Ghost Towns: The Cats of Ulthar
The game "The Cats of Ulthar" was a Fun-ish game. Well first of all the story line was a little strange and the senses weren't the best. It was a good game but . . . just not something I would buy. Thats why I played the hour free demo . . . You should too just to test it out. Because you might like it or you might not it just depends.
June 29, 2012
Enjoyable and relaxing game
I thought the story line was good and the ending more unusual than the standard game.
For me there was way to much to and fro for almost every item.
I had no problem with the graphics in the hidden object scenes and didn't have to use a single hint to try and figure out what
an item was.
This one held my interest from start to finish.
March 12, 2012
I liked it...and I don't even like cats!
Originally, I wasn't even going to try this because the reviews said "Good game if you like cats"...DON'T LISTEN TO THEM, it's a good game PERIOD!!! I didn't feel the enjoyment of this game had anything to do with cats. Good HOG's, Good puzzles, nice artwork, and a story that pulls at your heartstrings! Sounds like a winning game to me!
March 28, 2013
Original story, fun item collection optional game
This game starts not with a car crash, missing/kidnapped relative, or mysterious inheritance, but a boy who's falsely accused of murder and sentence to death. An original premise, and an orignal story overall that develops to reveal that all is not what it seems.
The art has a gorgeous, hand-painted look to it and is beautifully illuminated by moonlight or candlelight. There were a variety of puzzles, but they were all of pretty average (i.e. easy) difficulty for this genre. I especially enjoyed doing the jigsaw puzzles as the complete picture reveals more of the back story with some voiceover narration.
I always like it when games have an optional task to collect specific types of items, and in this case it's cats. They're pretty well-hidden, and in a couple of cases, despite looking closely in every location, I had to refer to the walkthrough to find the cat.
Overall, this was a pretty good HOG that stood out to me for its original story and fun optional collection game (of cats).
January 1, 2013
A very fun game
I very much enjoyed this game. It had great adventure elements, good hidden object scenes and very smooth game play. The background story was well developed, and was revealed slowly throughout the game, which was well done. Also, the game was a good length. It had a moderate degree of challenge on the advanced setting which I felt was just right to make the game relaxing and fun.
I did not care much for the puzzles in the game, and did not like the style of the graphics in the cut scenes, which was the main reason I choose not to get the CE edition. However, the graphics in the main part of the game were fine.
I don't really like cartoon style graphics in games, and particularly not when they are mixed in with a more traditional style, such as was done in this game. I agree with many of the comments regarding the feeling that the graphics were done by two different art teams. This gave the game a disjointed feel.
Other than the cartoon graphic segments and the basic jigsaw type puzzles, I thought the rest of the game was really well done and highly enjoyable. It is a shame it was a mixed bag visually - for that reason I am glad I waited for the SE.
Overall, this was a very enjoyable game.
May 8, 2012
Fun, fast moving game.
The one thing that I do not like at all is the cat's meow everytime you hit the hint button.
March 10, 2012
For cat people.
I bought the SE version. I found the storyline interesting and enjoyed looking for the hidden cats. I found the puzzles challenging enough not to be frustrating.
I recommend this game especially if you are a cat lover.
March 28, 2012
This is a UMMMMMMMMMMM One...
Not sure what I am going to do. Story I see none. It may be quite fun for some. The HOS is dimmish, but you can see everything just fine. Collecting extra cats is a plus. The hint actually tells you what to do next and it took some fun out of it. With its 4 star, it must be a good game.
March 22, 2013
Somewhat easy HOG
I liked this game. The graphics aren't bad, the HOG scenes weren't difficult, the puzzles were workable which made the gameplay fun. I was upset when the demo ended because I was getting into it..but would I buy the game..probably not.
March 11, 2012
Grafic a bit dark, a fine small game.
July 29, 2012