The concept of an endlessly replayable game has become somewhat of a trope in the gaming industry as of late, more particularly within the indie scene. While a game that lasts precisely as long as the player would like is an inviting concept, there tend to be sacrifices made within other areas to make this a possibility. Forever Forest is a perfect example for the good and the bad that comes with this quest for never-ending content.
Part of me wants to love Forever Forest, but the rest of me just can’t. The world carries a gorgeous aesthetic, offering a very natural looking environment, interesting creature design, and a beautiful range of dark greens and blues in its color palette. If the rest of the game carried this level of wonder, it might’ve stuck with me much longer. However, the intrigue offered by the visuals is not matched by the story of the game, nor lore of the world. Both of which, are completely missing in the final product.