Darkest Dungeon

Game review by Neilie Johnson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Challenging, violent, but entertaining role-playing game.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 14+

This game doesn't flip coins, in the end.

This game is a sorry excuse for an RNG. Ive run for hundreds of hours and its NOTHING LIKE RNG. It 'keeps you down a hallway, within the walls.' You cant stray far. If you get the upper hand, RNG will go out the window and bring you back to square one in that fight. Literally in the last move, without fail. Moderators did a piss poor job making this game not just hard, practically unplayable. You have to put on average 10-12 hrs per character to max and the 'RNG' WILL KILL that character 'WHEN' it deems the play too easy. Pathetic gameplay.
age 15+

A dark and lovely game.

Darkest Dungeon is one of my oldest loves when it comes to indie gaming, but here's what it may contain, to those it may concern. - Period-typical drinking/smoking/drug-use - Plenty of violence, this is a dungeon crawler, after all. - Non-explicit references to sex (there's a brothel to which heroes can go for stress relief, but you only get a vague dialouge line. There's no actual sex scenes) - Plenty of body-horror - A smidge of swearing for good measure - Several references to past traumas and death This is a horror game, after all. I'd reccomend doesthedogdie.com for more in-depth warnings about this game.

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