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A Mother in Festerwood

rated 3.66 / 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 5 / 5 stars

Though it's not so much a game...

It really is a brilliant piece of work. If you shelter your children, they are inexperienced with the outside world and explore things that they aren't yet ready to handle, while if you neglect your child, they might not live a full life. It takes just the right amount of nurturing and freedom to be a good parent. While, it's not too fun to play, I can see what you're trying to do. You've captured what parenthood is all about so beautifully here, great work.


Rated 3 / 5 stars


Interesting game, with a origonal game mechanic. Problem is its very repetative with little insentive to keep on playing over the initial intrest in seeing who the child becomes. My main problem with this game is its buggy, REALLY buggy which is a shame.

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Rated 4 / 5 stars

My Idiot Kid

My kids wait until their eight, then go straight for the strongest monsters. WTF? Is that by design?


Rated 1.5 / 5 stars


and it has a lot of glitches


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I really do love this game.

In my first run, I raised the child well. Kept him in the circle of protection until he was about 6 or 7, but I let him wander around otherwise as he pleased. When he wanted to leave, I was worried about him with those pedobears and monsters, but.. I guess he learned enough while he was at home. The first thing he slayed was a pig, and then he wandered around a bit. I called him back a few times when I thought he was in danger, but he was alright. ^^ He made it through adulthood, and came back to visit me... :'D He was so happy, and had become strong and rich and healthy. I'm not sure if it's the only ending, but I got the ending with both of the hearts. ;D Dangit, I'm getting so worked up over pixels... But I hope this is how it turns out if I ever become a mother.

...I tried the way my mom raised me - keep me until I'm thirteen. I...I think the kid died. *shrugs* Anyway, I'll make my way better than that pixel kid.

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