Left in the Dark: No One on Board

Left in the Dark: No One on Board

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Left in the Dark: No One on Board is a hidden-object puzzle-adventure game with a moody ambience and creepy setting. Private Detective Charlotte Austin knew this case was going to be an odd one after reading the letter from the Mayor of Portsmouth. In it, he asks her to solve the mystery of a ship that disappeared at sea and then reappeared a few weeks later with neither crew nor cargo. Her initial attempts to draw logical conclusions based on the evidence fail utterly. Charlotte realizes there may be something to the curse the local press is writing about. After encountering a hooded figure with a hook on a supposedly abandoned ship in a series of eerie events, she fears the mystery is much darker and deeper than she originally thought. Charlotte has to discover what connects the ship’s disappearance with Devil’s Island and a family’s unsolved murder. But will she find the allies she needs to break the Curse of the Traveler?

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  • OS: Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8
  • CPU: 2.0 GHz
  • RAM: 1024 MB
  • DirectX: 9.0
  • Hard Drive: 613 MB

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Left in the Dark: No One on Board 3.6 5 50 50
Wowsers! This is a very good game! I would give this really 4.5 stars, because it isn't the best game Artifex has done, but it's a darn sight better than most of the games we've been getting! And I'm rating it against other SEs, not against CEs or their subsequent SE versions. I'm really a fan of story-driven games, and this one delivers big time! Yes, we've seen ghost ships before, but this one grabbed me from the opening cutscene, and hasn't let go yet! It is truly creepy, and has "gotcha" moments galore. The graphics are a bit dated, but this does take place in the 19th century. They were clear and sharp, and well drawn. The HOS are not overly junkpiley, and are not overly difficult. Not a lot of anachronisms - I only noticed one, and it wasn't disturbing, really. Somewhat interactive. The music is very well suited, and adds to the atmosphere. The ambient sounds are also well done, and not overdone. I liked the V/Os, too. The old men of the sea/harbor sounded the parts. Sometimes it is easy to tell where a game is going, but I didn't find this one to be at all obvious. The mystery will unravel in due course. Three difficulty levels, I played the hardest, and there is not much handholding. The cursor will turn to a magnifier when you mouse over a HOS, fortunately. Didn't find all the map pieces yet, but I rarely use a map, anyhow. Haven't used the hints yet, so not sure how useful they are. There is a click penalty in the expert mode, but only in HOS. The puzzles and adventuring are pretty logical and not taxing, though there is some to and fro. It isn't entirely linear, either, which is kind of nice. The game filled my widescreen without issue. No bugs or problems with either the DL or play. I will offer a snake warning! There is one scene in the beginning that will scare the bejeebers out of you if you are as snake phobic as I am! Fortunately, the snake is pretty easy to get rid of, once your heartrate is back to normal, LOL. There are also a few obligatory spiders, but they are not threatening. This is definitely on my Monday buy list - if I can wait that long... August 28, 2013
Love the art, story and gameplay Based on completed game. I'm a sucker for maritime tales and am often disappointed but not by this one. I absolutely loved the rougher hand-drawn art. Very in keeping with the theme and not over-pretty. I got involved in the story right away and it was truly spooky. I never got lost--the scenes were different from one another and you played between a limited number of them at a time. The hint button and all mechanics worked perfectly. I even enjoyed the shorter length as it made a nice tight package and wrapped up the story well rather than drawing things out finding more and more tools just to add to the length. I found the voices pleasant. The fact that I could return to a HOS and found the items I had found before were gone was wonderful. All in all an exceptionally fun game experience. November 24, 2013
Maritime mystery, dark atmoshpere - I like it! Its an old fashioned hopa game which is not bad, especially that game is well done. Story: I personally love the maritime or seaside stories, so the game meet my taste perfectly. The storyline is clear and straightforward. It could be a bit more deep and developed but it is no problem as the story is well told. Basically there is a ship with missing crew and we (as a Madam Detective) have to solve the mystery. Audio and Video: The graphic is very good. Hand painted locations creates really dark and mysterious atmoshpere. In some places you can almost smell the sea ;) Some painted objects are a little blurry and locations little foggy but I think it fit well with the overall mood of the story. I would say that some parts are even too colorful. Music is more ambient than a catchy movie score. It could be a bit more memorable. But after all it does its job and complements the visual art. Voices of the characters are well acted (love the accent of the ferryman ;) ). Gameplay: As I wrote on the beginning its an old fashioned and solid piece of hopa game. So there are hidden object scenes, variety of riddles and puzzles. Most of them are well designed and intuitive. The biggest problem is that the riddles/puzzles are sometimes bit too easy. That doesn`t mean they are no fun, quite the opposite. The gameplay has a "fun factor" without doubt. Final words: I like this game, especially the setting and mood. There are a few minor cons but they are really doesnt matter. If you sink deep into the maritime atmosphere the main problem appear - game is a little too short. Its only my personal opinion but - I want it more :) August 29, 2013
So worth a free game!!!! I played the free trial. At that time not sure. Took a chance anyway. So glad I did lots, of HO's I love that. I am very hard, on game reviews. I wait for games, beyond 5 stars. Please Big Fish don't waste our time on, stupid games. For our membership they should be amazing. September 3, 2013
Loved No One on Board....didn't get bored! Very spooky adventure with several surprises. The graphics, the big cursor, and stories makes me love Artifex. Kudos to developers. Solve murder with plenty of HOS/ Puzzles and V/O's are great. The murderer also looks like the killer in I Know what you did last summer (horror flick). The ending was shocking. I had no problem complying with the murder's wishes.....PUSH! September 29, 2013
LOVED IT This game is awesome. There is: * Voiceovers (with dialogue); * Casual, Advanced and Expert modes of play; * Interactive map; and * Notebook Now, I know that the graphics are not that great. However, its easy to see everywhere and items you need are clear to find. Its just that everywhere is kind of grainy and a bit dark. But don't let that put you off because its such a great game. Sound is good and the music is orchestral and piano. There is a lot of screeching and animal sounds throughout the game which made it eerie and kind of spooky. This fitted well with the game. The hidden object games are straightforward and are quite cluttered and some items are hard to find. Some I just breezed through and others I spent ages on. You will do each of the HOPs twice. I loved the mini-games. Yes, we've seen them all before but it was fun doing them again. None of them are hard to do and you can get back on to the game again fairly quickly. All up the game took me about 4 hours, not skipping or hinting anything. Overall, this really is a fun game to play. There is a sense of urgency to help Isabella and to find out who the murderer is. There is plenty to do and you will never get bored. Well done to the developers. Definitely comes recommended. Happy playing fishies. July 8, 2016
a very good game you're "madame detective " and have been sent to an island where people disappeared and the ships are found abandoned and captains and crews are nowhere to be found. a little girl's spirit comes to you and helps you some throughout the game. you find the ID of the detective that was sent before and was never heard from again. played casual, no sound. hint/skip charge in about 30-45 seconds. didn't time it. the mini games could be hard if you are like me. i had to skip quite a few. the graphics are good but some scenes take a little time to find the objects because of the number in the scene (crowded) but sometimes they are well hidden and blend in. diary and interactive map. sequel...i think so. September 15, 2013
Lots of doable games I enjoyed this game and felt like it had good and varied games without my having to use the hint button. May 28, 2016
What a great game this game held my attention from beginning to the end Ho was great not too hard, I would like to play seminal game thumbs up great game get this game wish it was in collector game soon. August 18, 2014
awesome! From this day one of my favorite games, great story, scary places. Music appropriate to the story, interesting characters. Definitely worth a try! I hope more such games ... September 11, 2013
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