At first glance I wasn’t quite sure what to make of Little Big Workshop, with its somewhat cute little characters tackling the task of turning resources into product. However, given a little time and experience I came to understand some of my confusion laid with the fact that I’ve simply never played anything quite like it. More casual than a typical production strategy title but with more of a puzzle-like element than your typical sim, Little Big Workshop just sort of does its own thing in between and can be refreshing. With a little time management here, a little production line optimization there, and some sprinkles of inspiration you’ll be cranking out increasingly impressive products in no time, and without many of the overhead headaches and financial pitfalls you’d typically find in this sort of simulation. If you like to lay out plans and then watch them executed to fruition this may be one to check out!
Justin Nation, Score: