The Last Campfire
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More sweet puzzley charm from the people behind LostWinds.
The Last Campfire is a cozy puzzle game with impressive variety to its satisfying, bite-sized conundrums.
The Last Campfire is a delightful little game that succeeds on both an emotional and a mechanical level, combining tried and tested environmental puzzles with an intimate and personal story.
While the narrative does take a few beats to get started, the real problem lies in the overly simple puzzles that the game is built on. It’s a lovely experience that is quickly forgotten.
The Last Campfire is a charming puzzler with gorgeous visuals and a poignant message, told throughout worlds ripe for exploring.
While The Last Campfire might not be bristling with new ideas for the genre, it packs more or less every kind of puzzle you could expect and embellishes the package with immerse charm and creative ingenuity.
In a world of heavy, AAA titles, games as service titles and bloated RPGs, The Last Campfire is a beacon of hope that small, wonderful, single-player experiences will carry on. Well done Hello games, I loved it.
Despite not doing anything new, The Last Campfire is a lovely palate cleanser in between the bigger games this year.
The Last Campfire is an unusually freeform puzzle adventure that stuffs its six-hour playtime with conundrums of every kind. While a few puzzle designs deserve more time in the spotlight – or could support whole games by themselves – the game's commitment to new ideas makes for a refreshing change of pace. This is proof that Hello Games don't have to build a universe from scratch to entertain. More of this, please.
An adorable and gorgeously designed puzzle game that, depsite minor techincal issues it a joy to play.