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*Worthy* Graphics vs. Artharol
*Worthy* Graphics A magnificent vessel on an endless ocean
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Artharol
Play Time: 0 hours and 10 minutes
Review # 2 for Artharol A magnificent vessel on an endless ocean
Them's Fightin' Words
    Since this game is specifically designed to showcase graphics, that shall be the core of this review; almost everything else has been omitted. Now, although such a review may seem quite unorthodox, I feel that the creator deserves some feedback regarding the hard work put into this display and, as such, I put forth the following graphics-only review — my thanks to the community for bearing with me.
Graphics
    This game's graphics are absolutely breathtaking. The ship is amazing to look at, and the tiny details put into the work are greatly appreciated. As the narrator mentions, water-tiles are apparently not a strong-point, but this is made up for by the plethora of excellence found in all of the other maptiles. The use of darker colours to represent realistic lighting is quite impressive.

However, despite the ample praise, I do also have some constructive criticism. Firstly, in some cases (especially the ship's exterior), I feel that the pixelated "checkerboard" pattern may have been slightly overdone; it's my opinion that this draws somewhat from the overall effect. Additionally, inside the ship itself, I found that the walls blending somewhat with the floor, perhaps excessively; in a few instances, I found myself trying to defy the laws of physics, and walk through the bulkheads.
 
Storyline
    The Story Line has been omitted from this review.  
Gameplay
    Gameplay has been omitted from this review.  
  Battle
    Battle has been omitted from this review.  
  Map Design
    Map Design has been omitted from this review.  
  Balance
    Balance has been omitted from this review.  
Music
    Music has been omitted from this review.  
Enjoyment
    I loved the chance to look through these graphics; the ship reminded me of the one from Final Fantasy IV (also known as Final Fantasy II, to some of us North American folk), and that was kind of interesting. Also, the dialogue walking the user through the tour was engaging.  
Final Blows
    These graphics are brilliantly done. However, as I have stated above, there is definite room for improvement — but hey, nobody's perfect. The water could use some touching up, and it would be my recommendation to avoid overuse of a pixelated "checkerboard" pattern.
The minor details greatly add to the effect

The minor details greatly add to the effect
Final Scores
Graphics: 9.5/10.0
The graphics are absolutely beautiful.
Storyline: 1/10.0
There is no story to be graded.
Gameplay: 1/10.0
Not enough gameplay to constitute a "game".
Music: 1/10.0
There is no music to be graded.
Enjoyment: 8/10.0
I enjoyed the graphical appeal.
Overall Grade: A
Final Thoughts
    I strongly recommend that anyone interested in improving the graphics for their future games download *Worthy* Graphics, and give it a quick runthrough. You may find yourself inspired; plus, the narrative guide isn't without its humour. I'd like to thank the creator for this work of inspirational art, and the community for accomodating such an irregularly-formatted review.  


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