Astrologaster is definitely a funny game, obviously taken some inspiration from Monty Python, including the silly songs introducing the characters. It’s based on real historical events, though I’m not even close to an expert to say how accurate it is.
The player is a quack doctor predicting people’s ailments (and many other things) from the stars. The gameplay consists of choosing the prediction from a few possible options. All the patients have their own little storylines and obviously the players diagnoses will affect their lives.
The visuals are simple but nice pop-up book looks. Voiceovers are good, though they seemed bug a bit when clicking through the dialogue, sometimes overlapping with other lines.
It’s a fun play but trying another playthrough with some different options seemed to offer very little variation, so I doubt there is any real replay value, unless one is determined to find all the good gags.
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Time Played: 5-10 hours
Difficulty: Very Easy