Ghost Towns: The Cats of Ulthar
Not my kind of meow
I found the cursor to be clumsy, the graphics cartoonish, the hidden object scenes to be to monographic in color. Not a good flow of the game. It was ok in my opinion, not a game I would want to play over and over again.
March 11, 2012
Not worth the money
Poor graphics, hard to see objects
April 12, 2012
not the best...
played on extra hard mode and never used a hint or a skip. there was a lot of back and forth between the camp and the house. no voice overs and the items were overly common sense. not enough of a challenge for me.
March 23, 2012
CUTE, FUN, AND CAT FRIENDLY!!
This was an okay game, storyline, graphics were both good. The HOS were normal, nothing too messy or difficult. The puzzles were a bit easy, but enjoyable and different from most of the same old puzzles. I beat the game fairly quick, which was a bit disappointing. One thing that wasn't too great was the lack of a map, ( which I hardly use) in this case a map would have been very useful with all the back tracking. Though the game isn't too large of a area, so you don't have to go too far when you need to back track. You pretty much stay in the same 9-10 areas for the whole game. I liked the game, and it would be very good for a free game. Happy gaming gamers!!
June 25, 2013
A Game to make you Dizzy
Back and Forth. Back and Forth. It made me dizzy. HOS were boring but easy. Puzzles were awful. Skipped them because they were boring. Story was interesting. Scenery was good. Love cats. HOS were reused way to often. Annoying when objects already found once appear again in the scene. Good length. Just OK.
June 8, 2012
OK Murder Mystery
This game is ok. Graphics go back and forth from blurry and hard to see, to sharp and clear. Some of the characters in the game also change from wet and blurry to dry and sharply focused-- while they're still in the rain. There is a lot of written dialog, but you can skip that if you want to. There is a journal. The music is ok, but it has a campy feel to it, which doesn't fit with the rest of the game. There are a lot of HOS, but there are also puzzles and tasks to complete, so it's got a little of everything. I saw a lot of cats in this game, but I am a cat lover, so that's ok. There is a cat in each scene that you need to spot and click on. Some of the cats look like the squarish shaped Scottish Fold cats. The meowing hint cat was irritating, though. But the only way to turn the hint's meowing off is to turn off all the sounds, except the music. The hints are helpful. This game is somewhat intuitive, and it's not linear. You can go where you want to.
May 25, 2012
Could Have Been Better
This game has a good storyline, you have to save the young boy Menes from the lynch mob, good graphics and puzzles were good. I did like having to find the cats and HO scenes were pretty standard. There was way too much travel back and forth between scenes to use inventory items, it left me exhausted and unfortunately I was ready for this game to end long before it did. I also felt the ending could have been done better, it was a bit abrupt. Overall okay game, but not my favorite.
April 7, 2012
Gloomy graphics & uninspiring gameplay
This game is based on an H.P Lovecraft story but unfortunately I did not want to play long enough to find out if it was a good story.
The artwork was extremely gloomy, sort of washed over with a muddy brown/grey & it made it difficult to make out any detail. There are 24 cats to find during the game, I found one during the hour long demo but only by accident, I didn?t actually see it in such a dark scene.
There are 3 modes of play; I could not tell the difference between casual & advanced, both had a 60 second hint, sparkles & glints. There is a hard mode with no hints or sparkles. The music was average, nothing to get the heart racing there.
You will find a lot of going back & forth between scenes to find items to unlock a gate or a door, normally this would not be a problem but it just got annoying as the game did not seem to flow.
There were a lot of hidden object scenes but not many mini puzzles, these seem to consist of putting together pictures (jigsaws, swapping tiles, etc) or finding items to put in a lock & moving the items in a specific way to open said lock.
I did not purchase as this did not give me any joy in playing.
March 18, 2012
pass on this one
no challenge here. graphics pretty poor. i would skip this one.
March 16, 2012
I love cats, but not this game.
This was a very basic HOG that I found to be quite a yawn-fest. I love cats and was hoping for an interesting story line and exciting game play but I was sadly disappointed.
The story line was a bit far-fetched... wild crazy people-killing cats? It sounds like it should be very exciting - but believe me, it's not.
The hidden objects scenes were relatively easy and the games were far from challenging.
If you are looking for a mundane way to spend your day, then this is the game for you.
May 8, 2013