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17th July, 2006 at 14:14:45 -

I was trying Day Of Tentacle today and the game is extremely, complex. Who the hell can play such a game till the end ..

I liked the game thou, any easier similar looking adventures... Besides the Scooby Doo one

 
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17th July, 2006 at 14:31:02 -

Uh, okay. DotT wouldn't be anywhere near the top of my list of adventure games that are particularly, complex.

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17th July, 2006 at 14:35:51 -

Uh, I played it till the end...
Btw, do you mean complex in difficult puzzles or complex in story?


http://www.scummvm.org/demos.php has a good list of adventure games. A few free full versions as well.

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17th July, 2006 at 15:35:06 -

Games such as Myst, thrive because the puzzles are so hard, and the story is very complex.

 
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17th July, 2006 at 16:31:18 -

Isn't DOT a childrens game?

 
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17th July, 2006 at 18:38:15 -

Day of the Tentacle thrived on crazy, cartoony pseudo-logic. The humor and plot are the main driving forces to keep playing. If you're having a lot of difficulty in a commercial adventure game, www.uhs-hints.com is good at giving hints without completely spoiling the game.

As for easier adventures, I remember Loom being ridiculously simple to beat, but not really entertaining. The Bone games from Telltale are simple, yet fun. Dreamfall's "puzzles" are basically ferrying the playable character back and forth and watching long cutscenes that tell a compelling story. In freeware, you might want to look up Thod, That Night Before, Nathan's Second Chance, Cedric and the Revolution, The White Chamber, Jessica Plunkenstein and the Dusseldorf Conspiracy, Cirque de Zale, Five Magical Amulets, and Beneath a Steel Sky.

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17th July, 2006 at 19:08:52 -

I remember the days of the text adventure. Where the biggest problem was usually getting the game to understand what you want to do.


"North"
"You go north deeper into the woods. You see an axe"
"Pick up axe"
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"there is no object called axe"
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"I don't understand Argh!"

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17th July, 2006 at 19:10:34 -

Day of the Tentacle is an awesome game, one of my favourites. Yet I wouldn't call it complex, you're just a point and click n00b.

 
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17th July, 2006 at 23:29:09 -

actually.. i won't consider it as something hard, i mean i can easily think of something once i've got it but how do i keep on moving around picking up stuff and looking at them, thats really annoying.

i'am running the game in hq3x and render mode if EGA.. but for some reason my eye get a lot of strain while playing the game.. anybody else noticed that?

 
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17th July, 2006 at 23:50:27 -

my eyes hurt .. suggest me few adventure games similar to day of tentacle..

 
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17th July, 2006 at 23:54:40 -

Noyb: Loom was my favouritest adventure game ever (VGA CD version anyway), except for that wierd shit at the end. It took me ages to figure out you could untwist the tornado as a kid. I still dig how logical the puzzles were and the way you could use your magic on all sorts of unimportant shit.

 
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18th July, 2006 at 01:39:49 -

HBK: Check my earlier post for some recommendations. Oh, and the Nick Bounty online flash adventures are pretty simple.

Radix: I didn't really enjoy it as much as the other LEC adventure games, but maybe I was in the mood for more of a comedy when I played it. I also played Loom later than most of the other classic Lucasarts games, so maybe that colored my views of it. The musical magic system (predating Zelda 64!) was neat, as well as the fantasy plot.

 
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18th July, 2006 at 03:09:52 -

I'm trying to create a game similar to it. I loved DOTT so much--I suppose this is a tribute. It has a darker story, though:
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18th July, 2006 at 04:58:57 -

if you need to mingle with a team , attempting to create an adventure but on a different subject then you can check out http://www.consenicstudios.tk

 
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18th July, 2006 at 05:42:47 -

If you want other good adventure games, try any of the monkey island games or sam and max.

 
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