The Stillness of The Wind

Rating Summary

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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Unscored
Feb 26, 2019

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

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Feb 18, 2019

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

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Feb 24, 2019

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

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7 / 10
Feb 26, 2019

Only fiddly controls and minor pacing issues mar a melancholic and affecting story, simply and refreshingly told.

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72%
Mar 20, 2019

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

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3 / 5.0
Feb 15, 2019

The Stillness of the Wind tells a moving tale of an elderly woman living alone on a small, isolated farm.

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Athanasios

Top Critic

5 / 10
Feb 13, 2020

Old lady Talma's melancholic tale of utter loneliness and inevitable end does provide some tasty breadcrumbs every now and then, but as a whole, this farm sim/narrative-driven title overstays its welcome, doesn't manage to be enjoyable, and ends up being a chore that just happens to include some pretty, and mildly coloured vistas, as well as a nice calm-and-then-ominous aura.

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Digitally Downloaded

Top Critic

Feb 12, 2019

I hope by now it is clear that The Stillness of the Wind is not a traditionally “fun” game – it doesn’t have the compulsion or reward of something like Stardew Valley. That being said, I would still recommend giving it a chance

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Liked-a-lot
Feb 19, 2019

This game will stay with me for a long time, even if it’s only three hours in play time. It’s a game about old age, about loneliness and losing the people around you. It’s also a game about stubbornly carrying on and about old friendships. Don’t play it if you are looking for a farming sim. Don’t play it if you are looking for a time management game. Play it if you want to experience something special, but do consider which device you will play it on.

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9 / 10
Feb 27, 2019

It is a real experience. About roots, family and specially loneliness. About the value of what doesn’t grow and is sentenced to disappear. About loss and farewells.

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