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Cryptic

by Domithan

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Game Genre:
Contemporary
Game Type:
Horror
Story Type:
Original
Release Date:
24 Jan 2010
AGS Panel Rating:
Player Rating:
Short game (can be completed within 30 minutes)
Short game Can be completed within 30 minutes
Medium length game Takes at least 30 mins to finish
Full length game As long as a Sierra / LucasArts classic
MAGS game Monthly AGS competition entry
Non-adventure game Using Adventure Game Studio for something else?!
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Training game Games made just to try out AGS
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Content advisory:
Occasional, mild
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Mild

Public Opinion

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6 people have rated this game so far:
Visual:
70%
Immersion:
57%
Puzzles & Pacing:
63%
Overall Enjoyment:
60%

About this game

You're a geeky young man who stumbles in with the wrong crowd. In an attempt to prove yourself, you enter the mysterious and abandoned Acen Mansion.
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AGS Panel Review

"Good design & flow but difficult cryptic puzzles may leave some adventurers frustrated. Definitely worth a go if you do not expect to proceed through it too quickly."

6 people commented on this game (newest first):

Way too difficult. The hint system makes fun of you.
2012-10-06 03:58:14 by azerty
I know it may be weird to comment on the game at this point, but for those who haven't gotten it, the puzzles are meant to be looked into quite deeply. You very well may need to research the puzzles answers to solve things here and there. However, if you're still stuck on that first one, just read carefully, eh?
2010-08-16 21:02:18 by Domithan
Interesting idea, but unfortunately the riddles where generally way too difficult for me, requiring some knowledge (american history, literature) I admit I don't have.
2010-04-25 16:00:04 by bicilotti
Nice graphics & music. The game is reminiscent of web-based puzzle games where you have to type the answer in the hyperlink to proceed, which can be very challenging and rewarding - but unfortunately this one is flawed in several aspects. The text parser is too selective, some questions do not really work if you're not from the USA, other questions aren't clearly phrased and the in-game hint system is never of any help. These things make playing this game more frustrating than anything else. There are lots of nice ideas in places though.
2010-01-29 12:07:14 by Valentijn
Great game! Some of these puzzles I find myself thinking of on my spare time. And when you solve just one of these puzzles you feel great about it.
2010-01-28 10:44:24 by Bulbapuck
Excellent logic game, You Must Play, right now !!

what are you waiting for?
2010-01-27 09:12:30 by david
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