Games to keep open on second monitor

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  1. BlueWeasel

    BlueWeasel Limp Gawd

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    What games do you like to play and "keep open" on your secondary monitor(s)?

    Sometimes when I'm using the PC for general stuff or work, I like to keep a game running on the second monitor. Generally, it's something with a slower pace like a turn-based game, where the action can be paused, or simple puzzle games. Card games like Heartstone or Slay the Spire also work great.

    I prefer to play games with a low hardware requirement and that work well in a small window.
    • FTL
    • Desktop Dungeons
    • Wesnoth
    • NEO Scavenger
    • Into the Breach
    • Point and click adventure games
    What games do you play or recommend in this situation?
     
  2. Drexion

    Drexion [H]ard|Gawd

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    A twitch stream, it's always interesting to see how other players approach some games, especially the competitive or imaginative ones.
     
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  3. Staples

    Staples [H]ardness Supreme

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    None. I am terrible at multitasking. I have a gaming monitor on the right and a good color monitor on the left. I usually have the game monitor off I am not in a game.
     
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    owcraftsman Gawd

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    Sonicks [H]ard|Gawd

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    Once a week for the past 5 weeks I’ve been playing Shadow of the Tomb Raider on my main display while I stream the Cowboys game on my secondary monitor.

    That’s what you meant by game, right? :p
     
  6. Zepher

    Zepher [H]ipster Replacement

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    I only have one screen now.
     
  7. braamer

    braamer [H]ard|Gawd

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    I only have a single 43" screen, but sometimes I'll play This War of Mine in a window. Also played a bit Neverwinter Nights.
     
  8. Yippee38

    Yippee38 [H]ard|Gawd

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    My wife plays Rift on a second computer. Most of her work involves setting up and running automated scripts. So while those scripts are running, she really can't do anything else on that machine.
     
  9. sirmonkey1985

    sirmonkey1985 [H]ard|DCer of the Month - July 2010

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    this.. i pretty much always have a stream open on my left monitor. the rare chance there isn't anything worth watching i have Eve open.
     
  10. scojer

    scojer 2[H]4U

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