Aaron Crane: Paintings Come Alive

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Find Aaron’s missing father and discover the meaning behind his eerie paintings in Aaron Crane: Paintings Come Alive! Aaron’s father paints spooky images from his subconscious and no one seems to know what they mean. Suddenly, he disappears and it’s up to Aaron to track him down! Finding an address on one of the paintings, Aaron has found his first clue and must now go on an amazing adventure in this incredible Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure game.

  • Explore eerie paintings
  • Scour gorgeous locations
  • Find Aaron’s missing father!
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Game System Requirements:
  • OS: Windows XP/Vista/Win7/8
  • CPU: 1.6 GHz
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • DirectX: 8.0
  • Hard Drive: 217 MB
Game Manager System Requirements:
  • Browser: Internet Explorer 7 or later
Aaron Crane: Paintings Come Alive


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Aaron Crane: Paintings Come Alive 3.1 5 101 101
fun but too short hidden object game completed game in two to three hours. if i had known it would be so quick i would not have bought it. February 22, 2012
Interesting Overall it was a pretty good game, it kept my interest. February 21, 2012
I like this one but more of an adventure and not an HOG You travel around between different places solving puzzles to discover various zodiac symbols that are used to retrieve pieces of a jigsaw puzzle that is used at the end to finish the game. There are a lot of objects to be found and used throughout the game. I was able to complete the game dispite some labeling glitches where words were superimposed on other words. There are no voiceovers, map, journal and very few directions to figure out what needs to be done but most tasks are fairly easy to determine. There is a hint button but I didn't need it. The graphics were usually nice scenic shots often with animals or other characters that you interact with. I especially liked the fat little penguin. The game was ok. July 26, 2014
This is definitely not a HOG If this truly is classified as a HOG, it should be reclassified as Adventure only. Have only played the demo so far and I am on the fence about buying it, but I probably will. The hints are there. I find it interesting that the devs chose to incorporate most of the game direction into the game commentary. I know most reviewers here stated that the hint system was no help. You see, I also find it interesting that the hint system is an actual, honest-to-goodness hint system. I think many of us might be spoiled by having the hint system lead us by the hand. Or maybe that's just me. That said, you know that I definitely was cursing as I played. And then I used my little grey cells for a minute and tried a few things and usually, I said, "Oh, duh." Example, I took a hint after dealing with the mammoth and the hint was, "I can solve the mammoth puzzle." I said (yes, out loud), "What?!? Where in the (expletive) is the mammoth puzzle!?" And within a minute, I then said, (yes, again, out loud), "Duh!" If you do not like "adventure-only" games, you will not like this game at all. I agree that this is in no way the best adventure game out there. Once you figure out the game play, it is a bit repetitious; except you really have to think a little to reach the next portal. I thought the story line was weak. As a matter of fact, the weak story line is exactly what has me on the fence about buying this one. It is hard to finish viewing or doing any form of entertainment if you aren't invested in the outcome, let alone in the path leading to the outcome. (Note to developers) I don't think I have anything to add that other reviewers haven't already said. So maybe I'll go click Buy Now because I am bored and want to play a new game. February 21, 2012
Demo review of Aaron Crane: Paintings Come Alive I just finished the demo and it was okay, a little slow for me. The game is a search of Aaron looking for his father through the paintings he created which he hoped help him get some clues on what happened to him. The story line is slow, as even during the entire demo, the father was not brought into it except through one picture. I'm on the fence with this game as to whether or not I will buy it. I'm going to wait until other players finish the entire game and review it. I have some coupons which I would be willing to use if the reviews were good, but would not buy it outright. If you like a slower type gameplay wherein you don't have to run around all over the place, this may be good for you. I can't say I would recommend it at this time, but at the same time I don't want to dissuade anyone who might like to play a game that is not challenging throughout. Try the demo first. This game has the same feel as another Aaron Crane game, if that helps. February 21, 2012
Quite good adventure game If you are a fan of puzzle games with little help, then this is the game for you. I found this a quite refreshing game. As other reviews have said there is little help when solving the puzzles. Although you find that as you play, the puzzles are quite similar, so they become easier. There is little to the story line and after playing the hour no interaction with any other characters. But overall not a bad game. March 3, 2012
Paintings Come Alive - Almost I used credits to buy this game since it had mixed reviews but was billed as a puzzle/adventure game without HOS. This could have been Myst-like but, in my opinion, missed the mark entirelly. Although the scenery is pretty, it is a very short 'find and use' adventure with a limited number of locations. The story is a bare thread to tie unrelated scenes together. You are coached on what to do and the puzzles were extremely easy. Total play time for me was just a couple of hours. There were several puzzles that were repeated in each segment. If these had been different kinds of puzzles, it would have greatly improved the experience. This is not a bad game ... just not much of a game for anyone other than a novice adventurer. September 17, 2013
This is not a typical adventure game. As a very seasoned adventure gamer, I'd hate to see someone new to the genre assume they are all like this. There are many, many far superior adventure games! That said, I noticed in the credits that this game was developed by only two or three people. It's a decent offering for such a small group, although I have played excellent games done by one or two individuals. Aside from knowing you are looking for this guy's father, there is NO story. You don't know how he got sucked into the paintings, how the mirror figures in, who made the portals, etc. As other reviewers noted, the hints are useless and the puzzles are easy. Walking around the locations is probably the best part of the game, as they are often pretty. It's unfortunate that there is no sense to the tasks required in order to progress. One reviewer mentioned needing to put a coin in a mailbox. A lot of the tasks are equally ridiculous. I don't know why more people didn't complain about the game length. I'm not a fast player and I was all done in no more than 2-1/2 hours, tops. Very short game. I am very glad to see some true adventure games starting to pop up on Big Fish, and this one is now classified correctly as such. I would just hate to see someone new to the genre turn away from adventures after trying this one, as there are so many wonderful adventure games out there. I'm going to cautiously recommend this game as a short, confusing game, but I'd wait for a daily deal as it isn't really worth full price. I hope the developers will try again with a few improvements. April 7, 2013
Good potential I am basing my review solely on the demo only with that said Music was very boring, better music and/or voice overs could have improved this game The art/graphics are very well done The level of challege was definitely a 3-4 out of 5 for the adventure part of the game, but the mini puzzles are very easy. With the storyline, again, voice-overs could have improved this game. Overall, if you are a person into a good adventure game, this is definitely your game. The hints are very vague, so this game is not one I would recommend for a beginner as they will get very frusterated and not know where to go next. When I play these games, I very rarely use any hints, and love a game that makes you really think. I will agree that the penguin did seem very out of place, more so than anything......not really sure if that was just a mini joke amongst the game creators or not.....hmmm. Overall, I would have given this game a 4 or 5 star rating if the story line wasn't lacking so much. February 21, 2012
First opinions Last read on First opinions Last; but not in this case, well I did get a fright when I started the game and it seemed to have owned my computer, that was a bad start for me [sad Face] I gave up after 4 minuets; I started to give a review at that time but I gave it an other chance and changed my mind if U like going backwards and forwards looking for objects I think it took me by surprise, yea U?ll enjoy this game PS it took me nearly all night to wright this LOL July 24, 2012
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