xon's Trine (PC) review

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Fun...for a while

Trine tells a simple tale set in a fantasy world fabulously created full of colour and surprising detail.

Based on the positive reviews I expected quite a lot. Mostly the game kept me happy and entertained. I thought the puzzle elements were fun and switching between characters was a novel way of playing the game.

The control, though, are less than stellar. I bought the game to play with my wife, who hardly ever plays games, and it was simply too difficult for her to jump to the different platforms.

It persevered but in the end gave up, too. I pride myself in finished my games, but this got too repetitive, frequently frustrating with little pay-off.

Worth a look and maybe you'll have better luck and more fun than I did.


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    The "puzzle-platformer" genre has gained a lot of traction over the past few years, with the bar now sitting pretty high. While Trine has some interesting ideas and a certain level of creative charm to its design, it also lacks the level of polish that defines the genre's juggernauts. Trine can be a bit of an uneven experience as a result, and your enjoyment of it will probably be directly proportional to your overall affection for the genre itself. First and foremost, Trine's basic gamep...

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