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Feb 19, 2007 | 7:15 AM EST
  • Daily 3rd Place February 20, 2007

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3rd World Farmer is a really good strategy game with a political background.

The game was designed by the 3rd World Farmer Team http://www.3rdworldfarmer .com/About.html.

Neodelight.com liked the game and its cause and sponsored the game. If you want to do something good for mankind the 3rdworldfarmer website is a good place to start: http://www.3rdworldfarmer .com/links.html

Update:
I was sending back lots of emails with the 3rdworldfarmer guys and newgrounds to get the highscore to work but we did not succeed. If you want to post your highscores please play on www.neodelight.com/3rdwor ldfarmer
(Don't forget to click "full screen" on neodelight).

Reviews


DorkkeliDorkkeli

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Well executed game and good mechanics, but the art is pretty simple.


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MantaMarineMantaMarine

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Solid game. A few problems I saw were:

-Crops sometimes disappeared after being planted
-Putting down multiple crops was a tedious task (i'm sure real farmers have it harder, but this is a game after all)
-Difficulty is either too easy OR too hard (Restarted twice due to really bad luck, and easy sailing after getting pigs)
-No real tutorial
-Couldn't find out if there was really a crop past peanuts, but it showed up on the yearly report anyway?
-Graphics/Static images (nothing moved or had any idle animations)

There are a lot of good parts about the game however. The content is there in ample supply, and with a bit of polishing this could be a really fun game. As it stands I'd say this is a solid game between 3 and 4 stars.


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zoner2001zoner2001

Rated 3 / 5 stars

Would be better if not so difficult

I personaly love games like this. My only real problem with this on in particular is that there are to many negative things that happen to frequently. I was never able to acheive certain items like a representative because of the constant losses I would take when ever I started doing well. The concept was great but I think ultimately no one likes fighting an up hill battle with only one leg to stand on, not even in a video game.



ReaperMan4414ReaperMan4414

Rated 3 / 5 stars

Tough but acuurate...

This game is a very tough stratagy game with a very acurate backround. I have a whole new respect for those farmers who suffered for their family's health.


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cableshaftcableshaft

Rated 3 / 5 stars

Needless drag and drop got really annoying.

I don't understand why I needed to drag and drop each item onto a square on the board when it didn't make any difference where it was on the board. I should just have to click on the icons and they pop up on the nearest available spot on the board. And if they accidentally misclick once in awhile, offer an 'undo' button. That way over the long term, you're saving people a loooot of extra strain on their mouse hand while playing your game, strain that isn't necessary in the first place. It also saves time and the ocassional annoying stopDrag() that's off by a couple pixels thus counting as a cancelled action.

Personally, that really interfered with my enjoyment of the game.

Everything else, though, looked pretty good, and the concept was interesting, although it didn't look like there was any real way you would ever be completely wiped out if you diversified, but maybe I just didn't get that far yet.


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