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Little Dragons Café (2018) is a strategy game about running a cafe. Unlike other farming and friendship games, you don't have to earn money or toil to gain ingredients. Simply explore, collect and cook. It's farming gaming without the stress.

You open a cafe with your twin sibling but then realise you need to learn to cook and manage your customers. The stakes are raised when the twins discover their mother won't wake up until they have raised a dragon. Now they must deal with parenting, cooking and customer care all at once.

Happily, it's not at all stressful. You work with three quirky employees to find ingredients, improve your menu and ultimately save your mother. Again, unlike other games like Stardew Valley, which require effort and time to speed up progression, Little Dragon's Cafe ticks along at its own pace regardless of your performance.

This disconnection of performance from advancement seems strange at first. However, as you settle into the quirky rhythm of life it becomes refreshing to take on tasks for the enjoyment of completing them, rather than an Animal-Crossing-style capitalist benefit.

You do have goals each day. This involves learning dishes, visiting residents or exploring new areas of the world. This can get a bit repetitive, but again, as you give in to the anxiety-free pacing it's refreshing to pick and choose what you want to do. It's a super simple game and a great place to start for new or young players wanting to try out a farming game.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Little Dragons Café 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 5 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Role-Play and Strategy game. This is a single-player game.

DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 35 hours and 50 hours to complete.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 3.

Skill Level

8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. You need to be able to explore the open world, take on battles and collect ingredients. Back in the cafe, you need good attention to detail and prioritisation to deliver food on time.

CostsCosts

Little Dragons Café usually costs £39.99 to £46.49. 

Little Dragons Café

Switch Store Switch £44.99
Steam Store PC £46.49
Amazon StoreSALE PS4 £39.99 £13.98 at the moment
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 21/09/2018

Price: 65% off

Out Now: PC, PS4 and Switch

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Role-Play and Strategy

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 3D Third-Person, Day and Night and Open World

Developer: Rising Star Games (@RisingStarGames)


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