One Person Story Review

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Posted: 15 months ago, last updated 4 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer, Rich Adams and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

This is a simple puzzle game played by pressing a single button to help a bouncing ball through a maze. It's voiced with a narrative about life's difficulties and challenges. It starts simply but gets more difficult as you have to open and close doors, trigger spikes and collect items.

Sometimes there is pain, like when our little hero crushes on spikes. But friends always help and open the doors that stop us – so we can keep moving on. Thinking hard always offers solutions to our problems.

The metaphor is a little forced at times, but for younger players this is actually a novel way to raise questions about civility, challenge and perseverance. The game itself is enough fun (and frustration) to be played to the end of the 100 levels.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 7-11 year-olds

Release Date: 23/08/2018

Platforms: PC and Switch

Genres: Narrative and Puzzle

Accessibility: 17 features

Developer: @Lampogolovii

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CommitmentCommitment

Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

One Person Story usually costs £2.69.
 

One Person Story

Switch £2.69
 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated PEGI 3.
 
This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE.


Skill Rating: This game is enjoyed by 7-11 year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity.

AccessibilityAccessibility

There is no difficulty setting but the game starts very easily. There is a timing pressure to be able to proceed although trial and error are also possible. There is the occasional text that is also voiced. The text is clear to read and of a good size.
 
Our One Person Story Accessibility Report details 17 accessibility features:

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