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The Good Life Review

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Posted: 10 months ago, last updated 9 days ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

The Good Life is a narrative adventure, where you experience a slower pace of life in an English town. Although, before long you are drawn into an intriguing web of murder, bodily transformations into cats and dogs and photographic tasks. It's an absurdist exploration of human nature and the social contract we have with one another.

You play Naomi, a photojournalist from New York whose debt drives her to rural England. There she needs to work to pay back what she owes. These revolve around photography, but along the way you explore the locale and meet the locals. Obtaining the photos you need usually requires some light puzzle solving.

Before long you stumble into mysteries to solve. A murder and a strange animal transformation that happens to people in the woods at night -- including your character Naomi transforming into an owl. In each of the animals we discover not only levity and special abilities, but some insight into the characters of the people to which they relate.

Supernatural transformations not withstanding, this is really a game about everyday live -- the mundane and the strange. You'll live alongside the villagers as you solve mysteries and experience a hearty helping of craziness.

DetailsGame Details

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 12

Release Date: 15/10/2021

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Narrative, Puzzle and Simulation

Developer: @Swery65

CommitmentCommitment

Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

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

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 12.

AccessibilityAccessibility

We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our The Good Life Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@Swery65) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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