Review: Thimbleweed Park (Steam)
In Thimbleweed Park, a dead body is the least of your problems.
- Pixel art graphics.
- Steam achievements.
- Full controller support.
- Auto saves regularly but does have manual save options.
- Help section for game and controls.
- Two difficulty settings that determine the frequency and difficulty of the puzzles.
- Puzzle point and click gameplay.
- You control multiple characters throughout the game.
- Excellent writing and voice work.
- Keeps the retro feel but at the same time stays modern thanks to many mechanics even things like run make the genre a lot more accessible and fresh, Stupid to say but it really does make a difference.
- Notebook-contains a todo list. Think of it like a mission checklist.
- Controller works really well thanks to shortcuts such as quick select and shortcut buttons.
- 2D game world with a layered design giving it a more 3D feel.
- Intoxicating soundtrack.
- Beautiful locations from grave yards to towns and hills.
- Cameo appearances from may Lucas art film games.
- A lot of humour, History and in game jokes.
- Such a compelling story that no matter how you play it, You will always be entertained.
- Oozes charm from start to finish.
- Eight chapters to play through.
- Unlock fast travel.
- The game can be played with just the mouse, Mouse also comes equipped with shortcuts.
- Non linear game meaning you have no real boundaries and you can attack the story how ever you play.
- So much fun to play.
- Really clever puzzles with a lot of variety.
- Minimal video settings.
- Can easily miss things.
- Very much a one and done experience.
- You feel at times like you dont know what the game wants from you/What its capable of.
- Slow starter.