3 Cards to Dead Time
worth every penny! challenging and thought provoking!
This game was very thrilling and suspenseful. Great graphics and not your ordinary puzzles. There is even a part where if you choose one way the game continues and ends differently. With that said it has replay value. Held my interest and was hours and hours of fun.Lots of voice overs and cut scenes. I feel that the voice overs and cut scenes made the game more real.
April 12, 2012
3 Cards to Dead Time
The story was interesting, illustrated with still scenes and character voice-overs. Suggest playing 3 Cards to Midnight first for continuity of the storyline. Game is a combination of two genres - word and hidden object. Two modes are available - Relaxed and Challenge. On Challenge mode, all the word associations and word connections need to be found in order to continue. Puzzles are challenging with some unique twists. If you wish to skip the dialogue, hit the spacebar.
January 24, 2012
Story line was great! I had great time and I am about to play 3 cards to Midnight! I love Big Fish Games:)
November 19, 2011
If you want a challenge and unique play - this is your game
I had such fun with this game. Completely unique HOS. Instead of saying what you are to find it gives you kind of category and you find objects that relate to that category. This game play was quite a challenge but very intriguing. The story line is unique as well although it seemed a little jumpy at times like it assumed you knew things already or accepted a given concept. If you liked the Forgotten Riddles games you like this (or if you haven't played them DO).
July 27, 2012
Movie Studio Quality Story Production!
It's funny, the people giving negative reviews admit they are "not a fan of dialog". But if you are a fan of movies, books & EXCELLENT story lines, then this is Definitely the game for you. Also of note, many adventure/HOG games lack a good story line, as if the developers just threw a story together for the sake of putting out a game, this was the polar opposite, the story was so engaging, it drew you in to the point that you couldn't wait to return to see what would happen next!
This is from the team who did the Tex Murphy series years ago, & even back then they pushed technology beyond the limits. It seems this game suffers from budget issues, but they still do an incredible job on the production end, especially on the scene acting, dialog & sound aspects.
The gameplay was interestingly different, but got a little repetitive & ended abruptly. Again, as with the predecessor "3 Cards until Midnight", I kind of wish there were a little more location navigation, maybe some inventory to interact with & some changes along the way. But these guys shined at this in the past & I know with the right amount of backing they can continue to put out great games in the future. Overall, this was a really fun different HOG Story Book with a twist. Enjoy it, I did. Can't wait to see what's next!
August 5, 2012
Really Liked it!
This is a good game if you're looking for a challenge. The storyline is riviting and the mini games are at times very challenging.
December 2, 2012
It's in the cards and the cards are good.
This is the second in the series and just as good. HO range from easy to hard(need a clue hard). Game is fun for all skill levels. A good HO game with a little twist.
June 13, 2012
Excellent sequel that continues an interesting story
This game kept the good things from the original and added a few new things to improve game play and make things a little different. The storyline is a little hard to keep track of at times, but still a fun game with a compelling plot.
June 5, 2012
Ive played better B.F. games
The concept of the game was very good. I liked the challenge of finding the hidden objects associated with a given clue or idea. Some of the puzzles were a bit vague others were quite reasonable. The game itself was a bit drawn out and slow moving. Too much dialogue which became rather boring and tedious even though there were clues and details which were to be used later in the game, that is if you did not get sick of all the reading. The last drawback was that if during the game all your hints and guesses were used up, you had to go right back to the begining of that paticular stanza and replay all the dialogue to try again so as to continue.
December 15, 2011
Has the Negatives of its Predecessor
Being the 3 Cards to Midnight sequel, I thought some improvements would have been made, but it carries many of the same cons as its predecessor. The story can be rather strange if you don't play Midnight first, however, if you're in it for the word game aspect, that doesn't matter.
Similar to Midnight, you're finding the other half of a compound word or phrase that connects that scene with Jess' memories. Some of them can be tricky, so I'd keep the guide open on your browser for quick access because if you run out of free guesses, you'll have to start the scene over again.
If you're stumped, pay close attention to objects that stand out versus blending in with their surroundings (i.e. looking like they are graphically part of the background) because they're most likely your items. Say the item with the word before or after it and see if anything sounds remotely like a word.
The game pulls you out of the scene when each of the key words is completed for a cutscene so be prepared.
I would recommend this if you've played Midnight and enjoyed it or just like the challenge of a word game mixed with a hidden object game. It was definitely a challenge!
September 29, 2012