Wildermyth

Rating Summary

Based on 15 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

85

Top Critic Average

87%

Critics Recommend

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IGN

Top Critic

9 / 10.0
Jul 16, 2021

Indie RPG Wildermyth aims to combine the best of storytelling with the best of procedural generation and succeeds, thanks to great writing, solid tactics, and some very clever design decisions.

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Essential
Jul 9, 2021

Years pass as tales are written in this dazzling game of tactics and narrative, choices and memories.

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PC Gamer

Top Critic

90 / 100
Jun 15, 2021

Narrative design as genetic engineering, it will live in your head like an imaginary friend.

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8.8 / 10.0
Jul 26, 2021

Wildermyth expertly gives players stories to explore with choices that have a significant impact on gameplay. If you like tactics games or tabletop roleplaying, Wildermyth is not to be missed.

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Jul 2, 2021

Witty writing, evocative art and engrossing battles combine in a wonderful homage to classic tabletop games

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85 / 100
Jul 3, 2021

Overall, Wildermyth is a fantastic addition to the CRPG genre that shows how great procedural generation can be when used smartly. I would highly recommend this game for anyone who is a fan of TTRPGs, maybe even with a couple of friends if your playgroup has been looking for something new to tackle.

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8.6 / 10.0
Jun 29, 2021

Wildermyth is the best turn based strategy game out in the latest months, and also a great RPG. I would have preferred a unique big campaign rather than small stories that aren't even that tied together, but smaller episodes could be more attractive to a casual audience. Artistically beautiful to the eyes, with a very particular style, capable of keeping you glued to the monitor for a long time, although there isn't that much to do when we aren't engaged in turn-based combat. To be played at a high difficulty level, turning the game into an epic chess battle.

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75%
Jul 6, 2021

Despite my grievances, this is a competent, tightly developed game. I would argue it’s played even a little too safe. Although a genuinely enjoyable experience, I am shocked at the lack of surprises or variety in storytelling and gameplay. This is a perfect example of a game that needs more time in the oven. I can’t imagine the developers will leave this project behind anytime soon, but I certainly hope updates are free and don’t come in the form of paid DLC — at least for a little while. Wildermyth feels unfinished, but the core is sound.

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9 / 10.0
Jun 20, 2021

In Wildermyth, you lead your (sometimes) merry band of adventurers through the usual caves, canyons, and forests. But also, through love, loss and slowly turning into crows. In the world of Wildermyth, it's best to expect the unexpected.

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8.5 / 10.0
Jul 3, 2021

Wildermyth is a very good tactical RPG that pulls you in, and uses randomization to enhance, not compensate. Most flaws come down to personal taste, and being easy on the wallet for what scratches the tactical RPG itch so good means it is certainly worth the recommendation to anyone who loves the genre.

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