Editor in Chief
- Dec 30, 2010
- Reaction score
- Austin, TX
For those who like the occasional fantasy romp complete with tactical turn-based combat in the vein of Final Fantasy Tactics or Fallout Tactics, then this slick little indie game might be worth checking out. It's called Tactics Maiden, and it gets some pretty good reviews.
The first 8 levels are free. After that the full game is only $4.99. This way, you can give it a whirl and see if it's something that interests you. Here's a more in-depth description of the game:
Tactics Maiden is a fast-paced, turn-based strategy RPG where the player has to conquer enemy outposts scattered throughout the battlefield.
*** Toucharcade 4.5 / 5: "Now It's The Maiden's Turn."
*** Pocket Gamer 8/10: "Super old-school, but it proves SRPGs still have plenty of depth and charm."
*** Game of the Week Sept 19, Toucharcade player voting
What sets Tactics Maiden apart is a very strong enemy AI and flexible character builds with skill points that can be redistributed at will.
Each battle presents its very own challenges, so the player has to refine his strategies and his army of heroes and mercenaries constantly.
All player units are carried over from scenario to scenario, and the units can be customized to a high degree: A complex skill system, more than 1000 equipable items, customized unit names.
Tactics Maiden comprises a compelling medieval fantasy story connecting all 85 scenarios, as well as 36 unique character classes, and over 70 special skills like 'Heal', 'Shield Allies', 'Ambush', 'Weaken', 'Magic Missile', 'Firestorm', 'Escape Shot', 'Replace', 'Remedy', 'Web Haul', 'Beast Shot', 'Unhorse', 'Pawing', or 'Ram'.
Thanks to its 5 difficulty settings that can be adjusted mid-game, Tactics Maiden is suited for both novice players and veteran strategy gamers.
Synchronization of game saves is possible via Dropbox.
The first 8 scenarios can be played for free.
The full version can be unlocked with a one-time in-app purchase.
Enjoy the game!
Here's a link to the Google Play Store to check it out: Tactics Maiden - Android Apps on Google Play