Graveyard Keeper

Lazy Bear Games, tinyBuild

Fair Man
OpenCritic Rating
65
Top Critic Average
24%
Critics Recommend
Based on 34 critic reviews
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Graveyard Keeper

Rating Summary

Based on 34 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

65

Top Critic Average

24%

Critics Recommend

Based on 34 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:Xbox OneAug 15, 2018
PCAug 15, 2018

Developer: Lazy Bear Games

Publisher: tinyBuild

Genre: RPG

Graveyard Keeper is the most inaccurate medieval cemetery management sim of all time. Build and manage your own graveyard, and expand into other ventures, while finding shortcuts to cut costs. Use all the resources you can find. After all, this is a game about the spirit of capitalism, and doing whatever it takes to build a thriving business. And it’s also a love story.

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Face ethical dilemmas. Do you really want to spend money on that proper burger meat for the witch-burning festival, when you have so many resources lying around?

Gather valuable materials and craft new items. Expand your Graveyard into a thriving business. Help yourself -- gather the valuable resources scattered across the surrounding areas, and explore what this land has to offer.

Quests and corpses. These dead bodies don't need all those organs, do they? Why not grind them up and sell them to the local butcher? Or you can go on proper quests, you roleplayer.

Explore mysterious dungeons. No medieval game would be complete without those! Take a trip into the unknown, and find discover new alchemy ingredients -- which may or may not poison a whole bunch of nearby villagers.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Arcane busywork leaves little room for genuine pleasure in this fascinating and frustrating genre oddity.

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GamingTrend

75 / 100
GamingTrend

The premise of Graveyard Keeper is of the most unique of just about any sim game out there, and this no-frills Switch port makes it portable for the first time. There really isn't much that needs to be added impressively robust graveyard management game, but it would have been nice if the game took advantage of the Joy-Con rumble feature.

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GamingTrend

75 / 100
GamingTrend

Graveyard Keeper makes a lot of bold choices, replacing the friendly, relaxing atmosphere of typical life sims with a more goal-directed structure in a more cynical setting. While I found its pace tedious at times and would have preferred more focus on the grave-tending mechanics, more patient players will find a lot to like in its wealth of well-developed diversions, fantastic art and music, and pitch-black comedic aesthetic.

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Windows Central

Windows Central

If you don't mind doing extensive web research in order to understand the ins and outs of Graveyard Keeper's gameplay progression, you'll be able to enjoy the best of what the game has to offer. However, if you would rather not deal with the hassle, I recommend passing on this one and checking out Stardew Valley instead.

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