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#924893 - 11/16/13 10:26 PM Botanica - what did you think?
Reenie Offline
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Casual games don't seem to get "Reviewed" at this site, so I'm wondering what people thought of this game? Is it better than Enlightenus? Better than Death Under Tuscan Skies?

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#924896 - 11/16/13 10:48 PM Re: Botanica - what did you think? [Re: Reenie]
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That's why people post on the threads to say what they thought.

You can find comments on the game threads.

Do you mean this one?

We also have a favorites list and Botanica is on the list here.


Edited by BrownEyedTigre (11/16/13 10:49 PM)
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#924899 - 11/17/13 01:15 AM Re: Botanica - what did you think? [Re: BrownEyedTigre]
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Yes, thanks, I think that is the game. And thank you for the link to the comments. I did a "Search" on this forum, but I did not find much discussion of the game itself. As far as I could tell, most of the posts were related to judging and ranking the HOGs of the year. According to the ranking, Botanica fell pretty far down the list.

I wanted to be sure I wasn't getting into something like Botanicula, which kept hanging me up with arcade-style pinch points and made me uninstall what I thought was going to be a really fun game. I love a fierce puzzle, but abhor arcade stuff.

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#924904 - 11/17/13 03:04 AM Re: Botanica - what did you think? [Re: Reenie]
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My recollection is that there was no arcade stuff in Botanica, just adventuring and inventory usage and puzzles. smile

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