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  • Summary: Gerdy, an apprentice herder, embarks on an epic quest to revive his father from an evil spell. His journey takes him across an island populated by an assortment of wild creatures. To defeat his father's nemesis and restore goodness to the island, Gerdy must hone his herding skills and ultimately compete in a magnificent tournament to become Master Herder. [Eidos Interactive] Expand
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  1. Positive: 12 out of 24
  2. Negative: 3 out of 24
  1. The character designs and architecture at work here are pure vintage Core...Special doesn't begin to tell the tale. [Apr 2002, p.46]
  2. A good game, a different game, a game that rewards those that stick with it with something plenty entertaining, but you’re going to have to strap on a pair of blinders to get there without cringing a couple times.
  3. Fun and beautiful, with gameplay every bit as fresh as its graphics. [May 2002, p.33]
  4. "Fresh, unique, light-hearted, entertaining, creative." Any of these words apply to Herdy Gerdy, but sadly so do, "Frustrating, unruly, unresponsive and premature release."
  5. It's new, it's fresh, it is ruined by a faulty camera!
  6. The animation and voice acting are really spot-on, bringing the characters to life better than many motion pictures. Unfortunately, the combination of a disorienting camera and consistently sloppy framerate go a long way towards negating Herdy Gerdy’s fun factor.
  7. An exercise in boredom and frustration.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 7
  2. Negative: 3 out of 7