A Parent's Review of the Outspark Fiesta Game
My kids who are 11 have found this game and are loving it, but from a parent's point of view is it a good game for kids? If you click my post title you will go to the Outspark game page. My kids like the game called Fiesta.
One thing that you should be aware of is that you will need to help them download it as they will be asked if they are above 13 years old. Hmm, well you'll have to decide if you can handle that issue or not yourself. My kids equate it with Runescape but with hugely better graphics.
The game is actually quite entertaining and the graphics are really quite advanced. I find that this game will be best for 11 to 15 year olds and may bore older children or be too advanced and complex for younger children.
In Fiesta you can do quests, can fight mushrooms, get pets like dragons, the graphics are manga-like and so very cool. There is chat available and bad words are blocked out with stars - Thanks Outspark. Fiesta has new features added all the time. When you first log in, the control panel shows you what is new so you can know what to check out each time you log in. The kids have not seen any special events like on Runescape, but that doesn't mean that come a holiday they won't be there.
The very best thing is that you can go to different worlds and fight different creatures. From a parent's viewpoint the kids cannot fight people just funny creature-like things such as slime, blue crabs and mushrooms. There is fighting, but no graphic people oriented violence.
The ability to travel worlds, earn experience points from doing quests and fighting creatures, and you can buy things. My kids have not learned to buy things yet, but they love the quests.
There are four levels of cash; bronze silver, gold and gem. You get money from selling things that you have made as an artisan or from killing a creature and taking their holdings. If you have a younger child or one who has not played before on Runescape, you may want to check it our for yourself first, but if your child is already playing Runescape this is another game clone and you should be fine allowing its use. As always, download a game or watch the play for the first 30 minutes before you decide to let it stay in your house.
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