point'n'click skills to try and get back inside your house in Leaving Your Road. This is the latest game from Renegade author of the Leaving Your Room series [subbed by Nicop].
The Victim Game is a creepy, but simple, point'n'click game. Given the subject matter, and the amount of blood involved, I'd say it's not one to let the kids play, but there's nothing too bad here. Unfortunately I played it in daylight when I got into work, but it looks like it would be much more fun if you played alone, late at night, with the sound up, lights down, and a handy sofa nearby to hide behind :) The game is promoting a film and is, mostly, in Thai (definitely a first for me), the film web site has links for Thai and English versions, but I couldn't get the English link to work. That doesn't matter though as I managed to complete the game without an ounce of Thai knowledge, although the ending was a little unexpected when it came. The aim of the game would seem to be to retrieve the knife from the bath (you need to get in the bathroom first) - I was expecting a little bit more than that [subbed by Saken].
The Goodhue Codex is a good looking, relatively simple, but involved enough to keep you interested, point'n'click game. Ideal play for a Sunday. The only thing I would have liked is some sound, but since it's set in a library I guess the silence is part of the ambience
[subbed by K. Engels, Gerri, MsInterpret & Anon].
[subbed by K. Engels, Gerri, MsInterpret & Anon].
Nudist Trampolining which just leaves (geddit?) a very silly game for you to play [subbed by Gabby & Sassy].
IT Manager Game 2.0 (ITMG2.0) could be called Sim IT Manager. It's a very odd game to play on Sunday as it's very much like being at work, at least for me, as you sort out computer issues, train, keep you staff happy, etc. I found it quite addiciting though as I had to play for just a little longer just to reach my next goal a few times when I was thinking I really should quit out and get on with something else. There are also some rather odd mini games in there to mix it up a little, fighting hackers, bulding servers, etc. Quite a slow burner this one, but worth a look, as long as you donm't mind registering [subbed by george].
Pursue Dreams, before the spooky music sends you nuts. I'm fairly certain though that the big "game over" I got when I opened the door was not a good thing and there's a little bit more to this point'n'click game [from yx007, subbed by Nicop].
Seen On Screen is the lastest game from Bart (remember Free The Bird and the Bonte Rooms?) and is something a little bit different. For a start I haven't seen a vending machine or bird yet, but maybe they are to come as I'm currently still stuck on level 7 (I've got to get back to this in a minute). The game is a whole series of puzzles, presented on a screen (check behind the screen too!), which you'll need your brain and those point'n'click skills of yours to progress through. Really quite addiciting, and I must get back to it now... [subbed and created by Bart]. UPDATE: I've completed it now, and loved it all. I'm really hoping Bart produces another one of these, or some additional levels. Please Bart?
Casino Royale Strategy Game looks great, you play against a real life opponent (yes you lazylacers can play against each other...), I'm a big Bond fan, and I'm really looking forward to the new film that this game is promoting, yet still I couldn't get into this. I think it just moves too slowly, especially while your opponent takes their move, but I'm guessing there must be an element of this in all strategy games. Anyway it may not be for me, but it certainly does look like a fine a game if you like this sort of thing, so I think it deserves a link so you can try it and see if you like it. The idea of Lazylacers playing each other kind of appeals too. Within the game you play as an an MI6 team leader (you control a whole team of operatives), and your goal is to find the briefcase of terrorist funds, hidden somewhere within an airport, before Le Chiffre's henchmen do. Then it's a simple matter of escaping the airport with the briefcase! [subbed by Andy from Encino].
Boris And Bianca is (or should that be are grammar-girl?) not so much a point'n'click game as an interactive fairytale, at least that's how it bills itself, but there's definitely some point'n'clickery in there, along with some slightly surreal stop-frame animation and weird music. All in all rather an odd, but enjoyable, thing for a Friday. Beware the rather long load times though [subbed by Na].
Stella Household Challenge is a weird little point'n'click game/toy promoting some show I can't comment on as we don't get it over here (well I haven't seen it anyway). Anyway the aim of the game is to complete houshold chores using your point'n'click skills. The more I think about it, the more I think this may be some sort of conspiracy Jennifer is involved in to get me to do more housework. Anyway, I can't believe I'm saying this, but now housework is fun [subbed by MsInterpret].
Part 2 of CDX is out now for you to point'n'click your way through, but as before it's only open to us Brits, possibly being restricted on IP address rather than by drinking and sporting habits, whatever I might say. We pay over 130 quid a year for this btw via the TV license, which is how the BBC is funded, although having said that I'm hoping that when the heat dies down on this game it's re-opened to all, as it was when it was first released [subbed by Nick S The Hamster].
Buried Treasure, even with the language I don't understand (Chinese?), is the load time. It takes ages. Anyway, once you start playing there are some keys to find, a door to unlock, all using your trusty point'n'click skills, a surreal frog hopping game that's seems to have no connection to anything else, and the ultimate reward, a chest full of treasure - which in this case seems to be a link to a Chinese (?) web site offering cruises, or possibly gambling, or possibly gambling on cruises. I didn't quite work that bit out [subbed by f00 via nordinho].