Just a blatant terrible Minecraft ripoff. They should be sued by Mojang.
Well made but meh formula. 3/5
By Yodoja reviews
This looks good, but has gameplay based on the same money making formula as the other ‘away!’ games. This formula involves watching adds for boosts, grinding for years, restarting the game for perks, and special offers. This gameplay formula is enjoyable for some people, however those people are the ones who spent money on the game or are ignorant of what the developers want out of them- to play this game continuously (addicted) so later they buy a special offer.
The game itself is a good idea, but be wary of the business strategies wanting you to watch adds and buy “special” one time offers.
This review is real 1/5
I seldom take the time to write reviews. A game must be really good or really bad for me to review it. This game is not only bad but horrible. I am convinced that all the good reviews are fake. As far as I can tell you craft nothing in this game. You are a young boy who already has some type of hammer when the game begins. You have a bunch of earth blocking your way. You swipe back and forth on the screen until the way is clear. You move a short distance and have another blockage. You swipe back and forth yet again. This goes on over and over. I'm sorry but my 3 year old, 7 year old and 11 year old grandkids hate this game. No fun at all.
Inane Garbage 1/5
I don't understand how these games are popular. The game essentially resets every ten levels by increasing the required damage by a factor of ten. Nothing means anything because it all gets reset. There's nothing fun or long lasting. Nothing has any value.
It's fun, but... 3/5
By Extremely mad downloaded
This is a fun game, i'll admit it. But why do you almost COMPLETELY reset every time you go back to camp??
Really enjoy it except... 2/5
It's not an Idle game as advertised. You have to be extremely active to progress in the game so for that reason I don't think I will play much more. If the game progressed automatically I'd be more inclined to play.
Also the game is HEAVILY advertised. Would love to see a way to make the ads go away. Would gladly support this game more if the above problems are addressed.
The positive, I love the art style and the companions. It's a fun game just doesn't fit into the idle genre (also would love to see more locales.)
I love it 3/5
Stop starting over again
Best app ever 5/5
I just cannot stand without the game. I have to play it 24 7
Este juego me encanta!!!!!! 5/5
By ian mellicovsky
Cuando llegas al campamento fabricas cosas como antorchas y picos y mucho más luego vuelves a jugar y te das cuenta que tienes compañeros y tienes que romper gelatinas para encontrarlos de Vuelta.
Crafted items need balance 2/5
In most idle games, there is some sort of benefit to resetting. It makes future progression easier and helps you return fairly quickly to the level you were at before resetting. This balance is missing in this game. I love the crafting aspect, but the items you craft are essentially worthless and do nothing to progress you in the game. I have to grind through 150 levels to get enough jelly to craft an item that increases damage by 100%. So what? I level a companion 10 times and get the same boost. What's the point of ever resetting? And without decent crafting, there's no motivation for me to play this came over other clickers.
Play for 2 mins and that’s the whole game.
Love it but need to get rid of something 4/5
I love how it is like Minecraft, but I hate where u have to start all over and upgrade the character and companions, it takes lots of work and effort to get it back, I wish there was a way to not make it happen, please and thank u, very good graphics btw and how awesome the endless fun you get to have👌🏻👌🏻😎
No way to get data back 1/5
I pressed return and refine then I lost all my data and there is no way to get it back. All it did was put me back to the start/level one.
It made me start all over again 1/5
I just were playing and it made me start all over against
Please let us move forward automatically 5/5
I play a lot of idle tappers and this game is a great new take on the genre. The graphics are great and I like swiping instead of tapping. And I get the whole point of returning to base camp and leveling up your items and then starting out again (prestiging). BUT please please please make it so I don’t have to actively participate in all 400 levels again. By returning to base camp and increasing my damage my animals should be able to sail through most of the levels I already did. But they can’t because every 5 levels I have to press “Lets Go” before they can continue on. Please let them automatically move forward if they defeat the jelly and I will be happy to give you 5 stars and keep playing the game. Otherwise I doubt I’ll be playing much longer.
Updated: changing to 5 stars - thanks to the developers for a quick response to my review and I'll wait patiently for an update that includes auto progression. :-)
Well done but something is missing.. 4/5
This game is definitely unique and addicting to play. But i really think idle tappers need an online leaderboard system as well as unlimited progression so we can keep pushing ranks and try to be the best lol take a look at everclickers system and implement something like that and this game would be perfect!
When I want to go back to basecamp does that start me ALL THE WAY back over!!?!!? Overall, I love the game!!
My purchases and accomplishments don't show anymore. Game started me over entirely. I had billions of gold coins last night and I open the app and they're all gone? But in the camp section it shows how many coins I've earned. Can't believe it
Dont spend money on this game 1/5
Its an addicting game yes. Dont spend any money like i did. You don’t get your items. Scam.
Fun.. at first. 3/5
This is a great little time waster except for one big flaw. If you go back to camp to craft an item you have to start again at level one! That’s it one and done for this game deleted.
It's awesome 5/5
By Brian b. New land
Best game ever 5/5
By Thomas f. Morris
Best game ever
By Heidi j. Drake
Fun game 4/5
By Augusta j. Flores
Honestly very fun
Why does it restart when u want to craft something so bad 👎🏻
Idling is an awful thing to do 1/5
TL:DR at the bottom
Name of game as of this edit: "Craft Away! - Idle Mining Game"
Despite claiming as an idle game, you're at a great disadvantage when you do idle. I'm talking about the keys to open chests (and get some gems at a very slow rate) because you get keys (and berries) from -actively playing and swiping- and not gain any keys when idling. The shop also provides various permanent bonuses with gems, but I don't see how this feature is viable for anyone wanting to passively play in this "idle" game. This game personally feels like a "hit or miss" since the current setup heavily benefits active gameplay or spending of money while providing nothing unique for passive gameplay.
Take a look at Endless Frontier, despite having similar gameplay aspects, which heavily benefits active gameplay as well, Endless Frontier has a way to lighten the disadvantages from passive gameplay through Spirit Rest. The prestige reward is called "honor medals" and with Spirit Rest, anyone who activates the skill will become idle and can accumulate 4 hours worth (based on their formula to calculate the amount you get) of honor medals before the skill goes on cooldown for a few hours. This is a wonderful feature for busy players who have no choice but to accept passive gameplay. As for the premium currency in Endless Frontier, this is not an issue since events that reward gems take half an hour at most to complete daily.
If a game developer does read this, then I suggest adding a way, even if it's slow, for passive gameplay to obtain keys (and berries) as the premium currency store is practically useless for idling.
-keys require active gameplay despite being an idle game
-berries require active gameplay despite being an idle game
- extreme grind after 10 minutes of starting the game (which requires active gameplay despite being an idle game...)
-the game teaches you what returning to camp does after you do it, so you reset your progress before you learn why
-ads... ads are literally everywhere.
Wow. They responded. A professional response too. I find it surprising to get a professional response nowadays as many companies respond with a standard reply, so I'm looking forward for the changes to live up to the name of the game.
This is not an idle game as the name suggests. It's a clicker game where you swipe instead of tap. Seriously, just change the name already. Most of the stated problems in this review will be gone if you do so.
It’s fun I guess but the point of a game is I should want to play it myself not have it play for me. I get the point of these game that it’s for when you can’t play you can come back and have a pile of money to return too but this genre has been done to death already.
Amazingly boring - nice design though 2/5
Gameplay is swipe the screen, block break, slowly unlock auto-mining companion animals. Upgrade animals & yourself.
And it doesn’t get much more interesting than that. Played to level 40 was bored the whole time.
Upside of the game is nice looking scenes (vaguely Minecraft), sounds aren’t too irritating, dull gameplay is comfortably non-challenging (if that’s your thing).
Downside is the lack of variety in gameplay. BITCOIN BILLIONAIRE at least had some humor. Other games of this genre tend to have better “scaling curves” in regards to upgrading “widget finding”. Playing longer unlocks story plot points or something of variety options.
Only real bonus of this game is the general lack of Clock Hostage nonsense where you are forced to wait for hours before gameplay continues. Ads are generally non-intrusive and voluntary to watch for temporary play difficultly reductions.
You’ve got an inkling of a good game here, it just needs some more “plot unfolding” aspects. A story or character costume changes or something which encourages the player to maintain interest to keep playing.
Please Fix 3/5
By (•-•) ( •-•)>⌐■-■ (⌐■-■)
I like this game but Hutch (the bat) is a bit of a problem for me. Every time there is tnt on top of the next block of jelly (boss) the bat always destroys it before the fight begins. Please fix it so that he doesn't go for the tnt until the boss fight starts.
Not feeling it 2/5
Not really liking what I’m seeing. The gems they give you for quests are useless since upgrades cost 500+ and they give you 1 gems per quest. Swiping back and forth doesn’t feel rewarding or fun in any way. There’s no info on what leveling up your people does
Honestly, awful. 1/5
By Galaxy suicide
It's an idle game, but done poorly. No reason to play this at all. It is just lost in a sea of mediocre games.
70 to 1 5/5
By Tator Tot 24
I work super hard to get to level 70 but the game sent me bake to level 1😫😫
Returning to Base Camp Resets Progress 2/5
The game doesn’t warn you that returning to base camp will reset your progress, forcing you to grind through everything again. Not only is that incredibly boring, it’s super frustrating for a game that requires pretty intense active play to progress even though it markets itself as an idle game.
Not much of a crafting game 1/5
By Deepen the sites out
I feel like your more running then crafting. When’s it’s more of a crafting game then sure I’ll play it again until then I don’t like running.
Love the game...hate restarting 3/5
By Lilly the kitty
So I love the game play and I love that you get to collect friends along the way. I cannot stand that every time you go to craft you have to start back at level one! And let’s say you do something stupid like accidentally start on the path again and didn’t get to craft anything... you can’t go back to craft until you hit level 70! I really enjoy playing but I’ll probably delete because who wants to start over every day? (Not me)
Must watch ads to make progress 1/5
I'm okay with ads for bonus', but any game that forces me to watch an ad just to pass a level - I'm out.
Too greedy. 1/5
I play their other farm game and that’s just watching X amount of videos a day for a boost. I’ve played it for months and it’s okay, but this game is another level. You watch videos for almost everything and it’s annoying. Stronger swipes and extra stuff. The stronger swipes only lasts 5 minute too?? Could be fun but I’m not gonna do all those ads like they want. That’s too much for me.
Best game ever 5/5
By Soy Soy!
It's awesome 5/5
Please add events
Futureplay is a great developer. 5/5
I tend to follow developers when I come across a game I like by them. Every few weeks I’ll search the developers I like on the App Store just to see if they have released a new game. Build away is what got me hooked on this developer. You can pretty much tell when games have that extra polish and build away was excellent. That excellent quality and gameplay shows on this game as well. I’m really enjoying it. I don’t mind spending some money on games that are very well done to support the developers. Great job guys. You guys will remain on my list of developers I follow.
Restart nightmare 1/5
Finally got level 70 and back to basecamp and somehow forced me to restart all over again. I’m not happy at all, makes the last hour and $1.99 spent feel like a screwing. Pick another game.
By Broach ant
READ THIS PLEASE!!! 4/5
Ok so basically I have this really really awesome idea so I thought about with the blocks you have can you add building charts and the blocks you get you use for them :3 PLEASE ADD THIS!!!
The good, the bad, and the picky. 4/5
This is one of the best games I’ve played in a while. I like the style of it a lot. One thing, though, is that it feels super slow and the progression is overwhelmingly sluggish. I like the evolution factor, too, but I feel like it could be better. Good game all the way around.
Awesome addicting hopefully no need to purchase real money to move further
Game play 4/5
Really good game, but I wish there was away to disable the map. It gets annoying every 10 level having to hit the lets go button.
Honestly very fun! 4/5
I downloaded this game because it was a featured game & I'm pretty impressed, honestly. The game itself is very nice-looking, it’s got a lot of the usual elements of a tap/clicker game with enough new stuff thrown in to keep it different. As some other people said, it does have the “start from the beginning with perks” element that a ton of clicker games have so if you don’t like that, I wouldn’t download it. You get to a point very quickly where you can’t easily continue to pass the levels without grinding, if you try to avoid resetting. One good things though is it does save any progress you’ve made toward “evolving” your companions, although you don’t save their actual levels, so after a few resets you should have some nice bonuses along with the items you craft for bonuses. I’m really excited to see what later levels have in this game & what all you can craft.
My one criticism though is this game just eats at my battery life. I pretty much can’t play it before bed because if I do, I have to throw my phone on the charger afterward or risk waking up with a low battery.
Everything that is wrong with the world... 1/5
... Is this game. It is the deliberate and calculated psychological exploitation employed by casinos dipped in selfsame colorful graphics and effects, teetering on the edge of litigation as it capitalizes on the popularity of a franchise to which it has no relation. Bravo.
By The blind 456
How many adds can we milk out of you before you uninstall it?
7 for the drill
1 for the hammer (lasts 1.30 minutes)
1 on screen at all times
Also don't forget to buy keys and gems.
Not worth it