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Like any decent demon Cid spends his nights performing all kind of evil deeds to the peaceful people of Darkestville. Little does he know that his old arch enemy is about to change his life forever. Live the adventure of Cid, the demon of Darkestville, a laid-back being of pure darkness that will see his evil routine life disrupted by The Romero brothers, a group of demon hunters hired by Dan Teapot, Cid’s arch enemy. Follow CId through an epic quest full of danger, intrigue, and ridiculous premises. The game pays tribute to late 90’s point-and-click adventure games, featuring fascinating fairy-tale story and trendy visuals in Tim Burton’s style. It delivers more than 7 hours of truly enjoyable gameplay to both old and new generations. Dive into the unforgettable good old-fashioned atmosphere of classic adventure games and meet dozens of funny characters living in this amazing hand-painted world of Darkestville Castle. FEATURES: • Point-and-click adventure classics in the same vein as Monkey Island and Day of the Tentacle • Lots of Tim Burton-esque gallows humor • Funny characters and charismatic protagonist • Dozens of carefully designed levels • Quirky and trendy visuals • Numerous puzzles • Captivating story • More than 7 hours of exciting gameplay • Violence, horror and death-free adventure for all ages • This Game has been awarded with an INDIE PRIZE as the BEST GAME NARRATIVE
Darkestville has become a really nice point and click adventure. If you are looking for a funny point and click, you can recommend Darkestville Castle. br>
The negative things:
What was really missing the most for me, then there were dialog... lines when trying it out. If something doesn't work, then the same lines are always used, which takes the desire to try out a bit and the puzzles sometimes have some abstract solutions.
That's a pity, because you should at least shake everything, because there are always items that you wouldn't try to take at first sight.
Story consists of three files and is sufficient as a hanger. I liked the idea of making the supposed evil demon the main character. I liked the graphic style. Hotspot help ensures that nothing is overlooked in an emergency. Humor is a matter of taste anyway. Not huge roar to me, but a lot to smile about. br>
Conclusion: I had my fun with the game. I would recommend it to anyone who wants more point and click food. Because of some riddles I wouldn't recommend it to everyone. Besides, it probably won't stay in my mind like a 'paradigm' for a long time, because the very special ideas and moments are missing here.
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