Troll and I

Rating Summary

Based on 27 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

34

Top Critic Average

4%

Critics Recommend

Based on 27 critic reviews
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4 / 10
Aug 20, 2017

For every intriguing idea that Troll and I presents, there are a couple of design choices or technical issues that will aggravate players. It's ugly, clunky and bereft of certain amenities that players take for granted in this day and age. With so many games out to garner people's attention, Troll and I isn't as user friendly or quickly appealing as it needs to be in a flooded space. If you are someone who can look past technical hurdles there may be something worth divining here, but as a whole Troll and I is difficult to recommend.

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2 / 10
Aug 19, 2017

Rough around the edges, Troll and I ends with as laughable a moment as it starts – even having the cruelty to leave your adventures in the Nordic wilderness open to a sequel. Spiral House has longed for the stars to align to allow them a chance to work on a game built from their own ideas. Let us hope that this nightmare has now ended, and they can find something far better to dream about.

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Unscored
Apr 28, 2017

It feels to me that Troll and I could have been a reasonable game if the issues and usability features I encountered had been addressed. Unfortunately, based on my experience, I can’t in good conscience recommend Troll and I.

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Apr 21, 2017

Maximum Games have a solid premise throughout Troll and I, and the game can be made much better with patches, but ultimately Troll and I will be lost to the vast majority of players who are unwilling to see the game for its good points opposed to its potential.

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GameSkinny
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Top Critic

Apr 20, 2017

Spiral House's Troll and I has a charming storyline but the game has a lot of issues.

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2 / 10.0
Apr 14, 2017

Troll and I suffers from having champagne ambitions on a beer budget and is marred by a plethora of issues. Seriously subpar technical, design, narrative and gameplay elements make it a borderline insufferable experience, and as a result the game cannot be recommended to anyone at all, let alone at its AAA price

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2 / 10.0
Apr 14, 2017

Troll and I was a miserable experience in just about every way imaginable. There are technical problems abound and the sum parts of its design baffle. Don't play it out of curiosity, you won't enjoy it.

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1.8 / 5.0
Apr 14, 2017

Troll and I has a pretty big price tag so I wouldn't be rushing out to purchase it any time soon as the quality of the gameplay doesn't justify it.

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1 / 10.0
Apr 7, 2017

Do not, under any circumstances, play Troll and I. Don't buy it on sale. Don't pirate it. Don't rent it from your local A-Z Video. Just. Say. No. The only benefit Troll and I may bring to the world is when your favorite YouTuber plays through it and provides you with many funny moments as they struggle.

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3 / 10
Apr 7, 2017

Slapping down poor video games never brings me much pleasure, especially those that genuinely show promise. While it has a unique setting and some solid ideas, boring level design and a general lack of imagination when piecing together all of these components leaves me with very little to praise.

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