The Last Tinker: City of Colors introduces players to Tinkerworld, a charming place where everything is crafted from basic materials, with an overview of its dire situation. The inhabitants of Tinkerworld, who come in red, green, and blue varieties, have started to despise one another and so divided the City of Colors into districts. The only remaining place where creatures of all colors are welcome is the Outer District. The introduction goes on to say that there is a boy with special talents who lives in the Outer District, and that he is going to start a chain of events that will destroy the city. So begins The Last Tinker: City of Colors.
That boy turns out to be a young monkey named Koru, who sets out with his floating, piñata-like sheep Tap to enter a local race. I spent my time exploring the Outer District, collecting floating paintbrushes and earning crystals while learning how to get around in the game. Koru can punch, dodge, hop across gaps, grind along rails, and interact with other creatures. Read the rest of this entry »