Reviews and Problems with Midnight Mysteries: The Edgar Allan Poe Conspiracy
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Mostly a HOG
29 June 2013
Summary: I had played the other 2 games in this series and expected this one to be similar. I had some of the same visuals but unlike the other 2 was mostly a HOG which I am not terribly fond of. I don't mind them interspersed in the game but I do not like when there is one after the other. It looks good though and is well done.
Summary: I really like the way the game plays on Haunted Houdini better. Haunted Houdini is 2011 or 2012 and it has more storyline and problem solving than this one. This one is a lot of hidden object finding. This was one of the earlier games to come out in 2009. I would not purchase it again even though it was only $3.00 when you download on Amazon.
Summary: Typical of every HOG, the story pretty much takes a back seat to the gameplay. Here you are trying to solve the mystery surrounding the death of Edgar Allan Poe. Not as compelling as you might hope. As far as Edgar Allan Poe is concerned, you'll learn more about him by looking him up in Wikipedia (some reviewers described this particular game as if it were edutainment). As far as HO gameplay, the artwork is nicely done.
Summary: If you like HOG games you should love this one. There are so many objects to find it seems that's all this game is about. You don't really have to follow what's going on as the game leads you through everything. The few puzzles included are too easy and the graphics aren't very good. I enjoy games with more adventure and puzzle solving than hidden objects. I do like Poe so I find some of the information given enjoyable but there are way too many HO's to find.
Summary: Other than the story line, there's nothing really wrong with the game. I think beginners would probably enjoy it. The atmosphere is spooky. The graphics are nice and the puzzles and HO scenes are fairly easy. If you've been playing HOG adventures for a while, you will probably find the game is too easy. The game is primarily an HOG game with a few puzzles and interaction items thrown in on the side.
Summary: This was a bit different than I thought it would be and at times I found it a bit confusing as it seemed to go in 2 different directions. I enjoy HO games but this one isn't one I'd play over and over.
Summary: I have to disagree with a lot ot the reviews. I did not enjoy the game that much. I bought the game, thinking it would really be good after playing the demo, but I think it got boring after a while. I got to the point I couldn't wait to finish it so I could play something else. The graphics were great and I thought the music was okay, but the HOGs were too easy and I didn't like having to find one page before going to the next.
Great game atmosphere bogged down by more-repetitive-than-most HOG action
Walker "pseudo-savant", Amazon
14 August 2010
Summary: This hidden object game was not my favorite. The game atmosphere, including graphics and music, was top-notch, but the story was weak. There is a mystery, but you are given the answers... there is nothing to figure out. The HOG part of the game was, for me, challenging without becoming too frustrating; however, it got VERY repetitive by the end of the game. I guess I need more puzzles and story interspersed, and this game didn't provide enough of that.
Conclusion: i am not a huge fan of hidden object games and i brought this one thinking it would be like a murder mystery/csi sort of game. but decided to give it a try and i was pleasantly surprised, the puzzles are good and well thought out. the objects are not frustratingly hidden so you can find them without too much banging your head against the wall and you have to look for ravens to get more hints but you are guaranteed limitless amounts of hints although you have to wait for...