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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 13 days ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer, Jo Robertson and Ben Kendall.

OverviewOverview

You nurture a Lebensborn child in Norway after World War II who faces a hostile community because they’ve been born to parents of both occupied and occupying forces. With meagre resources yourself, you must feed, clothe and bathe the child, but more importantly, help them cope with the heavy inheritance of German soldier genes in a country celebrating its freedom. The child faces not only a challenge of identity and guilt but bullying from teachers as well as classmates.

The demeanour of the child as they cope with the situation requires the player to make good decisions in terms of emotional care and more practical help in matters of food, hygiene and money.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 08/05/2018, updated in 2021

Platforms: Android, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Narrative, Point-and-Click, Puzzle and Role-Play

Accessibility: 22 features

Developer: Sareptastudio (@Sareptastudio)

 

ListsLists

DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 4 hours and 6 hours to complete. It takes up to 6 hours to complete the game, although this depends how quickly you interact and how successful you are at looking after your child.
 

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

PEGI 12 with Mild Swearing.

Rated for younger players in Australia.

Skill Rating

10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. The mechanics of the game are simple, but understand the implications both for your game and the characters needs some empathy and maturity.

CostsCosts

My Child Lebensborn usually costs £5.79 to £7.49.
 

My Child Lebensborn

XBox Store Xbox One £7.49
PlayStation Store PS4 £6.19
Steam Store PC £5.79
Switch Store Switch £6.69
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Our My Child Lebensborn Accessibility Report documents 22 accessibility features:
With the focus more on the story and setting, there's less of an emphasis on gameplay or skill, meaning you don't need quick reactions or reflexes, focusing instead on the big decisions in the story. decisions in the story.

Lots of the game's message, information and story is conveyed through text, which is generally fairly large and contrasts well with the background (black text on yellow background). for dialogue, which is not voiced, it appears in speech bubbles of the same style.

Throughout the game, it is indicated where you need to click using a glowing white outline around specific objects that is clear and easily identifiable. Most of the game is also quite bright and each element contrasts well compared to others around it.

On mobile, you tap and drag to write letters, draw pictures and check newspapers, but on console, this is a timed mini-game instead. There is a patch planned to make this a drag mechanic on the console too.

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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