The Shortest Story
Download
  • Review
  • Download
  • Screenshots
  • Discussions
The Shortest Story
The Shortest Story
The Shortest Story
The Shortest Story
The Shortest Story
The Shortest Story

Review The Shortest Story

Evgenii Kostrov
8.2Excellent
The Shortest Story is a very funny arcade game for Windows Phone which can easily become a great time-killer for you. To be honest, we did not even expect that the game could somehow pick our interest with its gameplay, but it turned out we were wrong. The game has only one level and its length will entirely depend on your reaction. You have to manage a very funny dragon who looks more like a bird with tiny wings or a fish that is trying to take off by waving his short fins.

Objectives and gameplay

Our little dragon is very hungry, and you should feed him on living lambs from time to time. In fact, the dragon cannot die from overeating, and you may as well collect all the sheep on the playing field, if you can manage it. Especially, a few caught sheep will bring you bonuses in the form of extra lives and other goodies.
The main objective of the game is to put another record in the distance which the dragon has managed to overcome, and the collecting bonuses in the form of gold coins is not so important, although it has an impact on the total game score. Each new attempt begins with the fact that you need to whisk the dragon away from an islet hanging in the air, and in the future, you just maintain his flight by brief taps on the screen of the smartphone.

Controlling features

As long as you keep your finger on the screen, the dragon ascends. At that, the rate of ascending increases, depending on how long you make him take off. The dragon doesn't hide outside of the playing field for a long time and soon almost sweeps down from the heavens. The trick here is that the dragon while ascending lose a lot of strength, and if he doesn't refresh himself with a sheep, he will stop to listen to your instructions that will soon trigger a fall to the ground or a collision with one of the islands.
The same thing (the loss of power and the failure of controlling) happens while a long horizontal flight, if you miss all the sheep and don't allow your charge to eat. It would seem that there is nothing complex. Has the dragon get tired, we feed him and continue the flight. In reality, it is very difficult to catch a sheep. They graze on the small islands and are constantly moving from side to side. In order to catch a sheep, it is necessary to accurately lower the dragon upon it, which is pretty hard to perform.

Resume

In addition, over some time dogs with spears in their paws will begin to emerge on the islets, and once the dragon stumbles upon them, he dies. It is possible that further you will meet other characters, but in order to know for sure, you will have to spend a lot of time playing the game. The graphics in The Shortest Story are very nice and made ​​in a cartoon style. As a soundtrack, you will find a wonderful relaxing music, the rustle of dragon wings, the dog barking, and the sheep bleating. Generally speaking, the sound in the game is also excellent.

Final ratings

Gameplay 8/10
Story 8/10
Graphics 8/10
Sound 10/10
Discussions
What do you think about the app?
Your rating
sign in with
or send anonymous
No comments yet, yours will be the first
We recommend
  • Forest Run 3D
    Forest Run 3D
    Full-fledged three-dimensional first-person runner
    8.5
  • Space Shooter X
    Space Shooter X
    Battle against aliens at the Universe's edge
    9.7
  • Taptitude
    Taptitude
    Set of more than 80 time-killers for any taste
    9.0
  • SweetNRoll
    SweetNRoll
    Make sweets and feed a little monster on them
    6.0
  • Acedia: Indie Horror
    Acedia: Indie Horror
    Try to get out of the dungeon alive
    10
  • Farm Epic Story
    Farm Epic Story
    Garden arcade of the three-in-a-row genre
    7.9
  • Race The Stig
    Race The Stig
    Races with Stig in style of Subway Surfers
    9.6
  • Physi Nibbler
    Physi Nibbler
    Destroy blocks by using laws of physics
    8.8
  • Fragger
    Fragger
    Blow up terrorists and other bullies
    10
  • AE Tribe Runner
    AE Tribe Runner
    Fascinating fantasy Tower Defense
    10
  • AE City Jump
    AE City Jump
    Jump from roof to roof with bungee
    7.7
  • Way of Dodo
    Way of Dodo
    Save dying-off birds from self-destruction
    8.0
  • Minecart Madness
    Minecart Madness
    Ride the rails in a gold mine
    7.8
  • Gravity Pro
    Gravity Pro
    Aspire to the portal playing with the forces of gravity
    6.8
  • Frozen Free Fall
    Frozen Free Fall
    Winter three-in-a-row arcade
    9.5
  • Feed Me Oil
    Feed Me Oil
    Return the Earth its natural wealth
    8.3
  • Gun Bros
    Gun Bros
    Three-dimensional third-person shooter with excellent graphics
    10
  • Shrek - Anti gravity me
    Shrek - Anti gravity me
    Help Shrek set a height record
    6.7
  • Turn N Run
    Turn N Run
    Two-dimensional world can be three-dimensional, and vice versa
    9.3
  • ilomilo
    ilomilo
    Wandering in 3D labyrinths
    10