Set in Wild West, FESTER MUDD: CURSE OF THE GOLD is a three-part comic saga of exploration, reunion, and redemption...and a love letter to the classic adventure games of the 90s! Roused from a life of sloth to reunite with his long-lost brother in search of unimaginable riches, reluctant hero Fester Mudd somehow manages to be intrepid...
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Veröffentlichung: 4. Nov. 2013

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Set in Wild West, FESTER MUDD: CURSE OF THE GOLD is a three-part comic saga of exploration, reunion, and redemption...and a love letter to the classic adventure games of the 90s!

Roused from a life of sloth to reunite with his long-lost brother in search of unimaginable riches, reluctant hero Fester Mudd somehow manages to be intrepid but cowardly, ambitious yet lazy, dimwitted but brilliant.

In Episode 1, Fester hits the trail to join his brother, Bud, in the downtrodden town of Loamsmouth. But when Bud is found to have mysteriously vanished, Fester realizes that the journey will be far longer and more treacherous than he bargained for...and he must enlist the aid of an experienced gunslinger to help him make his way through Indian territory to track down both his missing brother and the gold that awaits them both!

But gunslingers don't come cheap...and Fester must find a way to convince him to join him on the perilous quest.

This Episode sees Fester exploring Loamsmouth and surrounding territories. Along the way, he'll meet and deal with an assortment of Old West roughnecks, flim-flammers, and other larger-than-life characters...and give adventure game fans a huge blast from the past!

IMPORTANT: The development of Fester Mudd games has been cancelled, and this episode is the only one available. Please note that it was designed to be part of a trilogy, and you will not experience the full story as the other two episodes won’t become available. The developer sincerely wishes to thank everyone who played and supported the journey of Fester Mudd.

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Junkyard Junkie
( 4.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 17. März
When it comes to classic point-and-click adventure games, Fester Mudd knows how to bring back the classics. The only downsides is that it's a short game and the series discontinued. But if you have little cash to spend and want to earn easy achievements, go check out Fester Mudd.
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Vicxx
( 8.5 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 29. Januar
A tribute to classic point and click adventure games!

Fester Mudd was a surprise, a great surprise. It really respects its antecessors and the genre, works as a nice throwback to those adventure games back in the day and oh boy, it delivered.
The story is interesting enough to keep you playing it, in fact, as the game goes on you are more and more invested in the plot thanks to its pretty good puzzles, all of them make sense, some served as a comedy value, some can be challenging.
Talking about comedy, it is filled with tons of funny dialogues and scenarios, which ones delivered even more entertaining to the game, there are some easter eggs and those are great.
The game is quite short, but as you can see it took me above 8 hours, so there is that. Also there are achievements to unlock, which is good.
As for flaws goes, I don't have any, really, It might get a little repetitive after a while and I wish there was more variety in the soundtrack, don't get me wrong, is not a bad soundtrack at all, but it might get repetitive as well.
In the end I really liked Fester Mudd, it was a great adventure! 8.6/10
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adam1224
( 2.5 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 27. Januar
FESTER MUDD: CURSE OF THE GOLD is [...] a love letter to the classic adventure games of the 90s! - from the game's description - and it's TOTALLY true. This is the best thing about the game.
And the worst: "The development of Fester Mudd games has been cancelled, and this episode is the only one available"
The episode finishes quite well - your brother sent you a message about finding gold, and you arrive to Loamsmouth, where you prepare your journey further after your brother. The episode finishes with you being on your way towards him (ending with a cliffhanger, so obviously just episode 1 of the promised three), so the story is getting your stuff together in the city.
And the game is some incredible gem, it's such, such a pity that it's cancelled. Still worth playing, as the episode is concluded, and itself is tons of fun, albeit short. You can meet the local drinking champion, one of the weirdest gun-store owners I've ever came across, see a lake full with farting fishes, prove that forces of law was sinfun in loving delicious donuts before they got named "police", and so much more, crammed into this game. A weird thing that crossed my mind after coming across the third (!) implementation of fart in the game (farting fish, whoopie cushion and end scene) - giggling at a fart like Fester does (Tee hee) is maybe not the most mature joke. But it's funny! People laugh at farts, that's why whoopie cushions exist to begin with!
And that's the 90s for me - games and cartoons, when funny didn't had to be mature, but something that was simply funny, and this game perfectly captured the "funny for the sake of being funny" trail of thought while it's genuinely funny - really witty dialogue, great and a lot anachronism in the game (when something's not in it's correct time, like the ID you need to get has barcodes on it).
Couple the funny aspect of the game with great and enjoyable soundtrack, sounds of the game similarly presented in good quality, and the game also looks really pleasing.
I thought that this is an original *old* game, and to be honest I didn't really wanted to bother with it. But for lucky me it's a newer one, and I'm pretty sure it's also easier than the classics, making the game a fantastic and very well-done entry to the oldschool point and clicks, where you actually had to choose your action as well :) It's such, such a pity that the series got cancelled. I still wholeheartedly recommend it if you can deal with the fact that this episode is quite nicely finished, but the whole story apprently will never will be. Though the price is absurdly high for a 2-3h game - I would recommend you getting for- or below 3$/€
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Unsettler
( 2.7 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 2. Januar
Secret of Monkey Island with cowboys.

As it states in the beginning of the game this is a tribute to classic point and click games and it shows. The jokes are funny, the puzzles are not headache inducing, some characters reminded me of some characters from the classic games and even the goofy names are obviously references to monkey island. Only bad thing is that it's 3 hours tops. You could probably finish the game in half the time if you didn't bother looking at everything to find all the cheesy gags. Hopefully episode 2 will come out someday. Grab this on a sale!
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hojusimpson81
( 1.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 4. Dezember 2015
First things first, the game is short -- a fact that should be obvious from the 'Episode 1' in its title. Episodic games are difficult to review on their own, because they're bite-sized portions of a greater meal. Well... unfortunately, the meal has been put on ice. This is the only Fester Mudd adventure we'll ever have.

With all that said, I shall do my best to review this fairly.

Fester Mudd is a point-and-click adventure that nails the look and feel classic LucasArts and SCI1.1-era Sierra games. The interface is of the ol' "Look at ___" and "Pick up ____" variety, and the visuals and soundtrack hearken back to the genre's second hurrah in the 90s. The humour is also a throwback to the titles from those development houses. You'll find your sight gags, pop culture references, and fart jokes -- sometimes, as in the homage to Mel Brooks' classic 'Blazing Saddles', all three will come together in glorious harmony.

Okay, okay, so is this light-hearted western any good? Well, co-creator Josh Mandel (check out his credits!), advisor Al Lowe (his, too!) and the folks at Replay know their stuff. Fester Mudd won't go down as a classic, but the puzzles are fair, and the game doesn't seem to have any real flaws with it aside from the fact that it'll never be completed.

I don't think I'd pay more than $5, but if you can get it in a bundle or on sale ($1.25 on December 23, 2014), I'd absolutely recommend it if you're looking to scratch your classic adventure gaming itch. And if the itch lingers, be sure to see if ol' Doug has something for you at the Drug-- er, I mean Doug Store.
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MiMi
( 3.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 28. Oktober 2015
A bit short (3 hours) but filled with fun! This classic point and click adventure game is the lone survivor of a cancelled trilogy, so sadly you'll never get the full story but you can still enjoy the hilarious dialogues, unlock achievements (some secrets), fill your inventory with a ton of stuff and have some good laughs :)
It's really too bad they cancelled the other episodes, because it's a real hidden gem. All the puzzles are logical, the difficulty/player progression is perfect, there's a ton of funny descriptions everywhere.. It totally reminded me of the oldies of that golden era of sierra games, I now have an urge to replay Day of The Tentacles ^^
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♫ MoPcKo cBuH4e :d
( 2.4 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 27. Oktober 2015
I really liked the game. I followed the Steam guide so it took about 2,5 hours to finish it, i.e. a bit short game if you know what to do. However I am glad I bought it. If you haven't bought the game don't read the spoiler. Can't wait for the 2nd part. Easy to 100% since there is a guide.
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Shaw
( 2.4 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 23. August 2015
Old shoole P&C game with Open, Close, Pick Up etc. buttons. Long time no playing that kind of game, but it was fun... and even sometime funny. But it could be loneger and they should relesse next episodes but i thinik it's not gona happen. Still good game!
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Lin
( 3.2 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 15. Juni 2015
Okay, so this will forever remain an Episode 1, as the rest of the episodes have been cancelled. And the game takes less than two hours to be completed. So whether the price is fair is up to you.

That said, it is a solid old-school point & click, full of flatulence jokes, pixely art and surprisingly logical (albeit in a LucasArts way) puzzles. The story is fittingly wacky, the humor fittingly silly, and for once actually finding the achievements is entertaining. It's one of the few point&clicks I've played lately that actually gets the "old-school charm" label right: it's old-fashioned, childish, fun, but not frustrating for a modern audience. As tributes to classic adventure games go, this one gets everything right. Also a great game to play with children, if you're okay with a few cartoony sceletons and a guy stabbed in the back in a saloon. ;)

All in all it's a very enjoyable way to spend a few hours. I'd be interested to see more from the developer.
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overwatch is a decent game
( 3.3 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 28. April 2015
A good short point n click puzzle game. Dialogue isn't offensive at all but may not be appropriate for young children.
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Condor Castle
( 3.5 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 4. April 2015
78/100
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Reddsquirrel
( 4.3 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 27. März 2015
I love this game. It feels so fresh and retro at the same time. The humor is wonderfully thought out and even the minor characters are memorable. The game keeps the Point & Click tradition of bizarre puzzle solutions so you may need a guide for specific parts, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing considering the genre.

There are two reasons why I cannot reccommend this title at its current $10 price tag. First, for the amount of money you spend, you won't get much replay value out of it. When you consider Steam sales dishing out titles like borderlands 1 & 2 for a $10 total, games like this become a less worthy investment. Plus, GOG.com has a few Point and Click adventures floating around their site for *FREE*. I think the game could stand more of a chance if it routinely went on sale.

Second, I haven't heard any news on the game's promised sequels. It's been well over a year now since it released and there haven't been any announcements. Worst case scenario is possibly never seeing the real ending.


So in short, Fester Mudd - Episode 1 has nothing wrong with it gameplay-wise. It's actually a great game. If it were $7 or $8 and had a follow-up in the pipeline, I'd definitely recommend it! If this ever goes on sale, grab it! You'll love it and wish there were more. :D
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Mallas
( 3.2 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 23. März 2015
Fester Mudd: Curse of the Gold is an adventure game clearly modeled after The Secret of Monkey Island. I picked it up in a bundle a few months ago and recently decided it would be a nice game to play through on my lunch breaks. The interface is nearly identical to the CD version of Monkey Island. The pixelated graphic style and humor are also reminiscent of classic LucasArts adventure games, but with a wild west flair.

As Fester Mudd, you receive a letter from your brother Budd requesting your aid in his search for gold. Your goal is to reunite with him, but Fester is woefully unprepared for the excursion. In Episode 1, Fester must find a guide and fetch various supplies before proceeding on his way. Obtaining these items is more difficult than it appears at first, and they require you to follow a slightly convoluted path of puzzles. While I found myself stuck a few times, I just needed to jump back into the game after taking a break and never had to resort to using a guide. I felt that the puzzles were mostly fair and oftentimes quite clever.

Overall, I really enjoyed this game. It may help that Monkey Island is one of my favorite games and it really feeds off nostalgia for that game. My sole complaint is that only Episode 1 was has been released thus far, and it sounds like Episode 2 might be on hold at the moment. The asking price on Steam is a bit high for only Episode 1, but if it pops up in another bundle I'd definitely recommend fans of classic LucasArts adventure games giving it a try.
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Bador
( 0.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 14. März 2015
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Adventourist
( 3.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 7. März 2015
The game opens with this statement: "This game is a tribute to the golden era of adventure gaming." I believe it hits the mark, for better and for worse. The "point-and-click" adventure games of the past would be considered difficult and boring by today's standards. Modern gamers probably won't enjoy stepping back in time to play a game requiring a fair amount of patience and critical thinking. But if you remember those days long past with a warm and fuzzy nostalgia, then I don't think you'll be disappointed by this short trip down memory lane. I say "short" because it is only an episode. (The developers did not profit enough to make any more, which I think is unfortunate.) I finished it in roughly 3.5 hours, which is longer than others, but I enjoy exploring every dialogue tree and trying silly things to see what I can make the main character do. While the main character isn't very identifiable, every character is memorable and nobody is a throw-away. I only wish I could hear them speak. The music and pixel art is fitting as a tribute game, though I wish there were a few more close-ups and cut-aways. The puzzles are very well balanced in terms of difficulty, which is no small feat for this genre. I got stuck, but I never felt as though I had nothing to do. I'd simply switch puzzles or try other ideas. I think I stumbled upon a solution or two before I encountered the corresponding problem, but that's forgivable in my book. The very last puzzle was frustrating, but maybe that's fair since it should be the most difficult of the game. The humor ranges from cliché to lough-out-loud (I had several of these moments). There aren't any game-breaking bugs, but I did experience a little glitch where everything blacked out for a moment. Overall, I think it's fun, and worth its sale price. Too bad there weren't any more episodes made; I'd have bought them on sale too.

Caution: There's lots of swearing, which may surprise you since it has a cartoony art style.
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Fermi
( 1.7 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 1. März 2015
I don't recommend giving in to these cockamamie schemes of episodic games. The publisher should either publish complete or not publish at all. Don't waste your money here.
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Gemla
( 3.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 4. Februar 2015
This is a great game!
Reminds me of the good old days playing monkey island, indiana jones, loom etc.
It's very enjoyable, puzzles are not too difficult, dialogues are funny.
Only downside is that it's very short and I believe there wasn't any funding for part 2, so I'll never find out how it ends. :(
Kickstarter maybe?
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Pakkidis
( 2.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 20. Januar 2015
7/10
Overview: Point and Click Adventure

The Good

+ An excellent throwback to old school point and click adventure games reminsinant from the Lucas Arts era

+ Great puzzles that make sense and are fun to solve

+ Good dialogue and humor

+ Good use of the wild west setting

+ easy 100% achievements


Average

Very short and not worth the full price.

Conclusion

If you miss the gold old days of point and click adventure gaming and need a quick fix this is a good game, assuming you can get it at the right price.
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Praxis-[CE]
( 3.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 4. Januar 2015
Missing the classic adventure games of the early 1990s like Maniac Mansion, Indiana Jones, Monkey Island, or dozens like them? Want to see the genre that inspired games like the fantastic, story-driven Telltale Games adventures? Just want to play a fun little storyline that requires a little puzzling to work your way through?

Fester Mudd: Curse of the Gold is an episodic Wild West adventure that does homage to those old Lucas Arts SCUMM games without the need for a floppy disk drive or emulator. Everything is there, from the user interface to the 16-bit graphics. The only thing missing is the Lucas Arts logo.

The story isn't terribly deep but it's fun to play and leaves you ready for the subsequent episodes, which unfortunately haven't come to Steam in the year plus since Episode 1's release. The puzzles involve simple character dialogue and finding out which objects are interactive and how they can be used to interact with other objects. Throw in a few fart jokes and some butt-related humor and you've got the ingredients for success!

Except for the fact that this story ends with a "to be continued" that has yet to actually continue (at least on Steam), Fester Mudd is still worth playing. I do think that the price tag, at $10, is pretty high for the 2-3 hours of content and lack of replayability and suggest you look for this one on sale.
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Jonnsen
( 2.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 4. Januar 2015
This game brings back some memories of old Adventures. I really had some fun playing it, but the game is really short.
I also don't really like this Episode games like Telltale Games but this game was good.
Can't wait to play the following Episodes.
I would recommend buying this game when it is on sale.
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FESTER MUDD: CURSE OF THE GOLD is [...] a love letter to the classic adventure games of the 90s! - from the game's description - and it's TOTALLY true. This is the best thing about the game.
And the worst: "The development of Fester Mudd games has been cancelled, and this episode is the only one available"
The episode finishes quite well - your brother sent you a message about finding gold, and you arrive to Loamsmouth, where you prepare your journey further after your brother. The episode finishes with you being on your way towards him (ending with a cliffhanger, so obviously just episode 1 of the promised three), so the story is getting your stuff together in the city.
And the game is some incredible gem, it's such, such a pity that it's cancelled. Still worth playing, as the episode is concluded, and itself is tons of fun, albeit short. You can meet the local drinking champion, one of the weirdest gun-store owners I've ever came across, see a lake full with farting fishes, prove that forces of law was sinfun in loving delicious donuts before they got named "police", and so much more, crammed into this game. A weird thing that crossed my mind after coming across the third (!) implementation of fart in the game (farting fish, whoopie cushion and end scene) - giggling at a fart like Fester does (Tee hee) is maybe not the most mature joke. But it's funny! People laugh at farts, that's why whoopie cushions exist to begin with!
And that's the 90s for me - games and cartoons, when funny didn't had to be mature, but something that was simply funny, and this game perfectly captured the "funny for the sake of being funny" trail of thought while it's genuinely funny - really witty dialogue, great and a lot anachronism in the game (when something's not in it's correct time, like the ID you need to get has barcodes on it).
Couple the funny aspect of the game with great and enjoyable soundtrack, sounds of the game similarly presented in good quality, and the game also looks really pleasing.
I thought that this is an original *old* game, and to be honest I didn't really wanted to bother with it. But for lucky me it's a newer one, and I'm pretty sure it's also easier than the classics, making the game a fantastic and very well-done entry to the oldschool point and clicks, where you actually had to choose your action as well :) It's such, such a pity that the series got cancelled. I still wholeheartedly recommend it if you can deal with the fact that this episode is quite nicely finished, but the whole story apprently will never will be. Though the price is absurdly high for a 2-3h game - I would recommend you getting for- or below 3$/€
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Verfasst: 2. Januar
Secret of Monkey Island with cowboys.

As it states in the beginning of the game this is a tribute to classic point and click games and it shows. The jokes are funny, the puzzles are not headache inducing, some characters reminded me of some characters from the classic games and even the goofy names are obviously references to monkey island. Only bad thing is that it's 3 hours tops. You could probably finish the game in half the time if you didn't bother looking at everything to find all the cheesy gags. Hopefully episode 2 will come out someday. Grab this on a sale!
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1.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 23. September 2014
Ganz nett, aber ...

Zuerst stellen wir mal heraus, dass es ein nett gemachtes "Point and Click"-Adventure ist. Das Setting ist super und es erinnert and die guten alten Adventure-Zeiten. Es zeigt auch einen Teil des guten alten Adventure-Humors, aber teils ist dieser auch ein wenig zu flach. Ein weiteres Manko sind die doch größtenteils zu leichten Rätsel und somit einer relativ kurzen Spielzeit. Dies ist auch der größte Nachteil, dadurch dass es ein Episodenspiel sein sollte fällt die Spielzeit sehr kurz aus. Leider scheint es auch so, dass weitere Episoden nicht erscheinen werden. Falls dies doch passieren sollte werde ich nochmal das Review zu einem Gesamtfazit bearbeiten.

Fazit: Leider keine Kaufempfehlung ,weil wohl keine weiteren Episoden erscheinen werden.
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3.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 4. Januar 2015
Missing the classic adventure games of the early 1990s like Maniac Mansion, Indiana Jones, Monkey Island, or dozens like them? Want to see the genre that inspired games like the fantastic, story-driven Telltale Games adventures? Just want to play a fun little storyline that requires a little puzzling to work your way through?

Fester Mudd: Curse of the Gold is an episodic Wild West adventure that does homage to those old Lucas Arts SCUMM games without the need for a floppy disk drive or emulator. Everything is there, from the user interface to the 16-bit graphics. The only thing missing is the Lucas Arts logo.

The story isn't terribly deep but it's fun to play and leaves you ready for the subsequent episodes, which unfortunately haven't come to Steam in the year plus since Episode 1's release. The puzzles involve simple character dialogue and finding out which objects are interactive and how they can be used to interact with other objects. Throw in a few fart jokes and some butt-related humor and you've got the ingredients for success!

Except for the fact that this story ends with a "to be continued" that has yet to actually continue (at least on Steam), Fester Mudd is still worth playing. I do think that the price tag, at $10, is pretty high for the 2-3 hours of content and lack of replayability and suggest you look for this one on sale.
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1.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 11. Januar 2014
A quite charming point and click game with fairly good puzzles and the usual "silly adventure game"-logic so expect quite odd solutions. The jokes and references are mostly good but some fall a bit flat but thats quite hard to avoid.

There are a few missable achievements in the game but you will encounter most of them by exploring the game and reading the achievement descriptions for hints (quite hint free).

Time to 100%: ~2 hours
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1.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 2. November 2014
What's the difference between this game and "Day of the Tentacle", "Monkey Island", "Full Throttle", etc... ?

The Lucasarts logo.

I have a love-hate relationship with Adventure / Point & Click games. I like them but most of them suffer from terrible writing, terrible gameplay and/or terrible graphics and in all honesty, Fester Mudd doesn't fail at either.

The writing is superb. Yes, it's an episodic game but the story is well-written enough to interest me in the next episode. Likewise, writing for "western" era can be hard but I feel the devs really pulled it off nicely.
The gameplay is perfect. I rage fairly quickly at stupid gameplay elements (including but not restricted to, clunky UI, unskippable text, unskippable tedious cutscenes, etc...) and I can proudly say nothing made me rage in fester Mudd.
The graphics are top-notch for a retro-style / pixel art point & click adventure.

TL;DR 11/10, would bang.
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6.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 13. Dezember 2013
This is an awesome little retro game. The puzzles are complicated enough to be entertaining but easy enough to not put a serious dent on your afternoon. There are many entertaining in-jokes that harken back to the 80s and 90s. I think old-school adventure gamers will likely be the ones who appreciate this game the most, but it is suitable for new players too.
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3.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 18. Dezember 2014
Solid adventure and short gameplay but decent comedy western. Most of the puzzles make sense and the humor is great. An entertaining point-and-click-adventure experience. It's an excellent tribute to the former giants of the adventure game industry.

Game : 7.5/10
Graphic : 5.0/10

100% Achievement : Easy | Medium | Hard | Very Hard
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3.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 26. März 2014
An enjoyable take on the point-and-click-then-point-and-click-again adventure games from the golden ages when LucasArts and Sierra made their classics. Expect plenty of slapstick humor, retro styled graphics, crude sound effects, 8-bit tunes and a very short gameplay experience (episode one of three come).

I would not recommend purchasing this at the current full price of $10, since you can run through it in an hour or so, but definitely pick it up on sale or off a bundle. Nostalgia filled sighs and giggles are guaranteed. 4/5
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3.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 1. Dezember 2014
3hr pure monkey island experience
good puzzles, amazing graphics, and a good amount of funny dialogue and characters
pure scumm point and click menu, without object highlighting, they way it is supposed to be

i hope i can play the whole game, if it gets released

7/10, because it is fairly short
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2.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 22. Juni 2014
Short and slightly funny. The humor doesn't get much deeper than fart jokes. It happens I actually find those a bit hilarious...

An easy clear too if you are one of those without much time to invest in gaming and huge, towering backlogs.

Good homage to the old PC adventure classics too, I felt right back at home with the interface.
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2.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 28. März 2014
Very nice classic style adventure. Really funny but... it´s very very easy and short to medium-advanced adventure players. It would have been better to put a price 5€ max... ¿three episodes = 27€? Maybe too expensive.
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2.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 20. Januar 2015
7/10
Overview: Point and Click Adventure

The Good

+ An excellent throwback to old school point and click adventure games reminsinant from the Lucas Arts era

+ Great puzzles that make sense and are fun to solve

+ Good dialogue and humor

+ Good use of the wild west setting

+ easy 100% achievements


Average

Very short and not worth the full price.

Conclusion

If you miss the gold old days of point and click adventure gaming and need a quick fix this is a good game, assuming you can get it at the right price.
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3.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 28. Oktober 2015
A bit short (3 hours) but filled with fun! This classic point and click adventure game is the lone survivor of a cancelled trilogy, so sadly you'll never get the full story but you can still enjoy the hilarious dialogues, unlock achievements (some secrets), fill your inventory with a ton of stuff and have some good laughs :)
It's really too bad they cancelled the other episodes, because it's a real hidden gem. All the puzzles are logical, the difficulty/player progression is perfect, there's a ton of funny descriptions everywhere.. It totally reminded me of the oldies of that golden era of sierra games, I now have an urge to replay Day of The Tentacles ^^
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0.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 7. Dezember 2013
8.1/10 very good adventure point and click, funny, worth to try even it is in reto style and short :( (but it's just episode 1) ツ
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2.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 7. September 2014
Pretty enjoyable point and click adventure game, but far from worth $10. You can finish the whole game in under two hours. If you can pick it up on a very big sale, it was kind of fun if you want a simple western themed Maniac Mansion throwback
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3.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 7. März 2015
The game opens with this statement: "This game is a tribute to the golden era of adventure gaming." I believe it hits the mark, for better and for worse. The "point-and-click" adventure games of the past would be considered difficult and boring by today's standards. Modern gamers probably won't enjoy stepping back in time to play a game requiring a fair amount of patience and critical thinking. But if you remember those days long past with a warm and fuzzy nostalgia, then I don't think you'll be disappointed by this short trip down memory lane. I say "short" because it is only an episode. (The developers did not profit enough to make any more, which I think is unfortunate.) I finished it in roughly 3.5 hours, which is longer than others, but I enjoy exploring every dialogue tree and trying silly things to see what I can make the main character do. While the main character isn't very identifiable, every character is memorable and nobody is a throw-away. I only wish I could hear them speak. The music and pixel art is fitting as a tribute game, though I wish there were a few more close-ups and cut-aways. The puzzles are very well balanced in terms of difficulty, which is no small feat for this genre. I got stuck, but I never felt as though I had nothing to do. I'd simply switch puzzles or try other ideas. I think I stumbled upon a solution or two before I encountered the corresponding problem, but that's forgivable in my book. The very last puzzle was frustrating, but maybe that's fair since it should be the most difficult of the game. The humor ranges from cliché to lough-out-loud (I had several of these moments). There aren't any game-breaking bugs, but I did experience a little glitch where everything blacked out for a moment. Overall, I think it's fun, and worth its sale price. Too bad there weren't any more episodes made; I'd have bought them on sale too.

Caution: There's lots of swearing, which may surprise you since it has a cartoony art style.
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2.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 3. Juni 2014
Honestly I had fun playing it. The game was good, it felt like I was playing classic Sierra adventure game, the gameplay so far was enjoyable, the dialogue was well written. Warning Extremely( I mean "EXTREMELY") short game that basically leaves you on a cliffhanger. I guess its a given since its only episode 1.
Is it 9.99 worth of fun? Probably not. If your going to pony up the money think of it as a donation and hope for more episodes in the future. When compared to early point and click games this game feels more like a demo.

So I Recommend this game, but with a caution. This game is demo short. Buy it on sale or think of it as a donation because likely your not going to get your bang for your buck.

From what I can see in the Forum likely this game will never be truly complete
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3.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 15. Juni 2015
Okay, so this will forever remain an Episode 1, as the rest of the episodes have been cancelled. And the game takes less than two hours to be completed. So whether the price is fair is up to you.

That said, it is a solid old-school point & click, full of flatulence jokes, pixely art and surprisingly logical (albeit in a LucasArts way) puzzles. The story is fittingly wacky, the humor fittingly silly, and for once actually finding the achievements is entertaining. It's one of the few point&clicks I've played lately that actually gets the "old-school charm" label right: it's old-fashioned, childish, fun, but not frustrating for a modern audience. As tributes to classic adventure games go, this one gets everything right. Also a great game to play with children, if you're okay with a few cartoony sceletons and a guy stabbed in the back in a saloon. ;)

All in all it's a very enjoyable way to spend a few hours. I'd be interested to see more from the developer.
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