Wildermyth

Rating Summary

Based on 18 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

85

Top Critic Average

88%

Critics Recommend

Based on 18 critic reviews
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GRYOnline.pl
Łukasz Kosowski

Top Critic

8.5 / 10.0
Sep 8, 2021

Wildermyth is my personal game of the year. Sure, the final grade may not suggest that, but I just know that I’ll be returning to this world many times. It’s not perfect, but its strength lies in a simple concept, tons of meaning hidden between the lines and a lot of charm that stole my heart. I want more surprises like this!

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Unscored
Aug 24, 2021

In a recent session, I had a rival pair, and one of them was slain by the final boss in the last turns of the entire game. I was presented with an option to either allow them to slink off the battlefield with a career-altering wound or have them strike out with their dying strength, dealing massive damage and sealing the victory. I weighed my options and had them take out the boss. What better way to end a rivalry than by saving the world?

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RPGamer
Ryan Costa
3.5 / 5.0
Aug 6, 2021

The game is a very fun roguelite tactical RPG that introduces some very creative choices, such as the entire Mythic class and transformations.  With simple combat that does not get boring even after many sessions, replayability is very high.

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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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9 / 10.0
Jul 20, 2021

Overall though Wildermyth was amazing. The visual presentations mixed in with a procedural storytelling that adapts to your characters choices as well as your newer characters that join up was just brilliant. Add in a very well done combat system and there’s more than enough here to keep anyone occupied for a good long time as no two playthroughs should be the same.

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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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3DNews
Иван Бышонков

Top Critic

6.5 / 10.0
Jul 11, 2021

Random adventures, generated in Wildermyth, are great at the first glance. However, after some time events are starting to repeat themselves, while monotonous combat and exploration mechanics killing all replay value. The game is quite interesting to read, but boring to play.

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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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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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87 / 100
Jul 3, 2021

At first, I didn't think that Wildermyth was a game for me. But after one round of "just checking in" that ended in a session several hours long, I knew that this was a great tactical experience.

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