Earthlock: Festival of Magic is the new Kickstarter-funded JRPG from Norweigan developer Snowcastle Games. Dave Cook talks with the team to see if this colourful, intriguing new project can satisfy the appetite of seasoned genre fans.
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ThisGenGaming says: "If there’s one word to describe Earthlock, it’d have to be “charming”. The characters are likeable, the world is well designed and there are plenty of interesting things to do or discover. I would’ve liked to see the main story unfold in more depth and perhaps to have more interactions between the party members. It also could’ve used some additional endgame content and more incentive to power up your characters as they’re easily maxed out, but it does make for a pretty dense adventure and certainly one I would recommend to fans of the genre. Just be sure to turn up the volume, as the soundtrack alone is definitely worth your while!"
Fin writes: "Anyone who had the chance to experience Earthlock: Festival of Magic back in late 2016 will know it to be a fantasy, turn-based RPG that was set on the beautiful but mysterious planet of Umbra. However, with all the thrilling story and neat RPG elements that it had within, the developers simply do not think it was good enough, deciding to add to the game, fixing any issues in the process. Enter Earthlock - without the Festival of Magic tag!"