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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #80 on: 20 Apr 2013, 09:11 »
It's Fish!. A wacky graphically enhanced text adventure about a goldfish secret agent on vacation(!),
involuntarily forced to foil the plan of a group called the "Seven Deadly Fins" who're trying to take over the (water-)world.

It was all the rage when it came out and even 'Game of the Year' in most computer magazines. Also one of the
most discussed games that year throughout various magazines' hint sections, coz people kept on getting stuck...
« Last Edit: 20 Apr 2013, 09:13 by Tramponline »

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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #81 on: 20 Apr 2013, 22:41 »
OK, I hope Babar doesn't mind that I post the next one alreay to keep the game rolling...(and Gribbler happy! :tongue:)



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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #82 on: 20 Apr 2013, 22:55 »
Jeez! And I AM old? :) Where do you find those games?? :shocked:

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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #83 on: 20 Apr 2013, 23:04 »
 :grin: Hehehe, you've to read the small print in that particular post. :wink:

This game already featured the 'combining notes' function. Only it's execution in-game was so particular and at the same time so random (you had to guess which
words were important and which ones weren't) that it drove you nuts! Still, a great game...

« Last Edit: 20 Apr 2013, 23:16 by Tramponline »

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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #84 on: 20 Apr 2013, 23:20 »
Got screwed by the small print again... eeeh life  :-D

Is this even PC? Looks like Cruise for a Corpse on C64 with a little dose of Spy vs Spy :smiley:

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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #85 on: 20 Apr 2013, 23:23 »
You're on the right track, it's C64. :wink:

Additionally: Your first 'guess' is veeery close...
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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #86 on: 20 Apr 2013, 23:45 »
Two characters... And one of them is a Lord. Hmmm

Is this an adaptation of some novel? Agatha Chrisie's Poirot? Naah, he wasn't a Lord...

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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #87 on: 21 Apr 2013, 00:09 »
Not based on a book, but it does 'borrow' from a few (in particular Christie):



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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #88 on: 21 Apr 2013, 00:24 »
In what way can it be related to Cruise for a corpse? Only that the setting is steamboat? Or does it go deeper?

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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #89 on: 21 Apr 2013, 00:37 »
They share the same genre. The only difference being that Cruise for a Corpse takes place on the open ocean, while for this game rather 'the opposite' is true.
If you know 'where' you've almost got the name of the game. 

Re: Name the Game
« Reply #90 on: 21 Apr 2013, 11:22 »
It's Murder on the Mississippi. I only know of it because some dude wanted to turn the setting into a Maniac Mansion Mania game.

Here's a fresh one, let's not let this die:


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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #91 on: 21 Apr 2013, 11:38 »
Legend of Kyrandia 3: Malcolm's Revenge? I'm pretty sure it's his silhouette.

Re: Name the Game
« Reply #92 on: 21 Apr 2013, 12:08 »
No :-D

Re: Name the Game
« Reply #93 on: 21 Apr 2013, 12:28 »
Legend Of Kyrandia 1?  :-\

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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #94 on: 21 Apr 2013, 13:06 »
Kyrandia 3 had this ugly 3D Studioish graphics. Must be different part. Crimson already took 1 so I vote Kyrandia 2 just to be safe and cover them all :P

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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #95 on: 21 Apr 2013, 14:15 »
It's a tricky one, that's for sure!

Re: Name the Game
« Reply #96 on: 21 Apr 2013, 14:54 »
Yep, it's Kyrandia 2 (a cutscene near the end, I believe).

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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #97 on: 21 Apr 2013, 15:30 »
Gribbler is on a ROLL!

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Re: Name the Game
« Reply #98 on: 21 Apr 2013, 15:33 »
I gotta go afk now. Crimson Wizard can you take my turn? We were going head to head :smiley: Show'em what you've got!

Re: Name the Game
« Reply #99 on: 21 Apr 2013, 16:06 »
Umm, okay.