Take the 2-minute tour ×
Arqade is a question and answer site for passionate videogamers on all platforms. It's 100% free, no registration required.

In Game Dev Tycoon, you get an experience multiplier and bonus to your review scores by creating games utilising a 'Good' or 'Great' Combination of genre and game type, along with aiming the game at the correct target audience. For example, Military and Simulation is a 'Great' Combo.

What are other great combinations for creating games?

share|improve this question
1  
knowing game dev story, if this is anything similar there may be too many combinations to list –  z ' Apr 29 '13 at 11:27
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 10 down vote accepted

There are a very large amount of Great Combinations. Game Dev Tycoon shares most of its Great Combinations with Game Dev Story. An incomplete list follows:

  • Airplane / Casual
  • Airplane / Simulation
  • Airplane / Action
  • Aliens / Action
  • Alternate History / RPG
  • Business / Simulation
  • City / Simulation
  • City / Strategy
  • Comedy / Casual
  • Cyberpunk / Action
  • Cyberpunk / RPG
  • Dance / Casual
  • Dance / Simulation
  • Detective / Adventure
  • Dungeon / RPG
  • Dungeon / Strategy
  • Evolution / Simulation
  • Fantasy / Adventure
  • Fantasy / RPG
  • Fashion / Casual
  • Game Dev / Simulation
  • Government / Simulation
  • Government / Strategy
  • Hacking / Simulation
  • Hacking / Strategy / Mature
  • History / Strategy
  • Horror / Action
  • Hospital / Simulation
  • Hunting / Action
  • Law / Adventure
  • Law / Simulation
  • Life / Adventure
  • Life / Simulation
  • Martial Arts / Action
  • Medieval / Action
  • Medieval / RPG / Young / Everyone
  • Medieval / Strategy / Young / Everyone
  • Military / Action
  • Military / Strategy
  • Movies / Casual
  • Movies / Simulation
  • Music / Casual
  • Music / Simulation
  • Mystery / Adventure
  • Ninja / Action
  • Pirate / Adventure
  • Post Apocalyptic / Action / Mature
  • Post Apocalyptic / RPG / Mature
  • Prison / Action
  • Prison / Adventure
  • Racing / Casual / Young / Everyone
  • Racing / Simulation / Young / Everyone
  • Rhythm / Casual
  • Rhythm / Simulation
  • Romance / Adventure
  • School / Adventure
  • School / Simulation
  • Sci-Fi / Adventure
  • Sci-Fi / RPG
  • Space / Action
  • Space / Simulation
  • Space / Strategy
  • Sports / Action
  • Sports / Casual
  • Sports / Simulation
  • Spy / Action
  • Spy / Adventure
  • Spy / RPG
  • Startups / Simulation
  • Superheroes / Action / Young
  • Surgery / Simulation
  • Time Travel / Adventure
  • Transport / Strategy
  • UFO / Action
  • UFO / Strategy
  • Vampire / Action
  • Vampire / RPG
  • Virtual Pet / Casual
  • Virtual Pet / Simulation
  • Vocabulary / Casual
  • Werewolf / Action
  • Werewolf / RPG
  • Wild West / RPG

Initial source

share|improve this answer
6  
To anyone who might add to the list: Please, please, please keep it in alphabetical order. I may go insane otherwise. –  NightExcessive Apr 29 '13 at 18:35
    
What about 2 genre mixs? –  Bailey Rowland May 11 '13 at 9:14
    
@BaileyRowland For 2 genre mixes, I took the list and found whatever had two genres listen for it and then combined them, it seemed to work well. –  user49202 May 27 '13 at 13:50
    
Add that to the answer. –  Bailey Rowland May 28 '13 at 7:29
    
Airplane / Action is also a great comb. –  user53563 Aug 12 '13 at 10:27
add comment

protected by Community Nov 20 '13 at 5:31

Thank you for your interest in this question. Because it has attracted low-quality answers, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site.

Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.