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Release Date:
1 Apr 2015
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MAGS game
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?!
Joke game You know when it fits this category ;)
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Content advisory:
Occasional, mild
Suggestive dialog


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About this game

Aractaur is a black comedy point & click adventure starring Dirk Longerwood as the would-be hero. When even the Special Forces can't take out a spider-alien-thing, Dirk must step in and save the world himself. Update: July 2016 Updated Speech/Story Changed one of the harder more obscure puzzles Created a brand new more readable low-res font Added a completely new ending

AGS Awards Nominations

Nominated, Best Music & Sound 2015

5 people commented on this game (newest first):

A fun little game, with good puzzles, and shows that an adventure gamer character has every chance of impressing an individual
2015-07-29 13:10:01 by Andy
Very sweet and funny game with well design puzzles and brilliant punchlines!
2015-04-13 21:02:29 by Billbis
This was a fun little game that I think most people would enjoy.
2015-04-07 12:05:28 by Michael2968
A very nice MAGS entry with cool humor and fun puzzles. There's a few typos, but this was a minor issue. We'll done. It took me about 35 minutes to complete, and with minimal areas to explore, the rooms were easy to navigate. Thanks for a fun game.
2015-04-03 19:56:37 by NickyNyce
Nice little game, I love the funny graphics and situations !
2015-04-01 11:52:25 by Marion
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