Games for Mothers?

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  1. Sora de Eclaune
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    My mother just got a Nintendo DS the other day and hasn't really figured out what she wants for it more than the two she bought with it. Can you guys help?

    She's liked these games:
    Magnetica
    Slingo Quest

    I've showed her these games, but she didn't like them (or couldn't play them):
    Tetris DS (Because it used the buttons)
    Warioware Touched (Because it was too weird and the microgames were too fast)
    Professor Layton and the Curious Village (Because you had to read to solve the puzzles)
    Brain Age (It wasn't fun after the first five minutes)
    Picross DS (She just didn't like it)
    Picross 3D (She just didn't like it)
    Pic Pic (She just didn't like it)
    New Super Mario Bros. (Because it used the buttons)
    Burger Island (Because it was stupid and wasn't Burger Shop or Hot Dog Bush)
    Mystery Case Files: Millionheir (Too much talking, not enough finding. The screen was also too small to find anything)


    I think she wanted BurgerTime, but that doesn't appear to be a title you can buy for the Nintendo DS. If I loaned her my R4, an emulator would also be out of the question because it uses the buttons. The screen is also too small for a game that should've been playing on a television (Or so she says. I can play the games just fine in the emulator).

    I hope this is enough information!
     


  2. TwinRetro

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    If you can get her to play games that utilize the buttons, you would have a much better time finding a game to play.
     
  3. Sora de Eclaune
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    Well, she doesn't know how to use them. I mean, she just recently learned how to use the arrow keys with one hand, and that was because she really wanted to play BurgerTime Deluxe. She doesn't really want to play the Nintendo DS as much as she did BurgerTime, so she won't actively try to learn the buttons at all. It makes it easier if the games she gets are all touch screen controlled.

    I tried to get her to play a game that utilizes the buttons. I really did.

    ...Oh! I just remembered another game she didn't like.
     
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    Cursed Canvas? Elite Beat Agents?
     
  5. machomuu

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    I think she needs shovelware.
     
  6. haflore

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    She could try Broken Sword, sliding fixes the problem of pixel hunts on a small screen. [​IMG]
    Also, Bejeweled Twist is like the PC version just... portable.

    Give her 999! [​IMG]
    J/K
     
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    Anything having sexual jokes or content.
     
  8. Sora de Eclaune
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    Well, she's liked some of the games I've shown her, but couldn't play them due to the requirement of using the buttons.

    Well, Canvas Curse would be too fast for her and she just doesn't like any music-orientated game in general.
     
  9. L_o_N_e_R

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    yoshi's touch n go iirc is touchscreen only

    try that
     
  10. Sora de Eclaune
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    We could never find it at the stores.
     
  11. haflore

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    How about Puzzle Quest?

    Edit: GTA has sexual jokes, button controls though... [​IMG]
     
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    Touch screen, seems to get almost any mom to play..
     
  14. Sora de Eclaune
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    Puzzle Quest is part RPG. With the jewel switching games, my mom likes to switch any one she pleases, not have to find specific jewels to switch.

    My mother doesn't order off of the internet.

    My mother says she'll never try a cooking game for the DS since she's got enough cooking games on the PC.
     
  15. L_o_N_e_R

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    ahh that sucks then

    i have touch and go, and i would say its a pretty decent game(although now there better games out there [​IMG])

    i would sell you my copy but a: that probably counts as buying online and b: im in college and i dont have my old ds games
     
  16. Sora de Eclaune
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    There's not much in the possible list now, is there?
     
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    I would say skip the DS and find her some nice casual puzzle games for the PC
     
  18. Dter ic

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    Nope since the vast majority require button control


    You might as well sell your moms DS for a iPod touch or something...
     
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    If none work...I'll go check my full library. >__
     
  20. shadowmanwkp

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    Dunno if you can find it, but quickspot is a nice and easy-going touch-only game. It's a spot the differences game with a lot of pictures.

    You might also try the legend of zelda: the phantom hourglass. I don't know if your mother is going to like it, but the game is fully touch controlled.