Reviews and Problems with Entwined: Strings of Deception
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User review by starrenz
16 January 2013
Summary: This is your regular whodunnit, with your regular list of suspects. You play a detective assigned to investigate the murder of a rich inventor, and along the way you gather clues, expand your inventory, solve puzzles, find objects, and eventually solve the mystery. Fans of the genre will be disappointed to know however, that you don't actually do any "solving" - the game reveals who the culprit is in the end.
Summary: Quite a nice simple adventure style HOG which was fun for a rainy afternoon. It doesn't have quite the atmosphere or puzzles that some offer, but the storyline keeps you moving along nicely and there is plenty to do. There is a map which is a handy reminder about which direction things were in but it didn't tell you where was active or needed things doing which was great.
Summary: Really well done...good story too! With the aide of an interactive map you always know where to head next but it never makes you feel like you're having your hand held throughout the whole thing. Good little mystery. I hope they make more like it very soon!
Summary: The one thing that stands out for me is the voice acting both for the other characters and for yourself which really added value to the game. Another thing is the ending which is a clean cut clear one. For some reason, some HOGs just like to try and be sophisticated or mysterious. The player is left scratching their head as they try and interpret what exactly happened.
Summary: From the little known Urchin Games comes a well-thought out murder mystery in an elegant mansion, that is slightly more adventure than HO scenes. The graphics are crisp and colorful, though not much embellished, the mood is somber, and the music is mostly wistful violins. The voice-overs and animations are very good, making the characters more interesting.
Summary: Definitely liking this one a lot. Mostly adventure with some very nicely drawn HO scenes. Very good voice acting and plot unfolding sans zombies, faceless ghouls or crazed lunatics. Nice change of pace! Action makes sense as you are given progressively more pieces of the plot. Good hint system that shows list of tasks and you can get more info on a particular one. This works better for me than a WT, as it doesn't require that you play in the sequence described.
Summary: Being a female detective you have to solve a murder case. Yes, this is a hidden object game and an adventure. The story is quite good, especially in the beginning, but it loosens its grip later on. Graphics are very good, crisp and clear, except for the cut scenes. The HOS are not very difficult. The adventure is straight forward. There is some back-tracking, but I have seen worse. The place were the next HOS appears is unpredictable and has got nothing to do with logic.
Summary: Once again the other reviewers have written great details about this game. For me, this game had bugs - almost crashed and the map never working properly - it showed where I was but not things that could be done, found it useless. Diary worked the way it should - saving clues The HO scenes were clear and the developers tried to hide some objects, but nothing too challenging. The music was actually very good and set the mystery mood quite well.