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By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Simple but funny text-based strategy has implied violence.

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age 9+

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age 9+


Reigns is a beautiful indie game that experiments with story, characters and politics in a medieval setting. Everything is conveyed via illustrated cards that present you with choices and determine the success or downfall of your kingdom, and there are hidden side stories and clever secrets abounds. Some images are relatively violent, but all are conveyed in an appealingly simplistic style. Great for those who value a game with some story, or like looking for easter eggs.

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Though its controls are limited to swiping left or right, this humorous, cartoonish game manages to be more involved, engaging, and weirdly funny than more elaborate games. What really makes Reigns so much fun is that it has a Monty Python-esque sense of humor, which make this rather simple game feel like a weird and epic adventure. Because it references executions, witches, werewolves, and the devil, it's best for tweens who will understand the dark humor involved.

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