Fiona Finch and the Finest Flowers - Find a Dream Boyfriend
Now when almost all strategy games presuppose building, cooking and animal breeding, and simulation goes hand by hand with time management, Big Fish and 1morebee offer the players to take a deep breath, make yourself comfortable in an armchair before you start playing, relax and take pleasure in the simple joy of life. For in this game money is not the objective. So, enjoy gentle beauty of various garden flowers and try to indulge the tenderest bloom in this world which true love is.
Try a time management game without a timer.
Probably it’s the most obvious distinguishing feature of the title. The developers seem to have finally understood that players appreciate farming games not for the breathless rush in their desperate attempt to manage all that rising and feeding fuss. For those who spend most of their time sitting in the office, for the dwellers of busy stuffy cities, a farm is a picture of peace and calm, a fairy-like nook in lose unity with nature. More than that, as this particular one is virtual, you don’t need to dig the soil with your own hands, scratch yourself with the deadwood and get rid of painful splinters. Pure pleasure!
Fiona Finch, the main character you are to play for, tries to overcome a bitter ordeal – her father’s death. She returns from a far trip and visits another person, so much dear to her. While searching for a relief, she gets involved in gardening and even enters the Finest Flower Garden beauty contest. Now your aim is to turn 7 locations into beautiful orchards and, perhaps, if you try to cope with the task with all soul and spirit, the award would appear much more than a cash prize. But don’t hurry to sigh with regret seeing such modest number of levels – passing them is not as easy as you may think. The number of parameters to estimate your success is rather high – your garden has to feature the proper variety of species planted, fair blossoming and enough money in your pocket. As for getting the latter, the authors turned out rather creative. If you think that in this game you are going to sell only flowers, you are perfectly wrong. As you progress, the power-ups you buy for your garden, include fruit trees and vine, so that among your goods include fruit, juice, jam, raisin and even some bakery. You may even produce perfumes upon purchasing a special machine. By the way, your lab in the garden store appear a real magic place. Here you can (and you will have to) breed new flower species in order to vary the assortment and, thus, earn more. The results of these experiments may turn out rather unexpected especially for those who knows a bit of genetics. For example, two kinds of lilies may engender a red rose. Nevertheless it makes the game even greater fun.
Still the best way to earn cash is satisfying the demands of some clients, like making buckets for special occasions. As they bring you the most profit, these are the only cases whine some kind of timer is presented to the player. Generally you don't see your customers (they are supposed to come into your store and leave money there), so, once you don't manage to cope with the task in time, they will just leave your garden dispirited. Otherwise to reward your zeal a large range of various stars, medals and diplomas are provided, so, be proud of yourself.
While the story mode, which is strongly recommended to start the game with will lead you to the cup for your gardening skills, the free play mode is devoted totally to your unbridled fantasy. Choose any location and start turning it into a blooming paradise the way your imagination prompts you. So, believe upon my word, such creative work won't get you bored in a long while, especially if you adore farming on your PC screen.
All together the game leaves you a very pleasant impression due to calm music and relaxing gameplay. Though the graphics may seem a bit of a child drawings but the flower backgrounds are touchingly beautiful. Fiona herself is very lovely and waves to you if somehow you forgot that time is precious when you deal with flowers, thus there's no good standing idly.
All that makes Fiona Finch and the Finest Flowers a special simulation game and a dainty that is definitely worth tasting.