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A Mother in Festerwood

rated 3.67 / 5 stars
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Jan 30, 2011 | 9:48 PM EST

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Teenagehood 5 Points Bring up a child to his teenage years.
Monster Slayer 10 Points A medal for children who kill monsters.
Motherhood 10 Points A medal for empty nesters.
Treasure Hunter 10 Points A medal for children who seek out gold.
Momma's Boy 25 Points A medal for children who hardly leave their mothers.
Warrior 25 Points A medal for children who can clearly handle themselves.
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Author Comments

Although the world habits dangers of violence and gore,
a young child's task is mostly to play
and to explore.

The job of a mother involves knowing when to hold your child back from the dangers of the world, and making sure the child can handle himself when he becomes too old for you to keep him.

+ Use the mouse to control the mother.
+ You can keep your tiny child near your home protecting him from danger.
+ Letting your child explore alone allows him to gain experience and eventually be able to handle himself.



Rated 3 / 5 stars

Bug found

It keeps restarting at random times on me so i can't get through a whole game without having it start over on me. Please fic

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


I've been playing this game for about 3 minutes then it hit me. Every time I let the parent go to the child, the child runs home, maybe because they don't want to get in trouble. And every time the parent isn't near them they run off away from them. Like most children/teens today they tend to be rude to their parents, such as back-talking, lying, stealing, etc. They become rude for many reasons, such as bullies or jealousy, so they want to run away. But, if you run away from your parents, who love and protect you, your life would be short. In summary this was a very touching game.

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

That is a moose.

You are not suppose to die via moose.

I really enjoyed this game. It gets its point across very strongly with gameplay alone. I would like to see either a little more control or a little less difficulty. Though either of those things might lessen the impact, it would also be nice to have more than 1 in 10 children live. Even simple things like the house healing the child or a right click action were you can call out to him would greatly improve the experience (and the average life expectancy).

I would also like to see more paths for the child to follow: farmer, hero, villain, lord, scholar, monster slayer, merchant, etc, etc. That way you could feel a sense of accomplishment for his actions and not just his sheer clingy-ness to mom.

Overall I did enjoy my experience with this game. It reminded me a lot of The Legend of Zelda Oracle games when you get to help the newlyweds with raising there son.

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Rated 2 / 5 stars

Huge bug

If it weren't for the random restarting this game would be some what enjoyable.

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Rated 1.5 / 5 stars


I dont know which purpose shares this game but its not entertaining, all you can do its control the mother and keep the child. The child is always running away on higher levels, and as adult with lvl 24 and 10 strenght cant kill his own shadow, cmon dude...