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7.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 199 ratings
  1. 10 (41)
  2. 9 (34)
  3. 8 (66)
  4. 7 (28)
  5. 6 (9)
  6. 5 (8)
  7. 4 (4)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (5)

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  • User Rating 7.2

    a really simple basic game, but obsessively very satisfying

    Rated on May 10, 2007 by hyblaean

    really the above sums it up, not sure why I would need 100 characters in here, there really isn't that much to this game twenty five twenty six twenty seven twenty eight twenty nine thirty six ...

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

    A nice addition to the Virtual Villagers series, but could use work.

    Rated on November 07, 2009 by strangeseraph

    I may have been hasty in my original opinion of this game. VV for DS is a nice little distraction. The graphics are 3D, and not the same as the Virtual Villagers games I'm used to, which was my origin...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    the problem is that the virtual villagers series is meant to be played while you're on the pc doing something else.

    Rated on November 14, 2009 by miaowow

    i'm a big fan of the virtual villagers series. when i was working at a listening therapy center, i barely had time to play games during the week. to relax after work (and before turning in at night) i...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Excellent time-killer, even when you shut the program down!

    Rated on September 13, 2007 by br0wser

    The worst thing about this game is the "grab and move" interface (cf. Black & White). Otherwise, the most challenging thing about this game is that you wonder if they will survive ok whi...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3

    Controlable Life, Controlable

    Rated on December 02, 2006 by thisismeadam

    Virtual Villagers is a game that requires both skill and strategy. The plot of the story is that, one day, on your little home island, the volcano that is in your town, suddenly explodes. Only a few p...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.9

    Manage and educate your villagers in this casual game that keeps running even while you're not playing.

    Rated on December 03, 2006 by DidiCardoso

    Life simulation games are as popular as ever, but they all have one thing in common: the commodities of our present time. Virtual Villagers sets itself apart from other life sims because of its pre...

    13 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    You must sit back and wait for anything to happen...

    Rated on January 15, 2007 by duckygirlsFF

    Virtual Villagers is a game that takes time, and loads of patience. You train little people how to fend for themselves. Teach them to have children and take care of the needs of the village. There ...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Who knew being virtual village chief was so hard?

    Rated on March 13, 2007 by Cyrax-Sektor

    A tribe of villagers who had there previous island home destroyed set sail for a new place to live. They come across a seemingly deserted island and intend on making a new settlement. Can a handful of...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3.7

    It takes an hour real time to clear a beach of 10 pieces on this game...... Don't waste your money!

    Rated on March 27, 2007 by insertnailhere

    I played this game for 2 hours and I couldn't play any longer because when I came back to play they had all died.....It takes an hour to do somthing in the game, so you sit there waiting for somthing ...

    1 out of 4 found this review helpful.