Developer – CrimsonRabbit
Publisher – Sekai Project
Platforms – PC[A review copy was kindly provided by Sekai Project] [Sekai Project has had no input into the content of this review]
Sometimes you just need something simple for entertainment. Something that’s easy to get into and doesn’t need a great deal of time or energy to derive fun from, and Al Fine fits that description fairly well. There’s an inevitable comparison to be made to a certain other game, which I’ll get into, but overall it makes for a pleasant experience that doesn’t try to break any moulds. It also happens to be the first release by developer Crimson Rabbit and it means that I’ll be interested to see what they delve into in the future.
Louis lives in the merchant town of Notte Luce, in the store his parents chose to abandon years ago. He himself has never aspired to be a merchant, but upon breaking the property of a wandering sprite he realizes it may be the best way to pay back his debt. Alongside the sprite in question, his childhood friend and a colorful cast of other acquaintances, Louis strikes forth into the wonderful world