Slime Rancher is an open-world simulator, created by Monomi Park. The product came out in 2016, but the full version came out later, in 2017. It is available on PCs and consoles (Xbox One).
Slime Rancher story
Beatrix LeBeau goes to a planet, which is located far from here. She is going to create her own slime ranch. She needs to explore the planet to collect slimes, breed them, and raise. The main character is going to deal with jelly organisms of various sizes.
The gameplay features
The economic aspect of the game turns around selling plorts, produced by the slimes. You can go to a special exchange to get Newbucks. This in-game money can be further used to buy various items and upgrades. You need to move your character around the planet to gather slimes.
You can combine various slimes to produce more plorts. Moreover, slimes can eat plorts to become larger. However, you need to be careful as if slime eats two plorts of various types, it becomes aggressive that may attack the other species around.
The game includes various types of jelly creatures that have their own small particular traits like ears, tails, and wings. There are also large slimes that you need to turn into farmable ones. To do this, you need to shoot them with food. They explode and gain normal size.
Game graphics and controls
Slime Rancher has cartoon graphics, which suits best to the environment. The game has low system requirements allowing you to play it ever having an average PC. The controls are very simple, and you can set them up according to your preferences. You can use both keyboard/mouse combination and gamepads.
Worth a replay?
This game has a high replay value. Each time you start it, you can build a unique farm with various slime combinations.
- Graphics 5
- Gameplay 4
- Controls 4
- Replay Value 5
The game includes the economic aspect;
Slime Rancher offers great cartoon graphics;
The system requirements are low.
The game lacks mechanic depth.
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