When comparing Fiz : Brewery Management Game vs Botanicula, the Slant community recommends Fiz : Brewery Management Game for most people. In the question“What are the best Android games without in-app purchases/paywalls?” Fiz : Brewery Management Game is ranked 10th while Botanicula is ranked 40th.
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Pro Fun even without beer knowledge. Great business model game similar to Kairosoft games
Pro Great depth of beer brewery gameplay that yields quite a lot to explore
There are a huge selection of recipes for beers, that need the correct amounts of specific ingredients that can be made with the correct equipment by the correct staff and sold to the market that demands it. Make a mistake in balancing any of these points and suffer the consequences.
Pro Variety of gameplay elements keeps the player engaged
To break up the monotony of constant stale management of business there are challenges and events that happen, usually in the form of a goal that you have to reach in order to get a reward, that you can take on or ignore. Additionally, you can exercise your fingers by trying to catch mice that run around your brewery, these mice will give you money and recipe scraps.
Pro Immersive mode
Botanicula utilizes immersive mode which is available on all Android devices that are on 4.4+.
Pro Graphics border on being art
The fantastic visual in the game is remiss of art one would see in a pop art gallery.
Pro Intuitive puzzles
Unlike this studios previous work (Machinarium) the puzzles are intuitive and difficulty ramps up fairly.
Con Can get dull
Fiz tends to be a slow game, which means it can lead to loss of interest while playing.
Con Not a free game
Con Not a lot of variety in visuals or music
The 2D sprite graphics are a little generic, just as the music. This can get tiring after a while as little of the aesthetics of the game change as you progress.
Con Buggy and crashes
There are quite a few graphical bugs in the game as well as a lack of stability.