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8.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 1072 ratings
  1. 10 (276)
  2. 9 (385)
  3. 8 (270)
  4. 7 (77)
  5. 6 (15)
  6. 5 (7)
  7. 4 (7)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (26)

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  • User Rating 5.5

    Its a great idea, but the fighting is horrible, and you usually find yourself dead in minutes. A lousy spin-off.

    Rated on March 30, 2008 by NinjaBrownie

    What is this! The fighting is horrible, everyone in the town is brain dead, and the only replay value there is is watering carrot seeds. Your monsters cant fight to save there lives, and you take dama...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Very different from the Harvest Moon you know.

    Rated on April 14, 2008 by purpoco747

    You are lost, don't know your name, don't know where did you come from. Then, you get a farm and a place to live. You, without any options, stay in the house and start working in the farm. Near the pl...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Rune Factory puts a new fighting element that betters the game overall.

    Rated on April 27, 2008 by Fire_Emblem_RD

    You don't know where you are, you dont know who you are and you've been wandering the paths of an unknown world for a very long while, before you collapse onto the ground in front of a house. A girl c...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Fun and different compared to past harvest moon games.....

    Rated on May 10, 2008 by chickenlady4321

    I love the game! Its very fun and is a great rpg. I only have 2 problems with the game. 1. like most harvest moon games you cant play as a girl character. 2. The battleing system is very difficult and...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    one of the greatest off-series games yet!

    Rated on May 10, 2008 by teddyleger

    howevethe game "rune factory" is a fun, new way to enjoy the old harvest moon games! you can do allot of stuff like harvest moon, besides buying animals, you tame them! and the all new monster killing...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    A great mix between Harvestmoon and Japanese RPG element

    Rated on October 12, 2009 by hsbinhkid

    Rune factory, was a worthy comeback to the Harvestmoon series after some recent dissapointing titles even if Rune Factory is a stand alone series The new battle system, which is quite a surprise turn...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1.5

    No, just no.

    Rated on June 09, 2008 by Nalanji

    When I went to the store, I was expecting something amazing to come out of Rune Factory, but I probably should've known that this'd end the way it did. Totally awfully. Audio ~ 5/10 :; The audio...

    2 out of 18 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    The hoe is mightier than the sword.

    Rated on June 19, 2008 by lost_in_general

    INTRO Rune Factory is based heavily off the Harvest Moon series which, for those of you familiar, is principally a farming game, with little new to offer throughout its many, many games. Rune Factory...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 2

    One Pretty good game.

    Rated on June 26, 2008 by Charlie_Strife

    Well, the game doesn't grab my attenchion as the a game i would want to play when i fist pick up my DS for the day, but once i do start playing it i'll play it for hours on end. I find it kinda hard,...

    1 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    The graphics were good as well as the caves. But that doesn't totally make up a great game. Rent it first.

    Rated on August 01, 2008 by Peach100

    As I started out playing the game I enjoyed it. The caves were neatly done and the monsters that I fought were cool. When I explored the town I thought that the layout of the scenes were nice and that...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.