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Cursor  Member Reviews - Ghost Town

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Review by Nick, Sun 26th Apr 2009
By Po. Prune - See all my reviews

I have taken the liberty of posting Nicks review of Ghost town.

I hope it is ok..

Thanks for the nice words Nick, and thanks for your help testing the game.





Ghost Town by Cowboy is one of those landmark games in the ADRIFT community. It is the first complete game to fully embrace the graphic ability of ADRIFT.

With detailed artwork depicting the scene of every location, Ghost Town takes a step away from the usual IF medium of listing every object. Instead the Player must pay attention to the artwork to pick out things of interest that may or be not be included in the description. This adds a whole new dimension to gameplay while not detracting anything from the storyline.



The premise of Ghost Town is to fulfill the final wishes of your Great Grandfather and inherit his entire estate and visit the abandoned gold mining town of Battle Creek.

It sounds like a simple task, until you begin to unravel the unsolved mystery of Battle Creek as you discover the morbid secrets of its morbid past...



The puzzles in Ghost Town range in difficulty. Some require just a little common sense whilst others require some good old fashioned detective work and in-depth interaction with the environment.



The gameplay is not as linear as you might expect, with areas you might miss completely the first time you play.



This game is highly detailed and the effort which has been put in to cover every "default" ADRIFT response and every object and/or alias makes the occasional "missing capital letter" easily forgivable.



This is a must play for everyone and certainly for those who think if they’ve played one, they’ve played them all.

Ghost Town raises the bar in the ADRIFT community, so congratulations go to Cowboy, this game has been a long time coming, but well worth the wait.


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graphics extrordinaire, Mon 1st Dec 2014
By highways - See all my reviews

I don't play games.... seems strange.... so I only borrowed it to look at a particular element. So although I can't judge the game, I must express my admiration for whoever drew the graphics. If these are anything to go by, the game should be the same.


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  Ron, Mon 21st Dec 2009
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Hi Finn....

I want to tell you I finished Ghost Town and enjoyed playing the game. I expect there are several paths to a sucessful end and I’ll play it again to find them. This game had much more substance than other Adrift games and was more challenging to solve. The graphics were well done and helpful, although I didn’t hear any audio other than the opening "Green Sleeves" . Were there any other sounds I should have received? Thanks again & I will be looking forward to playing your next work which I assume will be Through Time.

Thanks and Cheers,

Ron


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  Mon 2nd Nov 2009
By Anonymous - See all my reviews

An epic adventure featuring a captivating story and some wonderful use of art. If you’re looking for a long, engaging Adrift experience, it’d be harder to find a better place to start than this.

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