The Stillness of The Wind

Fellow Traveller, Memory of God / Lambic Studios

Fair Man
OpenCritic Rating
72
Top Critic Average
50%
Critics Recommend
Based on 13 critic reviews
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The Stillness of The Wind

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Based on 13 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

50%

Critics Recommend

Based on 13 critic reviews
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Available on:PCFeb 7, 2019
Nintendo SwitchFeb 7, 2019

Developer: Memory of God / Lambic Studios

Publisher: Fellow Traveller

One by one, everyone left the once bustling village for the city. Everyone, except Talma. Now approaching the end of her days, she maintains a simple, solitary way of life, surviving, subsisting, tending to her homestead and her goats. Develop your own personal routine as you care for your farm and your animals. Tend to your goats, make cheese with their milk, collect eggs and cook meals, grow vegetables and barter with the travelling merchant who brings increasingly disturbing letters from your family in the city. A follow up to the critically acclaimed Where the Goats Are, The Stillness of the Wind is a quiet rumination on life and loss. FEATURES Breed and look after your goats, make cheese from their milk, grow vegetables, water your plants, collect eggs, scare off the birds. It’s a hard but simple life of peaceful subsistence. It's up to you how you spend Talma’s time each day and what your routine will be. Focus on your chores, wander in the desert, reminisce about the past or draw patterns in the dirt. Trade cheese and other items in return for hay for your goats, seeds to plant, fables, exotic items and shotgun shells, whilst exchanging conversation with the travelling merchant, your only human interaction. The travelling merchant brings letters from your family and friends and with them a view into a city that feels both very far away and as if it threatens to wash away the world you know.

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The Stillness of the Wind is a lovely, sad spin on farming games

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An elderly empty-nester whistles as she maintains her smallholding with calm and dignity in this slow-paced, meditative game

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As you watch Talma's existence fade, you grasp the importance that every moment can have on a mortal plane.

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This isn't a fun game, but it is an experience with a message.

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