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  • Summary: The highly popular and quirky idle game that you want to actively keep playing. Explore, craft, gather & manage resources, find secrets and build your base out of nothing. Buy land to explore and expand!

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Nintendo Switch Indie Highlights - January 2019
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. Apr 26, 2019
    80
    Despite its lack of difficulty, our time with Forager was enjoyable to the very end. For those seeking out a new chill crafting game, Forager is worth your while.
  2. Apr 24, 2019
    80
    Forager is a quirky, relaxing game that is dripping with charm. A simple premise expanded on in meaningful and tangible ways creates a title that is not only delicious fun but also thoroughly addictive.
  3. Aug 1, 2019
    80
    Forager is a lovely surprise, its simple appearance disguising a huge amount of content packed under the surface. Rarely has crafting been as enjoyable and streamlined, whilst the sheer range of things to do means that you never have to feel bored. You’re always working towards something whilst the dungeons are well designed and feature classic puzzles which makes for a refreshing change of pace from the relentless acquisition. All in all, Forager is a gem, and well deserves to dig its way under your skin. Just don’t complain to me it's 4AM and you’re still mining.
  4. May 6, 2019
    80
    It doesn’t look great, and the idea might seem too simple, but the execution is great. It actually relies on simplicity to create a fun idea that simply works. A great option for fans of crafting.
  5. May 30, 2019
    80
    8-bit inspired open world crafting and exploration idle game that will surely capture the hearts of both fans and non-fans of the genre.
  6. Jun 28, 2019
    80
    Forager is a game that gives you joy from the minute you start playing, and from there just continues delivering. With fun responses for the player’s actions, simple tasks feel a lot more engaging. Improvement in crafting efficiency keeps the gameplay feeling fresh, which prevents Forager from becoming tedious. By depicting the joy and sorrow of finding new material, Forager creates a story around the crafting gameplay itself. Forager can be enjoyed for as long as the player wants to. Finding your own way to solve problems might feel tough at first, but that’s what makes it so addictive in the end.
  7. Jun 3, 2019
    50
    Forager offers a pleasant mix of multiple genres, but lacks the finesse of the games it is based upon. Sometimes this game will just require you to press your left mouse button and that is simply too boring.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 14
  2. Negative: 2 out of 14
  1. May 4, 2019
    10
    um excelente jogo que nos traz uma jogabilidade boa e muito divertida,sua exploração nas terras é incrivel,um jogo excelente e sem duvidas umaum excelente jogo que nos traz uma jogabilidade boa e muito divertida,sua exploração nas terras é incrivel,um jogo excelente e sem duvidas uma perola dos jogos indies! Expand
  2. Jan 5, 2021
    10
    There is so much to explore and replayability. Each time you replay the game it feels different.
  3. Apr 21, 2019
    10
    Un excelente juego para estar creado por una sola persona, es como la mezcla perfecta entre Minecraft y Stardew Valley.
    Este juego te
    Un excelente juego para estar creado por una sola persona, es como la mezcla perfecta entre Minecraft y Stardew Valley.
    Este juego te engancha por mucho tiempo.
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  4. Apr 29, 2019
    8
    Fast paced, yet adventure filled. It's a good mixture between grinding and casual gameplay. Best described as a very well polished mixture ofFast paced, yet adventure filled. It's a good mixture between grinding and casual gameplay. Best described as a very well polished mixture of stardew valley and realm of mad god. Some unique features including the leveling system and skill tree. Overall a nice casual indie game. Expand
  5. Apr 23, 2019
    7
    Debo decir que es muy adictivo y bonito a la vista, pienso que tiene mucho potencial si el desarrollador se decide a seguir actualizándolo,Debo decir que es muy adictivo y bonito a la vista, pienso que tiene mucho potencial si el desarrollador se decide a seguir actualizándolo, disfrute mucho lo que pude jugar de el pero me deja con la sensación de estar inacabado, ya sea por bugs que me encontré a lo largo de la partida o porque la curva de dificultad no esta del todo trabajada, llega un momento donde todo se rompe y solo importa grindear para terminar los "desafíos" restantes. Expand
  6. Mar 24, 2020
    7
    Forager is a cute and charming game similar to Stardew Valley and Animal Crossing. In Forager, you must gather resources and buy plots of landForager is a cute and charming game similar to Stardew Valley and Animal Crossing. In Forager, you must gather resources and buy plots of land to gather even more! As time goes on, you unlock more crafting recipes and more buildings to build. The game claims to be an idle game that allows you to stay active and play but doesn't actually become idol until around 10 hours in where you can produce small numbers of resources automatically. The game is quite fun and cute, but I can't recommend it to everybody. If you like Stardew Valley, Harvest Moon, Minecraft, or Animal Crossing, however, you may like this game too. Expand
  7. Jul 22, 2020
    0
    Fun and addictive at the beginning, but very repetitive and grindy near the end game (at the 18-20 hours point). I get ideas from StardewFun and addictive at the beginning, but very repetitive and grindy near the end game (at the 18-20 hours point). I get ideas from Stardew Valley and The Legend of Zelda, but it is not at the height of neither. Expand

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