Parents' Guide to

Funky Barn 3D

By Christy Matte, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Silly farm sim with wacky machines and uncommon controls.

Game Nintendo 3DS 2012
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age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+

Funky Barn in 3D

This is a masterpiece, a remake of the classic Wii U title that released a few months after.

Is It Any Good?

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Funky Barn 3D has an engaging premise, and it features cute animals and wacky machines that are interesting to watch. This playful game is, at times, flat-out silly. However, its frustrating interface, too much micro-managing, and eventual repetitive play may dampen the fun. The default controls are likely to be difficult for young kids and tiring for everyone else.

Sim fans will probably either hate the game or feel compelled to work their way through it to see what they can unlock. Funky Barn 3D does show some sparkle in the Challenge modes, which require you to repair/rebuild a farm within a given time limit. Unfortunately, there are only three of those and they can only be unlocked by completing the corresponding full-farm levels. This game comes close, but doesn't quite make it. Still, kids who like sim games will probably be quick to overlook the negatives and just enjoy the silliness of the game.

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