Hidden Object Crosswords
Not a bad little HO game
I like crossword puzzles and I sometimes want a mindless object seek and find and this game is a combination of these two.
There is no storyline. There's a modified crossword layout and you click on a box to read a definition of the word you need. Then you look at a HOS to find the object that fits the definition. It's not always as easy as it sounds because sometimes the definitions don't fit the object very well. Other times the definition will fit more than one object. Still other times the object will be a mirror for example, and you will need to click the right mirror out of several. Each misclick detracts from your overall achievements as do hints. I don't know how many individual HOS's there are and you do see HOS's multiple times but always with new objects to find. That's the gist of the game. Sometimes, though, this is exactly what I want when I don't have lots of time or when I don't want to think too hard. The game can be played a little at a time over however long a time you want to stretch it.
Although it's not rocket science, it is a pleasant little game and I recommend it :)
September 29, 2012
Old sayings and interesting Pictures with Crossword Puzzle
Fun clues, it helps if you remember old sayings. Sometimes the actual answers were a little "off" as "expresso" instead of "espresso", but that was rare. Overall, it was easy to find the picture-answers for the crossword. When stumped, it was nice to have a hint available. Having some background sounds were fun too. I'd get another game like this... when it comes out. *grin*
August 18, 2012
NICE CHANGE OF PACE
This is a neat game that combines, as the name indicates, solving crosswords by finding HO's. There are 18 stages, with 3 levels in each stage, so there are a total of 54 HOS/crosswords in the game. There is a lot of duplication in the HOS, but each time you will be finding different HO's.
For each level, you must complete the crossword puzzles by finding the answers to the clues and selecting the appropriate objects in the HOS. The clues are just like any crossword puzzle and include statements with missing words, riddles that a HO answers, and descriptions of HO's. There is a hint button, but there is also a little white fairy/butterfly/light that moves through the HOS that you can click on to give you a letter to help you spell out the word that names the HO you need to find. But it moves pretty quickly back and forth across the scene so you have to be fast to catch it to click on it for the letter.
The hint button works like any other hint button, but you have to be quick to find the area the hint is highlighting. Also, the highlighting is pretty faint and covers a pretty big area that you still have to search to find the HO.
For each level within each stage, you can win up to 5 stars based on 3 criteria; how accurately you click on the objects, how quickly you complete the level, and how many hints you use. There is no bonus play at the end.
This is just a nice twist to HOG's and crosswords so if you are a fan of both, this is the game for you.
January 4, 2014
fun relaxing game
this was a fun relaxing game quite easy to master
April 4, 2014
This was a challenging game
In this game you need to complete several crossword puzzles. Clues you are given may be definitions or well-known sayings that use the word you need for the puzzle. Once you figure out the word, you have to find the object hidden in the scene. If you're having trouble, wait a minute and a little white circle will fly around. If you can catch it and click on it, you will receive one letter in the word. You can keep doing this until there is only one letter left, and then no more little flying circles. There is also a clue button if you still can't figure it out. After each puzzle is completed you receive a rating of up to 5 stars, depending on whether you needed lots of clues, did too much clicking, etc. I thought this was a very interesting game. I would play it for about a half hour, then come back to it in a few days and play a little more, and so on. That way it doesn't get too frustrating. It's a nice long game, so you really get your money's worth. I definitely recommend this game for those that love words and love hidden object games.
December 18, 2014
Riddle Me This........
This is as much a guessing game as it is a search for hidden objects. And even when/if you guess the missing word in the sometimes obscure riddles, you still have to locate the object in the scene. As others have said, the mouse click seems extra sensitive, and it can be easy to get "misses" applied to your score, by inexact accuracy.
Overall, I liked the different scenes, which are bright and somewhat exotic in time and place, and the fact that the items are often very well hidden! It's a real brain teaser.
August 23, 2014
Well, that was fun!
I enjoyed the demo and ended up buying the game (DD). The graphics are not as clear as I would like but it does make it challenging. Love the crossword clues and finding the hidden objects relating to them. It's a clever game!
Only complaints: some of the items are hard to find and some are hard to collect. I clicked on a few items and it didn't pick up although it turned out to be the correct item. Small flaw. And in one it asked for a teapot that I searched desperately to find, ended up using a hint and it turned out to be a coffee pot. Oh well. Again, small flaw and it happens in a lot of HOGs.
August 15, 2014
This is a great idea but...
Unfortunately, playing the game isn't as good as the concept. Several times, I clicked on the right image but it wouldn't respond until the 3rd or forth click. Or I'd know the answer but couldn't find the picture and there's no hint button to help locate it. The graphics are only so-so, which doesn't help find hidden objects. I love the idea of this game, they should rework it and release it again.
July 18, 2012
Could Be Better
I have been playing this for a couple of years now and still have not finished it. After a short time it becomes tedious. The "Hints" refill extremely slow and if you choose to grab the butterfly for a letter it will not let you completely fill a word. The graphics are excellent and I do enjoy the riddles. There is no story line but that is ok. It really does not require a story line.
April 4, 2013
Hidden Object Crosswords
I sort of liked this game but basing hidden object games and crosswords got me stumped
December 5, 2013