IN THE 70 DESOLATE YEARS since the horrifying murders chronicled in The 7th Guest, the town of Harley has been ominously silent. Only when journalist Robin Morales vanishes while investigating the rotting abandoned mansion of the legendary toy maker Henry Stauf, do events resurrect a malignant past.
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""If you've played The 7th Guest, the sequel is a must. If you found the puzzles in 7th Guest too challenging, this time around you can get help. - Meg"

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IN THE 70 DESOLATE YEARS since the horrifying murders chronicled in The 7th Guest, the town of Harley has been ominously silent.
Only when journalist Robin Morales vanishes while investigating the rotting abandoned mansion of the legendary toy maker Henry Stauf, do events resurrect a malignant past.

AS ROBIN'S COLLEAGUE and lover, Carl Denning, you come to the ravaged estate to find her. What you uncover in its decaying chambers embroils the entire town in a deadly legacy of madness.

WEAVING A FEATURE-LENGTH, powerfully graphic video through The 11th Hour: The Sequel to The 7th Guest, the renowned developers at Trilobyte have created the most cinematic challenge to date. A wide array of games, puzzles and quests cleverly underscores the time-bending, contemporary adult mystery. only the deepest horrors of the mind could spread such terror in the night.

FEATURES

  • Fully Explore over twenty-two beautifully-rendered rooms with faster, smoother 3-D graphics than ever before.
  • Participate in a suspenseful interactive drama directed by David Wheeler, written by The 7th Guest author, Matthew Costello, featuring first-rate actors and a new musical score by The Fat Man.
  • Solve three CD's worth of diverse and perilous challenges.
  • Get on-screen hints instantly with the GameBook, No backtracking necessary.
  • Watch high quality, full motion video without any additional hardware required.

EVERY MOMENT is riddled with intrigue. Three mysterious women are your only guides. Will you find Robin and unearth Stauf's fate at last? Or seal your own forever? It all must come together at The 11th Hour.

Requisitos del sistema

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D graphics card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 2 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D graphics card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6.8
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB of RAM graphics
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8
    • Processor: 2 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB of RAM graphics
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
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A 4 de 4 personas (100%) les ha sido útil este análisis
12.7 h registradas
Publicado el 23 de noviembre de 2014
En pocas palabras: Un juego odiado por muchos y desconocido por otros tantos, pero que aun puede divertir, sobretodo si se ha jugado de "The 7th Guest", y que al igual que su antecesor nos pondrá los pelos de punta, pero no por su historia sino por la dificultad de algunos de sus rompecabezas. Adicionalmente tenemos que jugar a "la caza del tesoro" para desbloquear las habitaciones y sus correspondientes rompecabezas, en los que se necesita tener un buen grado de conocimiento del idioma inglés para poder entender y resolver algunas de las pistas en forma de acertijos que son bastante complejos, algunos rozando el absurdo.

La historia es entretenida y con algunos giros interesantes pero se ve arruinada por los tres finales que posee el juego, la música por otra parte terminara enganchado después de escucharla una y otra vez al recorrer la vieja mansión Stauf.

Definitivamente un juego para tener en la colección así se le note el tiempo, y que merece una remasterización.

Pros: La historia, especialmente cuando empezamos a descubrir lo que sucedió en la mansión. Las secuencia de vídeo (FMV), una gran música y como su antecesor el buen nivel de desafío de los rompecabezas...

Contras: "La caza del tesoro" puede ser un verdadero dolor de cabeza por lo absurdo de algunas de las pistas. El sonido de las voces se pierde muchas veces tras la música (igual que en "The 7th Guest"). La secuencia final del juego que es incongruente con el ambiente de la historia y los tres finales (ninguno bueno).

Mi nota: 7

NOTA: El juego está en inglés y se necesita un buen dominio del idioma y un diccionario para jugarlo...
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A 25 de 27 personas (93%) les ha sido útil este análisis
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8.1 h registradas
Publicado el 1 de noviembre de 2014
Three reasons to buy this game:

* Challenging puzzles for people who enjoy frustration.
* A decent and interesting horror story.
* It's a very valuable piece of gaming history.

Three reasons NOT to buy this game:

* Cheesy cutscenes (but for some of us who like to laugh, it's a GREAT reason).
* Won't appeal to people who love HD games.
* The engine is outdated. Some people will have to fiddle with the game to get it running.

Now... for the review:

I have to admit that, like most people who played this game when it came out, I have fond memories of it: I used to play it with my family, in the weekends, when we usually took turns to solve the puzzles or to try to beat Stauf in Honey & Blood or the Rat Maze.

It's kind of sad, but I haven't played like that with my family and friends in a while. It seems like games rarely have that balance anymore. Most games nowadays are divided in two: A single player paradise with a flexible difficulty (so the player doesn't lose its appendix because of the frustration) or a multiplayer gore fest where rarely you understand what's happening anymore. Yeah, like most gamers, I also enjoy those kind of games, I know it's the evolution of gaming. However 11th Hour (and the 7th Guest) was a game which could be enjoyed with other people in a single gameplay and somehow, it seems it was meant to be played with the advice and skills of other people or it could be a very frustrating game.

You had to ask for help before the internet spoiled everything.

But time has passed and I know this game will barely catch the attention of new and young players. It's a shame. It deserves an opportunity, at least as a piece of history. The game has an interesting story but cheesy and low-res movies require some faith and imagination from the player; a suspension of desbelief and a willingness to enjoy what's happening or what's about to happen, regardless of the acting, or the 90s modelling and rendering. In my latest gameplay, although I knew most of the story, I could feel some scary or tense moments. The music is amazing, a true accomplishments (some puzzles are so difficult, that you could be listening the same tune for hours and you will hardly feel tired from hearing it).

Henry Stauf is a great character. It could be an icon like other popular videogame mascots.
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A 18 de 25 personas (72%) les ha sido útil este análisis
1.3 h registradas
Publicado el 9 de febrero de 2014
A classic!
Although people still says that this is a downfall from The 7th Guest, it is defenetly a must-have for fans of the genre.
Can't wait for the 7th Guest 3!
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A 9 de 12 personas (75%) les ha sido útil este análisis
2.0 h registradas
Publicado el 4 de noviembre de 2014
This game is an all time classic, like the 7th guest
for comparison only Myst or Riven

Lets face the facts that these Games are not aged well- indeed this is a thing i´ve heard many times
from the (new) Gamer Generation if there is one acutaly.
1 off if you comapare those games Myst Riven and 7th guest and 11th hour wich came out
way before the CD rom or DVD Blu Ray standarts- these were the first games wich
gave the gamers the feeling he is acutaly part of that games.
I would say myst made the job a bit better but thats not the point.
So after ive finished the 7th guest in my nostalgic phase (now in 2014)
i can easily say- this game sucks because of the bad video standart of those days.
But no i dont say that because its not the main reason to play those games.
The riddles are fantastic they are harder than other games yes.
If i compare Myst with Riven than there is pretty the same increase of difficulty between
those games.
Take Riven wich frustated many gamers those days-
So yes the 11th hour and 7th guest are for hardcore gamers
whom take the challenge of these increased riddles.
You get a real fine story even the 7th guest made a better job.
If you think it has to be a HD Remake with newer days standarts your
terrible wrong and its your own fault if you bought a game you espected
its a new one.
The only problem i see is that it runs to fast on my machines.
I mean the cutscenes the ingame graphics etc.
But thats all.
If you didnt played the 7th guest and bought 11th hour and think
about that stauff cant shut its mouth? He did this in 7th guest too
and no one had a problem with that.
Its his house its his riddles its his horror world your into in those games
and its called sarcasm all the way.
If you think this games are easy and disturbing horror genre games are not your thing
dont buy it.
This game is a milestone of its genre
and still challenging today there are not many games
wich made this.
Yes technics of today made this game bad.
But as i said before high end graphics arent the
things that makes a game great.
Poor that the Collector never made it to the release
and that the remake of the collector didnt made it.
If you would do remakes of all those games with
all its details im shure there would be a nicer
resonance. But fans of the genre would buy it anyway.

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A 8 de 11 personas (73%) les ha sido útil este análisis
0.5 h registradas
Publicado el 24 de agosto de 2014
This game takes place inside the same mansion as The 7th Guest. The mansion is more detoriated than the previous, your character uses a flashlight while moving around. The gameplay is the same as The 7th Guest. Pointing and clicking along, you must solve puzzle after puzzle in order to continue on deeper in the mansion and figure out more of the story. Anyone who likes puzzle games should play it.
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