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Dragon Fantasy Book I
Old habits
by Peter Willington 29/4/2013
Product: Dragon Fantasy Book I
Developer: The Muteki Corporation
Format: PS Vita
Genre: Adventure, Retro, RPG
Players: 1
Version: US
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Without wishing to be too reductive, Dragon Fantasy Book I is Dragon Quest in all but name.

Thankfully, this is exactly what Muteki Corporation was aiming for: a loving homage to the 8-bit adventures of old, with some modern references thrown in for good measure.

This affectionate retro effort captures the look and feel of the Dragon Quest era, but it also suffers from many of the problems that the RPG genre has since weeded out.

In other words, Dragon Fantasy Book I is an accurate replica of Dragon Quest, for better and for worse.

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Dragon Fantasy Book I sticks incredibly close to its early Dragon Quest source material, warts and all
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 5
Value: 6
Innovation: 2
Overall: 6
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