If I had to describe Hob in a simple title it would be "Darksiders Jr." The title from Runic developers, whose prior games are the Torchlight series, were nervous about delivering a game that is so far from their comfort zone.
After all these years, and growing up with Windows 3.1, I have seen an entire evolution of computers and software. Touch screens and large resolutions were a pipe dream just 15 years ago. Now it's the norm. Going from a Packard Bell (yes, before HP) that couldn't run 3D Ultra Mini...
In Dragon Friends, players can help each other by caring for crops, work in shops, and even bless friends’ precious dragons in real time. These multi-lateral socializations and connectivity is encouraged by easily accessible and intuitive in-game chats, lookups, and ability to visit friends’ island from anywhere in the game.