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Gerda: A Flame in Winter

PortaPlay, DONTNOD
Sep 1, 2022 - PC, Nintendo Switch
Strong

OpenCritic Rating

82

Top Critic Average

94%

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Critic Reviews for Gerda: A Flame in Winter

Gerda: A Flame in Winter tells an intimate tale of love and sacrifice, and forces you to make difficult decisions you often struggle to make.

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Buoyed by consistently strong writing, Gerda: A Flame in Winter handles its compelling narrative with aplomb.

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Deep characters lure you into a razor-sharp tale of difficult decisions and hidden intrigue from a frightening, divisive time in history.

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Gerda is an excellent adventure set in WWII, that depicts an eye-opening perspective on the conflict and the nazi occupations.

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Gerda: A Flame in Winter is an interactive novel featuring well-written dialogue and varied pathways, coupled with simple RPG elements. Much like a good book, this is one game that's hard to put down.

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Gerda: A Flame in Winter offers a somewhat optimistic glimpse at the lives of ordinary folks caught in the war. It will push players to decide where their loyalties lie, though the drama of conversation is often lost for the sake of an RPG point system.

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Gerda: A Flame in Winter might be a bit of a slow burn, but hopefully it’ll light a fire in you to not repeat the same mistakes of the past.

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Gerda: A Flame in Winter is a great experience that simply isn’t usually told. The game isn’t particularly long, at about 5-6 hours, but it is intended to be played more than once to see the alternate possibilities. It also shows a side of the War that isn’t shown very often because it isn’t glitzy and glamorous. But real civilians lived through World War 2, and their stories should also be told.

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