Parents' Guide to

Last Fortress: Underground

By David Chapman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Dig deep to save humanity in base building strategy game.

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Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 18+

Toxic behaviour wins in this game - stay away from this for good

The advertising for this game is misleading, commercials which appear in other games have nothing to do with the actual product. Yet, on a superficial level, the game mechanics can pull the players mind in easily. Joining a so called “alliance” is another effect that pays into the game makers pockets, as the game starts to feel as if you have friends fighting with you. The premium package pricing is absolutely crazy, some rich players dominate the game. They spend hundreds and thousands of dollars, every single month. On YouTube, there was a player talking about his $40000 (yes that’s forty thousand) dollar account. No average person, let alone kids, can compete here. Unless you want to have your kids get in contact with toxic people, highly arrogant and aggressive in-game chatting and sometimes bullying, I strongly recommend everyone to stay away from this toxic game.
age 15+

Life is short

The higher your level the less you get everything takes forever! You can literally remodel your house in less time then it takes to complete a level up construction. Look at what you are buying, the more it costs the less you get. It’s ridiculous. It could be an okay game but once again greed screwed it up. Hey guys have you ever heard of volume?

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (2 ):

Surviving a zombie pandemic is nothing new in mobile games, and neither is building and upgrading an ever expanding colony. But while Lost Fortress: Underground might not be doing anything wholly original, what it does, it does well and with style. Everything from the characters' smooth animations to the voice acting and cutscenes to the tiniest details of each room in your base is surprisingly polished. Your fortress feels alive and in constant motion, sort of like a post-apocalyptic ant farm.

Lost Fortress: Underground gives players plenty to do, which is both a good thing and a bad one. On the plus side, it feels like there's always something to do every time you log into the game, be it collecting resources, crafting items or meals, expanding or upgrading rooms in your fortress, or exploring the outside world and battling against zombies or other outposts, and so on and so on. There are plenty of options. Unfortunately, this also means that trying to keep everything balanced is a Herculean task that only gets more difficult as you progress in the game. The more you progress and the bigger your base gets, the more difficult it is to keep everyone busy, happy, and alive. What starts off as a sort of peaceful Zen garden mentality can break down into a micromanagement nightmare late in the game as you try to be everywhere and do everything at once.

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