The pen is more powerful than the sword
The concept behind Lost Words is how it dresses the story with a fun idea. First, the player reads Izzy’s journal, where she writes down her experiences, the entries of which function as a game-world to allow for 2D gameplay. Then, we jump and run across the letters like they were the platforms of the Super Mario game. And that’s not all. We can also select words and move them around to build new levels over previously insurmountable thresholds. They can even be integrated into the character that can draw on their unique capabilities to overcome challenges and withstand the threats in their path.
Writer Rhianna Pratchett’s prior work included tales for Tomb Raider, Mirror’s Edge, and the Overlord series. Tomb Raider reboot, Mirror’s Edge as well as Overlord. Overlord series celebrates in Lost Words the power of words and the imaginative possibilities they convey and can bring to life as a means to organize the emotional turmoil of scattered thoughts as a way to preserve memory and as a method of reminiscing on the past and the past, but also as a potent tool for the creation of characters and whole worlds.
So Izzy is the one who takes her little girl on a magical journey that takes her through dark forests as well as a hot desert and on to the city of sea people deep in the ocean. Also, it goes all the way to the dragon’s den. Lost Words lives from its charming naivety of a child and a playful reverie. This is expressed in its graphic style, which is painted as if using the aid of a watercolor box. Although it always leaves docking points for interpretations – the desolate forest, for example, can stand for the emptiness in Izzy’s emotional world – it is pleasantly vague and restrained with symbolism and doesn’t lay it on as overtly thick as, for example, the thematically similar
With the word “shatter,” she smashes stones that stop her from her path. By using”Float,” a “Float” spell, she makes platforms rise as elevators, and using “Repair,” she repairs bridges that have collapsed. “Silence” creates the illusion of a bubble to ensure frightened creatures do not notice her, and “Burn” illuminates torches to make her visible through the cavern’s dark.
Words are as if smoke and mirrors
The fun-filled scope the game offers in Lost Words: Beyond the Page and its puzzles are nearly fully explained in these examples from the preceding paragraph. Similar puzzle games expand their gameplay to include different tasks, surprise players with new concepts and pose a challenge to combinations of what’s been learned. But, unfortunately, the creators of Lost Words have come up with almost nothing of their ideas.
In rare instances, it is only more than a second to get an obvious solution to the issue to appear or even because you’re not aware that the stone you’ve chosen to break in this way has to be altered to flounder rather than fail to create a new. If you’re like me, I am; you’ve just been presented to the utterly original for the simple reason that even the game that uses words, which seems appealing initially but is simply a form of packaging for a very conventional game that begs attention. However, if you’re searching for an approach to gaming that is similar to the one in the like Limbo clone, One might credit Lost Words with possibly not intending to be identical to them in any way. Perhaps the designers aren’t concerned about presenting players with challenging puzzles. They are probably more interested in the captivating adventure and the experience and not being continually stymied by stumbling blocks that take the kind of puzzles.
Indeed, in spite of the criticisms, I thoroughly enjoyed the entire six hours of gaming playing Lost Words as a pleasantly not-so-exciting, slow-moving experience. But, the creators have set themselves higher goals than they’re capable of achieving in this field as well. Since when the story tries to be emotionally charged but is mostly maudlin. When it expresses emotion with powerful words, in the end, it’s flat and snarky. Only for a short time toward the final moments did it truly touch me. For the most part, I got the impression that I was witnessing the effort of an adult trying to immerse herself in the world of a child but not quite getting there. Instead of honesty, Lost Words mostly just is a recitation of truths. Instead of stirring emotion, it just plays around with the subject in a way.
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