Baobab's Mausoleum, Episode 1: Ovnifagos Don't Eat Flamingos

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6 / 10.0
May 30, 2018

Baobabs Mausoleum Volume 1: Ovnifagos Don't Eat Flamingos is a very strange game, both boosted and busted by its own quirkiness. It's got some definite faults in its grab-bag of gameplay styles and settings, but there's still a macabre charm hiding underneath all of the jank that goes along with so seemingly-unclear of a vision.

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6 / 10.0
Jul 20, 2017

The first episode of Baobabs Mausoleum, even though we can't recommend it because its lack of content, builds the beggining of something unique, special and singular. The journey of Watracio Walpurguis will be one to watch out for.

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7.6 / 10.0
May 22, 2018

Another good way to play the psychedelic adventures of Watracio Walpurgis. A really fluid version of an episodic title that wins as its next parts are added, because a single chapter still knows little. In portable version is the best way to play this game.

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8 / 10
Jul 6, 2017

Baobab's Mausoleum is an excentric experience mix of Twin Peaks, X-Files and some kind of burlesque. Watracio Walpurgis, our heroe, has a bright future ahead but maybe these aren't the best first steps.

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Dusk Fox
70%
Jan 11, 2019

Not everyone's cup of tea, but it sure is someone's, so make sure to check it out and see if it's what you would want to take for a spin

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5.5 / 10.0
May 31, 2018

undefined.There is hope, however, right there in the title: Baobabs Mausoleum is an episodic game, and while the first episode is aimless for the majority of the couple of hours it takes to get through it, the cliffhanger ending introduces actual stakes. Should future episodes take the time needed to flesh out the characters and give us the chance to explore Flamingo's Creek, the potential shown in the game's trailer might be realized.

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7.5 / 10.0
May 23, 2018

At the end of the day, Baobabs Mausoleum is an odd trip down memory lane. It contains elements of classic titles presented in a way that makes sense within the genre

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