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Get ready for the ultimate treasure hunt! Your shop, Rusted Gold, has shelves to fill, auctions to run, and money to make—and you can only do that with the best finds. Check out the dozens of locations from run-down farms to back road antique shops to abandoned storage units to see if you can stumble upon your next great treasure.
Release Date: Feb 22, 2012
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$9.99

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About the Game

Get ready for the ultimate treasure hunt! Your shop, Rusted Gold, has shelves to fill, auctions to run, and money to make—and you can only do that with the best finds.

Check out the dozens of locations from run-down farms to back road antique shops to abandoned storage units to see if you can stumble upon your next great treasure. What do you do once you’ve found something? Shine it up or sell it as is to see if you can turn a profit, or if you hit bust. Haggle with crazy characters as you try to build your reputation for having the best picks around and learn more about what makes each person tick. Consult with an expert to avoid being hoodwinked! Combine items to increase their values and learn how to increase your odds along the way.

Price your picks to sell them in your shop, or take your chances on the auction block to see if you can make an even bigger profit!

Key Features:

  • Fill the shelves of Rusted Gold to try to turn a profit
  • Check out 12 cool locations and the nooks and crannies of each one to find your next great pick!
  • Meet America’s quirkiest characters and try to haggle them down
  • Build up your reputation for being the best Picker around
  • Combine items you find to turn an even bigger profit!
  • Don’t be fooled—consult an expert to appraise your items
  • Unique combination of Adventure (Midnight Mysteries), Resource Management (Build-a-lot), and Hidden Object (Samantha Swift) game play

PC System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS:Windows XP, Vista, 7
    • Processor:Pentium 4 - 2.0 GHz or better
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:128 MB
    • DirectX®:9.0
    • Hard Drive:300 MB of space

Mac System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS:OS X 10.6 and 10.7
    • Processor:1.0 GHz CPU
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive:80 MB HD space
Helpful customer reviews
10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
231 products in account
70 reviews
50.8 hrs on record
Get it cheep, not much replayability. But fun for a couple run-throughs.
Posted: April 10th, 2014
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
103 products in account
39 reviews
0.7 hrs on record
Personal Rating: 6/10

Well, I didn't expect to actually play this game, but I did and to be quite honest I enjoyed the small portion of playtime I had. The graphics are neat and the concept of the game is quite a new and interesting idea. It reminds me of shows like the American Pickers or Pawn Stars, or Youtubers like The Game Chasers.

However, the music in this game isn't really the best. I know it's a small point to make out, almost nitpicking as a result, but it's practically the most annoying thing in the game. Another thing I realised early on is that it's very difficult to make a loss in profit, I even TRIED but I apparently got a jackpot item which sold for $9,000. The game does have a limited number of locations to visit and the sessions only last for 30 Days. Which is reasonable, but it doesn't take long to get through it and then get bored. I tried out the game on Zen mode where there isn't any competition because I wanted to see what functions the game has and this is what I found out in the process.

It's a point and click adventure without the adventure part. Especially when you have to find all the items. It reminds me of a game released on PC. Coronation Street and the Missing HotPot Recipie. The same two to three things over and over again. Don't get me wrong, it's enjoyable, but it turns into a pattern and not a good pattern at that.
Posted: May 3rd, 2014
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
43 products in account
2 reviews
12.2 hrs on record
I really have started to enjoy this game more every time I play it. You are not just 'running around the country' collecting random items to sell for top dollar at your own store. It is more like one of those old seek and find picture books you could find in a library at an elementary school. Wonderful graphics, not too hard to see every detail on most objects. Also, you can select the object you are interested in to read a tiny bit more about it, as well as see how it looks. Bartering is rather easy (depending on the person's mood and momentary mindset, of course), and if you don't want to wait for items to sell in the shop, you can appraise them & send them off to auction! A good concept and a simple game to wind down with at the end of the day.
Posted: June 3rd, 2014
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
598 products in account
58 reviews
6.6 hrs on record
10/10 Would auction again and quadruple my money.
Posted: May 30th, 2014
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
332 products in account
11 reviews
11.6 hrs on record
Pickers is a hidden-object game that also combines a bit of memorization with simulated auction strategy. There is also an inventory system used largely for allowing you to combine pieces into one auction item.

In terms of replayability, after beating the game, I suspect that most might give it another play-through or a partial play-through and be done with it. Once you learn how to get ahead in the auction game, it really devolves into a pure hidden-object game.

The game probably should have implemented a drive-time to locations which would have added a bit more difficulty but would have increased the lasting appeal. Adding a time-management aspect would have sweetened the reward for knowing where to go.

7 of 10, and a high quality time-waster. I am not a hidden object game fan, but enjoyed this game for at least a good 8 hours or so.
Posted: June 7th, 2014
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