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Carps and Dragons
A fishy scale
by Mike Rose 18/10/2013
Product: Carps and Dragons
Publisher: Abylight
Format: 3DS
Genre: Casual
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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I've tried my hand at fishing before, and it's definitely not for me. Sitting there, often in the pouring rain, watching and waiting for a tiny nibbler is not my idea of fun.

Carps and Dragons makes the art of fishing that little bit more interesting, although it does become nearly as repetitive as the real thing.

Talking carp

As fish jump out of the water you have to get in position by moving left or right, and catch them by pressing B to swing your net. If you can catch enough fish before the timer hits zero you move on to the next level, and even more tricky fishy formations. ...
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Summary
Carps and Dragons is a fairly entertaining fish-'em-up, but the messy controls put a dampener on an already-water-filled experience
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 6
Value: 6
Innovation: 6
Overall: 6
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