The gameplay is simple, which can be absolutely fine. Games don't have to have a bunch of complex mechanics to be fun, but even still I'm not getting much from this game. I don't know if it's just my own idiocy but I've no idea what some of these buttons and features are for and what I do understand isn't very fun. I personally am not getting much enjoyment from just feeding and cleaning the pet while playing noughts and crosses in between. As a kind of pet/care-taking game, I feel like it needs to feel more endearing to the player. I think what this is missing is actual interaction with the pet thing and a little bit of explanation of what's going on in the game. Like, what's up with those coin things? What does the second button on the top row do?
Also not that important but I personally find the high pitch sfx grating on my ears. I recommend a less piercing sound.
I'm already level 10, and I haven't even done anything! It's all automated! You don't control the fighting, you don't control the moving, there are fifty million things on the screen and the game hasn't told me what the hell any of them are. There has been very little character customisation thus far, and there is literally no introduction to the story. They just jump straight in and somehow there is some treasure that I don't even know about, then suddenly I have a panda? And then I have to fight a ninja for 1/8 of a second and apparently that was some kind of ambush? I wasn't aware that walking past some random guy and launching into an auto fight counted as an ambush. There was nothing that told me that piece of info, not that I needed to care since at this point, since to win the fight I just have to give the auto a couple seconds to win for me. On the plus side the graphics are very beautiful! And if this game wasn't so confusing, I bet the fan wielding healer-class would be very fun, well animated and interesting! Most games I've played don't have fans.
In short: More customization of the character early on; take time to introduce the plot, setting and characters; less automated movement and auto-route; less automated fighting; longer, more interesting fights; explanations that are detailed; less clutter on screen. DO KEEP the art and the fan thing.
Sorry about the insane rant! I just got a little frustrated. I mean no insult!
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