Isn’t Groundhog Day In February?
HIGH Top-notch art direction and animation.
LOW Repetitive puzzle elements.
WTF The endearing character models look creepy after a while.
Vidar is a particularly bleak RPG/Puzzler that puts players in the role of a mysterious stranger who arrives at a village a month into an ongoing tragedy. As if the harsh winter weren’t bad enough, a terrifying beast has been awakened in the caves beneath the town, and one of the villagers is taken each night. It’s up to the player to get to know the townspeople, attempt to solve their problems, and hopefully find the origin of the town’s curse in the catacombs deep below.
So take the title with a grain of salt. In the first place, I’m relatively certain that whatever happened in Kisilova, there were fewer sliding block puzzles involved than the game would suggest. Still, the game presents an intriguing premise – people are dying in a remote village, vampires are […]
Beyond objects. The bane of my existence. That’s what they’re called here, anyhow – I’m referring to the annoying game that some developers play on their customers, putting in special items on each of their game’s screens, little objects that transform subtly in the background. Find them all for a bonus! […]