Linux Format|December 2018

Fishy things are afoot and for once it’s not the Machiavellian machinations of management pulling the strings, as Philippa Warr discovers!

Philippa Warr

This is a game of wonderful tinkering. Hours drift by as you expand your floorplan, placed new tanks, fiddled with pumps and filters, tweaked temperatures, and generally try to keep both fish and visitors happy.

The campaign missions gradually introduce you to the concepts and currencies involved. For example, there’s regular cash that you earn from entrance fees, sales of food and drink, and gift shop bits. But you also accrue Ecology Points and Science Points as the guests enjoy your exhibits. These are used to research new species and new technology, respectively. Prestige acts as an overall measure of how attractive your aquarium is. Gather enough and you’ll rank up, unlocking more bits for your aquarium.

Fishy requirements


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December 2018