Review: RPGolf (Steam)

RPG meets Golf! Battle your way through the kingdom to restore golf to the land!

Pros:

  • Arcade retro graphics.
  • 79MB Download size.
  • Can rebind keys.
  • Supports controller.
  • Brief opening tutorial.
  • Simple control scheme.
  • Gameplay is a golf game with RPG mechanics like leveling up and fighting monsters.
  • Earn EXP and level up to increase your health but also get upgrade points to increase your stats like accuracy, Power etc.
  • Loot is hidden around the world.
  • Slick animations.
  • A big open world that you are free to explore.
  • Simple hack and slash combat.
  • Magic spells are a thing like shooting fire.
  • Easy to play.
  • Golf cart- Unlock to drive around.
  • EnemiesĀ roam the land and can engage as you will.
  • Clear UI showing wind speed and direction.
  • Good fun.
  • HasĀ a lot of golf and doesn’t get bogged down in the combat.
  • Three save slots.

Cons:

  • Looks a bit like a mobile game.
  • No way to respec your stats.
  • Lacks a character creator.
  • Skill has little to do with it as stats dominate performance.
  • Getting out of menus can be messy.
  • Faff to get the pad to work and analog isn’t supported atm.
  • Never sure it saved.
  • No Steam achievements.

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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