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Egglia: Legend of the Redcap

By Erin Brereton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Pleasant role-playing adventure focuses on friendship.

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This family-friendly adventure focuses on friendship and positive interaction instead of combat, which is a nice thing to see in a newly released app. Players periodically move through game boards, earning steps by rolling dice. The boards aren't very involved, so it's easy to move quickly through these sections. What's nice is that the app promotes a sense of community, which is another positive aspect; you're encouraged to interact and work with other characters, which increases your friendship level and helps you advance. The two main characters, initially skeptical about the goblin they meet due to violent traits that type of creature is said to possess, learn to forgo stereotypes and advise other characters as well.

Creatures crack some funny jokes throughout the adventure, and the app does a great job of letting kids see what progress they’ve made collecting things, completing quests, meeting people, and performing other tasks. Its design is pretty text-heavy, so younger kids who don't have strong reading skills but are still interested in playing the game may struggle to keep up during conversations. Adding narration would be a great way to help them follow along. The fact that an internet connection is necessary to play is another potential drawback -- if you’re not somewhere with strong signal, you may get error message interruptions. Otherwise, though, there aren't many downsides to this family-friendly tale. Kids can easily find their way through the adventure, and parents won't have to worry about inappropriate content popping up during the game.

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