Clue meets Groundhog Day
HIGH Complex, beautifully interwoven storylines featuring murder, mayhem, and lovely scenery.
LOW Map memorization is tedious at first.
WTF It can be exceptionally repetitive given the nature of the puzzle-solving.
Vidar is a particularly bleak RPG/Puzzler that puts players in the role of a mysterious stranger who arrives at a village a month into an ongoing tragedy. As if the harsh winter weren’t bad enough, a terrifying beast has been awakened in the caves beneath the town, and one of the villagers is taken each night. It’s up to the player to get to know the townspeople, attempt to solve their problems, and hopefully find the origin of the town’s curse in the catacombs deep below.
So take the title with a grain of salt. In the first place, I’m relatively certain that whatever happened in Kisilova, there were fewer sliding block puzzles involved than the game would suggest. Still, the game presents an intriguing premise – people are dying in a remote village, vampires are […]
Beyond objects. The bane of my existence. That’s what they’re called here, anyhow – I’m referring to the annoying game that some developers play on their customers, putting in special items on each of their game’s screens, little objects that transform subtly in the background. Find them all for a bonus! […]
Of course there’s a Golem. How could there not be a Golem, with a title like that? Taking on the role of a young woman who’s just come into an inheritance upon a distant relative’s death, player will find themselves scouring a few locations thoroughly as they search for clues […]
Christmas Adventure: Candy Storm has the honor of being the smallest hidden object game I’ve ever played. Not that it’s especially short – at around 2 hours, it takes a normal amount of time to complete the game, it’s just that the whole thing takes place in just four different […]