Parents' Guide to

Hidden Objects: Gardens of Time

By Erin Wilkey Oh, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Hidden objects and sim combine for fun, social game.

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Gardens of Time

I've played this game for years, and it's been great. HOWEVER, there are glitches all the bloody time and no customer service. Right now, for instance, I can play the game but no coins are delivered, so it's just a fkg waste of my time. I've written, I've gone on the forum and others are also complaining, and there is NEVER A RESPONSE! Three days and your game isn't working, three days and you guys have done nothing. I'm about to cancel my membership and leave for good. I am so sick of this crap.

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say: Not yet rated

HIDDEN OBJECTS: GARDENS OF TIME is a skillful mash-up of two very popular gaming genres. Fans of hidden object searches and building sims will find themselves sucked in quickly. Social interactions definitely enhance the game, and the in-app network gives players access to social features without requiring they connect to Facebook or Apple's Game Center. The pop-ups encouraging players to tell their friends about the game can be annoying at first, but become less noticeable over time. And though in-app purchases speed up gameplay and allow players to buy more elaborate structures for their gardens, spending real money is not necessary. Occasionally, players will have to wait for energy to build up before they can keep playing, but it's often possible to pass lengthy stretches of time in the game.

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