Potion Craft has actually brewed the treatment for my crafting issues
I already knew Potion Craft had a physical quality to it, something that’s drawn me to a great deal of video games just recently. I’ve grown weary of pressing buttons that make things take place and far choose just being permitted to replicate the important things happening somehow. Potion Craft does have that– from cranking the bellows to strirring your cauldon to chucking your potions around the shop– and it’s just as satisfying as I ‘d hoped.
The genuine magic of Potion Craft, however, is that it really isn’t about learning dishes at all. It’s a lot more spirited than that. Your brewing screen is like a little experience map and each component has an identified course sort of like a chess piece. Stringing them together brings your potion along that path as you mix it and then stop along the method to bake in the impact you were searching for. You don’t learn an active ingredient’s properties even its shape. Producing a brand-new potion is less a science than a jaunt through the fog of war with your party of friendly plants.
There are other little touches I rather like also, like how my mortar and pestle get stained with simply a tip of color depending on what I’m crushing. Having the ability to call my potions and customise their labels is a reward too, and one that I totally plan to abuse by providing irritating names. When the local farmer needs a cure for his exhausted legs I’ll cheerily hand him over my secret blend of Red Bull. Heck, I didn’t even get around to pointing out the garden or the shopkeeping and haggling bit.
Potion Craft is one of the oh so many demonstrations presently offered in the Steam Video Game Celebration and I’m truthfully thankful I took a minute to stop and smell the firebells. That’s plenty of time to delight in a bit and choose you ‘d like to come back or take a go at another game on Alice Bee’s list of best demonstrations in the Steam Winter Season Festival
You can attempt the Potion Craft demo yourself over on Steam up until the celebration ends next Tuesday, February 9th. It doesn’t presently have a release date however is anticipated at some point this year.