You will not find any of that in Milkmaid and the Milky Way . Within the graphic adventures, it does not suppose any step forward or any
turn of the screw to the genre that has prioritized the original and novel above the technique. Norwegian artist Mattis Folkestad’s play is intended as nothing more than a charming little story with a love story for nature, animals, simple life and human values.
Perhaps, his biggest claim is to have all the text and dialogues written in verse, with some more accurate moments than others, but that gives him that
halo of fairy tale you need to stay fluid and beautiful. Because that is the key to Milkmaid of the Milky Way , maintain that fluidity that takes us into the story without even a huge difficulty in the puzzles , where except a couple of gimmicky occasions, we will find the solution quickly.
The calm and the storm
Classic puzzles of combination of objects mostly and that will grow in difficulty, especially when we move to the second part of the adventure. Milkmaid of the Milky Way places us on the stage of the 20s in the Norwegian fjords, with Ruth as the protagonist,
As we say, do not expect a current story, whose complexity keeps us at all times in suspense. Its folk character or legend seems to want to mix the Nordic stories more as if it were a poem with an extraordinary event that in other times would pass for a feat of the gods.
So, if it is an adventure so simple , with few pretenses, without any revolutionary mechanics and with a history without many complications, what exactly is offered by Milkmaid of the Milky Way? Possibly, and as we said at the beginning of the article
, that desire for simplicity, for keeping things simple in a complicated age. Or maybe, simply, offer a story that you could share while playing with your son or daughter as if it were a classic fable in an interactive format.
His greatest intention is to have all the text and dialogues written in verse
In any case, it is an adventure that leaves no one indifferent. Any player of graphic adventures, above all classic, will be attracted by its pix
And if your simplicity seems too much for your hours of entertainment sitting in front of the computer, you can book it and enjoy it in
its mobile version, even cheaper, available for iOS devices at the moment , where perhaps that calm and wonder will be better appreciated. detaches its world and its history.
It is difficult to adapt to the style of Milkmaid of the Milky Way, as it might cost to leave the complex city life to return to the rural tradition, but once you enter and given that its duration is rather short, this little adventure becomes very bearable an
d entertaining . You could have taken care of more aspects of the relationship with the characters and some of the second part of the adventure that made it more plausible, as well as a more solid moral and a more direct message for its story, but it can not be denied that reveals a few pieces of magic that we are not used to in video games.