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The Far Corners of the World: Chapter 1 - The Book, the Box and the Key
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|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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About this gameYoung Jeffrey Carter has it all: a great flat, a good job and a beautiful (and rich) fiancee. One day however his peaceful life is turned upside down when he receives a mysterious message from his estranged sister. What starts as a journey to atone for past failings soon takes a sinister turn. Little does Jeff know that the adventure of his lifetime is about to begin... November 17, 2011: Version 1.1 uploaded
This game's threads
AGS Awards Wins
Won, Best Puzzles 2011
AGS Awards Nominations
Nominated, Best Original Story 2011
8 people commented on this game (newest first):
IMO the dialogues are superb. I didn't get bored a single time and they really manage to shape character personalities in a matter of seconds.
Puzzles are very good, although in part a little circumstantial.
If Graphics/GUIs/Controls would be redone (it mostly uses AGS' standard built in's) this could easily be a great commercial game.
This game takes quite some time to complete because of the puzzles and exciting story. If you want to play a full length game with fantastic immersion and clever old-school puzzles this is the game for you.
But, nice sequence of events, good characters, fun puzzles. Looking forward to part 2!
Putting aside some minor letdowns (like forced puzzles and hard to guess solutions), TFCOTW succeeds in pulling you into its game environment. A brilliant example that graphics aren't everything.