The beauty of games like Mystic Messenger is their ability to keep a player engrossed with minimal gameplay mechanics. Intrigue is at the heart of the gameplay as the game expects its players to keep on guessing what happens as a consequence of their actions. Today, we are looking at a few other titles that are similar in style and tone to ‘Mystic Messenger’ and allows you to play God in other people’s lives. Here is the list of video games similar to Mystic Messenger that are our recommendations. You can play these games like Mystic Messenger on PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC, iPhone, Android, mac or even online.
10. Emily is Away (2015)
‘Emily is Away’ is a visual novel written and developed by Kyle Seeley in the year 2015 for Microsoft Windows PC, macOS X and Linux platforms. The game is very similar to ‘Mystic Messenger’ and takes place in a chat window on a system that is similar to Windows XP. You are required to interact with various characters in game through a chat platform that is similar to AOL in order to build relationships with them and progress through the game.
The objective is to woo your college sweetheart Emily who goes by the name of ‘Emilyluv’ on the chat hub. You are a college student and the story progresses through the first year to the final year during which you must get into a relationship with Emily. During the course of the game, you are allowed to change the avatar of your chat profile according to whatever was common in the early 2000s. These include Eminem, band members from RHCP, popular characters from The Ring and Harry Potter and you need to change them on the basis of their popularity. We won’t speak any more on the subject lest we give the ending away but make your choices carefully, as they definitely do affect the outcome of the game.
9. Lifeline (2015)
‘Lifeline’ is a text based adventure video game developed and published by 3 Minute Games in the year 2015 for the android, iOS, macintosh and Windows PC devices. The main aim of the game is to survive a crash landing on an unknown satellite that is inhabited by alien creatures known as ‘greens’. Similar to ‘Mystic Messenger’, the interface of the game is a chat window where you need to chat with other characters in game by choosing the correct options. Two options are provided to two for each conversation and the setting of the game changes according to the choices you make in the game.