Wayward Manor

Rating Summary

Based on 16 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

46

Top Critic Average

0%

Critics Recommend

Based on 16 critic reviews
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49 / 100
Jul 16, 2014

A promising concept but dismal execution on just about every level.

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8 / 10
Jul 28, 2014

There's something worthwhile here, even if it's the unusual power fantasy of being able to haunt an aristocratic family from the safety of the rafters.

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3 / 10
Jul 30, 2014

There's a kernel of an interesting idea here but it's so grossly underdeveloped that not even the involvement of Neil Gaiman, and a respected developer, can save it.

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5 / 10.0
Jul 21, 2014

You'll enjoy turning this game off more than you enjoy any aspect of its gameplay

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4 / 10
Jul 20, 2014

A host of glitches keep Wayward Manor feeling anything but welcoming.

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Jul 21, 2014

The game was meant to put players into a spooky kind of mindset, but everything about it is just frightfully boring. The Manor wants all living inhabitants out? Thanks, house; I'll show myself the door.

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6 / 10
Aug 13, 2014

Wayward Manor is a puzzle game created in collaboration between The Odd Gentleman and Neil Gaiman. That alone is enough to catch some interest, but whatever charm the game has quickly wears thin. 

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3 / 5.0
Jul 19, 2014

The great news is that Neil Gaiman has arrived to the gaming industry and, if we are lucky, he will give us new and more ambitious projects in the future.

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1.5 / 5.0
Jul 21, 2014

I am still confused how the combination of The Odd Gentlemen and Neil Gaiman, two things that are excellent on their own, would up generating this monstrosity. It would be like if Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day-Lewis committed to a film and then it turned out that film was Sharknado Versus Mothra: New Moon.

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4 / 10.0
Jul 27, 2014

The only thing being scared away by the Wayward Manor's ghost is this reviewer's patience.

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