This game is expected to be rated PEGI 7
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
Anxiety and Bullying.
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Posted: 10 weeks ago, last updated 3 weeks ago.
Shindig is a warm, cheerful, musical and fully-voiced adventure. It's like a children's story, but you are the lead character. As you move around, talking to the people you meet and take on tasks to help get the party ready, you discover an point-and-click style adventure about helping people.
It's a simple game that lasts a few hours. Unlike other more complex games, this offers a simple linear story that's easy to follow (you always get the good ending). It’s not designed for children (there are some long words here and there) Shindig has no swears or scares and just a few (optional) serious conversations.
The result is a simple game that doesn't shrink from difficult themes around identity, confidence, friendship, bullying, anxiety and loss. These are gently introduced and optional if you want to find out more about the characters' back story. It's like a primary school painting that's come to life.
You can play this game in the following styles:
5+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Really young players need to be able to read quite a bit of text and move around the place.
You can adjust the audio for SFX, voice and music volumes. There are Closed Captions for many nonverbal sounds for our HoH players.
Diversity and Inclusion
Choose your look from a range of skin tones and hairstyles, and select between a masculine(ish) and feminine(ish) voice for your protagonist.
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