Can you recommend games that can be played with only one hand?

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  1. Truliche
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    Basically what the title says, I'm starting some IV treatment tomorrow and once a week I have to get it for one hour and I can only use one of my hands to play my DS, what are some great games that can be played with only one hand?

    I'm guessing most recommendations are going to be touch-based but come on let's hear it.

    = )
     


  2. Sterling

    Sterling GBAtemp's Silver Hero

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    Brain age, Big Bang Mini... I got nothing else.
     
  3. ShinRyouma

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    Prof. Layton series
     
  4. Rogue Trader

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    Anything slow or turn-based probably. Advance Wars DS/DC, Fire Emblem, etc.
     
  5. BlackDave

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    Um can't you just not play a game for an hour once a week?
    If not any turned based rpg

    Disagea, Luminus Arc 1 & 2

    if you have big hands it's possible to play lego rockband (or just play with stylus [​IMG])
     
  6. Guild McCommunist

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    I'd go with that, personally.

    Anyway, probably most purely touched based games. Just lay it on your lap and play. Rhythm Heaven, Go! Go! Cosmo Cops!, WireWay, Professor Layton, WarioWare Touched!
     
  7. _Chaz_

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    Saw the name of this thread, and practically shit myself.

    My guess would be almost any touch-based games.


    Of course, it is only one hour. Just watch TV or read a book or something.
     
  8. VashTS

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    touchmaster

    stick to the first one, touchmaster 2 and 3 suck balls
    i still play all the time in the bathroom, i prefer the 21 game, high score is around 1.4 million
    as well as triple elevens, high score a little under 500,000
     
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  10. Inunah

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    Here is my list, with import friendly, no japanese required imports! [​IMG]

    The Wizard of Oz: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road
    Magnetica
    Anything Phoenix Wright
    Video Games Hero (Homebrew)
    Cooking Mama 1-3
    Ribbon (Homebrew)
    Final Fantasy Fables - Chocobo's Tales
    Lock's Quest
    Rhythm Heaven
    Science Papa
    Scribblenauts
    Brain Age 1 & 2
    Flash Focus
    Luxor
    Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise
    Warioware Touched!
    Peggle Dual Shot
    Slingo Quest
    Super Collapse 3
    Elebits: The Adventures of Kai and Zero
    Mystery Case Files: Millionheir
    Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan
    Moeru Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2
    Looney Tunes: Cartoon Conductor
    Dragon Ball Origins
    Ninjatown
    Music Monstars
    KORG DS-10
    Pokemon Trozei
    Magician's Quest: Mysterious Times
    My Spanish Coach
    My Japanese Coach
    Master of Illusion
    Disgaea DS
    Touch Detective 1 & 2 1/2
    Yoshi Touch and Go
    Theme Park

    Wow, I thought of lots of games to suggest to you! [​IMG] *Cheated by checking a list*
     
  11. Truliche
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    It's one hour in a doctor's office, not my house lol, there's no one to talk, no TV to watch, not anything.

    If I can play a game instead of sitting one hour straight doing nothing then... why not play a game? I could also read a book but it's not like it's a hassle playing touch-only games with one hand.

    Thanks for the suggestions.
     
  12. Inunah

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    You're very welcome. I hope you like at least some of the suggestions, so your time won't be ruined by horribleness and 2 handed controls or something. [​IMG]
     
  13. Raika

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    Same here, I thought someone had lost one hand. :/

    On Topic: Any touch screen element game (Rhythm Heaven, Kirby Canvas Curse etc)
     
  14. BlackDave

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    Well it will be a hassle to take your DS out with one hand and open it with one hand without the chances of dropping it [​IMG]
     
  15. outphase

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    A clever person would take out the DS and have it ready before the IV treatments.
     
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    Phoenix Wright: Ace attorney 1,2 and 3
    Appolo Justice: Ace Attorney

    Only need to tap and press start to save.
     
  17. zlac

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    OMG, how come no one mentioned the best game on the platform???

    LEGEND OF ZELDA: PHANTOM HOURGLASS
     
  18. injected11

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    Meteos. It's simple, 1-handable, fun as hell, and slightly addictive.

    As far as something not touch-based, Culdcept DS (with Theli's latest WIP translation patch). It's really engaging, and it kills time like nobody's business.
     
  19. ranglechen

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    lol

    Zelda needs only one hand too! What, are you doing something naughty w/ your other hand?
     
  20. brissmas

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    Read the first post.......

    On Topic:
    Proffessor Layton, Brain Training, Big Bang Mini and Big Brain Academy are all really easy to play one handed. When i play i hold it with one hand and play it with the other. In your case you could put it on your lap and just play using your free hand. You can basically play all touch screen only games like this.