Reviews and Problems with Virtual Villagers: The Secret City
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Watching Paint Dry Is More Fun
Matthew West, Amazon
16 August 2014
Summary: Once you really get started with the game, it's like watching paint dry. I never really made it far in the game because you can't do anything after about the first 20 minutes except watch the people walk around. Then if you leave the game and come back, your villagers have died.
Summary: I stated with Villagers 3 and played many games. The building proejcts take too long, but otherwise this is a very clever game. Lots to do in Isola. I even wrote a multi-page, very inclusive strategy for the game.
Summary: Urgh. I like this game, and I hate this game. The "why" should become obvious soon enough Plot: You have a handful of villagers on a mysterious deserted island. There are numerous signs of a previous civilization, but they're all in ruins. You have to grow your village by increasing the population, providing food, and accumulating enough "tech points" to assist in discovering new technologies such as medicine, farming, and architecture, in order to rebuild the ruined...
Summary: I paid under $5 and I feel ripped off. The game is slow! Graphics are outdated. Overall it's just boring! The most fun I had while playing the game for all of 10 minutes was renaming my villagers stupid names.
Summary: It may not be everyone's cup of tea but I liked it. Got a kick out of the little folks. I appreciated the PAUSE button for those times when I got a BIT too busy to be on the computer. Some puzzles were hard to figure out so yes... I had to Google to get a few hints.