Reviews and Problems with Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale
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User review by sunny_rain
23 September 2010
Summary: I played this game when it was released in Japan, and I loved this kind of game. A bit of shop simulation blended with role-playing components and very cute graphic. At first it can be difficult to reach the shop goal, but slowly you get the hang of it. And the game is nice enough to allow you to restart from the middle instead of completely game over.
Summary: This game is really fun. The learning curve is a bit high. The dialogue can be quite funny. The dungeon is real time not turned base. Theres a demo for it to if your skeptical where you can try it and even save if you decide to buy it.
Excerpt: "Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale is a unique game as far as Japanese Fantasy RPGs go. Instead of playing a hero who is trying to save the world you adopt the role of a humble shopkeeper in charge of one of the item shops that players of such games frequent to stock up on supplies when tackling a quest. As far as PC games go Recetter has been a huge success considering its origins. The game was developed in the land of the rising sun by EasyGameStation ...
Pros: Cute anime graphics, funny characters, fun dungeon crawling, many items to unlock
Cons: The haggling gets repetitive, restarting the story due to a game over is annoying