With the proper people, equipment, and time to play and fully utilize Guilt Battle Arena, the game is relatively fun pioneering on a simplistic and straightforward idea. However, it is easy to see how simplicity can easily fall into mediocrity, especially when that's all it has going for it.
Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception is largely a visual novel experience full of anime tropes leaning towards the harem genre. While there are interesting turn-based battles to experience, there isn't any depth to them and merely gives you a 'feels good, looks great' experience without any challenge whatsoever. It's a streamlined experience that you should sit back and mindlessly enjoy, but nothing more.
Atelier Firis is a light-hearted and enjoyable JRPG where you can put your alchemy skills to the test.