Secret of the Pendulum

Secret of the Pendulum

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Join our heroines Lily and Madison as they follow a series of clues about a recent string of chilling murders. Only with your help, will they be able to solve these murders, catch the perpetrator and bring him to justice. Journey through this thrilling story-driven game and gather all the clues.

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  • Investigate crimes scenes.
  • Engaging and secretive characters.

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  • OS: Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10
  • CPU: 1.6 GHz
  • RAM: 2048 MB
  • DirectX: 9.0
  • Hard Drive: 948 MB

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Secret of the Pendulum

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Secret of the Pendulum 1.9 5 19 19
At First I Hated This Game..... When I began playing this retro Click and Drag game, I thought to myself, "self, this is another horrible HdO game with poor graphics" But that quickly changed once I discovered how challenging the game actually was. You play the part of Madison, the sister of the Natural History museum's curator, Dr. Lily Avery who was murdered after discovering a pendant that allows you to travel back in time. You must switch back and forth in time as you are tasked with finding items that will allow you to reach your sister Lily to warn her of the upcoming danger she faces. Yes, the graphics aren't very good, the Hidden Object scenes are very simple, and the mini games are easy too, but I found myself challenged with what to do next or where to find items I needed, and I really liked the challenge. All of the scenes can be zoomed into, as well as drug around so that you can find arrows leading to a different scene. You will be given blueprints of the items to find in order to progress, and then you need to figure out where to use the items. I know most gamers will hate this old style game, but you might change your mind if you ignore the simplistic graphics and get into the storyline and the challenge it presents, enjoy! December 15, 2015
An Enjoyable Enough Game ... Graphics, Sound & Story OK ... Not A Bad Game, With Some Nice Ideas & Concepts ... Worth A Voucher ... December 23, 2015
It's Alright.!!! No one makes really good SE. My free games just sit around for months. My 6.99 membership sits around for a long time It was nice for todays SE. It could be better and longer I will use my free game and buy. Don't you to members why they don't take the time for making really good SE for us. Let all give feedback to Big Fish if you agree, December 15, 2015
NOT THAT GOOD It was to confusing. Hints tell you what to do but not where to get item all the time. December 15, 2015
Just NOT My Cup of Tea. No beginning cut scene to get a bearing on what the game is about, who your character is, etc. Graphics are ok. I turned off the music and 'sounds' but couldn't turn off the voiceovers. Your character is in a constant state of "OMG!!!" Absolutely NO different modes of difficulty. No diary/journal. No map (transportable or otherwise). The hint button takes f-o-r-e-v-e-r and a d-a-y to recharge. At one point, it is noted during the tutorial (you can't turn off) to try the hint button and it would be a 'free hint'. Hmmmmm. The 'hint' button DOES NOT transport you either. The Inventory button does NOT stay locked into position. So, you're constantly clicking on it to see what's what. There are pictures of what you have to find in the inventory which drove me a bit nuts to begin with ..... if it's in my Inventory it's something I found/earned/whatever and not a picture of something. Because of all these things, and many more, this will NOT be a purchase for me. I really can't even find anything at all that I enjoyed about it but that's me. December 15, 2015
Eye strain... Hi all! Well, I gave this one a shot, even though there were those who said it was a "bad" game. Again, I review on the game play and not the story line, as others do a much better job of that than I can. I found this game to be very old school in graphics, which are somewhat blurry, making it difficult to distinguish certain items, and animation, which is quite stiff when you do see it. You even have a click penalty that kicks in quite quickly. Game play wasn't bad. Voice overs were pretty good, but our main character does talk to herself a lot. That's okay, I do that sometimes too. Music does get quite annoying very quickly, so I turn it down to very light background noise. There are some sound FX, but not many. The most annoying sound is the one you year when you find something. You cannot lock the inventory bar in place either, and have to manually click on it to raise it up. You do have to click, hold and drag items from the inventory in order to use them. As I said, an old school game. HOPs are straight forward lists with no interaction at all. The scenes are pretty clear and clean, but some items are extremely small, e.g. hummingbird. Wow, almost needed a magnifying glass to see that one. Puzzles were painfully simple and take no brain power at all. Hint system is helpful, but takes quite some time to fill and there is no custom mode in this one either. This was not a "bad" game, if you like simple, no brainer games, which I sometimes do. The story was a little different and you did have time travel. The only thing I really didn't care for was the constant time travel for one item. I stopped counting after 6 jumps in the alley. If you jump to complete a task, okay, but not back and forth for one item, back to use it, back again to get something else, etc. You get the picture. This game may appeal to a beginner, or someone who just wants to rest their brain a bit. I will recommend it for them, but not for me. No buy today. As always, try it for yourself and see what you think. We all have different tastes in games and you may find this one to be exactly what you are looking for today. Thanks for the reviews. December 15, 2015
This should have remained a secret Only one method of game play. Lots of dialog, though you can skip through it. You can't skip the tutorial (don't even get that option). Lots of HOS; straight, no interaction and a too fast click penalty. This game appears to have been made a long time ago. Do have a question: has anyone noticed all the games about Greece lately? Anyway, this is a "no" for me. December 15, 2015
Ugh! If you can get past the dragggging cursor, you can attempt to play the game. I didn't even realize it was like the 360 games in that there were areas off-screen that had other arrows to follow. Once I found out, I thought it would be better.....NOT. Very poor game in my opinion. One that could have been lots better, but it was SO slow, tedious, confusing and definitely not what games should be........fun. I deleted it and maybe shouldn't even give it 2 stars, only 1, but I'm in a Christmas spirit mood. Have a Merry Christmas fishies! December 23, 2015
Tedious & Exhausting Old school worst possible sense. I found the navigation so tedious and exhausting that I gave up in frustration after about 15 minutes of the demo. Unfortunate as I found the storyline had possibilities. December 16, 2015
Ho Hum Pendulum Tedium Played the demo and immediately disliked it, very old school graphics, hog scenes and puzzles and the constant speech dialogue bubbles. I lasted virtually all of the demo in the hope it might have gotten better but became so frustrated that I was constantly waiting for the hint to recharge so I could use. Not my cup of tea and wouldn't even use a coupon for it either. Not going into what the game has or does not have with the tech spec as others out there will do that much better. However, what I dislike other might like and that's the way the world works - I do suggest that you try it first though before you jump in and buy as you might be disappointed. December 15, 2015
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