Hunting vigorously through the lazylaces archives for "point'n'click" unearthed the following results...
JB's superb new point'n'click murder mystery, Jack French #1: All Roads Lead to Paradise, which I was getting all excited about yesterday has now been released on newgrounds. Before I go any further I should mention the game contains some adult themes so children, the easily offended, and workers with the boss looking over their shoulder should look away now, the rest of us though are in for a treat. Here's JB's description:
A young college student is found dead in her cozy apartment... But who would want to kill an innocent Japanese girl? Is it an accident, a murder or a suicide? Play the part of Detective Jack French, collect clues and conduct interviews with the suspects to break down the case.The game has great graphics, nice sound and music, and a good plot, but best of all the voice actor for Jack French reminded me of Francois Berleand, which is a superb thing in my book [subbed by quick off the mark Kara, and subbed & created by, JB].
point'n'click games at the moment, or perhaps more accurately there are lots of point'n'click games at the moment, but we're playing through them at a furious rate (*slaps* all round), so just to whip you up into a frenzy here are a few "comming soon" items to look forward too. First up Nearly Departed, an adventure where you play a zombie with amnesia, next Nelly The Wonder Dog, "When Nelly's favourite ball is stolen by a greedy beaver, the clever springer spaniel sets off on a wild adventure to get it back!", and finally there's the point'n'click murder mystery the screen shot above is from, which I have my eager grubby paws on now, and which will be online for all soon [thanks adam & jean].
Firewall is a point'n'click adventure, from the Harrison Ford film of the same name, where we have to, as indeed we love to, "escape the room". It looks great, but the poor PC I'm on at the moment crashes everytime I try to look around the room. I hope you have better luck, as I hope I do when I move to another PC tomorrow, I also hope it's a good one as my opinion at the moment is based solely on the screen I've managed to capture for the picture above. Apologies if I've got it all wrong [subbed by brian].
BBC, "Who Murdered Marilyn Spencer?" is more think'n'listen than point'n'click, it is very entertaining though, like trying to pick out the murderer while you're watching Inspector Morse. However, while you can still play, the game is officially over, so it's easy to cheat and see "whodunnit", but you wouldn't do that now, would you? [subbed by Norman].
Flower is a very cute point'n'click adventure where you control a little elephant and bird in a quest to save a flower that you have squashed, you big clumsy elephant you [subbed by anonynous].
The Grey Room - it's grey, it's a room, you have to escape it. Fairly standard point'n'click stuff, but I know you love it [subbed by lolieh88, sophie, electra, hooper & flooor].
Escape To Obion", this is a point'n'click adventure to keep you entertained this Friday after you've spent one minute playing Jack Glover [via nordinho].
Portishead loop - one of my favourites) Jack Glover looks like it's going to be a great point'n'click adventure. But then you blink, and suddenly the game has ended, and the ending is rubbish. Damn it. Although I guess it does says it's part 1, and I was left wanting more... [subbed by f00].
slaving away over a hot keyboard doing some coding most of the night, and now I need to go to bed, so I haven't got time to properly introduce Heart Key, but I don't need to say much more than:
- Point'n'click adventure game.
- Escape the room.
- Learn Japanese.
- Not necessarily in this order.
Cannibal Escape is named as such, but I haven't played this too much of this point'n'click adventure yet, so perhaps it will become obvious. The skelton hanging on the wall is a bit suspicious though. Anyway, whatever, enjoy Cannibal Escape which I would subtitle "Escape The Prison-cum-Library". A barred window and a skeleton in the same room as bookshelves? What's that all about? [subbed by nimmersatt].
Kongbai2000 might have a strange name, but the game play is familiar, point'n'click around the room to find and combine objects, learn Chinese (I think that's right), and then try to escape [subbed by jenz].
Big Red Button is a real point'n'click game if ever I saw one. Easy, addictive and frustrating all rolled into one. Who could ask for more? Remember though, I didn't make the game... I'm only telling you where it is, so don't shoot the messenger. Who'll have the patience to complete it? [subbed by Scottish Graeme] Note: I hope I'm not giving too much away when I say there is no end to the game, before you go mad, or your clicking finger drops off, or you feel the need to beat me to a bloody pulp.