Games for a Surface Pro 4

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  1. McClintoc

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    I'm not sure where to put this since it's not quite a laptop/PC and it's more than a tablet but does anyone have any recommendations for games that run well on a Microsoft Surface Pro 4? Are there any good games that run well on an SP4, particularly via touch-screen? I do also have a wireless keyboard that has a laptop-style touch pad on it. It's running Windows 10 and I am open to all genres.
     
  2. Armenius

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    Only thing I've run on my SP4 is WOW and it ran excellent with a mixture of Medium and High settings at the screen's native resolution. I used the type cover and a mouse to play it.
     
  3. heatlesssun

    heatlesssun You have not picked your own. You are stupid.

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    A puzzle game that just came out last week that I love, Samsara, available on both Steam and the Microsoft Store, works perfectly with touch, $15.
     
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    Should qualify that my SP4 has the i5-6300U, 8GB RAM, and 256GB SSD.
     
  5. st4rk

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    Stardew Valley
    Factorio
    Rimworld

    That's like 200 hours of your life between those 3 games, easily.
     
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    MajorMullet Limp Gawd

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    I've had a Surface Pro 1st gen for a couple years. Civilization V is the only game I really play on it and it works very well. I only use the device itself, touch controls are great.

    I just got Civ 6 recently so I haven't tried it yet but it wouldn't surprise me if it was just as good of an experience though.
     
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  7. McClintoc

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    My SP4 has the i5, 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD.
     
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    Hidden Folks. It's on Steam. Kind of like a Where's Waldo, but is very fun. Works on my Dell 2 in 1 no problem.
     
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    tis-100
    shenzhen io
    hacknet
    Mini Metro
    SpaceChem
    plague inc
    West of Loathing
    Civilization
    XCOM: Enemy Unknown
    shower with your dad simulator
     
  10. McClintoc

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    lolwtfbbq?
     
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  12. McClintoc

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    Good recommendations so far. Looks like I already have Factorio, Civ 3 & 4 and SpaceChem in my library. I think I'll add Civ 5, HackNet, Hidden Folks and Rimworld to my library.
     
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    I may have to check out hacknet too.

    Also Terraria is good for life wasting.
     
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    I LITERALLY was just telling my co-worker about this game yesterday because he mentioned Goat Simulator, lol.
     
  15. zamardii12

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    OP, if you like South Park I loaded The Stick of Truth to my laptop with integrated graphics and it ran perfectly. You could try that.
     
  16. Etherton

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    Should be able to handle They are Billions, until you throw it though the Fn wall when they continually breach your walls.
     
  17. McClintoc

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    If you like city-builders, try Banished. I already had it in my Steam library and loaded it up today on the SP4. I burned 90 minutes at the office without realizing it. The game is quite in-depth and the graphics are pretty damn good yet somehow the game is only 276 MB!
     
  18. Etherton

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    Will take a look. Love city building RTS type games. I really want Civ6 but I've heard not great things about it. Thanks!