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Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine
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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 gameFollow in the tradition of classic gaming with Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine, a witty western with a healthy dose of adventure.
Join feeble, middle-aged Easterner, Al Emmo, on his journey into the heart of the Wild-West in search of a love, adventure, and inconceivable wealth! But is Al really cut out to be a cowboy? A rival stranger in town in the form of a mysteriously handsome Spaniard, and a looming thousand-year-old Aztec curse are bound to keep Al on his toes. Does redemption lie deep within the haunted depths of the Lost Dutchman's Mine? And is Al brave enough to enter? You decide!
* Play the first 60 minutes FREE of charge
* Purchase the game and be playing in minutes.
* High-res, hand-painted 2D backgrounds
* 3D pre-rendered character animations
* Detailed character dialog portraits
* Lip-synced character voices
* Over 2 hours of beautiful, original music
This is a commercial product.
AGS Awards Nominations
Nominated, Best Background Art 2006
Nominated, Best Documentation 2006
Nominated, Worst AGS Game (The P3N1S Award) 2006
AGS Panel Review
"The game shows promise but the grating voice acting of the main character and the narrator are almost unbearable. The jarring inconsistencies between the character art and the cutscenes also hurt the game, though if you can get past the voices you will find an enjoyable little game."
6 people commented on this game (newest first):
Well I can now look back with no regrets, cos this game was worth the money. *No I haven't been paid to write this*
Professional graphics, good solid puzzling fun, and a nice witty banter between the main character and narrator are all aspects of the game I will miss now that it is over.
I particularly enjoyed winding up the post office worker with all my different items of inventory. And was most concerned when I jumped into bed with ___ and sucked ___ (don't want to give the plot away ^_^)
Well, the main plot was of a quite serious tone, yet the voices were rather comical in nature...In some places it just didn't seem to mix too well, and didn't feel as climactic. It feels wrong, yet unavoidable.
Anyways, will have to look for some more adventure games,...hmm,...where to look......but this will take some beating :
The Leisure Suite Larry reminiscence and the tongue-in-cheek humor without becoming gross got a few chuckles out of me.
I'm surprised more people haven't written here. Even though it's a commercial game, it's bang for the buck. Could it be improved? Well, definitely, but still few recent adventure games I've played have the quality (and length) of this one. I would just not recommend it to hardcore gamers looking for deep story, or hard puzzles, or to people with short attention span, since the dialogues are rather long.