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Hidden Folks

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

73

Top Critic Average

60%

Critics Recommend

Based on 11 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCFeb 15, 2017

Developers: Adriaan de Jongh, Sylvain Tegroeg

Genres: Art, Puzzle

Search for hidden folks in hand-drawn, interactive, miniature landscapes. Unfurl tent flaps, cut through bushes, slam doors, and poke some crocodiles! Rooooaaaarrrr!!!!!

A strip of targets shows you what to look for. Click on a target for a hint, and find enough to unlock the next area.

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God is a Geek

7 / 10.0
Nick Gillham

Hidden Folks is a little obtuse at times but otherwise it's delightful and compelling.

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun

This is charming and silly and gentle and fun, ridiculously intricate and lovingly crafted. It's not hardcore, it's not going to outfox you, but it doesn't want to be doing that. This is one of those instances where you wish "casual" hadn't become a meaningless nonsense term in gaming, because it would nicely capture the feeling of a puzzle book that's magically come alive, a Where's Wally where you get to poke and prod the characters. It's a calm, calming and pleasingly silly game.

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Hardcore Gamer

3.5 / 5.0
Hardcore Gamer

Hidden Folks may be on the short side, and has its occasional hair-pulling moment, but the hefty amount of charm it has in even the smallest individual, combined with some particularly clever puzzle design, make it worth taking at least one quick spin with.

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Game Debate

Joffy S
8 / 10.0
Game Debate

A nostalgic blast from the past, anyone who ever used to love Where’s Wally and any books of that type will be thrilled by giving Hidden Folks a go. There are no pressures and no limit to speak of, so it really is one of the more relaxing titles around. The sort of game you just want to sit down and play for a couple of chin stroking hours with a piping hot cup of tea.

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