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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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Adulthood 5 Points Bring up a child to his adult years.
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 5 / 5 stars


Genius, mildly fun, but great deeper meaning. One of the most brilliant and original games I've seen


Rated 4 / 5 stars

My son is "special"

I find that if you just don't control the boy at all, he'll be strong to make up for his obvious mental deficiencies, kind of like Lennie from Mice and Men.

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Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Decent game

I love the concept and the art, and I like how little control you have of your kid. However, I think he should come home every so often to heal up and maybe run from monsters who greatly outclass him. I just watched my 16 year old walk straight for the cyclops...


Rated 4 / 5 stars

Fun, although buggt

I've had the game jump to the title screen, even though I was not dead. And I've got the warrior achievement, before my kid killed anything.


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Needs some work

But not bad, not bad at all. The bugs definitely need to be fixed though, I got stuck to the fence post and couldn't unstuck myself for a really long time, afterward the game started freaking out on me and kept cycling from the Play Page to the Menu Page to the Game, and the 'Magic Pink Man' award kept popping up when it started.

A nice soft and poppy 8bit track really couldn't hurt this game either, It would really breath some life into it!