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'''''Momodora: Reveris Under the Moonlight''''' is a platform action adventure game developed by [[Bombservice]] and published by [[Playism]] on 2016-03-04 for [[Windows]] and then ported to several other platforms. It is the fourth game in [[Momodora (universe)|Momodora series]]. It is a [[Metroidvania]] style game developed in [[GameMaker Studio]].
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[[Image:Momodora - Reverie Under the Moonlight - Steam - Title Card.jpg|thumb|256x256px|Steam title card.]]
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'''''Momodora: Reveris Under the Moonlight''''' is a [[platformer|platform]] [[Metroidvania]] [[beat 'em up]] game developed by [[Bombservice]] and published by [[Playism]] on 2016-03-04 for [[Windows]] and then ported to several other platforms. It is the fourth game in [[Momodora (universe)|''Momodora'' series]]. It was developed in [[GameMaker Studio]].
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I got this game as part of a Humble Bundle, and the screenshots looked cool enough for me to play it. Once I started playing I found it to be a pretty decent game.
  
 
==Status==
 
==Status==
I own this game on Steam.
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I own this game on Steam and have beaten the true ending.
  
 
==Review==
 
==Review==
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* '''Overall:''' 5/10
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* '''Best Version:''' Not sure
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{{Spoilers}}
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===Good===
 
===Good===
* The game is neither too hard or too easy.
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* The game plays well. It is neither too hard nor too easy, the controls are good, and the menus are smooth.
* The graphics are well-drawn.
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* The background graphics and sprite animation are well-drawn, particularly the bosses.
* The bosses are well drawn and interesting.
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* Ordinarily, I don't like insta-death (spikes, water, etc.) in a Metroidvania, but the map has so many save points, and the player has so little health, it's actually not that bad, and complements the difficulty.
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* The game nicely takes advantage of game pad rumbling.
  
 
===Bad===
 
===Bad===
* The background music, while moody an ambient, is a bit dull for a Metroidvania.
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* Despite reading all the dialogue from the NPCs, I had only a slight idea what was going on in the story. Instead, I just explored new areas of the map, killed bosses, collected items, and so forth. It was still fun, but I wish the story played a bigger role.
* You're only given two options for game pads configurations, and neither are my favorite. I wish there was a fully customizeable setup.
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* The background music is moody and ambient, which is fitting for the game, but I found it to be a bit dull.
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* A leaf is a stupid weapon.
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* Most of the items aren't very useful. Occasionally I'd find a use for one or two, but I mostly had the magnet stone and healing flower equipped at all times.
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* You're only given two options for game pad configurations, and neither were what I wanted. I wish there was a fully customizeable setup.
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* I almost always stumbled upon bosses, and they almost always killed me the first time because I wasn't ready for them. I wish the designers made it a bit more obvious when you were about to enter a boss room, like how in the ''Castlevania'' games there is a boss door.
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* Too much of the map is walled off by locked doors. Better ways to preventing the player from entering sections should have been made.
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* The ending is pretty dull.
  
 
===Ugly===
 
===Ugly===
 
* Nothing.
 
* Nothing.
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==Media==
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===Boxes===
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<gallery>
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Momodora - Reverie Under the Moonlight - Steam - Title Card.jpg|Steam title card. This art shows the main character and bosses in a style similar to the game's art.
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Momodora - Reverie Under the Moonlight - PS4 - Japan.jpg|The PlayStation 4 digital box. The art here has a more adult anime theme, but it doesn't fit the game.
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</gallery>
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===Documentation===
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<gallery>
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Momodora - Reverie Under the Moonlight - W32 - Manual.pdf|Manual.
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</gallery>
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===Maps===
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<gallery>
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Momodora - Reveris Under the Moonlight - W32 - Map - Quick.png|Quick map.
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Momodora - Reveris Under the Moonlight - W32 - Map - Complete.png|Complete map.
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</gallery>
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===Videos===
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8mKayorabg youtube.com/watch?v=d8mKayorabg] - Longplay.
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
* [https://www.mobygames.com/game/momodora-reverie-under-the-moonlight mobygames.com/game/momodora-reverie-under-the-moonlight] - MobyGames.
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{{Link|MobyGames|https://www.mobygames.com/game/momodora-reverie-under-the-moonlight}}
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Momodora:_Reverie_Under_the_Moonlight en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Momodora:_Reverie_Under_the_Moonlight] - Wikipedia.
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{{Link|Wikipedia|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Momodora:_Reverie_Under_the_Moonlight}}
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[[Category: Games]]
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[[Category: Video Games]]
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[[Category: Video Game Prime Order - Adventure, Action, Strategy]]
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[[Category: Video Game Genre - Beat 'Em Up]]
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[[Category: Video Game Genre - Metroidvania]]
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[[Category: Game Mechanic - Optional Permadeath]]
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[[Category: Game Mechanic - Playable Female Character]]
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[[Category: Linux Games]]
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[[Category: Macintosh Games]]
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[[Category: PlayStation 4 Games]]
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[[Category: Windows Games]]
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[[Category: Platformer]]
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[[Category: Action]]
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[[Category: Adventure]]
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[[Category: Trope - Strong Female Character]]
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[[Category: Games I've Beaten]]

Latest revision as of 21:41, 11 November 2019

Steam title card.

Momodora: Reveris Under the Moonlight is a platform Metroidvania beat 'em up game developed by Bombservice and published by Playism on 2016-03-04 for Windows and then ported to several other platforms. It is the fourth game in Momodora series. It was developed in GameMaker Studio.

I got this game as part of a Humble Bundle, and the screenshots looked cool enough for me to play it. Once I started playing I found it to be a pretty decent game.

Status

I own this game on Steam and have beaten the true ending.

Review

  • Overall: 5/10
  • Best Version: Not sure

— This section contains spoilers! —

Good

  • The game plays well. It is neither too hard nor too easy, the controls are good, and the menus are smooth.
  • The background graphics and sprite animation are well-drawn, particularly the bosses.
  • Ordinarily, I don't like insta-death (spikes, water, etc.) in a Metroidvania, but the map has so many save points, and the player has so little health, it's actually not that bad, and complements the difficulty.
  • The game nicely takes advantage of game pad rumbling.

Bad

  • Despite reading all the dialogue from the NPCs, I had only a slight idea what was going on in the story. Instead, I just explored new areas of the map, killed bosses, collected items, and so forth. It was still fun, but I wish the story played a bigger role.
  • The background music is moody and ambient, which is fitting for the game, but I found it to be a bit dull.
  • A leaf is a stupid weapon.
  • Most of the items aren't very useful. Occasionally I'd find a use for one or two, but I mostly had the magnet stone and healing flower equipped at all times.
  • You're only given two options for game pad configurations, and neither were what I wanted. I wish there was a fully customizeable setup.
  • I almost always stumbled upon bosses, and they almost always killed me the first time because I wasn't ready for them. I wish the designers made it a bit more obvious when you were about to enter a boss room, like how in the Castlevania games there is a boss door.
  • Too much of the map is walled off by locked doors. Better ways to preventing the player from entering sections should have been made.
  • The ending is pretty dull.

Ugly

  • Nothing.

Media

Boxes

Documentation

Maps

Videos

Links

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