Welcome to The Happy Hereafter, a casual sim in which you guide the newly dead as they build an afterlife for themselves and their fellow lost souls. There will be no rest for the wickedly funny as you put them to work building a village to rival Paradise!
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Release Date: Oct 2, 2013

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Welcome to The Happy Hereafter, a casual sim in which you guide the newly dead as they build an afterlife for themselves and their fellow lost souls. Possessing uncanny management skills, you'll control a legion of zany characters as they arrive at their eternal destination and settle in. There will be no rest for the wickedly funny as you put them to work building houses, harvesting resources and earning money to build a village to rival Paradise. Explore weird but wonderful landscapes, discover cleverly hidden secrets, and complete dozens of challenging missions in your quest to create a little slice of Heaven in the underworld!

  • Six locations
  • Over 100 missions
  • Dozens of wacky characters
  • Comic book style story scenes
  • Learn-as-you-play tutorial

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
    • Processor: 1.6 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
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Mostly Positive (174 reviews)
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joan4003
( 10.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 26
An easy, very casual resource management game with no time limits. Basically the player builds a city for their zombies friends by setting the zombies to work, gathering food, farming, cutting wood, quarrying stone, and collecting gems and money. The point is upgrade everything, when everything is upgraded the game "ends". There are a few quests that need to be done such as helping a witch or growing a tree. It is a bit involved since to make money one needs to use the laboratory, workshop, and kitchen. And while managing all that the main warehouse gets attacked periodically by flying pigs, shining knights and grim reapers who steal the food. The player must defend the main warehouse by clicking on the thieves until all have been defeated. (Flying red pigs with a black mane that remind me of Monty Python's flying pigs.)

Best thing about this game besides the lack of any time limits, is that it is more or less an open type world where the player controls who and what is being done. Plus the town square can be built however the player choses by buying street lamps, paving stones, fountain, and benches.

A simple easy game for when one wants a break from time/resource management games with timed linear fixed campaign levels.
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DustyCowgirl81
( 7.0 hrs on record )
Posted: April 20
I must say I was beyond pleasantly surprised with this game. I loved The Promised Land and thought this was very similar looking so got it even though the reviews I read said the other was way better. So far Ive played this game over 2 hours and still looks like i have half the map to go. Love the play style, the cute lil characters that turn into zombies when hungry, pretty much everything. :D
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Asquian
( 6.9 hrs on record )
Posted: April 20
This game is a quirky resource management and item creation game that is fun, but unfortuantely lacks in replay value. I'd recommend grabbing it on a sale, as it's worth the first run through, but once you've finished the map it's easy to lose interest.
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Proudcashew
( 6.9 hrs on record )
Posted: February 8
This game was very "cute." It reminds me of a simple mobile game, except you dont have to wait more than 30 seconds for something to be built or gathered. If youre looking for a very casual game that you can play while you watch TV, this will work. The art style is whimsical and cartoon-ish, so its fun for younger kids.
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AckSquirrel
( 7.0 hrs on record )
Posted: February 4
It was a fun casual game to play. Buy it on sale though and don't get discouraged, check the discussion board for things you might have missed that make the game seem like it is buggy, mostly, you probably missed an instruction que.
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CatPulp Inc.
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: January 27
It's a very soothing game.
If you want a break from your games which you play 'seriously',it's perfect for that.
Well don't expect a challenging strategy game, because as it is told in the tags is a casual game.
Graphics are super cute and gameplay is fairly user friendly and enjoyable.

If you need a relaxing game for a time off, give it a go without expecting too much.
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жрачки дохуя
( 5.7 hrs on record )
Posted: January 6
нормальная игра
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terrox
( 6.6 hrs on record )
Posted: January 2
Finished it. It's okay if you enjoy graphics, fairly linear, no replayability.
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UltraNyx
( 5.3 hrs on record )
Posted: January 2
The Happy Hereafter hooked me into the world (or rather, underworld) and I became addicted very quickly. The quests, cut scenes and map progression kept me interested, ah la carrot on a stick. Only a few minor bugs I found - a quest that couldn't be completed, minions bugging out and not being able to find their way to the depot from a section of the desert area (but could be manually redirected), and minions that had the same name. Seriously, I ended up with at least three minons named 'Phil'! Phil 1 - top hat, Phil 2 - green hair, and Phil 3 - top hat with slightly more weight on his right leg... I'm kidding, I really couldn't tell Phil from Phil.

Which leads me to my main critisisms of this game - when I finished, I got the feeling the developer had run out of ideas, or time, or...something. The ending was a little disappointing in the way it "wrapped things up" (I don't want to spoil anything, so I won't elaborate on specifics). Unfortunately, the way it concluded left me feeling unsatisfied - like I hadn't been rewarded for all of my hard work. Well, the minons' hard work...whatever. Also, the invasions (which I assume were included to keep the player on their toes) were easily overcome with a few clicks, and didn't really bring the element of stress to the table that this genre usually brings. In fact, there weren't any moments where I felt stressed or was punished for my mis-management. I'm not saying it needed to be super difficult, but maybe just slightly more challenging, or even offering a challnge scale option. However, I suspect it was the developer's intention to make the game relaxed without being boring. I think younger audiences will find this the right level of challenge though...unless they're some kind of child genuis.

All of that said, I'm still going to recommend this game - it looks great, it was engaging, it was cheap to purchase, and I had fun - all qualities I value as a casual gamer. It would have been super amazing if there were some achievements included and some improvements to the above mentioned. But in the end, it's a casual, 'busy-work' kind of game that is worth checking out. If the hereafter is anything like this game, sign me up! As a master of course, not a minon. Cutting down trees and mining will never be my thing - in this life or the next.
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Aeredor
( 6.4 hrs on record )
Posted: December 29, 2015
Hooked me right away with the straightforward gameplay and beautifully stylized graphics. It's a good casual game that doesn't require a lot of emotional investment in a new story, and a welcome refreshment to worker and resource management. I felt like the model is strong enough that they should invest it making more than 6.4 hours of content—and I did everything. That's the only downside; it's not a long enough distraction. :)
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planet_spatulon
( 5.8 hrs on record )
Posted: December 27, 2015
Excellent time-waster game. Perfect for when you have nothing better to do and want to fall asleep to some laid back gameplay.
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A Dull Black Ixian Artifact
( 4.0 hrs on record )
Posted: December 24, 2015
As a distraction it's okay, but it drags heavily in the end with no way to trade for your once-rare resources for the basic ones.
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Seelen
( 9.5 hrs on record )
Posted: December 23, 2015
Sounded interesting and fun, but its buggy and that takes a lot of the fun. Plus there is too muhc bottlenecks instead of a flowing gameplay, since this IS a casual game, that its very annoying.

Buy it under a heavy discounted sale if you realy, really want to play (like I did)
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Nyx
( 3.0 hrs on record )
Posted: December 22, 2015
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[GWJ] Westlin
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: December 10, 2015
Fun little game. Easy to play and cute.
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AnkiTrin
( 7.3 hrs on record )
Posted: December 5, 2015
The game in itself was fun and a good way to pass time, however the most fun part is ofc when the game tells you that your "username" is corrupt and will be deleted. So there you have to start over, the save is gone and no point in playing anymore... thanks...
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BitAngel91
( 7.2 hrs on record )
Posted: November 24, 2015
In about 7 hours I was able to beat the game, due to not knowing a few in game details. I might have been able to beat it sooner. This is a decent game to buy as long as you want something short, nice, and relaxing to try out. It's even a great game to put your kid to play. If you enjoy being a god of the underworld with cute graphics. This is a decent game to check out.
"I'm giving this game a score of 6 out 10." -BitAngel91

[Pros]
  • Makes you feel like a god of the underworld
  • Game play is just smooth
  • A good time killer
  • Graphics are cute and relaxing
  • Music is also relaxing
[Cons]
  • After you beat the game, you just have the option of restarting it.
  • The game is very short.

"If you guys feel that I am poorly judging this game. Please leave a comment down below and I will have a second look at the game and this review."
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VooK
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: November 20, 2015
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Thalatte
( 8.3 hrs on record )
Posted: November 16, 2015
[Please note that this game, "The Happy Hereafter," is a slow pace game; it's not for everyone.]

Game Visual/Audio

There isn't much can be said about the game's visuals asides from that they're amazingly well done. Pretty much the same thing can be said about the game's audio. The visual and audio can be adjusted in the game's option menu.

Gameplay

The Happy Hereafter is an strategy simulation game. Where the individual can control the actions of their workers by assigning them certain task[s] to carry out like gathering resources from the environment around them. All the while maintaining their happiness that max level.

There are plenty of colorful and zangy characters to meet in the game. Some of them do have quests that needs to be fulfill.

There are plenty of artifacts to find and collect around the environment. Some of them can be easily found right away.

The building plans are locked because they're connected to the quests that given out by characters. They can be used to build new buildings in the environment. When building a structure it'll take some time. However, it can go much faster, only if add another worker to speed up the building process. [This same strategy can be applied to clearing away the garbage from roads and such.] The newly built buildings can be upgraded as long as the required item[s] are found.

There are two ways of scroll ("Click & Drag" and "Edge") in the game. There's little and/or no mouse control for "Edge" scrolling. There's plenty of mouse control for "Click & Drag" scrolling. I prefer "Click & Drag" scrolling it makes everything a bit easier.

Miscellaneous

There are total of five different trading cards. You only get the three of those cards from the game. There are several ways to get the rest of the trading card: Purchased from Steam’s Market; Trade with friends; Booster Packs and it’s Booster Pack Creator. Badge can be crafted and upgraded with these trading cards. This feature is only available for Steam’s version of this game.

Final thoughts, I definitely enjoying playing this game all the way through to the end. As for the replay value I would say it's low. I would recommend this game but not at the full price.
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Ricko
( 6.6 hrs on record )
Posted: November 5, 2015
(Pro's)
Fun and relaxing for all ages
Good looking game
Cute
Rewarding

(Cons)
The game drags you for quite some time with silly quests in the end and gets less and less rewarding and allmost a chore to get them all done.
The workers bugs out sometimes, and to get them working again, you have to hover above them/looking everywhere on the map to get them to work again.

One thing i would've liked in this game would be: workers had more character with different voices when you used them perhaps, just something that makes them abit more uniqe.

All in all, if the good things about this game appeal to you, then give it a try since it costs you allmost nothing.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 26
An easy, very casual resource management game with no time limits. Basically the player builds a city for their zombies friends by setting the zombies to work, gathering food, farming, cutting wood, quarrying stone, and collecting gems and money. The point is upgrade everything, when everything is upgraded the game "ends". There are a few quests that need to be done such as helping a witch or growing a tree. It is a bit involved since to make money one needs to use the laboratory, workshop, and kitchen. And while managing all that the main warehouse gets attacked periodically by flying pigs, shining knights and grim reapers who steal the food. The player must defend the main warehouse by clicking on the thieves until all have been defeated. (Flying red pigs with a black mane that remind me of Monty Python's flying pigs.)

Best thing about this game besides the lack of any time limits, is that it is more or less an open type world where the player controls who and what is being done. Plus the town square can be built however the player choses by buying street lamps, paving stones, fountain, and benches.

A simple easy game for when one wants a break from time/resource management games with timed linear fixed campaign levels.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 180 days
5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
8.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 16, 2015
[Please note that this game, "The Happy Hereafter," is a slow pace game; it's not for everyone.]

Game Visual/Audio

There isn't much can be said about the game's visuals asides from that they're amazingly well done. Pretty much the same thing can be said about the game's audio. The visual and audio can be adjusted in the game's option menu.

Gameplay

The Happy Hereafter is an strategy simulation game. Where the individual can control the actions of their workers by assigning them certain task[s] to carry out like gathering resources from the environment around them. All the while maintaining their happiness that max level.

There are plenty of colorful and zangy characters to meet in the game. Some of them do have quests that needs to be fulfill.

There are plenty of artifacts to find and collect around the environment. Some of them can be easily found right away.

The building plans are locked because they're connected to the quests that given out by characters. They can be used to build new buildings in the environment. When building a structure it'll take some time. However, it can go much faster, only if add another worker to speed up the building process. [This same strategy can be applied to clearing away the garbage from roads and such.] The newly built buildings can be upgraded as long as the required item[s] are found.

There are two ways of scroll ("Click & Drag" and "Edge") in the game. There's little and/or no mouse control for "Edge" scrolling. There's plenty of mouse control for "Click & Drag" scrolling. I prefer "Click & Drag" scrolling it makes everything a bit easier.

Miscellaneous

There are total of five different trading cards. You only get the three of those cards from the game. There are several ways to get the rest of the trading card: Purchased from Steam’s Market; Trade with friends; Booster Packs and it’s Booster Pack Creator. Badge can be crafted and upgraded with these trading cards. This feature is only available for Steam’s version of this game.

Final thoughts, I definitely enjoying playing this game all the way through to the end. As for the replay value I would say it's low. I would recommend this game but not at the full price.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 10, 2015
Fun little game. Easy to play and cute.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 27, 2015
Excellent time-waster game. Perfect for when you have nothing better to do and want to fall asleep to some laid back gameplay.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2015
Hooked me right away with the straightforward gameplay and beautifully stylized graphics. It's a good casual game that doesn't require a lot of emotional investment in a new story, and a welcome refreshment to worker and resource management. I felt like the model is strong enough that they should invest it making more than 6.4 hours of content—and I did everything. That's the only downside; it's not a long enough distraction. :)
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
9.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2015
Sounded interesting and fun, but its buggy and that takes a lot of the fun. Plus there is too muhc bottlenecks instead of a flowing gameplay, since this IS a casual game, that its very annoying.

Buy it under a heavy discounted sale if you realy, really want to play (like I did)
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
37 of 38 people (97%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 5, 2014
For the price, it's not a bad game at all.

It's kind of cutesy and amusing and has some city-building elements along with patches of story. It's a bit shallow and a lot of the options like where you build things are fixed. Your path of growth is more or less laid out for you.

The graphics, however, are quite nice and the characters are adorable. The atmosphere and lack of urgency is relaxing. It's, in every sense of the word, a casual game. It's also a gentle introduction to city-building for someone who has never played one before and isn't sure they want to drop $10-20 on one of the more genre-defining titles. Like I mentioned before, the city-building aspect is rather limited, but it's quaint.

You get what you pay for and it's not a bad game to add to your collection.
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33 of 35 people (94%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 2, 2014
Nice casual time management game. It's tagged as strategy game, but I have to warn you: it's not a strategy game, so if you're looking for such, keep looking. But if you're looking for simple game, and you just want to take a break of saving the world, this might be a good choice. Graphics is really nice, music and sounds also.
Game still has some small bugs and there is lack of achievements.
Generally you get definitely more than you pay, so it's worth it.

VERDICT:
Try it if you are looking for few hours of simple fun.
But if you're looking for strategy, even simple, find something else.

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21 of 24 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 10, 2015
This game was a disappointment for me. Not because the game is bad, it's not great, it is a fun casual strategy game, but it was a disappointment because it was a downgrade from a previous Alawar/Buka Entertainment game.

The Promised Land is a previous game from Alawar/Buka that was released in 2012, it was a game that I really enjoyed for what it was. With this game I was hoping for more of the same but maybe a bit bigger of a scale or maybe with some more depth. The Happy Hereafter however seems to be a downgrade on The Promised Land rather than improving on the formula that made me a fan . For this review I'll touch on a few of the points that I felt really soured me on this game compared to the one that made me buy this game.

So the game is about starting off a colony, managing the workers that you have to finish tasks given to you so you can upgrade your buildings and continue progressing. Right off the start the worker system showed a big downgrade from the previous game. The workers are all generic and it doesn't matter what each one is doing, in The Promised Land, each character had a description, stats and preferred job(as well as disliked job). Each worker in The Happy Hereafter is interchangeable, it doesn't matter what job each is doing and you can just throw them wherever and it doesn't make much difference. In The Promised Land you had to plan out where each new worker went and what the best fit was to maximize their ability to collect resources and perform the best for your colony. Each worker in The Promised Land could also gain experience making them better at certain tasks which again added depth in worker placement. Workers could also be stationed in one area and they would continually work that area and if they ran out of resources they would patiently wait till resources spawned again. In The Happy Hereafter if a worker tries to collect resources from a depleted area they will just wander back to town and if you didn't notice it (there is a pumpkin head character they hide behind) then you have an idle working doing nothing. And lastly on the workers, You can not assign more than one worker to collect resources from an area other than the very last resource you can collect, it really prevents you from progressing and puts you in a situation you don't need as many workers as you could have space for as most of them will stand around doing nothing.

There isn't really as much story as The Promised Land either, there wasn't much in The Promised Land either to be fair but again something lacking in this title.

Art is great in both games, again not much of difference or upgrade, but it's not terrible and is nice to look at. It was pretty good in their previous game so why mess with it.

There is also random enemies that will try to pillage your storage area. These are more annoying then fun to deal with. They are also incredibly easy to deal with and pose no real threat, a couple of clicks and your back to the game.

The resources in the game for building and upgrading as well seem to be poorly balanced. I had max workers on all areas to collect as much wood as possible and I was still constantly running out of wood, while having large stock piles of food, stone and gold (as well as other resources). This could have been an easy fix by allowing more than one worker to collect resources from the mill, instead I had to constantly micromanage the workers to have one collecting while another was delivering. As much as that might seem like it ads some difficulty or complexity, for me it just seemed tedious and takes away from the fun of these types of games.

To sum it all up, The Promised Land is 3$ more on steam, but you'll get a lot more out of that game compared to this one. If you are looking for a short, casual, indie resource collection, strategy game, I would suggest The Promised Land over this game. If you already have The Promised Land and you are looking for something very similar or better, skip this game entirely as I just didn't find it be near the quality or fun that The Promised Land was.


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20 of 27 people (74%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 20, 2014
Fun, Halloweeny humor. A typical villiage build game. Decent mechanics, smooth playability.
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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 17, 2014
This game is exactly what it says on the tin. A sim game, you build your town. You start with a small area, and get larger, get more people, need more materials, make more items...it is a logical progression.

It is also very short. Once you get the town built, the game is over. There is very little challenge, very little tension...you just go from point A to point B. So why do I reccomend it?

Well, it is also very cute. The artwork is good, the characters are cute, even the town looks cute. The gameplay was also smooth. Things worked the way I thought they would the first time through, there were no crashes or hang up. My daughter also loved it and while she can't beat it in a couple hourss like I did, she doesn't care.

So no, this game is not for the hardcore gamers, but it was a fun ride, and one that my daughter will enjoy a lot longer that I will.
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10 of 10 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 23, 2015
This game has pleasing graphics and some satisfying building construction by some spooky slaves I meannn townspeople (that you can work to starvation).

Bear in mind that there is no room for creativity - everything is scripted. The game is also fairly short.

Really lovely little casual game that's gonna get you some steam cards.
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 23, 2014
A cute little village building game. You collect resources, assign your villagers jobs, & build different buildings to unlock different abilities. Has a little bit of a Halloween type theme to it since your villagers are zombie-looking people and you wield magic. Seems to be a tablet game come to the PC, but without all the annoying "wait 12 hours for this building to finish" stuff. I cleared it in one sitting & it took about 4 1/2 hours. Most of that time was sitting around waiting for resources. I don't think it is worth the $4 price tag, but if you see it on sale, do pick it up because it was enjoyable, especially if you like games like this.
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16 of 23 people (70%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 30, 2014
The Happy Hereafter is essentially Virtual Villagers - Lite set in Halloween Town. Don't get me wrong, it's a good game on its own. But there are a few lacking components and bugs that make it not as impressive as other similar titles in the genre.

For starters, it's incredibly short. So short, that I finished it in two nights. If you follow the quest order you can probably get another hour or so out of it, but that isn't a good thing. There are a lot of stretches of time where you're doing nothing but waiting. It certainly isn't as long or as tedious as Facebook games, but it lacks item collection or achievements like Virtual Villagers to help pass the time. If I had known from the start to improve resource gathering facilities the second the tech was available, I probably could have shaved off almost another hour of play.

Second, the bugs. And there are more than a few that can be annoying, if not progress slowing. On occasion there are times where villagers stop gathering from resources at the bottom of the map. While it makes sense for them to stop gathering when a resource has run dry and is in the process of regenerating, they don't always stop for this reason. I found myself at the start of the game constantly having to reassign someone to harvest wood at trees because they just decided to stop working after collecting one load. With a little luck I was able to get them to automatically harvest, as they are supposed to, but it did get annoying and tedious, especially at the start when you are entirely reliant on these nodes for resources.

Another bug that is annoying, but not game breaking in any way, re units sliding around or getting stuck on decorations. Sometimes when you tell a unit to harvest something, it will show the gathering animation but they will slide all the way back to the town square. This doesn't prevent them from completing their job, but it is annoying. Also, idle units have a habit of getting stuck under things. Benches, lights, buildings. It is easily fixed by picking them up and telling them to do something, and doesn't harm your production since they were idle, but it is another minor annoyance that one would think could be easily fixed.

The characters are interesting and it's obvious that a great deal of effort was put into their creation, but they are sadly under-utilized. Each character has one, maybe two quest chains, that are incredibly short, and then they are never used again. The mermaid has I think 3 or 4 quests, spread across two "chains." I say "chains" simply because the first chain has 2-3 quests for her and the second is a single quest given by the witch. Once completed you will never see her again. It's sad to see detailed characters and environments used so sparingly.

Ultimately, I have to say this game is a "Pass." While it can be fun, for its length, bugs, and simple play-style, there are just better games of the same genre. At sale price, it was a nice distraction; at full price it would still be ok, but for a few dollars more you can get similar games with more depth and over-all entertainment.
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 4, 2014
Maybe I've just gotten too strategic with games similar to this, after playing others like FarmVille (don't judge) and Virtual Villagers, but I definitely think this was too short-lived. From what I've read, others agree, too.

I think the characters are adorable, the missions straightforward and the overall concept really entertaining. It truly is a lot of fun, just don't expect for it to last too long. I know that I really wasn't expecting to get the "The End" screen when I did.

Despite the two or three mini-bugs I encountered, I would definitely recommend this.
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 1, 2015
Definately worth the dollar I paid for it! It's a cute game, and the environment and sounds make it easy to play from beginning to end. I found it easy on the head. Ya know those times when you just wanna chill out, but not play anything intense... this is the kinda game that's good for that. You basically get asked to do tasks to unlock areas and buildings then more tasks to level them up.

There are a couple of bugs but nothing to your panties in a bunch over... ;P I showed one possible bug area in the Part 1 of my full playthrough.

There is also a misleading mission asking you to fill an order for 5 units of wood (should have been worded "Planks" of wood). Here's Part 12 of the playthrough I made to clear up any confusion about it. It also contains the Fake Gold Mission.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6REps1Ljbg&list=PLrsBivCXPDcd2bG0PVcnyMGHDvg7kkp9k&index=12
In short... I got it dirt cheap during a sale and I'm glad I bought it! It also has Steam Trading Cards which is a bonus!
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 21, 2015
Nice little casual builder/sim for when you're in the mood for an easier game. It is polished, and I encountered no bugs. Even if you consider yourself a hardcore gamer, sometimes you just want something easy you can do while also doing something else, like catching up on your TV backlog.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 3, 2014
Bought this at full price, a whopping $3.99 (US dollars) which is less than popcorn at the movies. I didn't really expect much and thought it'd be a very mediocre, forgettable, indie game.
I'm so glad I was wrong.

The Good: It looks like a handpainted style game with a more cartoonish flair, and it's got a very cute whimsical soundtrack to go with it (the music that plays in the game, to clarify). I love the fact that it has quests/missions in the first place, and they never make you feel too rushed but give you enough pressure so that you want to hurry up with whatever needs doing. The quests are worded in a very quirky style and made me chuckle a few times! I loved the fact that there were cutscenes within the game and they varied from traditional style cutescenes to an image artsy style cutscene, almost like a graphic novel. You start with 3 little "helpers" and it goes from there, depending on your resourcefulness and needs, and by the you can have many more, each working on permanent jobs or temporary ones. I like that you can always reassign who does what and when. And lastly, you NEVER have to save (omg what!). That's right, you can exit whenever you feel like it or whenever you draw parent aggro (girlfriend, boyfriend, wife, hubby aggro!), and when you log back into the game it starts exactly where you left off. Wish more games did that, instead of the runaround some games do to try and never let you exit their games. Yes, I'm looking at you Assassin's Creed. Also, there is a vendor system in place, where you can sell and buy. Comes in handy!

The Bad: bugs! Now, I only encoutered 2.5 bugs. One was when I first started the game, I was not able to use magic on an altar. I simply restared the game twice and never encountered this problem again. The second bug was when I was dragging a worker to a location, I got a popup tutorial (I had not ticked tutorial off at this point) and my worker disappeared from my screen! Turns out she ended up on a "dark" undiscovered part of the map. I got her back when I discovered the area, but it did take me a while to get there. And the 0.5 bug was more of a glitch "oversight" on the developers part. One of the components for building crystal houses is listed as "stones" but instead requires "gems". I was trying to upgrade my houses to a rank 2 but was unable to, I had plenty of stone, so I bought from gems from the trade post and sure enough I was able to upgrade to rank 3. Now the last bad thing, is the length of gameplay. It's short (about 6 hours) if you are playing to do the missions/quests, however, once you beat the game you have the option to keep playing.

Worth it? In my humble opinion, I would recommend anyone to buy this game. While it is short compared to most games out there it's got a lot of replayability, the game keeps you engaged and interested, and you can tell the devs put a lot of hard work into the game, so quality is on your side! Plus, at 4 bucks (3.99 US dollars) you can afford you buy it and hate it, but you will probably like this one. Hope you guys enjoyed it as well!
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 22, 2015
Looking for something to take the edge off after a hard day's work? This may be it! :)
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11 of 16 people (69%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
22.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 20, 2014
English review:

These games have long been a lot. Games like this are like a flash application to the websites. Nothing new I not opened, but was happy. Bought as soon as I saw. I knew that the game will be short, easy and cheap. Hooked idea that this "strategy" about zombies.

The gameplay is very simple. You give a world where almost everything is done for you, you can't choose what and where to build, so the buildings appear always in the same place. The extraction of resources standard, exhaustible resources. Buy new jobs and send them to work. Improving industrial buildings, residential and other. For beauty, you can create beautiful objects, meaning in it, but just for fun. The quests you are given upon the opening of new locations (as of beginning openly little). Tasks on extraction of specific resource specified number.
The characters are funny and the animation is the same sweetheart. There are little splash of four pictures. The plot is missing, but interesting to play.
The world was made 2D, 3D characters
The negative side of the game:
1. The game is short
2. Some resources are significantly less than those that are needed. For job often give gold, and which is so very much.
3. There is possibility to construct buildings where want.
4. The limit of buildings by reason of paragraph 3.
May I wrote cons of the game, but this is minor. The game is relaxing and uplifting

The game is fully completed. Overview written 21.07.2014

Русский обзор:

Таких игр давно было много. Такие игры встречаются как флеш-приложения к вебсайтам. Ничего нового я для себя в ней не открыл, но прошёл с удовольствием. Купил, как только увидел. Я понимал, что игра будет короткая, легкая и дешевая. Зацепила идея, что эта "стратегия" про зомби.

Геймплей крайне простой. Вам дают мир, в котором почти всё уже сделано за вас, нельзя выбирать что и где строить, так что постройки появляются всегда в одном и том же месте. Добыча ресурсов стандартная, ресурсы истощаемые. Покупаете новых рабочих и отправляете их на работу. Усовершенствуете промышленные здания, жилые и прочие. Для красоты можно создавать красивые объекты, смысла в этом нет, но ради забавы. Квесты вам дают по мере открытия новых локаций (по началу открыто мало). Задания на добычу конкретного ресурса конкретным количеством.
Персонажи забавные и рисовка то же милая. Бывают коротенькие заставки из четырех картинок. Сюжет отсутствует, но играть интересно.
Мир сделан 2D, персонажи 3D
Отрицательные стороны игры:
1. Игра короткая
2. Некоторых ресурсов заметно меньше, чем тех что необходимы. За задания чаще всего дают золото, которого и так очень много.
3. Нет возможности строить здания там где сам хочешь.
4. Лимит зданий по причине пункта 3.
Пусть я и написал минусы игры, однако это мелочи. Игра расслабляющая и поднимающая настроение

Игра пройдена полностью. Обзор написан 21.07.2014
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