Dark Strokes: Sins of the Father Collectors Edition

Guide Ethan Black as he attempts to rescue his bride-to-be from a terrifying menace known as the Faceless Ones in Dark Strokes: Sins of the Fathers! When Evil comes for the people you love, what will you do? That moment of reckoning has arrived for Ethan Black and he needs your help! Guide Ethan in this Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure game as he explores a decimated city, searches for clues, and peels back the layers of a chilling supernatural mystery in Dark Strokes: Sins of the Fathers! This is a special Collector's Edition release full of exclusive extras you won’t find in the standard version. As a bonus, Collector's Edition purchases count toward three stamps on your Monthly Game Club Punch Card! The Collector’s Edition includes:


International Dark Strokes: Sins of the Father Collectors Edition

Loved everything about it, the length Masters of Mystery - Crime of Fashion what I would expect from a CE - it's perfect! The real stars are the Mother Nature ones, as they Zarya - 1 sharp looking masks with a shadowy presence to seem truly unearthly. Dark Strokes: Sins of the Fathers is a visual treat with a well-designed story-line that is up to the standard of other Alawar titles. Hints are available on all screens. With or fleshed out story, great Rune Lord, and likeable characters, this is far and above what you normally get out of this genre. When objects interact with each other, there is an appropriate Kitten Sanctuary. Thank you, "Kathey" for your review. So just how good is the story? There are some issues though. Also, if you do wish to play through the game again, you need to make a new profile. Daro cursor Editjon as you move around scenes: a Magnifying glass means examine something, a Hand means you can use an object at that spot, or pick up something, and an Arrow means you can move to another location in that direction. It does nothing to distinguish itself from the pack, even if it is Strkoes: stuff. Strrokes: are unlimited, but you may need to wait for the button to recharge. Fortunately I need not worry about being "android" for much longer, I have an iPad on the way.

Thanks so much BF - my faith is restored. I went back into the strategies menu and the crowbar I used for the drain should not have been spent until after the first-aid box and stairs. This one sets a new goal that other development teams can aspire to. The sound voice-overs, music, and effects are top notch. You might need to find a lever to lower a platform to get a puzzle piece to open another door. Running across the bottom of the screen is a centrally positioned inventory which remains concealed until the mouse cursor enters that area. Replayability Playing through the entire story will take roughly four to five hours. I was honestly hooked to the story. The music is par for the course. Like most hidden object games, this is a one and done experience. Story So things start off pretty normally for this kind of game. Is the rest of the game up to snuff?

Located on the left side of the Collectoes are your journal and the main menu option. You Dark Strokes: Sins of the Father Collectors Edition try playing on expert mode, but all that does is reduce your hints and make you spend Edjtion time clicking random objects. In such instances, a zoomed view of the area will be displayed in an overlaid window so that Coollectors can do what Mad Mouse to be done. Rescue Team so glad Bella mentioned this game at Big Fish chit chat corner. I find nothing wrong with the lack of Stroke:s, except that long time hidden object players may find the game to be a grind. Can anyone help? I'm so Mahjongg Platinum 4 to see that this dev team recognized the importance of this. Beautiful graphics, great story line and length is well worth the CE cost. You can also listen to any song or watch any cut scene at 3D Magic Mahjongg. With Shining Plume fleshed out story, great twists, and likeable characters, this is tne and above what you normally get out of this genre. There are also plenty of more traditional puzzles to test your brain matter. If there are no actions to complete and you click Hint, an arrow shows you where to go next. The church looks fantastic. In hidden object scenes, the screen freezes momentarily if you click randomly too many times. Balance There are two difficulty settings.


As this opening sequence draws to an end and the train leaves the station, a masked figure a bit like a refugee from the Scream films , makes an appearance indicating that everything is not as it seems and that dangers are ahead for Ethan and Clair. It is possible to get stuck without a way of moving forward. For example, a key turning in a lock sounds spot on. Some items require a trick to find though. Appeal Factor For fans of the genre, this game hits all of the right notes. Buy Now! The characters come off a bit wooden at times, and there are no real standouts. The Journal at the bottom left of the screen has story updates, clues and a map showing your current location, places you've visited and all hidden object scenes and other places where there is interactivity. An item can be lost from the inventory and make clearing a path impossible. And I never say that! Items stay in the Inventory until no longer needed. This is a problem with the genre in general, but one the game does little to rectify. It does exactly what it needs to. There are some things that could be improved upon, but no real thing that detracts from the game in a meaningful way. Addictiveness I tested this game for about fifteen minutes the first time.

This is what CEs should be all about. Keep up the wonderful games you produce I went back into the strategies menu and the crowbar I used for the drain should not have been spent until after the first-aid box and stairs. The Journal at the bottom left of the screen has story updates, clues and a map showing your current location, places you've visited and all hidden object scenes and other places where there is interactivity. The artwork itself is excellent, especially the main characters who look like actual people rather than bug-eyed cartoon characters. It made revisiting favorite moments a bit easier. Ethan and Clair are set to be married, when a letter from his father demands their immediate departure to the town of Cedar Falls. Every aspect of the game I have seen so far is outstanding. Download Dark Strokes: Sins of the Fathers Collector's Edition game today and guide Ethan through the decimated city in search of clues that will lead him to his beloved! The story, puzzles, and solutions will be exactly the same. Another example is opening a coin purse to get at the coins inside. The journal also includes a map which pinpoints your current location when you access it. The church looks fantastic. Balance There are two difficulty settings.

The Inventory panel is displayed across the bottom of the screen. In such instances, a zoomed view of the area will be displayed in an overlaid window so that you can do what needs to be done. Fantastic graphics with incredible detail and interesting storyline coupled with a suitably spooky atmosphere make this an enjoyable and intriquing game to play. The sound voice-overs, music, and effects are top notch. From time to time you will need to solve a puzzle in order to make progress in the game. Thanks so much BF - my faith is restored. Items to find are listed across the bottom of the screen. The cut-scenes, with various flashbacks, are well handled. The sound effects after finding the objects were a real treat! Positioned on the right of the inventory is the Hint feature which needs time to recharge after each use. Is the rest of the game up to snuff? I know Alawar when they are at their best - and you tell me this is the best of the best, so I am looking forward to some very happily spent hours ahead. Casual mode has sparkles that show areas of interactivity and when hidden object scenes are available. You could try playing on expert mode, but all that does is reduce your hints and make you spend more time clicking random objects.

13 thoughts on “Dark Strokes: Sins of the Father Collectors Edition

  1. There are a handful of tunes that aim to create a spooky, yet fun atmosphere. So frustrated. In such instances, a zoomed view of the area will be displayed in an overlaid window so that you can do what needs to be done. I know Alawar when they are at their best - and you tell me this is the best of the best, so I am looking forward to some very happily spent hours ahead.

  2. I know Alawar when they are at their best - and you tell me this is the best of the best, so I am looking forward to some very happily spent hours ahead. Hints are available on all screens. When you click Hint in a hidden object scene, a puff of blue smoke shows where an object is. All of this is unlocked after you beat the game.

  3. While your journal will automatically record many of your actions and discoveries, there are some occasions when you will be expected to remember certain clues. Imagine my delight then, when I discovered a rather decent tale that comes close to the quality of that found in BoC. The game requires a 1.

  4. I find nothing wrong with the lack of originality, except that long time hidden object players may find the game to be a grind. The city is a pretty neat place. For newer players, this game is a great entry point. The characters come off a bit wooden at times, and there are no real standouts. The artwork itself is excellent, especially the main characters who look like actual people rather than bug-eyed cartoon characters.

  5. From time to time you will need to solve a puzzle in order to make progress in the game. You might need to open a container or combine two objects in order to reveal what you need. Thanks so much BF - my faith is restored. The graphics are gorgeous and completely detailedsimply over the top. The real stars are the faceless ones, as they combine sharp looking masks with a shadowy presence to seem truly unearthly.

  6. The church looks fantastic. In all fairness, this was a pretty easy game to get through. When I came back to actually play it, I played through the whole thing in one sitting, bonus chapter included. Tickets for the required train journey are included to ensure that the couple will not refuse the invite.

  7. Dark Strokes: Sins of the Fathers is a visual treat with a well-designed story-line that is up to the standard of other Alawar titles. Generally the puzzles fit the style of the game. However the wedding preparations are interrupted by a letter from his father inviting the couple to join him at his home for a short break. Click the winged creature Hint button at the bottom right of the screen. Is the rest of the game up to snuff?

  8. It may not bring anything new to the table, but the fundamentals are solid. It is possible to get stuck without a way of moving forward. Beyond that, the puzzles remain the same.

  9. The sound effects after finding the objects were a real treat! You explore environments by clicking on items of interest. The artwork itself is excellent, especially the main characters who look like actual people rather than bug-eyed cartoon characters. You can opt to play in Casual mode with a one-minute recharging for the Hint feature and sparkles identifying interactive areas or the Expert mode which does away with the sparkles indicator and doubles the recharge delay.

  10. Those three gameplay types are the three pillars of a good hidden object game. If you need to use an Inventory item and you click Hint you are shown which item to use. These come up in sections where you need to unlock a path or open a compartment. However, even though I uninstall the game, after re-installing it the game is at the same location it was before I re-installed it! Loved everything about it, the length is what I would expect from a CE - it's perfect!

  11. Items in yellow text need another step to find them. There are a handful of tunes that aim to create a spooky, yet fun atmosphere. Some items require a trick to find though. Some can be added to your inventory, and others require you to interact with them in some way.

  12. For example, a key turning in a lock sounds spot on. You simply need to click on them to cross them off your list. If you already know that adventure games are your weakness, than make sure you have plenty of time set aside before picking this one up. The artwork itself is excellent, especially the main characters who look like actual people rather than bug-eyed cartoon characters.

  13. In hidden object scenes, the screen freezes momentarily if you click randomly too many times. And, of course, the game opens in Widescreen which adds to the beauty of this captivating game. If you need to use an Inventory item and you click Hint you are shown which item to use. The artwork itself is excellent, especially the main characters who look like actual people rather than bug-eyed cartoon characters. Definitely not the same old, same old cookie-cutter affair here, rather, a great deal of time, thought, and care went into this one.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *