Good Android Games for a Plane Ride?

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  1. RyDog
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    Going on vacation on Friday and I'd like to play some good offline games for the 3 hour plane trip, any recommendations?
    None of those stupid freemium games...
     
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    dead effect, hitman sniper, ceramic destroyer, oceanhorn.

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    Gta San Andreas, start new game steal airplane in airport (or cheatcode to get hydra) fly into Las venturas getting 5 starts, try to survive, constantly getting shot down and repeat

    I did this, was pretty fun
     
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    GTA SA mobile doesn't have cheat codes, but I have a 100% complete save on my iPad that I could transfer over because I've done that before :P
     
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    If you're flying with a friend you can get some simple multiplayer games for free like hangman, checkers, etc.
     
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    Fire Emblem Rekka no Ken
     
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    Do them work via Bluetooth or direct WiFi connection?
     
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    10/10 would play
     
  9. Sonic Angel Knight

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    Do planes allow cellphones or wifi? Cause i mean my phone has the airplane mode and it disables that stuff which is okay but some games need wifi access to play like Drift girls and stuff. :unsure:
     
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    I suppose it depends on the company.
    As far as I remember, at least in Lufthansa you can use your phone and the (ultra-expensive) provided Wi-Fi inflight even in the middle of nowhere (I mean, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean), but not during the takeoff/landing.

    Flight mode is only "enforced" (I would say just suggested) during takeoff and landing.
     
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    I use the ones that work by passing the phone back and forth. I guess it won't work if you aren't sitting next to each other.
     
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    Really good informative video on the truth about it

    But I'm not sure whether or not the plane has Wi-Fi :unsure:
     
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    Earth, bro-dude.
    I wouldn't waste my time playing most g-play games. Go for the handheld emulators. Every good GBA game stacked, is roughly 2.7gb, but the hours of enjoyment...probably won't last a lifetime. unless...you know...Langoliers or 2016 strikes again.
     
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    Yeah, I would suggest exactly that.
    But sometimes using a emulated/touchscreen gamepad for time critical actions is really uncomfortable.
    That's the reason I suggested Fire Emblem Rekka no Ken (worked great on my old Nexus 4), but I suppose there are many other appropriate games, like e.g. Advance Wars, FF Tactics Advance, etc.
     
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    If only cars and buses had wifi :P

    But i guess to answer the question, i hardly play the "Android" games, i usually just play what i am familar with, android ports of sonic games like sonic one and two, sonic cd, Final fantsy 7, tactics and secret of mana, a android game has to be real impressive to make me wanna play. The only actual android game i been playing was drift girls but i think many people will dislike the game, being a dating sim racing hybrid it has so many problem and flaws i think it was intended rather than accident and consider fixing.

    You could try maybe NBA JAM, soul calibur, Retro city rampage or some SNK arcade games, Unless you got a controller, i wouldn't recommend emulators cause touchscreen is very unfavorable to them. More simple games like free bike race which is a gyrosensing game. Is more like that Trials game where the guy rides the bike through some complex course? but the course is basic, you just have to tilt the phone to shift the weight of the bike to get a quick completion time. Is actually fun and free to play so i recommend that, and maybe the only game i would recommend on android that i played that is free and don't require online to play. :P

    Free bike race
    Drift Girls
     
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    zenonia, 'nuff said
     
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    I thought I'd play a lot more games on my phone when flying, but it hasn't really manifested itself in actuality. I mean, it's only a few hours. I find myself preferring to listen to some podcasts and/or music which can be done passively.
     
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    Earth, bro-dude.
    That's why it pays to keep a wiimote--so you can use it as a BT controller (when you can use BT), but the on-screen buttons aren't terrible, either.
     
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    Does anybody read locations?
    A good old round of Bloons Tower Defense 5 always perks me up.
     
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