Parents' Guide to

Rango: The World

By Carolyn Koh, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

MMO set in milder, kinder version of movie world.

Game Windows 2011
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 6+

Very good for a time

I really think this is an age-appropriate community, while being a fun adventure type game the kids will enjoy. The graphics are very nice and customizable. What I don't like is that you can only get so far for free and then you have to become a member. Get the kids addicted and encourage them to ask mommy and daddy to pay for membership, I don't like this business model at all when directed to children.
age 8+

Rango The World, easy to enjoy.

There is 24 hour live GM support and two types of servers to play on. One is chat with built phrases only and the other is a filtered safe chat server. Plenty to do with mini games and quests and its free to play. Awesome extension of Rango the movie.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (5 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Rango: The World will appeal to kids who have seen the movie and also to those that enjoy cowboys and a Western setting. The game is surprisingly non-violent considering the movie and the Rango video games. In this world, kids take on quests, which are mostly of the collection and delivery kind. They can also level-up by playing the mini-games. Kids earn water, which is the valuable currency in the movie, by playing games and completing quests. With this currency, they customize their character with different clothing and buy housing decorations.

The game is not ESRB rated, but it is COPPA compliant, and has 24/7 moderator support with Game Masters (GMs) seen online -- often right at the point where you enter the game, to catch any inappropriate names. By default, kids can only create accounts on the menu-chat servers. A parent has to allow the account to use the filtered-chat servers. Kids can add other players to their friends list and see that they have friends on the various servers, and one of the social activities in this game is to throw a party and invite your friends to your house.

Online interaction: At account creation, kids may only play on servers with menu-chat -- what the game calls the "Super Safe Chat" servers. A link is sent to the parent's email at account creation for them to allow kids to use the "Filtered Chat" servers -- which disallow inappropriate words.

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