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Grimm's Hatchery

Raise and breed magical pets, earn enough gold and buy back your family's castle from your evil step-brother!

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DFG Exclusive Review Summary

A very good game, far above average & recommended.


  • Fun game that will have you racing to hatch your eggs.
  • Actively earn money in this simulation game.
  • 20 magical pets and 4 hatcheries make for a long game.


  • If you forget to buy food, expect to loose almost all of your pets in one round.
  • Egg hatching is completely random so expect to loose a lot of eggs.
  • Repetitive clicking when collecting eggs, feeding your pets, and fighting monsters gets tiresome.




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Game Description

Unique and fun!

In Grimm's Hatchery, your goal is to raise magical pets and fight monsters in an enchanting kingdom. As you raise the pets, you can sell their eggs or hatch them into new pets for profit.

As you make money, you can buy items to fight monsters that threaten your farm. You can also buy new pets that are more valuable. You can even buy more expensive farms on your way to right the wrongs done to your family name.


Grimm's Hatchery is packed with 20 types of magical pets, four hatcheries, and several villages to explore. In addition to adorable creatures, you can hatch pets, create new breeds of pets, fight monsters, and complete quests for the villagers.

Grimm's Hatchery Review

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Review by Dylan

You may feel apprehensive downloading this game solely based on the title. Honestly, how fun could a game with hatchery in the title really be? Well, Grimm's Hatchery, an egg hatching, pet selling, monster fending game is well worth the time it will take you to download and play. Don't let the name fool you, this game packs a lot of fun and will keep you occupied for hour upon hours.

You Need to Set Your Brother Straight

As the story is told, you and your brother don't see eye to eye. He has taken over the royal empire after your grandfather passed away. You are determined to overthrow him and make amends for his wrong doing, but you cannot do so without money. Thus, you follow your passion and open a hatchery, selling both eggs and pets. It is your goal to climb the pet trading ranks and raise the 300,000 pieces of gold you will need to overthrow your evil brother.


Raise Pets for Cash, Sounds Simple...

The gameplay of this game is pretty simple. Raising pets and selling eggs are the main objectives and executing them is relatively easy. You first purchase animals and raise them. Through caring for them (feeding them and fending off monsters) they produce eggs which you can then collect.

Once the eggs are collected you have two options. You can either sell the eggs for a quick profit which can be used to buy food and various upgrades, or you can attempt to hatch the eggs by placing them in a warm cauldron. Hatching the eggs is a great way to increase your pet population, however, the risk of ruining your eggs is high. On average, a significant amount of eggs will be ruined in your attempt to hatch them. This is an extremely frustrating element of the game because hatching eggs becomes very important and you will fail due to random chance. Hatching eggs gives you more pets, thus more animals to produce eggs.

Click, Click, Click

As you start you initially have a great command of the buttons and layout of the game. Grimm's Hatchery has simple controls and it is easy to master because of this. However, your appreciation for the simple key commands might change after your play for several minutes, especially as your number of pets increases. This game requires a lot of left-clicking with the mouse. The mouse and the left click button control every command of this game. This can be convenient, but after clicking several hundred times in one day of hatching your left-clicking hand will quickly tire. Each day you are required to collect eggs (click on laid eggs), fend off monsters (click on them a bunch), and feed your pets (clicking on them give them food). This makes the controls easy to figure out, however, you are likely to get sick of the repetition.


Conclusion - Good At What It Tries to Do

Overall, Grimm's Hatchery is a pleasantly surprising game that has you collecting and hatching eggs, while simultaneously raising and caring for pets. Your successes not only has you climbing the social ladder but also earns you more money raising magical pets. Mastering the commands of the game is simple and progressing takes time, but is pretty easy. Despite the frustration you may encounter with hatching eggs, Grimm's Hatchery will keep you intrigued. The game has addictive qualities and the goal of raising money to overthrow your worse half is bound to keep you playing.

Don't be fooled by the name. Grimm's Hatchery is a fun and lighthearted game for all ages and deserves to be played.

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