10 Games Like Dragonvale
10 Great Alternatives to the Game of Dragonvale
Do you love the game of Dragonvale, but find that you have nothing to do while waiting for your cool-downs? Are you simply looking for something with a similar theme to Dragonvale to get something a bit, "fresh".
There are quite a few apps and games for the iPad and iPhone. Some of the games are "paid" with nominal fees attached. But most of them are nice and free.
Many of these games are Dragonvale clones, or at least appeal to many of the same demographics as though that love the game of Dragonvale. So if you are looking for games that are like Dragonvale then you should be in luck.
The hard part is not finding games and apps for the ipad, after all, but wading through all the junk for those that are both free (or inexpensive) and worth your time to play.
Fortunately, I have done some of that legwork here, finding these 10 games like Dragonvale.
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Games like Dragonvale
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Tiny Monsters - A free Game Just like Dragonvale
If you are looking for a game like Dragonvale, it does not get much better than, Tiny Monsters.
This game is all about breeding rare monsters for your village. You raise, breed and hatch adorable monsters. If you are lucky, then you can even get some legendary and special monsters.
===>>>Or Just Download Tiny Monsters
Tiny Zoo (iPad and iPhone) Free
Free game from Zynga
Dream Zoo is a game that is similar to Dragonvale in quite a few ways. It is a social game at heart, and a lot of fun to raise your tiny zoo creatures and critters.
Rather than breeding dragons in a circus, you are breeding animals. You start with a lowly and plain looking animals and grow a huge variety of cute, and adorable creatures as the game progresses. You can decorate crossbreed and make all sorts of rare and ultra rare combinations. A game very similar to the classic Dragonvale.
All of the different animals you grow, feed, take care of and breed. Each type will have a certain "personality" and the world is a growling and living this, which can be explored. There is a lot going on in this game, it is different enough from Dragonvale to not just be a copy, but it is also close enough that those who love Dragonvale will find a lot of the familiar in this great animal breeding game.
Pocket Frogs (iPad and iPhone) Free
This game also deals with some breeding. But also a lot more making your frog hop around. You hop your frog from lily-pad to lily-pad looking for new frogs to breed,. Again, your frogs start out basic, but as you grow in the game you can get more complex and beautiful cute little frogs.
You gain frogs by breeding two frogs from the selection tabs. You can have frog races, you gain coins, you can gift and find new frogs and there are quite a few more ways to interact with others in this fun social game.
Pocket Frogs can basically be separated into a few different mini games:Breeding, Raising and Growing FrogsThe Lily Pad Hop Mini GameRacing FrogsInteracting with other Pocket Frog ownersMuch like Dragonvale, you can sell frogs, based on their rarity level and their happiness. You gain XP and Gold as you play the game and it can be a quite enjoyable game-play.Like many of the free games that are similar to Dragonvale (and Dragonvale itself) the game is free to play, but there are always in game options that do cost money. But nothing that affects the gameplay itself.===>>>Download Pocket FrogsOr find out more by checking out the :Pocket Frogs Wiki
Dragon Eggs (iPad, iPhone, iPod) $.99 and Free
Note on cost of Dragon Eggs game: There is a free version of the Dragon Eggs game that you can download and play... but it is limited gameplay. Full game play costs a whopping $0.99.
This game is a game like Dragonvale in only a few limited ways. It has dragons. It has dragon eggs, and you are trying to hatch cute baby dragons. Outside of those parameters it is a little bit difference.
The game play is simply tapping the correct areas of the screens to simulate dragon wing flaps while flying your dragon around with an egg perched on its back. You are timed, and will try to beat your old times as you progress and difficulties are added in. You can also collect gems along the way for fire breathing, as the challenges get more difficult. IN the end there are 45 puzzles you will have to complete in the entire game. Worthy of quite a few hours of Game play to learn and master this fun dragon flying game..
===>>>Get the Dragon Eggs Game
Dragon City Mobile (iPad/iPhone) Free
Dragon City Mobile...hey that has dragons...it must be the most like Dragonvale, right?
Well yes, and no. In some ways Dragon Island is a little bit like Dragonvale. In other ways, it is not in the least bit similar. Think of it as a little bit Dragonvale, A little bit Final Fantasy and a little bit Pokémon.
The goal is pretty simple. You grow and breed your dragons, build a dragon city Go back, breed tougher and stronger Dragons and do it again.
A little bit RP and a little bit Dragonvale type social game, mixed together for a fun iPad/iPhone touch experience. A new game that sure owes something to the original, but is it's own fun game.
===>>Get Dragon City Mobile
Pocket Creatures (iPhone and iPad) $4.99 - or a "lite" Free version. LInk is to the FREE version, you can always upgrade if you enjoy the game.
Pocket Creatures is more of a "virtual pet" game than a real "breeding game" like Dragonvale. But it is a heap of fun.
You get a cute and cuddly little character that you have to take care of. As you do he will begin to grow, gain powers and even develop a personality. His moods are powerful and can actually affect the area around him. Simply one of the best virtual pet games out there and good enough that even with all the ways it is NOT like Dragonvale there is enough similarity's with raising a cute little critter that many people who love Dragonvale may really love this game.
Pocket Creatures is a well designed game, it is high quality and it has great graphics and makes an awesome game for both the iPad and the iPhone.
Unfortunately Pocket Creatures is NOT as good as a free game. There is a $4.99 charge for this game for the full, unsponsered version. Why not check out the free version, you can always upgrade later, but if you like virtual pets...this cool app is well worth the five spot.
Trade Nations - A Game of Trade and Community
Trade Nations is a game of trade and community.
It is not a duplicate of Dragonvale, but shares some of the fun and originality. Mayors act socially and ship and receive goods and merchandise.
While trade is the major aspect of Trade Nations, as you might expect from the name, there is also a lot more to it than just trade. In Trade Nations, you also build and expand your community and your housing and shops.
Dragon Chaser (iPhone, iPad, iPod) Free
Dragon Chaser may be the game least like Dragonvale. Hey, it has Dragons, though, so it can't be all bad... and it is not. Although it is a very different game from Dragonvale, that does not mean that it is not a fun and interesting game in it's own right.
The play has three game modes. Action Game. Flight Shoot. And Defense.
Rather than raising cute and cuddly little dragons, in this game you are a Viking warrior fighting off a series of cartoonish dragons. I is a fun and worthwhile game to check out.
Heck...it is free, so it can't be all bad, right?
===>>>Download Dragon Chaser (FREE VERSION)
Dragon Story - Another free game similar to Dragonvale
Dragon Story is another game similar to Dragonvale. You hatch and raise dragons and build houses, add decorations, buildings and expand your territory. Lots of fun!
If you like Dragonvale, then you will surely like the game of Dragon Story.
Find out more about Dragon Story HERE: On the Dragon Story Wiki
===>>>Or just Download Dragon Story for Free
Monster Pet Shop
Monster pet shop is a game that lets you breed your cute little monsters,clean their habitats, and then sell them and compare with your friends.
It is a game that can be played on any apple products, from iPad to iPod and of course on the new iPhone 5 (or any generation of iPhone for that matter) .
Monster Pet Shop is similar in many ways to the popular Dragonvale.
But Monster Pet Shop is its own creation. It has unique and fun challenges... and of course...many monsters.
Check out Dragonvale and other cool similar games through Amazon
Some great free games you can get through Amazon, All wonderful fun for your iPhone or other mobile devices.
So you love Dragonvale?
Download a free (or cheap) version of a game like Dragonvale
What was I looking for when I built this list?
If you are looking for a free game like Dragonvale, then you have come to the right place.
This list of 11 games is dedicated to a few important criteria.
1. They are solid and enjoyable games. Not a cheaply put together and boring game
2. The Games are Free. (or in a few cases have a VERY small nominal fee)
3. There are outbound links for download, further information, official websites and videos (when applicable)
4. The Games either a. feature dragons and similar fantasy fun b. the game features a "breeding" aspect like Dragonvale. The game has a "pet" raising aspect. Preferably all three.
Quite a few decent games did not make the cut because they failed in one of these aspects. I know I may not hit your tastes perfectly, but I have taken an effort to appeal to the general taste bracket for this great ipad game. I think I have included a large selection and enough information to let you decide on your own whether the games on this list will be "right" for you.
I hope you find a game similar enough to Dragonvale to suit your tastes perfectly. Enjoy!
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