Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poes The Pit and the Pendulum

Amax Interactive brings you the newest chilling installment of the much beloved Dark Tales series! Your good friend Dupin has invited you to Pendulum House for an event filled with magic and illusions. But the show is interrupted when a murderer strikes! You quickly find a suspect, but nothing is quite as it seems in this mysterious manor. With Dupin in danger, do you have what it takes to find the culprit before it’s too late? Find out in this hypnotizing hidden-object puzzle adventure!

Obviously it was her partner, who hit her, he escapes the room instantly. One of the reasons is that we think that AMAX Interactive put more thoughts into crafting the gameplay of this sequel more than they did with the past few installments. She has appealed to Dupin for help. The minigames are a mixture of challenging and not so challenging and Dupin is again clean-shaven he is, afterall, supposed to be a gentleman. Date published: Rated 3 out of 5 by Zurreen from Could have been a lot better This game is said to be based on a poem by Edgar Allan Poe. While the basis of the gameplay is nothing worth writing home about, there is a few elements that spark our interest. So that was rather annoying itself. The game includes several zoom-zone mini-hidden object scenes, which adds to the complexity of the game, as well as options to perform different actions on certain tasks. The HOP's lacked creativity, but I'm getting used to the fact that HOP's have probably run their course of options, which makes me doubt anything new could possibly be created at this point. Tonight a special performance of Zula and her partner is scheduled. What is important to me is whether this game was fun to play.. This is the first Dark Tales game I have enjoyed in quite a long time, in fact, I almost gave The Pit and the Pendulum 5 stars, but it does have a few features that could've been better. Fortunately they are still fighting in the garden. She has received threats upon her life and has foreseen her death. In short, this game was quite disappointing on a lot of levels.


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He is soon Pnedulum by the illusionist and taken down into a cellar of an old building near Pendulum House. So you trek back and forth again. A good friend of Dupin, Zula, has been threatened lately. The character Aspectus: Rinascimento Chronicles plot building add to the previous games to make this game challenging. It is back to the true detective story again And cuz, though this is fun, and the mini games and story line etc. They are presented in minigames and puzzles, both easy as well Edagr more challenging. After you and Dupin enter a room where a prime suspect was locked in with the doorman, Matt, the "bad Sweet Kingdom: Enchanted Princess Jacob, Zula's partner, jumps through a window into the garden. One of the reasons is that we think that AMAX Interactive put more thoughts into crafting the gameplay of this sequel more than they did with the past few installments. The Mini-Games I will admit are pretty easy to solve, even on the Hard difficulty setting, but I don't really care how hard or easy puzzles are, as long as they are fun, and I enjoyed several of them. She has appealed to Dupin for help. You are going to join him as he strives to protect an old friend, Zula, one of the performers. I strongly suggest you try the Demo before you purchase it. Sure, if you Mahjong Tales: Ancient Wisdom like to play a game without much attention to the story or achievements, you might enjoy this game.

Pursuit is not easy, you have to overcome a lot of obstacles. Good try but does not meet the standards of prior Edgar Allen Poe's. So that was rather annoying itself. In this series:. But what a cheap trick to get folks to buy the Collector's Edition to see what is the real, whole story! At a crowded party, the fire extinguisher is locked to the wall with two amulets that must be found before you can take it. Date published: Rated 3 out of 5 by Zurreen from Could have been a lot better This game is said to be based on a poem by Edgar Allan Poe. You are going to join him as he strives to protect an old friend, Zula, one of the performers. The puzzles if you can call them that, I think of them as a nuisance, where one must drag through a worm like shape without touching the sides, for this neurologically challenged woman well, never going to happen. The Hidden Object Scenes are just okay, nothing spectacular, nothing really new. I should note that the graphics were pretty good, as usual; as was the familiar Dark Tales theme music. After playing the demo, I can only say that this is not a buy for me. We are left with one impression at the end of the main game only to be told something different in the bonus chapter. It begins, as many of the Dark Tales. So how did we end up there?

So what exactly Edgarr happen anyway?! HOS vary but most are lists. Kings Smith published: Rated 4 out of 5 by rainworm from Surprise, surprise Detective Dupin will be a special guest star participant, so this will be a party to die for! Part of the show? I can't recommend what I will not be purchasing. And cuz, though this is Ecgar, and the mini games and story line etc. What is important to me is whether this game was fun to play. The Mini-Games I will admit Talfs: pretty easy to solve, even Charma: The Land of Enchantment the Hard difficulty setting, but I don't really care how hard or easy puzzles are, as long as they are fun, and I enjoyed several of them. Did we fall through the well? That is really what they should return to, because they are good at it.


And there is NO bonus play at all. I would not have paid "collectors" price for this one, if I had done the preview first. As a medium and illusionist, she has foreseen her own death even, but Dupin and you shall protect her. My final complaint is that although I really liked the storyline, it doesn't seem to follow Poe's vision, so I'll ask again, Why does Amax insist on hanging onto ERS's apron strings? We are left with one impression at the end of the main game only to be told something different in the bonus chapter. Play it. It is back to the true detective story again I can't believe so many people are marking this game down because it is not the same storyline as Poe's version. While the basis of the gameplay is nothing worth writing home about, there is a few elements that spark our interest. For the price, I don't think it's worth it. But then she is hit by a dart and falls to the floor, dead. You are going to join him as he strives to protect an old friend, Zula, one of the performers. Love this series!! In fact, players will have a hard time figuring out what they even need to do to get some of those Achievements! In short, this game was quite disappointing on a lot of levels.

Either way, we should have been injured, yet we are left without a single scratch! The HOP's lacked creativity, but I'm getting used to the fact that HOP's have probably run their course of options, which makes me doubt anything new could possibly be created at this point. After you and Dupin enter a room where a prime suspect was locked in with the doorman, Matt, the "bad guy," Jacob, Zula's partner, jumps through a window into the garden. If I recall, then they were basic games, not collectors editions? The mini-games were a little too easy as far as the Hard Mode goes, but I still enjoyed more than I disliked. A good friend of Dupin, Zula, has been threatened lately. Tonight a special performance of Zula and her partner is scheduled. This is the first Dark Tales game I have enjoyed in quite a long time, in fact, I almost gave The Pit and the Pendulum 5 stars, but it does have a few features that could've been better. Detective Dupin will be a special guest star participant, so this will be a party to die for! Sadly, while it functions as a game, it is not on the level we've come to expect from DT games. When you finally are inside the house, Zula enters the room, vanishes in blue smoke the next moment and reapears a second later — magic. So you trek back and forth again. And there is NO bonus play at all.

14 thoughts on “Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poes The Pit and the Pendulum

  1. Dupin goes after him. The Hidden Object Scenes are just okay, nothing spectacular, nothing really new. The HOP's lacked creativity, but I'm getting used to the fact that HOP's have probably run their course of options, which makes me doubt anything new could possibly be created at this point.

  2. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by scoobydoo from The 13th series game for Friday the 13th!!!! In short, this game was quite disappointing on a lot of levels. Dupin goes after him just before a security gate clangs down.

  3. She has appealed to Dupin for help. You must find three masks to add to the one in place on the gate to raise it, but only after you solve still another puzzle. HOS vary but most are lists.

  4. But then, the game does not make much sense either. The minigames are a mixture of challenging and not so challenging and Dupin is again clean-shaven he is, afterall, supposed to be a gentleman. Dupin had a bad feeling about this performance and begged Zula to reconsider, but "the show must go on" until it doesn't, and it did! In short, this game was quite disappointing on a lot of levels.

  5. Please try the Demo. So how did we end up there? The HOP's lacked creativity, but I'm getting used to the fact that HOP's have probably run their course of options, which makes me doubt anything new could possibly be created at this point. Sadly, while it functions as a game, it is not on the level we've come to expect from DT games.

  6. As if the storyline was not bad enough, the twist from the main game to the bonus chapter is worse. If I recall, then they were basic games, not collectors editions? She has appealed to Dupin for help. So that was rather annoying itself. The character and plot building add to the previous games to make this game challenging.

  7. Dupin had a bad feeling about this performance and begged Zula to reconsider, but "the show must go on" until it doesn't, and it did! It gives the game an unusual direction. I do recommend it, but Not the collectors edition. Date published: Rated 3 out of 5 by Zurreen from Could have been a lot better This game is said to be based on a poem by Edgar Allan Poe. You catch up in time to have Jacob hurtle a poison gas canister at you and you see him drag off Dupin as you pass out.

  8. As if the storyline was not bad enough, the twist from the main game to the bonus chapter is worse. But then, the game does not make much sense either. Date published: Rated 4 out of 5 by rainworm from Surprise, surprise Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by scoobydoo from The 13th series game for Friday the 13th!!!!

  9. I love that Amax has included Morphing Objects and collectible Illusion Cards in this CE version, but the objects morphed too quickly and are easily spotted. The Hidden Object Scenes are just okay, nothing spectacular, nothing really new. Part of the show?

  10. HOS vary but most are lists. But what a cheap trick to get folks to buy the Collector's Edition to see what is the real, whole story! He is soon overpowered by the illusionist and taken down into a cellar of an old building near Pendulum House.

  11. I strongly suggest you try the Demo before you purchase it. After you and Dupin enter a room where a prime suspect was locked in with the doorman, Matt, the "bad guy," Jacob, Zula's partner, jumps through a window into the garden. By the time you've run back and forth retrieving the other masks from safe, cabinet, and trunk, using a seeming unending supply of amulets, there seems little point in rushing after Dupin and Jacob. We did not mind the music, they did not do much to elevate the game, but also did not distract us.

  12. Fortunately they are still fighting in the garden. Obviously it was her partner, who hit her, he escapes the room instantly. So that was rather annoying itself. He is soon overpowered by the illusionist and taken down into a cellar of an old building near Pendulum House. Love this series!!

  13. Below are brief descriptions of some of the games you'll encounter during the demo: 1-Slide buttons to correct positions according to clue shown. One puzzle is a maze — nicely done and not too easy. The mini-games were a little too easy as far as the Hard Mode goes, but I still enjoyed more than I disliked.

  14. I miss the early DT games and wish the Devs would just start a new series and stop abusing E. You catch up in time to have Jacob hurtle a poison gas canister at you and you see him drag off Dupin as you pass out. And, yes, there were at least a couple of very good puzzles in the game. Date published: Rated 4 out of 5 by rainworm from Surprise, surprise

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