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Brand New Game From Japan: Shikihime Garden

By Adam Smith on March 15th, 2014.

badger, apparently

The headline is a quote from the trailer for the recently translated Shikihime Garden, which isn’t a brand new game at all. However, since the English language version has just gone live, this is good a time to talk about it as any. It’s a free-to-play browser-based (or Book of Faces) game, which may well avoid certain free-to-play sins thanks to the absence of paid-for boosters. You can’t pay your way to the top and the game instead rewards skill and ‘patience’. The cynic in me is barking about the similarities between the patient man and a grindstone. As for the activities involved, they range from deck building and turn-based combat to gardening.

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