Big City Adventure: Paris
I love the Big City Adventure games, but this one was not quite as much fun as usual. I got tired of playing the same puzzles over and over, and a lot of the scenes were marble buildings, kind of boring. More variety would have been nice. By the end of the game there were no more multiple-hit tokens, and the items were harder to find, so I agonized my way through the last few to find the items. One thing I did like was the skip tokens, which made it possible to get past the most uninteresting puzzles. My favorite Big City Adventure so far is Vancouver; this one was nothing like that one.
January 3, 2013
bright colourful HO game
Fun for a while - nice to see some famous sites but a bit of a swizz really - game says you're off to the Eiffel tower and the HO scene is set in a gift shop! Hate the fact that after the first 20 or so locations they all start to repeat and in many cases the hidden objects are in the same place - disappointing. Overall easy colourful and diverting for a while but could be better.
January 1, 2013
I am a huge fan of the Big City Adventure games and normally finish off the game within a few days of purchasing it. When I heard Paris was out, I was so excited and couldn't wait to purchase it. However, I do have to say, it wasn't what I expected. As some others have mentioned, some objects are a bit too dark and difficult to spot (which can often add to the challenge) but after a while, the fun was sucked out of the search. And what about the locations? The Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe...I'm searching in the gift shop? No altered angles or distant shots? The GIFT shop? One huge reason why I love these games so much are the brilliantly beautiful search locations. What's exciting and beautiful about the gift shop? I am barely a quarter through the game...and honestly have no interest to finish.
IDK...maybe Big Bear will get right on the next Big City Adventure.
December 29, 2012
Is this a repeat of BCA? I haven't played all the BCG'S but I know I have played these scenes before and I paid for it thinking it was a NEW BCA! If this is the case then Boo to the publishers of this game! I'm sure this will offend some ppl but gosh they should have *new scenes* if it's a new game.
February 20, 2013
A little disappointed
I have played some of the other Big City Adventure games and I just didn't like this one as well as the others I have played. Some of the scenes were too dark and in all the scenes many of the objects were just too obscure. I could have looked for hours and never found some of the objects. However, as straight up HOG goes...this is not bad, but I prefered the others I have played. London Classic, New York, San Francisco....
January 20, 2013
Not bad, not great
Just my opinion, however. The thing that irks me the most about it is there's a puzzle after EVERY SINGLE HO SCENE. I mean, seriously, couldn't they have added a puzzle like maybe after every 2 or 3??? It's very tiresome and most of them - no, all of them - are repeated constantly, so I've been skipping them all. It's not because they're too hard; I'm just sick of them being thrown in my face after every HO hunt.
The scenes are nice, although a little repetitive. This game could definitely do with some variety.
All in all, not bad. I'll recommend it for a rainy day or to pass some time, but I can only play about 10-15 minutes of it, then I have to quit again because it becomes very redundant and the constant puzzles are very irritating.
January 16, 2013
I've liked the Big City Adventure series, but I found this one to be very boring.
January 5, 2013
Good if you're planning a trip to Paris
Old School HOG! Very repetitive and simplistic.
My favorite part was reading the postcards, but as a game...I've played better. I would only recommend to beginners, kids, or to get traveling tips for Paris.
January 1, 2014
Like the other games in the series
Big City Adventure: Paris was very similar to the other games in the series. It's made up of 60 scenes where you find hidden objects, and in between each one is a mini-game. Both parts of the game are pretty repetitious, seeing the same several scenes over and over again and playing the same several kinds of games over and over again. There are 12 achievements you can work for based on how you play the game. There are no hints for the mini-games, only a reset button on some and a skip button. There are only a few skip buttons to use, so you can't use them too often. Most of the hidden object scenes were fairly done, but some had objects that were pretty impossible to see. There are hint buttons for these situations, but again, not too many so you need to watch how often you use them. If you like games where all you do is look for hidden objects and try a few mini-games, then this game is for you. I do recommend it, but mostly because of the 12 achievements that were added. It gives the game a little extra, which I feel it really needed.
November 25, 2013
Big City Adventure: Paris
I have all the Big City Adventure games. This one was the hardest. In my opinion that took some of the enjoyment away from the game. The developers don't seem to understand that they do not have to make hidden objects extremely difficult to make a good game. A challenge is fun but when they make it too hard it takes away the fun factor. All the rest of these games are easier and more enjoyable.
June 11, 2013