The Cross Formula

The Cross Formula

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Rediscover your identity and prove your innocence in The Cross Formula, an incredible Adventure game! After waking up in a roadside motel with no recollection of who you are, you learn that the police suspect you of murder! Solve puzzles, interact with quirky characters, and look for clues as you piece together the story of who you really and prove your innocence in The Cross Formula!

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  • OS: 10.8/10.7/10.6/10.5
  • CPU: 1.2 GHz (INTEL ONLY)
  • RAM: 1024 MB
  • Hard Drive: 163 MB

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The Cross Formula is rated 2.8 out of 5 by 54.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Game I liked it so much I felt compelled to sign up and submit this positive review.
Date published: 2016-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well Done ! Won't add to the reviews as others have said it more eloquently... but I'm now playing this again. Somewhat old-school, but pure adventure and is a refreshing change from the lavishly illustrated recent HOP games. Worth the money ; in my opinion !
Date published: 2015-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Give this one a try! Great adventure game! I loved this game. After the first half hour I knew that i was going to buy it. I love adventure style games like this. The graphics are not mind-bending, but that does not matter so much to me. I thought the challenges and mini-games were just hard enough. Some were super easy, a few quite hard, but overall, pleasantly challenging. I loved having a choice of dialogue with the NPC's. I am another hour into the game after the Demo and still loving it. If you lke adventure games that make sense and challenge you without breaking your brain, you will love this game.
Date published: 2012-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the good stuff! This game is special. First, it's a true adventure, not a HOG. The challenge is in following the directions and finding out if you have done everything you can in a scene before you move on. The logic is impeccable--this is exactly what an indie adventure game should look and play like. Next, there is the gorgeous, hand-drawn artwork (for those who can appreciate it). While some have called it "cartoonish", it's actually quite on the par with a good graphic novel--and that's exactly what you end up playing. The story is great (although I find the mash up of Arizona and New Mexico maps a bit strange). Yes, it's weird and you never are completely sure why you have these strange blackouts, but this is part of the story's charm. I applaud BFG for going out on a limb for such a different and truly exceptional game. I hope to see more of these.
Date published: 2012-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Having a ball with this one! This is a different game - even for an adventure game. It has the feel of a graphic novel, with minimalist artwork, all hand drawn. I happen to like the style, but some may not. The music was suited to the scenes, but I wish there had been voiceovers. This is classic adventure. You are dropped, clueless, into the story, and you have to discover what the story is. You will have to find things, but they are all inventory, and some of them are hard to find. You will interact with other characters, and converse with them, though I don't find this one particularly dialog heavy. You have to figure out what to do, and what you need to do it. Then there are puzzles that increase in difficulty as you progress. Some of them are quite difficult. I played on medium difficulty, which gives you no hints, but will allow you to skip puzzles, which, so far, I have not. It's challenging without being frustrating, and my major quibble is that it is too linear, but it is a casual game, after all, not a large file adventure. This is the sort of game you either love or hate, I think. If you don't like wandering and exploring, hunting and thinking, or if you do like sparkles and hand-holding, it isn't your cuppa! But if you like "thinky" games, adventures, and something a little different, you will probably enjoy it. (Not liking it doesn't make it a bad game, or a rubbish game, it just means it isn't your style of play.) Myst or Syberia it's not, but it is still a very interesting and fun game. I'm very glad BFG offered this game, and kudos to the developers. I'm sick of HOGs, especially dark, foggy, junkpile ones, and this is such a refreshing change!
Date published: 2012-02-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A refreshing departure This a fun adventure game with an interesting/funny story line. In my opinion, the graphics are intentionally cartoonish because it seem to be imitating a comic book "feel". It's a nice change of pace. In terms of playing enjoyment, the puzzles aren't too challenging but they're engaging. As this is a straight adventure game, there are no hidden object scenes. I actually prefer adventure games, so this was a plus for me. The music is fun Elvis-style rockabilly. Again, a fun departure.
Date published: 2012-02-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from What a busy, neat game this is! I played it in casual mode. Music was good, was unaware of it mostly, I was too busy working things out for music to register! A game full of things to do, mainly mini-games, some repeated but different enough to have me totally engrossed. A helpful hint system too. The story was fine and carried me along trying to solve his memory problem whilst solving other people's problems, all good until the final which ended a bit abruptly, but I can say the same of the more elaborate games, even some C.E. games, in spite of their bells and whistles! Lots of exploring to do, and if you enjoy games where you press buttons and levers until things work in order to open a mini-game, then this is the game for you. Well done developers, it just goes to show you don't need video animations and intense graphic art, in order to make a good game.
Date published: 2012-07-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Try it, You May Like It (3.5 Stars) After all the poor reviews, I wasn’t going to bother with the game. But, I prefer adventure/puzzle games over HOGs and I thought I’d try it. I’m glad I did. The story and games kept me intrigued until the end. I didn’t mind the comic book graphics and the music is good. I did like that you can change from expert to easy mode during the game, as I needed additional hints as I got further in the game. I got the feeling this game has been around for a while, before BFG picked it up, it has that older adventure game feel to it. The items collected are on the smaller side and there are no voiceovers. The worst part is the ending as mentioned in other feedbacks. I finished the last formula and was left just hanging, the game gave no indication I was at the end, no closure at all. I had to check the walkthrough to confirm it. Although, I wonder if there is a glitch in the game, because I was unable to use the exit screen button (but the menu worked fine) and it kept stating all formulas needed to be finished, which they were. The formulas are not mathematical by the way, which was my first impression. Overall, I liked it. It’s different than the usual games offered today.
Date published: 2012-02-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Happy Surprise This review is based on completing the demo hour only. I see the other reviewer's comparisons to Myst and Siberia - let me add David Cage's work, especially Fahrenheit/Indigo Prophesy. The graphic novel/film noir feel and look to this game is good, and I thought the music was fun and appropriate as well. I've given it 4 stars as I have only played for an hour... Normally I don't review games until completion, but seeing these poor reviews I had to throw in my two cents about this one now. This game is not for folks who are looking for a HO game disguised as an adventure. Nor is it for a gamer looking for a fantasy, magical experience. However, if you're a person who enjoys adventure games rooted in reality, then this old-school gem is for you. Once I complete my playthrough, I believe I will find that I agree with other excellent reviews from gamers who completed the game. Although this game is imperfect, I encourage game developers to keep offering pure adventure games like these. These games have fans, and practice makes perfect!
Date published: 2012-02-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun Little Adventure Game No HOG here - just a fun little adventure game set in a bright, sunny desert. Written intro was very quick & anyone who doesn't read at the speed of light could easily miss a few words. I suspect it was put in more to allow the game to fully load rather than be of vital importance. Also, the driving scenes were simply fillers but thankfully a SKIP button was provided. DIALOGUE - short & sweet with your character given a choice of responses and questions. I don't think your choices change the storyline, but they do draw you into the adventure. INVENTORY - some needless clicking on "useless" objects but it wasn't tedious. Some items you had to guess what to look for; no outlines or descriptions were available. HINTS - I've been spoiled by HOG's that hand me what I need and walk me from one area to the next. This game made me slow down, relax & think. Hints tended to be very general. At one point I felt I had exhausted all the hiding places but was bascially told to keep looking inside & out. What? I have to do all the work? Oh no! There's no comparison between The Cross Formula & an HOG (apples & oranges), and once I got past that I found the fun factor. I recommend this game.
Date published: 2012-02-05
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