This game is rated PEGI 16
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graves and the dead.
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Graveyard Keeper Review
Posted: 3 months ago, last updated 3 weeks ago.
After being hit by a car you wake up in a medieval world where you are in charge of the local cemetery and church. You must manage the graveyard to the best of your abilities in the hope of gaining the magic to open the portal back to your real life.
Play is a twist on farming, where you toil your land not for a food crop but to efficiently store and settle the dead in their graves. The plot is overrun with boulders, trees, stumps, and weeds, that you clear to make space for the dead.
As you progress this work you earn money from the locals whilst also taking on missions to help with their lives - bringing them some crafted or collectable items like oil, honey etc. It soon becomes clear you can't keep up with the labour manually and you unlock new technologies to automate the processes you undertake to run the graveyard.
Content Rating: PEGI 16
Release Date: 15/08/2018
Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One
Genres: Narrative, Puzzle and Strategy
Rated PEGI 16 because it features encouragement of the use of alcohol/tobacco. There are real world alcoholic drinks to be found in the game such as beer and wine which, when consumed by the player, provide positive benefits to their health statistics. The game contains offensive use of the word "*!@?*".
ESRB TEEN for fantasy violence, mild blood, mild language and use of alcohol.
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