Over the years, the concepts of paranormal powers and magic have proved themselves to be a smashing hit amongst both film-makers and movie fans. Some examples of such box office hits are- The Harry Potter series, Mummy returns, Prince of Persia etc. Due to the enormous popularity enjoyed by the concept, there are thousands of magic and fantasy games available today under the genre of arcade-games. Generally these are short games which do not involve mastering of complicated functionalities and controls. Fantastic Farm v.1.09 is such a fun filled, arcade game which undoubtedly has all the required element to be a good entertainer for both children, as well as grown ups.
Fantastic Farm v.1.09 by Kristanix Games is a shareware farm creation game involving management of a fictitious farm with the use of ‘magical spells’. The intuitive interface of the game consists of a mixture of extremely attractive and colorful graphics as well as entertaining sounds. The character controlled by the player is a girl named Maggie who undertakes the responsibility of running this magical farm and is being challenged by a shrewd businessman who is threatening her to ruin her farm to construct his oil fields on the land. The target of the player is to convert this small farm into a prosperous business by rearing animals and growing plants with the help of magical powers. The game involves a stiff time management skill to reach the target in its 150 exciting levels under the five modes of gameplay. Other elements include earning of more and more trophies and casting magical spells on different items in the game.
Overall, Fantastic Farm v.1.09 is a nice game which is certain to lure the users of all ages with its theme and attractive graphics. The number of items, modes of gameplay and time management gives it an element of dynamism and variety in the experience of the player. Hence, it receives a score of three and a half rating points on the scale of five.