What is Shadowgate about?
Decide how YOU want to play this new, re-imagined Shadowgate! Want the modern adventure experience? Use the wheel-based icon command system. Want the retro experience? Employ the Classic command system and turn on the retro graphics, soundtrack, text box, and room transitions. Want a more cinematic experience? Switch to Immersive mode by auto-hiding the UI and using customizable hotkeys to explore the castle. Or mix and match the options to satisfy your play style. In Shadowgate, there are plenty of new features and fun throwbacks to the original version to satisfy veteran adventurers and newcomers alike!
A very nice old-fashioned Point & Click Adventures, which tells the story in the style of a Pen & Paper roleplaying dungeon. The cutscenes are set to music, otherwise the story is told with text windows, which I don't find disturbing. I especially like the funny comments when you try something nonsense, which reminded me very much of my old role-playing rounds. I had no graphic errors or problems playing in Full HD. The graphic is kept in the sign style and goes in order. The puzzles are not very difficult and if necessary there is a help function that gives you tips. I played at the easiest level of difficulty and didn't have to start the game over and over again because I would have made a mistake at the beginning. So, I could play through it in one. You can die more often, so you should save more often. Most of the time, however, situations are predictable when they become dangerous. What I think is very good is that everything you have to do is very understandable. For example, if I have to break something, I can do it with a hammer. You can also interact with many objects, which are not relevant for the story, but give a lot of atmosphere. For example, you can smash boxes or light tapestries. This is an absolute recommendation for all role players and fans of the old Dungeon Point & Click Adventures who enjoy a story told in text boxes.