Les grands-parents de Jill, au bord de la faillite, sont sur le point de perdre leur maison. Jill est leur seul espoir et devra remporter la compétition de jardinnage pour pouvoir rembourser leur dette.
Évaluations des utilisateurs : Positive (19 évaluation(s)) - 94% des 19 évaluations des utilisateurs pour ce jeu sont positives.
Date de parution: 25 mar 2014

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Acheter Gardens Inc



“It's an unusual, well-made time-management title that's well worth playing.”
4 of 5 – Gamezebo

À propos de ce jeu

Alors que Jill rend visite à ses grands-parents, ces derniers lui annoncent qu’un promoteur peu scrupuleux va démolir leur maison s’ils ne remboursent pas leur dette. Heureusement, une compétition de jardinage dotée d’une fabuleuse récompense est sur le point de débuter. Aidez Jill à transformer des espaces délaissés en paradis terrestres en créant toutes sortes de décorations de jardin. Décrochez des récompenses afin de gagner la coupe et sauver la maison des grands-parents de Jill.

  • Une cinquantaine de niveaux à explorer.
  • Collectez de nombreuses récompenses.
  • Créez des jardins idylliques pour vos clients.

Configuration requise

    • OS: Windows Vista / XP / 7 / 8
    • Processor: 1.0 GHz Pentium 4 or equivalent
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D, 32MB
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 100 MB available space
Évaluations intéressantes des utilisateurs
33 personne(s) sur 40 (83%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
25.7 heures en tout
Posté le : 25 mars 2014
Pros: Frantic gameplay after the first couple levels. Great art style. Pretty challenging to get gold for more gamer-y gamers. Not as "linear" as some might make it out to be in terms of gameplay.

Cons: Soundtrack is droll and repetitive (turned the music off after 3 levels). Could have added a little more identification of clickables in the busy background art (I might just suck at the game as well and blame not having an attention span).

For a casual game it is actually pretty good. The basic mechanic is that you have to decide in which order you are going to click things in order to achieve maximum efficiency. It sounds like this might be rather simple and the first couple of levels are (tutorial levels essentially). But after a few levels the difficulty ramps up if you are trying to achieve a gold rating on each level. I have only managed to get a gold on the tutorial levels >.<.

I was actually suprised at how frantic the game can feel. You are constantly looking at the time and trying to speed things up in order to get that gold rating.

The reward for completing levels is money which can be used to fancy up your house, though this felt rather lame as it is essentially just a still frame picture that you are slowly turning from a crap house into a decent house with a good garden. I have not finished the game yet so maybe you get some super cool cinematic at the end, but I don't think that this was necessary and I would rather have had a little bit in the way of story instead of making a prettier picture.

As far as gameplay I only have one real complaint and that is the fact that it is hard to notice when the resources come out. Maybe it is just cause I suck at the game and don't notice but there isn't any flashy visual cue that shows when your tools or wood have restocked. What happens is that the little guys working at the huts stop moving and the resource appears but this is usually lost to me with all the other running arounds and what not. I just wish they had put in a glow around the clickables or something as more of a reminder. There is a slight audio cue but it is lost in the extremely short repetitive music that gets stuck in my head, but in a bad way.

I recommend this game for slightly more than casual gamers because of the frenetic nature of it, but I would recommend turning off the music after a couple of levels as it gets too distracting while trying to listen to the audio clues. All of the downsides are rather small quibbles and I would still recommend picking this up.
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40 personne(s) sur 59 (68%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
22.8 heures en tout
Posté le : 25 mars 2014
If you like time management games with rebuilding villages and houses, you will love this game. The game is about rebuilding people's gardens in order to get money to save your grandparents out of dept. The art design of each lvl is wonderfull. Each lvl has a bonus task and it's up to you to figure out how to solve it. Watch out for that fishy mafia looking guy!

Edit: After completing the game I have to say I was pleased with the purchase. I was very surprised to hear that people found it hard, but then again this is also the genre I play the most. I didn't have any trouble completing each lvl with gold time (expert time). So as a conclusion: the game might be hard if you're not very used to the genre, but if you are used to it, you won't feel bored. :)
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11 personne(s) sur 12 (92%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
1.0 heures en tout
Posté le : 8 avril 2014
Funny little casual game. I hoped it was more open (like Hero Of The Kingdom) but instead its very linear where you have to follow a specific path while completing objectives. The goal is to restore other people's gardens and that way earn money to help your grandparents keep their home.

File this one under 'time management'. If you like those kind of games try Chocolatier instead. It's better in my opinion, but this one isn't bad either.

[Rating: 70/100]
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10 personne(s) sur 13 (77%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
1 personne a trouvé cette évaluation amusante
5.9 heures en tout
Posté le : 29 mars 2014
I was given this game to make me stop wining about waiting for other games. At first I was like yay another casual game bleh. I did the first level and was like I hate this game. Since it was a gift I gave it 2 more levels to make sure I hated it. I'm 20 levels in now and I still hate it; I'm also still playing it.

This game is deceptively hard. Let me say that again, this game is hard! Trying for gold every level is almost painful. I'm ending up doing all the levels twice or three times just to be 2 seconds off the gold time. They say this is a time management game, and they are totally correct. At first you think you can just queue a bunch of stuff up and win, and you might, but you wont get gold for the level. Then you realize you really have to micro manage your time and your little helpers. Another reviewer said this game is frantic, I believe this is the best word to describe it.

As a side note there's no actual gardening in game, unless you consider click a predefined space and selecting a flower as gardening.

The story its self is very generic for casual game; house is going to be repo'd if we don't get the money in time! Oh there is a contest where the prize is the exact amount of money we need! If we fix the house up we can win and pay off the house in time! Never mind the fact that fixing up the house costs about the same amount of money to that you need to pay off the house.

Overall I give this game a thumbs up because I went from hating this game because it was a dumb casual game with no actual gardening to hating it because it's frantic and very hard. I'm not completely sure you can call it a casual game there is a lot of strategy that goes into playing this one.
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4 personne(s) sur 4 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
15.2 heures en tout
Posté le : 21 décembre 2014
This game is addicting and fun. I wouldn't pay $9.99 for it but when it's on sale i'd grab it in a heartbeat. If you like time management games you'll LOVE this game.
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