Metascore
69

Mixed or average reviews - based on 8 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Jun 10, 2020
    80
    Gorgeous art, fun scenario design, and an arsenal of quality of life features are among Banner of the Maid's boons. RPG fans with an interest in one of the most influential periods of history should give Banner of the Maid a look, as it is an inspired and twisting alternate take on late 18th-century France.
  2. Mar 31, 2020
    80
    Banner of the Maid offers a different narrative of the French Revolution through the Visual Novel aspect and at the same time it provides a decent turn-based strategy game.
  3. Jun 4, 2019
    78
    Though there are some flaws in terms of story and UI, Banner of the Maid is an attractive strategy game with solid gameplay.
  4. Feb 14, 2020
    75
    I had a lot of fun with Banner of the Maid, and I really enjoyed the more unique elements that it offers. There are some issues with menu organization and balance, but the game loop of progressing through the French Revolution while also building an affinity with various factions was brilliant. Now, which other historical figures can we turn to waifus and husbandos?
  5. Mar 31, 2020
    70
    Banner of the maid is a great strategy rol game, that take place in an alternative french revolution where girls have special powers to lead their army to the victory. It is a pleasure for the strategy rol games fans.
  6. Aug 16, 2020
    60
    Unfortunately, we have to admit that while the idea was appealing on paper, it does not bring anything transcendent in practice.
  7. 60
    If only that localisation didn't put a dampener on everything by making a full half of the game, and, critically, the context that gives the action purpose, so irritating to sit through. Please, developers. It's fine to have a broken English port for a game where the narrative isn't relevant, but when we're talking about RPGs, make the investment and hire a premium localisation outfit. It will lift your game, significantly. There are, apparently, console versions of Banner of the Maid set to come later. I hope on feedback the team does get a new localisation done, because fixing that issue will add a couple of stars to the score, effortlessly. Everything else about it is truly wonderful.
  8. Feb 7, 2020
    50
    A good tactical game makes you feel dumb when loosing, Banner of the Maid makes you feel cheated, as it's less about forming a plan, and more about retrying missions to discover which exact "route" to follow. Add to this a heavy lack of balance, some annoying friendly AI, and a needlessly long length, and this makes this Chinese-born SRPG hard to recommend. Its flawless pixel art style, and sexy anime look are really the only things of any worth here.
User Score
8.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. Feb 20, 2020
    9
    Banner of the Maid is a great tactical RPG, following the steps of Fire Emblem or Final Fantasy Tactics. Deep and complex, with lots ofBanner of the Maid is a great tactical RPG, following the steps of Fire Emblem or Final Fantasy Tactics. Deep and complex, with lots of content, great pixel art and anime-style art, with an interesting alternate take on the story of the French Revolution. The translation to English leaves room for improvement, but it is perfectly understandable anyway. Recommended! Full Review »
  2. Feb 14, 2021
    10
    Great call back to the old generation of fire emblem games. Game is challenging and never got frustratingly difficult.
  3. Aug 16, 2020
    10
    Great game. Even better on the Switch! The art is GORGEOUS and the battle animations are just my cup of tea! Check out some gameplay andGreat game. Even better on the Switch! The art is GORGEOUS and the battle animations are just my cup of tea! Check out some gameplay and you'll know pretty quick if this is for you. Full Review »