This game is rated PEGI 16
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Return of the Obra Dinn Review
Posted: 22 months ago, last updated 11 days ago.
Rather than leading you by the hand to the answers, the game trusts its players to work things out themselves. It’s not easy, but arriving at a solution thanks to perseverance is hugely satisfying.
Although there is violence in the game, its black-and-white visuals and static scenes make this more palatable than you’d think. If you have someone in the family who loves solving puzzles or won’t stop until the crossword is finished, this is a great game to play with them. Like an Arthur Conan Doyle or Agatha Christie novel, the joy comes from knitting together the clues and making instinctive leaps of deduction.
One family I know played this over one long evening, into the night, treating it like a murder mystery party, complete with themed food and beverages. One of the players took it upon themselves to take notes while together they worked through the evidence of each death to discover what happened on board the ship.
Skill RatingThis game is enjoyed by 14+ year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity. The game requires you to identify and track a large number of characters with scant evidence. The skill here is attention to detail, patience and lateral thinking. The level you need these at means this is a game for older teenagers.
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