Fast pacing and daring, busy environments mix in Lumberhill to create the sort of vibrant, time-challenge recreation that’s straightforward to study however troublesome to grasp.
You play as a lumberjack and your key obligations embrace herding animals and chopping down timber. Every degree takes place on a brand new, comparatively small map the place you’ll need to navigate obstacles to get the wooden and livestock the place they should go. Duties seem on the backside of the display and also you achieve factors by finishing them as shortly as doable.
You possibly can achieve as much as three stars per degree relying on what number of factors you get. The extra stars you achieve, the extra new ranges, skins and playable characters you unlock. There are a selection of story worlds so that you can navigate.
Lumberhill begins off within the sort of world you may anticipate – a burly man in a checked shirt, surrounded by lush inexperienced vegetation and bleating sheep. The sport will get more and more extra surreal as you go on. First, you’ll meet new forms of timber and animals, such because the pandas you’ll take care of in China. Afterward, the degrees get weirder, as you need to take care of meteor showers, pirates and even dinosaurs.
The designs are actually enjoyable. It’s troublesome to not benefit from the bumbling panda cubs, even when they do stand proper in your approach whenever you’re racing towards the clock.
The overall gameplay stays the identical all through. New challenges will come your approach, reminiscent of having to utilise transferring platforms and put out fires that threaten your timber. However when you’ve received the hold of the early levels, the later ranges will match broadly the identical format.
Lumberhill provides numerous multiplayer choices, each native and on-line, spanning co-operative and aggressive gameplay. It undoubtedly has the kind of format that lends itself to a celebration recreation. The challenges are extra enjoyable whenever you’re working as a staff with buddies and co-ordinating one of the simplest ways to method every job.
The apparent comparability to attract is with Overcooked. The format of Lumberhill is analogous sufficient that, for those who appreciated Overcooked, you’ll in all probability take pleasure in this not less than a bit. I don’t suppose the comparability does Lumberhill any favours, although, because it does make you marvel why you’re not simply taking part in Overcooked. Lumberhill is a little more chaotic and the degrees have much less selection to them.
Nonetheless, it’s not the worst Overcooked clone on the market and undoubtedly has a variety of the fitting components for a strong get together recreation.