Enjoy a thrilling and hilarious point-and-click adventure in the fantasy world of Aventasia
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Recenzje

"Critter Chronicles is definitely one of the best adventure games in the entire world. It has a nice, simple story, fantastic dialogue, great sense of humor, exceptionally likable characters, excellent English dubbing and really pretty graphics."
9/10 – GRY Online

"Critter Chronicles took me about a dozen hours to complete, and I consistently found it to be enjoyable during that time. The puzzles work well and are sometimes challenging, the writing is amusing enough that the game is entertaining to watch as well as play, and the voice acting is once again terrific."
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O tej grze

The Critter Chronicles tell the story of how adventurer Nate Bonnett and Critter, his hairy sidekick, first met, all set before their appearance in Wilbur’s and Ivo’s adventure in The Book of Unwritten Tales. Enjoy a thrilling and hilarious point-and-click adventure in the fantasy world of Aventasia. Travel from the Northlands to the Mage’s Tower of Seastone and experience a story that offers tremendous fun for seasoned players of “The Book of Unwritten Tales” and newcomers alike.

Key Features

  • Play as both Nate and Critter: You and you alone decide with whom you want to spend more time.
  • Meet new characters such as animal rights activist Petra, a schizophrenic Yeti, and the “Critters”.
  • Choose between two levels of difficulty: “Normal” (approximately the same difficulty as BOUT) and “Hard” (for true veteran adventurers).
  • Enjoy high-resolution backgrounds, improved animations and sounds!
  • Real-time lightning of 3d-models and objects (including volumetric lighing)
  • Soft raytraced shadows of real-time objects on the backgrounds
  • Support of all screen resolutions up to 1920x1200 and wide-screen support
  • Improved animations with facial animation and lip movement
  • Watch a beautiful and emotional tale unfold in about 10-12 hours of playing time.
  • Stand alone add-on to the highly acclaimed "The Book of Unwritten Tales"

Wymagania systemowe

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windowns XP SP3, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor:2.4 GHz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:DirectX 9c compatible graphic card with 128 MB RAM, Pixelshader 2.0
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:6 GB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows XP SP3, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor:3 GHz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:DirectX 9c compatible graphic card with 256 MB RAM, Pixelshader 2.0
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:6 GB HD space
    Minimum:
    • OS:Mac OS X 10.6/Mac OS X 10.8/Mac OS X 10.7
    • Processor:2.4 GHz Intel Mac Core Duo
    • Memory:1500 MB RAM
    • Graphics:Intel GMA-950-Grafikkarte with 256MB VRAM or better
    • Hard Drive:6 GB HD space
    Minimum:
    • OS:Ubuntu 12.04 or above
    • Processor:2.4 GHz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL compatible graphic card with 128 MB RAM, Pixelshader 2.0


    • Hard Drive:6 GB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:Ubuntu 12.04 or above
    • Processor:3 GHz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL compatible graphic card with 256 MB RAM, Pixelshader 2.0

    • Hard Drive:6 GB HD space
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Chaindrop
( 10.0 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 17 maja
Kinda liked TBoUT 1, but this prequel, not so much. The story was interesting, but it really suffered from bad puzzle design. It's really inconsistent in the way it handled the puzzles, and there's way too much guesswork involved in the solutions.

Here's an example of a bad puzzle (of which there are many), I'll be vague and won't spoil the exact solution: There's a part in the game where you'll have to disguise yourself. There are no clues as to who you are supposed to be disguised as, and the solution is a homage to an older adventure game from a different developer, which is almost impossible to guess. The only way to solve this puzzle is to try all item combinations and pray that it works.
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Jamison
( 13.1 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 16 maja
At first I couldn't get this game to run at all, then after either a game or Steam update it ran flawlessly. If you liked the first one, you will probably like this one too.
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reez
( 8.2 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 22 kwietnia
I wished it would have been longer. Very funny game.
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Phayzon
( 7.8 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 26 marca
A Succint Review:
It's a prequel.
No Wilbur :(
Nice visuals
Decent length
Some puzzles are just plain weird
Mages tower can take the express train to hell
Not as good as the first game or second, but not bad either
Petra is just as annoying as the organization she's based off of
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Narquois
( 12.5 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 26 marca
Yes.
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archimedez
( 15.5 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 25 lutego
The game was good until I had to fall back to walkthrough because there was no logic or enough hints in the puzzles anymore. Painting anyone?
If you do not mind using a walkthrough after having wasted hours trying it yourself, then the game is for you.
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yochai
( 10.0 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 16 lutego
A funny game, a good name, not as good as the first one, but not due to the game's fault, the first was just too good.
Przydatne? Tak Nie Zabawna
Kewkie
( 1.4 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 14 lutego
The game broke and inturn ruined my pc which i had to take back to back to factory settings, i was not impressed. /the story was dissapointing aswell and generally a dissapointing buy. Only good thing was i got it really cheap in a sale.
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Wolffs
( 8.0 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 13 lutego
Love the game, a good quality point and click game with much effort in game making shown.
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Wolf of Damnation
( 7.7 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 9 lutego
It's a good story that adds a nice backstory into Nate and Critter and it could be considered to be more Unwritten Tales to fill the giant need for it once you finish the main game.
But it is very Critter heavy (my least and most peoples least favorite character) and is not up to the standards of the main game.
But if you needed more Unwritten Tales like I did and want the story, go for it.
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anki5an
( 11.7 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 7 lutego
I just can't get enough of these series.
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Xanthone
( 5.5 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 26 stycznia
The sound of the voice of the furry alien thing is cheap and annoying. Cant play the game anymore.
Przydatne? Tak Nie Zabawna
Baraz - Siriel
( 10.5 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 24 stycznia
The game is about 10 to 12 hours (in hard mode). I had fun and laughs. I bought it cheap as a bundle (I would not pay over 12$ frankly).

It is a prequel launched after the original game : I played The Book Of Unwritten Tales before, but I'm pretty sure I would have had as much fun, maybe more even, playing this one before.

One could say it is not animal rights friendly, though no Critters were harmed.

Near the end, there is a cute wink-wink honoring one of the best early-ish point-and-click game.
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Brittany Francis
( 7.4 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 18 stycznia
I really like this prequel game to "The Book of Unwritten Tales". You get to find out even more about the characters whom you've fallen in love with, and like TBOUT, the artwork is great. The only thing I find with this game is that is can sometimes be choppy and glitch/crash. However, I think it's important to play this game for the character development of critter and Nate , so I still recommend this game. Plus, it's fun! And there are a ton of funny puzzles. I hope they keep coming out with more TBOUT games, because I always enjoy them and highly recommend them to anyone who enjoys point and click games with a great story.
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(=゚・゚=)Yoda
( 7.6 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 10 stycznia
Not super bad but definitely below average.
Lots of badly designed puzzles in the last chapters which force you to use walktrough.
Writing is quite subpar and too meta, not very enjoyable experience overall.
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kantaiabi
( 12.1 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 2 stycznia
I love this game, it was odd, funny, weird, sad and complicated and easy all in one! I have to admit to using a guide a bit through it as sometimes the clues are not what you would expect and sometimes not clear, but then again that makes it fun.
There are Yeti's in this game!! Need I say more, Yeti's who want to cook you and eat you, but don't luckily :P Or maybe they do and I'm the Yeti talking to you right now as I need more food?!!!

Great Game, Fun to do, finishes a bit too quick, but it will probably be fun to do again!!!
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Jamie
( 11.4 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 28 grudnia, 2015
Oh I love the Critters and it was so fun to play through their perspective. I can't get enough of these types of games. Also, all hail walkthroughs. Not that I use them. A lot. Sometimes. No shame.
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MacHaggis
( 22.9 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 27 grudnia, 2015
Let me start by saying that I like both "The Book of Unwritten Tales 1" and TBoUT2 a lot and wholeheartedly recommend them both. However, that is not the case with "TBoUT: the Critter Chronicles" which feels like a failed experiment, prior TBoUT2, for testing various game concepts.

The two difficulty options "normal" and "hard" causes far too complicated puzzles on the harder setting. Other puzzles gets harder by having all spoken clues removed. The normal setting is playable but sometimes a puzzle just "ends" without any visible progress feedback since the "hard part" has been cut.

The gibberish speak from Critter itself overstays its welcome fairly rapidly and I quickly tried to maximize the playtime using captain Nate. The other two playable characters from TBoUT1/2 Wilbur Weatherwane and Ivo, are unfortunately not present.

Essentially the Critter Chronicles feels much more unpolished and rushed in comparison to TBoUT1 and 2.
Przydatne? Tak Nie Zabawna
kezorr
( 8.3 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 16 grudnia, 2015
Great inbetweener before Unwritten Tales 2. Solid 8 hours of gameplay and a nice tie in between stories. I really love this series and hope Nordic carries it on.
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tanglelace
( 19.6 godz. łącznie )
Zamieszczono: 20 listopada, 2015
A very worthwhile addon to the first and second games. I would recommend playing it before part one if I had it to do over.
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5 z 6 osób (83%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
Niepolecone
22.9 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 27 grudnia, 2015
Let me start by saying that I like both "The Book of Unwritten Tales 1" and TBoUT2 a lot and wholeheartedly recommend them both. However, that is not the case with "TBoUT: the Critter Chronicles" which feels like a failed experiment, prior TBoUT2, for testing various game concepts.

The two difficulty options "normal" and "hard" causes far too complicated puzzles on the harder setting. Other puzzles gets harder by having all spoken clues removed. The normal setting is playable but sometimes a puzzle just "ends" without any visible progress feedback since the "hard part" has been cut.

The gibberish speak from Critter itself overstays its welcome fairly rapidly and I quickly tried to maximize the playtime using captain Nate. The other two playable characters from TBoUT1/2 Wilbur Weatherwane and Ivo, are unfortunately not present.

Essentially the Critter Chronicles feels much more unpolished and rushed in comparison to TBoUT1 and 2.
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4 z 5 osób (80%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
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8.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 16 grudnia, 2015
Great inbetweener before Unwritten Tales 2. Solid 8 hours of gameplay and a nice tie in between stories. I really love this series and hope Nordic carries it on.
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2 z 4 osób (50%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
Niepolecone
7.6 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 10 stycznia
Not super bad but definitely below average.
Lots of badly designed puzzles in the last chapters which force you to use walktrough.
Writing is quite subpar and too meta, not very enjoyable experience overall.
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9 z 9 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
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13.0 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 25 maja, 2015
The Book of Unwritten Tales miało ciężki start. Jej ogólnoświatowa premiera odbyła się dopiero dwa lata po wydaniu jej w rodzimych Niemczech. Mimo tego gra została bardzo ciepło przyjęta, a przez niektórych uznana za jedną z najlepszych przygodówek. Prawdopodobnie właśnie to było dla twórców motywacją do stworzenia kolejnej odsłony serii.

Critter Chronicles to samodzielny dodatek do wspomnianego The Book of Unwritten Tales, będący jego prequelem. Zwiedzimy w nim zupełnie nowe lokacje i spotkamy nowe postacie. Jego historia opowiada o pierwszym spotkaniu i przygodach znanych z podstawowej wersji gry bohaterów, poszukiwacza przygód Nate'a oraz futrzanego Zwierzaka i jest skonstruowana tak, że jej zrozumienie nie wymaga znajomości oryginału. Wbrew oczekiwaniom, nie tłumaczy ona jednak, dlaczego bohaterowie znaleźli się tam, gdzie po raz pierwszy spotykamy ich w The Book of Unwritten Tales, a jej zakończenie tworzy tylko kolejne pytania. Mimo to, fabuła Critter Chronicles stoi na wysokim poziomie i jej stopniowe odkrywanie stanowi jeden z głównych smaków gry. Duża w tym zasługa barwnych i charakterystycznych bohaterów. Swoją głęboką osobowość posiada praktycznie każda występująca w grze postać. Każda z nich jest jedyna w swoim rodzaju i ma dużo do powiedzenia. A największy w tym wkład ma oczywiście Nate, wokół którego kręci się cała historia. Jego postać potrafi wywołać sporo emocji i to nie tylko pozytywnych. Jest on bohaterem dynamicznym i podczas przygody przechodzi metamorfozę. Zmienia się jego osobowość i cele, do których dąży. Nieco gorzej wypada Zwierzak. Bo, chociaż różowe futerko oraz charakterystyczny bełkot niewątpliwie dodają mu uroku, to ma on po prostu mało do powiedzenia, a jego zachowanie z biegiem czasu staje się coraz mniej specjalne. Innym elementem, który stanowi o świetności The Book of Unwritten Tales i wyróżnia ten tytuł spośród innych przygodówek, jest wszechobecny humor. Występuje on praktycznie wszędzie, w dialogach, zagadkach, postaciach oraz ich zachowaniu. I nie jest to byle jaki humor. Żarty i sytuacje są przemyślane, dzięki czemu Critter Chronicles wiele razy wywoła uśmiech na naszych twarzach. Całość dopełniają zabawne nawiązania do znanych filmów oraz gier komputerowych, takich jak Harry Potter lub Portal, których tu również nie brakuje. Jeżeli chodzi o rozgrywkę, to mamy do czynienia z typowym point'n'clickiem. Sterujemy jedynie klawiszem myszy, za pomocą którego przemieszczamy się i dokonujemy interakcji z postaciami i obiektami. W ten sposób rozwiązujemy kolejne zagadki logiczne przygotowane przez twórców. One również są wykonane porządnie, przez co nie nudzą i stanowią całkiem przyjemne zajęcie dla umysłu. Przez większość rozgrywki mamy możliwość swobodnego przełączania się pomiędzy dwojgiem bohaterów, ale w niektórych sekwencjach kierujemy tylko jednym z nich. Bardzo ładnie prezentuje się oprawa audiowizualna. Modele postaci są całkiem przyzwoicie wykonane, ale jeszcze ładniej wyglądają wcześniej wyrenderowane lokacje, budujące miły bajkowy nastrój. Ścieżki dźwiękowej również słucha się całkiem przyjemnie. Nowością względem poprzedniej odsłony serii jest możliwość wyboru jednego z dwóch poziomów trudności. Normalny, oferujący rozgrywkę o podobnym stopniu trudności co oryginalne The Book of Unwritten Tales oraz trudny, dodający do gry nowe, bardziej wymagające zagadki. Wprowadzono również możliwość podświetlenia wszystkich hotspotów, dzięki czemu nie zmarnujemy zbyt wiele czasu w poszukiwaniu ukrytych na ekranie obiektów.

I chociaż The Critter Chronicles jest solidną grą, to nie dorównuje oryginalnemu The Book of Unwritten Tales. Z tego powodu, że jest ona o wiele mniejszą produkcją. Nie chodzi tu o czas gry, bo grając na wysokim poziomie trudności, w The Critter Chronicles spędzimy nawet paręnaście godzin, ale o praktycznie całą resztę. Cała rozgrywka toczy się na zaledwie kilku planszach, pomiędzy którymi ciągle podróżujemy. Podobnie z postaciami. Jest ich po prostu mniej, zarówno tych grywalnych, jak i drugoplanowych. I chociaż wszystko to, co oferuje The Critter Chronicles stoi na wysokim poziomie, to mogło być tego więcej. Szczególnie, że to właśnie ta szeroka różnorodność wyróżniała The Book of Unwritten Tales i stanowiła o jej świetności. Podobnie jak w przypadku pierwszej odsłony serii, The Critter Chronicles w wersji steamowej dostępne jest jedynie w angielskiej wersji językowej, mimo iż gra otrzymała kinowe spolszczenie. Jest to raczej spory minus, bo dialogi dodają grze sporo uroku.

Podsumowując, The Critter Chronicles to solidna przygodówka, oferująca ciekawą historię, w ramach której spotkamy wiele głęboko zarysowanych postaci, przyjemne zagadki logiczne oraz sporą dawkę dobrego humoru. A wszystko to okraszone jest ładną grafiką. I chociaż tytuł ten nie dorównuje swojemu pierwowzorowi praktycznie pod każdym względem, to jest do niego bardzo dobrym dodatkiem. Ci, którym spodobało się The Book of Unwritten Tales, powinni równie dobrze polubić The Critter Chronicles.
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1 z 3 osób (33%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
Polecane
12.6 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 7 marca, 2014
Plusy:

+ oprawa audiowizualna
+ klimat
+ postacie
+ zagadki
+ Moonwalk tańczony przez Crittera :D
+ humor
+ długość rozgrywki satysfakcjonuje (7.5 godziny)
+ osiągnięcia Steam

Minusy:

- słabsza od poprzedniczki
- mało lokacji
- poziom trudności (łatwa)

Ocena: 8/10
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11 z 11 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
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11.8 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 10 grudnia, 2013
These guys just gets it. After playing so many "meh" adventures, and i'm an adventuregame lover, my favorites the last years is the "Book of unwritten tales" games. They do the pop culture thing soo right, and the humour is great, which others do alot in an excessive forced way, like Sam & Max, even though i like those one too. Graphics are great, voicing are great. This one, after just 20 mins after playing, i knew it was a GREAT adventure game. Really recommended it for adventurelovers.
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12.8 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 23 września, 2014
The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles is a fairly amusing point-and-click adventure. Much of the artwork flows like an oil painting plus the animations give it an extra level of depth and personality. It is obvious the writers and voice actors had a lot of fun in their roles. The game puts several Star Wars parodies in the storyline as well as a few references to Portal. With two characters to control it's almost like playing two stories in one.

Overall, it's a mildly funny game that doesn't get overly difficult.
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5.7 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 26 października, 2015
A prequel to The Book of Unwritten tales that is, mostly, not as good as the original game. It tells you more about Critter and how he met Nate. It's a bit under half the length of the first game.

On the positive side..
- Critter was my least favorite character in the previous game, and the prequel did redeem him in my eyes somewhat.
- No more terribly compressed cutscenes, everything is crisp.
- Animations may have been better, but I'm not 100% sure about it.

But,
- Puzzles made much less sense this time and I'd not recommend the game to a casual adventure game player who's trying to avoid peeking in a walkthrough a few times.
- Absence of Wilbur, the most charming Book of Unwritten Tales character.
- In some places (Arch-Mage's tower) the item swapping mechanics really made the game tedious, as you had to go across 5 or 6 screens to swap an item between the characters, and then go all that way back. And this could happen few times in a row.

If you'd like to get into this series, I'd probably recommend starting with the first game because it was a lot better overall, even though this one is a direct prequel story-wise.


Sloth Academy rating: 4 silver sloths.
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9 z 9 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
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8.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 25 września, 2014
I must admit, I approached this game with skepticism. I absolutely loved The Book of Unwritten Tales, but the Critter parts? Not so funny. I never really enjoyed controlling this non speaking character, always having to guess what I might be saying, after a couple of minutes I always got bored or irritated. But this spin-off (and prequel), The Criiter Chronicles? Don't ask me why, but it totally works.

The story is simple but entertaining, in this game we finally understand WHAT is Critter. Part of an alien race crashed on the planet, we have to help him and his mates get a crucial part of their ship back from the... evil, for lack of a better term, Munkus. We will also meet again some of the characters from Unwritten Tales, like Ma'zaz, discover how Critter became friend with Nate and visit many locations of the previous game. Dialogues are funny and full of pop culture references, puzzles aren't extremely hard, but a couple of moments may be really challenging if you don't pay attention to your surroundings. Plus, a Portal (as in the Valve franchise) based puzzle? Yes, please!

The Critter Chronicles is a solid game. Not extraordinary, but surely interesting and rewarding to play. Even if there are a lot of references to the previous game, it is completely possible to play one without having played the other, the two adventures are totally indipendent. Nice game.
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8 z 8 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
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8.7 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 17 sierpnia, 2014
Although The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles was released later than The Book of Unwritten Tales, it's actually the prequel of the series. However, it's significantly shorter than its sequel. Nevertheless, I found its puzzles and story much better and enjoyable.

The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles is definitely not even close to a masterpiece but it's still a quite decent point-and-click game.
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24.6 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 2 września, 2015
There's at least one critical crash bug in this game which can prevent you from progressing, and which hasn't been fixed despite being reported on the Steam forums (http://steamcommunity.com/app/221830/discussions/0/846947320671653509/#p1) and the King Art game forums (http://forum.kingart-games.com/index.php/topic,11586.0.html) for a long while now. Clearly the publisher Nordic Games and/or the devs are not proactive in seeking out problems and helping players.

Regarding the game itself (I eventually managed to get past the crash point), I didn't enjoy it as much as the original TBoUT. Puzzles are more difficult and felt more far-fetched, and I had to use a walkthrough several times, whereas remember having to use one maybe once for the original. On top of that the main character is unlikeable and overstays his welcome, and some of the jokes felt cruel or out of place. In the end it was kind of enjoyable to play with some funny moments, but definitely not a top-notch experience like TBoUT.
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10.7 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 30 marca, 2014
A terrific humorous adventure, with graphics sort of like finely detailed blown glass (though they do look considerably coarser when zoomed in, which isn't often). The puzzles are quite a bit harder than the original Book of Unwritten Tales (which is welcome since it was a tad too easy), but this one has the same great writing and humor that made the first game so dang lovable. Critter Chronicles is a lot shorter, though, but that's to be expected since it is more of a side story than a full game.
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14.5 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 26 czerwca, 2014
Very funny, if short, prequel to The Book of Unwritten Tales. Try it on hard mode while waiting for TBUT2 to be released.

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21.7 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 9 marca, 2015
Sequel to one of the best pont-&-click adventure games.
Now addicting little drop sci-fi in a fantasy adventure in same manner of humor as before.

I must say decoration for chapter 4 was something very amazing, beutifull and with piece of insanity in same time. Despite difficulty of puzzles, I enjoyed the apartments so much, that I forget about puzzles for a moment.

Highly recommended for all who familiar with previous game and other's, who want to see good point-&-click fantasy adventure.

P.S. After completing two games - I will absolutly buy "Book Of Unwritten Tales 2". Can't wait when receive money from my employer's.
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7 z 9 osób (78%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
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10.8 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 21 czerwca, 2015
TLDR: Get it if you liked the previous game, but only on sale

The Good
The game is cute and funny with likable characters.
It shows the backstory of how Nate and Critter met.
There is a hard difficulty mode if you want to make the puzzles a bit harder

The Bad
It's short.
Very few screens, so there is lots of backtracking between the same screens which gets annoying.
Most of the puzzles are unintuitive, forcing you to go the route of clicking / talking / combining everything until something moves you along.
The character switches and passing inventory between them is poorly executed. This was done better in Day of the Tentacle back in the 90s. The makers of Critter Chronicles know about DOTT, since there is a reference to it in the game.
Speaking of, there are way too many pop culture references in the game, replacing actual humor and not really fitting in with the setting established in the previous game
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6.9 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 30 lipca, 2015
I am a big fan of the the original Book of Unwritten Tales and Critter Chronicles is certainly not a terrible game as adventure games go, but the thumb indicates whether I recommended it (not that it's an outright bad game!) and I unfortunately I just can't recommend Critter Chronicles - mainly due to the puzzle quality.

The original game keeps a nice balance between the puzzles being relatively intuitive, yet not quite so blatantly obvious that there's nothing to it. Generally I could always figure out what needed to be done once I found the right items, without resorting to much trial and error. Critter Chronicles, however, strays a bit too far into the territory of some of the more egregious 90s adventure game leaps of logic where the solution is stumbled upon only by exhausting all possible options. More than likely at some point will need to resort to the process of trying to use every item on every other item and hotspot - which is made even more frustrating by having to rather slowly transfer items between two characters, one at a time.

Forgetting the puzzles, the game still retains much of the charm of BoUT. It's still well acted (though Critter's "dialog" did start to grate on me as the game went on) and nice to look at, but the cast and overall scope of the game is much reduced compared to BoUT. It comes out feeling a bit thin as a result.

To a certain extent it seems perhaps a bit unfair to hold it up to the standards of the excellent original BoUT, but that's naturally what one would compare it against, since Critter Chronicles is presumably meant for fans of BoUT. The bottom line is unfortunately that all but the most fanatical of BoUT fans could safely skip Critter Chronicles without feeling like they missed out. I don't regret playing the game, but knowing what I do now, I wouldn't regret having skipped it either.
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11.5 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 8 października, 2014
This game serves as a prequel to The Book of Unwritten Tales.

Pros: It appears that the developer used the same engine, so the interface is identical to the first game in the series. Beautiful backdrops, excellent animation, beautiful soundtrack, great voice acting, fun puzzles, lovable characters. They fixed the bug with inventory slow down. Steam achievements! Additional replay value with expert mode.

Cons: I LOVE having a story centered around Critter, but by the end I was quite annoyed by Critter's inability to comunicate in the common tongue.

Summary: I highly recommend both games in this series! I am also looking forward to the sequel, The Book of Unwritten Tales II.
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19.0 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 9 listopada, 2014
Not as much fun as the first Book of Unwritten Tales, what with the fact that you only play as Critter and Nate so there are less opportunities for clever wordplay and funny references to all things geek. Still a decent game for an afternoon or two, especially if you're a fan of the first TBoUT. Doesn't advance the story in the least (everything actually takes place before Nate meets Ivo and Wilbur) so you can play it or skip it, whatever.
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7.6 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 1 marca, 2015
I have looked forward to play this game after I had played "The Book Of Unwritten Tales". This game is just as fun, exciting, filled with funny characters and so on. The graphics have improved, but I am looking forward to see how good it will be in the next gen of this game. Last but not least, the game is super fun, but it's still hard to see some of the small objects that you have to find during the game.
Continue the good work King Art!

8/10
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16.7 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 4 listopada, 2014
Well. It's very better than The book of Unwritten Tales.

It has difficulty level for the riddles. You can still turn on the Show Points so you won't have pixel hunting even in HARD mode.
But the riddles are difficult enough in front of the first part of the series.
If you play the game in normal mode you 'll have more hints by the characters and you 'll miss a couple of riddles. Generally the game does NOT change much. So play it at hard anyway!

The graphics are about the same with the difference of the settings. You don't have complicated settings like AA Anisotropic or Antialiasing. You choose between smoothness and Picture quality and that's it. Well in the first part the antialising thing mattered . I had it in 8X. Here the differences are small to nothing. Try "Low" in smoothness and "Medium" in picture quality. The last one sets the textures sent to the graphic card. If set to the best it will sent uncompressed textures directly to the graphics card so even the best cards may NOT handle some scenes and you ll have glitches. You have more vivid colors but the difference is that and ONLY that. So set it to medium and enjoy the game with more earth colors. The graphics are 3D Indie so the colors are vivid enough anyway.

I wasn't amazed by the story BUT is better than the fisrt part and you have the critter to break the ice and makes you laugh. But still is better from the first. I enjoyed this game much MORE than the first one.

All the others like sounds , story , characters and more.... Come on.. You play an adventure and NOT the final episode of Call of Duty or other game to see things in Reality. We have imagination as players and all the game things are MORE than OK.

To all adventurers... Put the difficulty to Hard and FLY. You'll love it!
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