Baobabs Mausoleum Ep.1: Ovnifagos Don't Eat Flamingos
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Developer: Celery Emblem
Content Rating: Teen
The town of Flamingo's Creek is a place that appears every 25 years in Albatross Road, a neighborhood that only appears in nightmares. Follow the FBI agent Watracio Walpurgis in his adventures trying to scape from this eerie and gooey village. Meet stranges and paranoids inhabitants, brake up your brain to solve puzzles in the most hilarius and surrealistic situations, defeat the Wendigo, get mad with cosmic laser chickens, scape from monsters that went out by the night to search ufos to eat, discover thousands of secrets…
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At the end of the day, Baobabs Mausoleum is an odd trip down memory lane. It contains elements of classic titles presented in a way that makes sense within the genre. It is currently $5.99 USD in the Nintendo eShop. If you are looking for a goofy couple of hours of gameplay, it is hard to find anything like it. Now if you will excuse me, I am going to take my temperature to make sure that this wasnât all a hallucination.Â Note: Our copy was reviewed on Nintendo Switch with a code provided by PR. COMPARE TO: Day of the Tentacle, The Legend of Zelda, Earthbound
There is hope, however, right there in the title: Baobabs Mausoleum is an episodic game, and while the first episode is aimless for the majority of the couple of hours it takes to get through it, the cliffhanger ending introduces actual stakes. Should future episodes take the time needed to flesh out the characters and give us the chance to explore Flamingo’s Creek, the potential shown in the game’s trailer might be realized.
Baobabs Mausoleum Volume 1: Ovnifagos Don't Eat Flamingos is a very strange game, both boosted and busted by its own quirkiness. It's got some definite faults in its grab-bag of gameplay styles and settings, but there's still a macabre charm hiding underneath all of the jank that goes along with so seemingly-unclear of a vision.