Carto
Oh yeah, platinum
96%

2023-06-30

games
adventure
puzzle
art

A very adorable and wholesome top-down puzzle adventure title with a unique gameplay mechanic. Must recommend.

What' good

  • Unique gameplay
  • Visuals ans style
  • Wholesome fun
  • Cute and cozy

What' not so

  • None?

If you'd told me I'd be spending my 26th birthday eating ice cream and playing a cozy puzzle adventure game, you'd be right. Carto is a very adorable and wholesome top-down puzzle adventure title with a unique gameplay mechanic. It's a must recommend.

Carto

Ballad of the sour potato!

Sour potato
Sour potato

Rejoice on a healthy soup!

My cabbages!
My cabbages!

This game is too adorable!

Flower
Flower

Unique gameplay! Featuring discovering and assembling different pieces of a map, which shapes the world around you. It's a very unique and fun mechanic that's used to solve puzzles and progress through the game.

Forest
Forest

By moving the pieces on the map, the player can change the geography of the region.

Hymn for the weekend?
Hymn for the weekend?

The tales the NPCs tell you in text based format too are quite wholesome.

Reader
Reader

The different regions and biomes are very well designed and have a lot of character.

Library
Library

Behold the legendary flame tornado!

Flame tornado
Flame tornado

The game also features a couple of fun easter-eggs.

"I should not have done that!"

Ouch
Ouch

"I got your nose!"

Snowman
Snowman

Just a bit higher!

Just a bit
Just a bit

The visuals and style are very cute and cozy, and the game is just wholesome fun. I can't think of any cons, really.

Absolutely recommended for fans of puzzle titles and adventure games alike. You could complete this in casually over a weekend.

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