforms tend to give less support for the next group. I will write more about it in my biosphere guide.

Plant Life

If you want to “finish the game” you only need to get to 2 plant support to make your planet habitable. So focus on getting these kinds of plants. The trick is to build many type of plant that give a lot of support.

Phase 4: Mars is habitable.

 

You’re almost there, with all your spaceport your colonies will be booming. With that population explosion u should have enough culture point to declare independence.
Once you do you will have a victory screen and it will unlock Venus.
You can continue to play, but if you leave Mars I recommend that you to pause the game. If not at least be sure that water, pressure and oxygen are growing at +0.
This will prevent Mars from growing while you are colonizing other planet, and it will prevent it from going barren again.

Other tips:

  • If your using Horizon, you might want to increase the research speed because it’s pretty abysmal in the beginning.
  • Note if your playing with biomass, try getting the sky farm satellite once you are in the habitable phase or just before. This will prevent your colonies to use all your biomass.
  • Except for easy mode, you can basically ignore the temperature since you will just need to build the Soletta satellite to fix it.
  • Resit the urge to spend culture point and since with this build you will be overflowing with money always refuse the credits in exchange reducing your independence movement.
  • Like we said in phase 4, be sure that water, pressure and oxygen are growing at +0.

Let me know if you like this long format walkthrough. I might make one for Venus in the future.

 

 

not related to Terra Genesis

TerraGenesis is not the new console from SEGA, it’s a space sim where you terraform planets in order to build human colonies. The game uses actual NASA data (in case of the planets of the solar system only) in order to make the game more immersive and real.

The game is free to play, you can either buy individual planet or buy all the planet of each system in bulk. If you don’t want to pay a dime you can unlock other planet when you successfully colonize one. You start with the choice of colonizing either the moon or Mars. Successfully colonizing them will unlock the other inner planet Mercury (the Moon) and Venus (Mars)
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Once you chose your planet to colonize your need to setup a small colony and start mining to get some cash, which will help you pay for research, add module to your colony and build satellite.

The module part is where you build module to slowly terraform your planet. You’re on Mars and need to start having an atmosphere, you need to build a thermal dust plant to increase pressure, you’re on Venus and want it to go down build a bunch of hydrogen processor to drop that pressure to earth level.

Once you start modifying your planet don’t forget to check it once in an awhile or you end up like me and going waterworld on Venus (Kevin Costner would not be happy)

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This is where I was a bit annoyed, I went to sleep while I was terraforming Mars and ended up putting to much o2 in it because I left it a +100 for the night. Same thing happen on Venus, but with the temperature. I’ve built the Soletta, a satellite that helps you adjust the temperature on your planet surface, but when it was built I had so much water build up in the atmosphere that it’s flooded the planet. Also, known has “the great flood” in the Venusian Holy Text.

So after that, I went all Tamagochi on my Venus, checking every time making sure everything was rising carefully, turning them down or up as needed. It’s like a feeding a little monster instead it’s a planet and it needs to be feed differently depending how it’s going.

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I have some nitpicking on that flood thing, it’s weird that your colony can support the initial Venus atmosphere, but add a little water on the ground and everything falls apart. We (NASA) have (like today) base underwater so building cities underwater is probably feasible with current technology, but with our current tech we cannot build anything on Venus surface. So why the hell the whole colony get destroyed when the 1m of water above sea level when the damn dome can support about 90x earth pressure and a temperature that f**king melt lead.
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Other than that TerraGenesis is a great game, I’ve managed to terraform the moon, Mars and Venus (twice), but the Tamagochi nature of the game got me and annoyed a bit my wife too. Constantly checking if your little planet is doing fine get tiring at the end. Another thing I didn’t like it’s how mining work. However, you can make it less annoying by building satellite that detects the concentration of each mineral on the ground. On the Android version there seem to have some bugs. Some of them seem to have been fixed since I last played, the game is still slow when you start having many late stage world to handle.

Give it a try and let me know if you like it.

I’ve recently become a humble bundle affiliate so you can expect more post about them in the future.

By the way, they are doing a Devolver Digital Sale and a Daedalic bundle right now so check it out. Click on the link, buy it and I’ll receive big fat commission of a few cents probably.

Honestly, I’ve decided to become an affiliate because I think humble bundle is probably the best bundle provider However, what are the other provider out there, not that I really need another place that I can impulsively throw a wad of cash like a crack addict that need is other fix while is wife and kids leave him.
Despite my best intention and that I’ve already bought more that 300 game that I haven’t played yet, I’ve looked around to find other bundle provider to see if I can get more free/cheap game.

After searching for a while, which I mean the second result on google (who go further than that anyway), I’ve found one that got my attention, indiegala.
It’s got the classic bundle setup where there is often new bundle being shown and they have tier (like humblebundle) and an expiry date to force you into FOMO mode and buy it just in case you have time to try it.

Ok, that part is a carbon copy of other bundle provider model. However, they have a giveaway section that what got me interested.
The giveaway section is where they GIVE AWAY free games (MINDBLOW).

And anybody can do a giveaway too not just indiegala and that’s what got me interested, maybe we will give some giveaway there at some point.

So what you want to get some ticket to enter these giveaway and get some free game too.

Here how:

  1. First create an account and claim it.
  2. Second link you steam account to the indiegala account.
  3. Voila! you can now enter giveaway, but wait, you are only limited to giveaway that are level 0 and bought with silver coins when you start.

You get a bunch silver coins when you create your account, gold coin are earn probably by buying bundle I think and you gain level by buying bundle too.
Humble bundle actually giveaway free game sometime to user that have already bought game or bundle so that kind of similar in that way.

Most giveaway allow only one ticket per account some allow multiple ticket and not all giveaway ticket cost the same. Some cost 1 silver coin other might cost 15 coins.
They give 10 coin per hours for a total of 240 per day, so that should be enough to enter almost all of them that you are allowed too.

There seem to be no affiliate program for that site so this one is a free be for you indiegala.
Let me know if you won any game there.

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Slot machines have provided players with great entertainment and huge payouts for many years and these games are among the most played in any casino setting. With hundreds of slots already available and new games always being developed, players will find some amazing games that offer great themes. A number of the leading slot games that are enjoyed have a popular theme that will attract players and there are some great titles that have been developed based on top rated PS4 games. Players can also enjoy slots by playing online or even by purchasing slot games for their PS4. With so many titles, great bonus rounds, intriguing themes and high payouts, slot fans around the globe can enjoy a thrilling experience with themed games.

Many of the world’s best slots can be played online and there is also a list of slots based on popular video games. With PS4 games being a huge inspiration for the slots industry and many casino games available for this console, it’s not unlike online and land-based casinos to give their players a chance to join their favourite video game characters on the reels for hours of big wins. Plus, the graphics and animations in video game themed slots are often just as action-packed as their video game counterparts, which makes spinning the reels all the more exciting.

Leading Slot and Casino Games for PS4

The PS4 is one of the most popular gaming consoles on the market and players all around the globe enjoy this gaming system and use it to play thrilling titles. While many players prefer action based games or role-playing games, there are some stellar casino games that can also be enjoyed. These types of games provide a realistic feeling and offer a variety of games that one would find at a land-based casino. Slot games are quite popular with players, so these will be found with most casino themed games for the PS4. One of the leading games that is being enjoyed by players is The Four Kings Casino and Slots. This game offers a complete casino experience and when players enter the lobby, they will find access to action-packed table and card games as well as some amazing slot titles. With Four Kings Casino, players can choose and customize their avatar and will be able to enjoy the thrills of top casino games without the risk of losing any real money.

For those who love the action of poker, Prominence Poker is a casino game that can be played on PS4. This is a combination of a casino multiplayer game and a role-playing game and players will enjoy the 3D presentation and the great animations. The game is all about poker and focuses on Texas Hold’em.

Pure Hold’em World Poker Championships is another top rated game for PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro consoles and this game offers exceptional poker action. Players can play against a computer or they can create tournaments that can have as many as 8 different players. This game is based on Texas Hold’em and it offers a realistic presentation. The tournament options with Pure Poker is what will appeal to most players and there are tournaments that can be played online and offline. Each will require a buy-in amount and these can range from $1,000 all the way to $1 million. The game also offers some great tutorials for those who have never played Hold’em before.

Slots that Have PS4 Game Themes

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Over the years, leading software developers have created amazing slot games that have been based on hit video games. With the popularity of the PS4, players want to play slots that have a familiar theme and known characters, which is why many developers are using PS4 games as inspirations for new slot game titles. There are plenty of slots at online casinos sites and there are many more to come. One of the hottest PlayStation games of all time is Call of Duty™ and this game has been used as the theme for slot games as well. With Call of Duty™, players will join a military ream and enter a war zone to complete missions and kill enemies. Amaya Gaming offers a Call of Duty™ slot game that offers base game features and great bonus rounds. The free spins and multipliers help boost overall payouts and the game offers impressive sounds and graphics to replicate the video game experience.

Another great video game themed slot is Tomb Raider™, which is available at Microgaming online casinos. This game offers a treasure trove of bonus features and is played on 5 reels and 15 paylines. The symbols used in the slot game are all related to video game graphics and characters. With wilds, scatters, free spins and more, Tomb Raider™ has become one of the most played video game themed slots offered. Players looking for adventure can go along with Lara Croft™ and collect some amazing payouts along the way.

Hitman™ is another great game played on PS4 consoles and this game has also been the basis of slot games. The Hitman™ slot is a 15 payline slot that offers multiple betting options and some amazing special features. There are bonus rounds, free spins, scatters, expanding wilds and so much more. In truth, the slot is just as exciting and thrilling as the Hitman™video game and offers a chance for players to win as much as 20,000 coins from the base game alone.

Playing Slots for Money

Slot and casino games can be enjoyed in many ways. Players can choose to benefit from the realism of a PS4 slot and casino game or they can play casual casino games online. Most of these will not cost any money, so players will be playing for virtual coins and credits. However, there are options for those that do wish to play slot machines for real money online. After checking out some of the great casino PS4 games and slots that have been inspired by PS4 titles, players can locate trusted and reliable online casinos, where they can fund an account and place real money wagers, just like at a land casino. Here, they can benefit from hundreds of game titles and will always find a thrilling slot, table or card game to meet their needs.

I’ve reviewed some star wars games in the past and today is the day we celebrate star war and funny Star war meme.

Humble Bundle has  its own May the 4th sale and it’s full of classics a low price, up to 66 percent off.

Here’s a list of PC titles that you can get right now. The sale is going on all weekend now so you’ve got time to binge A New Hope up to The Last Jedi and then get to shopping.

  • Star Wars: Battlefront II (Classic)- $3.39
  • Star Wars: Empire At War Gold Pack- $6.79
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II — The Sith Lords- $3.39
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic- $3.39
  • Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga- $7.99
  • Star Wars: Jedi Knight — Jedi Academy- $3.39
  • Star Wars: Republic Commando- $3.39
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed — Ultimate Sith Edition- $6.79
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II- $6.79
  • Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Saga- $2.03
  • Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars- $7.99
  • Star Wars: Jedi Knight II — Jedi Outcast- $3.39
  • Star Wars: Rebellion- $2.03
  • Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D- $3.99
  • Star Wars: Jedi Knight — Dark Forces II- $2.03
  • Star Wars: Dark Forces- $2.03
  • Star Wars: Tie Fighter Special Edition- $3.99
  • Star wars: X-Wing Alliance- $3.99
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars — Republic Heroes- $6.79
  • Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter — Balance of Power- $3.99
  • Star Wars: Jedi Knight — Mysteries of the Sith- $1.01
  • Star Wars: Rebel Assault II- $3.99
  • Star Wars: Starfighter — $2.39
  • Star Wars: X-Wing Bundle- $11.99
  • Star Wars: Jedi Knight Collection- $8.99
  • Star Wars Classics Collection- $21.19
  • Star Wars Collection- $39.99

 

If you don’t know what to buy, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is pretty good (and old) it has a twist in it too and you got a bang for your bucks at only 3,39$.

 

Jelly Mario

I’ve kind of like remake of the classic Super Mario Bros. There’s the crossover with other character from your favorite video game, there’s Mario with the portal gun  and many more, I’ve told you he’s everywhere.

This time it’s what happen if the mushroom kingdom is turned into jelly… Jelly Mario Bros.

It in alpha and I managed to finish the first stage, the control are a bit hard but it’s still nice to see our good old Mario in a new way.

Let me know if you liked it and tell me what your favorite mario (remake & official game) 😀

For all of you who ask to make give a list of the best hockey sim on mobile, here the one I’ve found.
Last post I’ve said I’m going to make a review of hockey sim (like Powerplay manager) on mobile. Now that I’ve quit Powerplay manage I need my hockey sim fix so I’ve downloaded a bunch of games and tried them out.

CBS Franchise Hockey 2018

Like other hockey sim on this list, this game rely on card to acquire players. However, the game is pretty generous compare to the other has it gives you two of the best player of your favorite team from the start.
If you chose the Habs you get Price and Weber, for the penguins it’s Crosby and Malkin and so on. The game has nice management feature, you can train your player and buy them equipment. There are lot of game to play, from doing a season, exhibition game, pro game and even event for legends players.
There’s a season mode to, but it’s only a few games (21) and the playoff are one game deathmatch. It’s actually my favorite on the list, I’ve played a good half hour before I’ve use all my free games. The multiplayer is limited, you play against other team, but there’s no interaction with them.

Note: This game is my favorite from this list and I play everyday since I’ve installed it.

Pros:

NHL players
Cards to get players
Play against old nhl team
You can train your players
You can give equipment
Chose your team color and logo
Season (even if it’s not a real season)

Cons:

NHL team city only not the team with logo and name
UI can be a bit confusing
We don’t see the game in the simulation
Login with facebook
Season not like NHL

Big Win Hockey

I’ve already written about that game in a previous post, here the highlight and pros and cons of the game.

BIG WIN Hockey is hockey simulation where you get player by drafting them from a deck of card which might include power up (skill boost) and “Big impact card” (in game power up). You can get NHL player buy buying special pack.

Note that this one is filled with ads and you get match up against team twice your rating from the start. I’ve played a bit in the past, but drop because of the ads and the grinding required if you don’t want to pay.

Pros:

Use cards to get players
Can use cards for power up
Nice simulation animation
NHL player available

Cons:

In-app purchase heavy
You get yourself crush at the beginning
Ads to get buck or coins
No tactical play
No season

NHL SuperCard 2K18

Another card base game like big win hockey, but better. You get NHL players from the get go and since they have some budget they included the real player on the card.

Enjoyable game, you can get a decent team quickly if you play regularly. Some event can be hard though like Road2theCup, you need legendary player on almost all the line if you want to have a shot in the final. Its seem it’s the only game with the NHL teams name and logo in it.

Pros:

NHL player available (bonus: real player with real team logo on the card)
Card to get player (bonus: you get NHL player right at the start)
Nice simulation animation
Mode season

Cons:

In-app purchase heavy
You get crush at the beginning
Need to watch ads to get coins
No tactical play
The season is not like NHL

Dynasty Hockey

This is originally a facebook game (has dsiplayed in the video), so it forces you to log with fb. It also lacks feature compare to the facebook game.
Easy to play & not overly complex, but enough going on to keep it lights and interesting.
And players and coaches from different eras that can be mixed and matched to build your team.
A bit more information about how things work or a tutorial would be helpful.
Any simulation hockey fanatic will enjoy this game.

Note: It seem that game haven’t had a update since 2015. (Proof! https://sensortower.com/android/us/fantasy-moguls-inc/app/dynasty-hockey/com.atomic.android.sim/overview)

Pros:

Draft
Legend player
Free agent
Coach
Training

Cons:

Login with fb
UI confusing
In app purchase
Less feature than the FB game
Seem that the dev stop updating the game.
No Season like NHL
No NHL team (team cities are there though)

World Hockey Manager

This is a new game from 2017 and it’s a FB game has well, but I haven’t had the time to try it on Facebook so I’m not sure if it’s the same.
You can play challenge to get coin and make your team move up a league.
You start in the qualification league where there no season, you can move up in league to be able to do an actual season. Note that I’m still stuck in the qualification league, I’ll give an update if I go out of it.

With training, upgrading your facility, this game has a lot of the feature of a solid hockey manager like Powerplay manager.
However, most feature are not as deep has powerplay manager and its seem that you can get stuck pretty quickly.
Challenge seem to cost more in coin than winning them, player signing is extremely expensive for anyone rated 70 and up, later Arena upgrades literally take weeks to level.

Pros:

Arena management,
cards for power up and restore moral/energy,
Tactic,
Prospect management and training.
Chose your team color and logo
New game seem actively maintained

Cons:

Cannot skip simulation,
In-app purchase,
Not sure how the season work,
You get yourself crush at the beginning,
No NHL teams or players
Not much to do if you don’t use your card to restore endurance and moral of your team

Hockey General Manager

This one has a pretty cheap feel to it UI wise, but don’t shy away because it can be an interesting game. Its have all the elements of a NHL simulation game with a salary cap, trades, a draft and free agent sign-in. And not in a gimmicky way like Dynasty hockey, the real NHL way, like there’s trade deadline, a draft after the post-season, a free agent sign-in after the draft.
However, there’s no NHL teams or players, no game display when you run the game simulation, no multiplayer, you only play vs a AI. The free version is super limited, you can only pick one team (like its really matter since there no team from the NHL) and you can only play one season.

Pros:

Only one in-app purchase, it’s to buy the whole game.
League & team management similar to the NHL
Only game in the list with trade
Salary Cap, draft and free agent like the NHL
Quick to play a season and the season have the NHL structure

Cons:

Not the nhl team or player
Free version very limited (one team, one season)
No gameplay or display of the actual game
No multiplayer, only vs AI

Talk hockey

Blocky Hockey


Grab your puck and skate like mad in a fresh, fun hockey runner! The most fun you can have with a puck, combining realistic physics and humorous gameplay. Hit the ice and light the lamp with body checks and fighting. This is actually the description of the game on the play store. The game is actually fun, but scoring is actually really hard with you start having multiple defense and have a bad angle. A lot of content available via in-app purchase, skin and other stuff.

Ice Rage: Hockey

It’s a great one-on-one ice hockey game – you play the red team unless you play multi-player where you can get the blue team. You have a minute and 45 seconds to outscore the blues, by moving around with the virtual stick and shooting with the shot button.
Goalkeepers are AI controlled, so you just need to control your forward player on the ice.

I actually really like the multiplayer of that game, they pair you up against someone randomly, usually of your skill, and you bang it out like champs.

Hockey Physics

A hockey game with funny physic mechanic. However, they should add more gameplay option and the cpu is too predictable.
Graphic isn’t “forte” either, but it’s funny looking enough to give it a try.

Hockey Clicker

Ok where should I begin. Its look like a game that I could code myself and put it online. However, the game is not that bad, it’s rather simplistic yet oddly addictive.
You play with a third-person view and all you do is to shoot on a goal by tapping on the display. You can to upgrade your gear, your team, etc. You earn cash in training, and by playing matches, it’s also offers a multiplayer mode.
There are a lot of other game that worth probably more your time that this one, either from this list or our previous list.

 

Hockey Games

Ok, SEO wise this game has the dumbest name ever. If you search for hockey games all the other game from the previous list will show up before this one because they are more popular. It’s like naming my game Shoot and kill stuff, I bet call of duty will come up before even if the user search for shoot and kill stuff in the play store. Maybe it worked for them, but with a stupid name like that it’s off for a bad start.

The game is pretty simple, there’s a net and you play the player that shoots on it. Has you progress obstacles and player to block you are added.  I tried to find other review of that game, but since the name is so broad I could get anything to help you.

That all for today, I’ve removed a bunch of hockey sim game to make a post only on those, hopefully I won’t take another 2 months to write it.

Now that I basically stop playing power play manager I’ve started to check what hockey game are on Android, don’t worry Apple fan boys your turn will come and anyway most of those games are on both platform. They are ordered from the most downloaded to the least.

Stickman Ice Hockey


Stickman Ice hockey was one of the best hockey game on android for awhile (at least the one with the most download), but now the ads are ridiculous, you spend as much time watching ads as you do playing. They don’t have any NHL teams, but they have the team per NHL city and the teams from 16 countries. It the only game I’ve won right off the bat, 6-5 in OT with the best team (Sweden) available against the worst team (Austria), it’s pretty easy to score and get scored, the control are ok, face-off might be hard at first, but you get it pretty quickly.

 

Ice Hockey 3D

Another game with no NHL franchise, at least we get a team logo here. My first game I got squash 5-1 with 4 goals in the 3rd period, the AI on your team is practically nonexistent, they just stare at the puck and when you drop it and follow you when you have it. In NHL I use to let my defense handle when a player enters the zone and in this game they just stare at the guy instead. They are probably telling him “Go on body, give your best shot and I won’t even try to block” and the goaler is out taking a piss because if a player draws to close he let everything in.

Controls are okay, but your options are extremely limited. You have your skating control and a button for speed boost. On offense, you have a button to shoot and a button to pass. On defense, you have a button to substitute and a button for poke-checking. That’s literally it. It’s also incredibly easy to score. Overall, this game isn’t that good, but if you like the idea of getting your player better with micro-transaction and daily bonus this might be something you like.

Matt Duchene’s Hockey Classic

If you’re looking for something with the NHLin it, this game got something, it’s Matt Duchene and the cities name from the NHL team, no player name (except Duchene), no team names&logos.

I only tried the free part of the game, the control are not bad once you get use to it. However, I didn’t like that checking is an automatic penalty when they can trip you. And poking at a goalie possessed Puck counts as roughing. You have to pay a fee to unlock the whole game (5$ at the time of this writing). Note that I read that you have to pay every time you download.

It’s free but cost 5$ for the whole game

And for some reason its want to access your files and pictures…

BIG WIN Hockey

Here we are changing the game type a bit. BIG WIN Hockey is hockey simulation where you get player by drafting them from a deck of card which might include power up (skill boost) and “Big impact card” (in game power up). You can get NHL player buy buying special pack. The game has been around for awhile (2012 I think) but its seem it’s still going strong.

I normally like hockey simulation game (like Powerplay manager and senior hockey league) but this one is filled with ads and you get match up against team twice your rating from the start. I’ve played a bit in the past, but drop because of the ads and grinding required if you don’t want to pay. I started a new team to remember the game a bit and only first game was against a team with my rating, all other I was against had almost twice my rating and level 5 or more, I started with a rating of 38 and all other team where 68, 73, 73, 78 and the last 48….

Really not friendly when you start, they should be more generous to entice people to play.

 

Puppet Ice Hockey: Pond Head


This game was not what I expected. You play 1 vs 1 in a 2d side view with power up and power down which make the game hilarious when you power down the other player with a rocket and he start flying. Super easy to score the AI seem a little dumb at time, but can be challenging to.

With its funny theme, easy controls. Everyone who like hockey should give this game a try.

 

MVP Hockey

It’s more of a non stop shootout game than an actual hockey game. Each period, a player shot the puck at the goaler or you play the goaler. You can buy power up to increase your chance of scoring. You can only play country team, there no NHL team or player.

From what I’ve played, controlling the goaler is pretty annoying, sometime you obviously block and they scored anyway. When you shoot and don’t use the “power shot” you basically never score. Always the same thing, its get boring pretty quickly.

 

Hockey Showdown

You play either has a goaler glove to block the puck or the stick (and I think you control the puck too) when you’re on offences. That’s it. There the NHL teams cities, but not the real teams. There are different modes of playing and you can upgrade you stick and glove for better accuracy. This game is a complete glitch fest, says you scored when you missed and vice versa. It doesn’t shoot the puck when you swipe 85% of the time. Graphics are nice and better than some of the other games on this list, but I would recommend passing on this one.

Hockey Stars

The only thing related to hockey in this game is there’s a puck and there’s a goal and the background look like ice, swap the puck for a ball and you got football star. Yet the game is actually fun to play and it’s only multiplayer. Ads don’t bother you every 2 seconds and game are pretty quick.

 

 

Stranger Things: The Game

You’ve probably heard of that show that was pretty popular on Netflix. You know the one that a mix of horror movie with a zest of 80’s nostalgia.
Yeah that one 😀

The game has recently had an update when the season 2 came out and it’s pretty solid. First no ads, no micro transaction, no stamina that force you to comeback later.
The game play is a mix of Zelda most notably The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, old point and click adventures and a SNES/80’s style. Because the game is only playable on touch screen devices, game mechanics have been heavily simplified: everything from character movement, to combat, to inspecting and activating items can be achieved by tapping the screen. The game uses a 16-bit art style and is played in an overhead view. There are two game modes: Normal and Classic. In Classic mode, players are returned to the beginning of dungeons upon death, and enemies respawn even after dungeons have been completed.

You start has Hopper and you wander around hawking freeing the other kids, each time you save or found a character they’ll usually join you and each character have a special ability that will help you progress and unlock new dungeons. Most of the characters from the series are there, you get to play Hopper, who’s the only one that cans go in the underworld, Lucas, who throws rock with is slingshot, Nancy with a baseball bat that breaks things, Mike and is bike,  Will, who can crawl in pipe,  Dustin, he distracts enemies with pudding, El and her psychic blast and Max (from season 2) who throw coins.

If you grew up in the 80s, you’ll love this game, but what’s even more amazing is the fact anyone who likes video games, new or old, will like playing this game.
This game is fun and engrossing. It’s smooth and the controls are perfect.
There a lot of old school throwback, in the setting, the gameplay, the graphics and the sound!  It really does take you back to old school NES/SNES games but without compromising the play or graphics.

You couldn’t expect more from a paid game, let alone this free game.