Mina Lockheart's dreams became unbearable nightmares. She dreamt about her grandmother Kate and their old family house being eaten by flames. One day, Mina decided to travel back to their family estate to make peace with her own memories and feelings of loss and loneliness.
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Releasedatum: 20 feb 2014
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Mina Lockheart's dreams became unbearable nightmares. She dreamt about her grandmother Kate and their old family house being eaten by flames. One day, Mina decided to travel back to their family estate to make peace with her own memories and feelings of loss and loneliness.
But after she arrived, not even in her wildest dreams she could imagine what will happen and where the events will take her. What started as a simple trip of search for inner peace, turned out to be the greatest, unimaginable adventure of her life!

- Discover the truth about your grandmother's past
- Explore many unique fantasy locations
- Meet mythical creatures like homely, pixies and more
- Dozens of interesting puzzles to solve
- Beautiful graphics and fantasy atmosphere

Systeemeisen

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Xp / Vista / Windows 7
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 64 MB
    • Hard Drive: 250 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OX 10.4
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 64 MB
    • Hard Drive: 250 MB available space
Nuttige klantrecensies
10 van de 11 mensen (91%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 11 oktober
I tried to like this game but it stinks of a cheap student project or something similar. Very simple 3D room renders that sometimes forget the sense of scale, really mediocre voice acting, weak story and the overall jankiness leave much to be desired here.

There are plenty of other great Hidden object games on Steam, for example, the games by Artifex Mundi, which are all good, or by Gogii Games, which are mostly good. Try those instead.
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
10 van de 13 mensen (77%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.0 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 31 juli
There's nothing much I can say about this game.

Overall: Meh... (pretty mediocre even if you got it in a $2 bundle)

* Awfully short
* Dull narrative
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
3 van de 3 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
3.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 15 oktober
not so bad like some say, first game of this genre i played and it was enough fun for finishing it .
took about 3 hours, some people pay more to watch 2hours a bad movie.. so I say it´s worth the money !

+relaxing music
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51 van de 55 mensen (93%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 20 februari
Not a traditional Hidden Object Game, as the objects that are hidden are in the frames/scenes themselves, so you only need to find one or two at a time which you aquire as items (rather than a zoom-in where you find a list of things before gaining an item).

The cut scenes are pretty fuzzy and the voice acting is bad to the point of cringe-worthy distraction. On the plus side, there are many options to make the user interface easy to work with at the expense of making the puzzles a bit easier.

Overall , its hard to recommend this to casual players because there are better examples of the genre worth looking into and experienced adventure gamers will find the story and puzzles obtuse and difficult to care about.
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
20 van de 23 mensen (87%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.9 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 22 februari
First of all, this game is very short and the puzzles very easy. Finished it in two hours without problems. Click a bit around, find all items in the scene, try to combine items or use them. Next puzzle.

Secondly and more important: The story is very poor, the dialogs are cheesy and the ending not satisfying. There is no mystery to solve, no story to uncover. Games like this need a story that drags you in. I wandered through the game and always wondered, why I am doing this or that.

Without a good story it is just a series of short, not very interesing puzzles. There are better implementations of this kind of games out there, played one just last week. An undead pirate had captured my daughter and I had to free her. The hunt for the daughter was the driving force and motivation, the history of the pirate a mystery to uncover.
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
8 van de 10 mensen (80%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 15 maart
It's not stellar. It's not truly memorable. It's strange and disjointed and has wonky dialogue.

And I'm recommending it.

It's short, which is a saving grace in my book. These types of games often suffer from difficult puzzles with unclear objectives, but Tales from the Dragon Mountain: The Strix does an excellent job of guiding you from place to place. If you are ever unable to find an item in the background, a generous hint system will help you locate it so you can move on. The storyline is interesting and bizarre, and the sheer weirdness will likely keep you moving forward to see the next oddity.

Easily beaten in 2-3 hours, it won't take up much of your time. Considering how few games of this type have made it to Steam, it's nice to have another diversion. Just don't expect the next GOTY.
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
6 van de 8 mensen (75%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.8 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 15 april
It's very short, took me less than 3 hours to complete it without rushing. Also, the game is trying to look story-driven but the truth is that you don't get any info on the characters and locations that are introduced and the ending is a bit of an anticlimax.So you can easily leave with an unsatisfied feeling if you played it merely for the story and wanted to know more about the story/magic/world/etc...

Despite these things I really enjoyed playing it. It was like reading a book in which the author had a lot of good ideas but didn't work them out properly: it stills feeds the imagination of the reader and it's fun until you reach the ending. So even though the ending was dissapointing, that doesn't mean it ruins the game because I had fun playing it. I got through the game without pauses and I was amused with the dialogs and the puzzles.
I bought it as part of a bundle, so I think the price I paid was right, but I don't recommend it for the full price.
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8 van de 12 mensen (67%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.0 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 22 februari
Short and the narrating was really bad.
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
3 van de 3 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1.9 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 16 maart
Game would be OK, despite length (very short) and annoying interface design and painfully lame match-3 minigame if it wasn't for the utterly execrable voice acting.
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
4 van de 5 mensen (80%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
4.6 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 23 februari
Short. Bad narration. Not a true hidden object game. Frustrating to have to keep moving between areas. Puzzles not interesting.
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2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
11.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 24 april
I give this game 2 out of 5 muffins. For the most part, the story is extremely disjointed and this starts in the opening scene. It feels almost as if they are re-telling a story that you are supposed to know. Most of the puzzles are unexplained and easily solved by just randomly clicking.

Not worth more than $1.59
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
2 van de 3 mensen (67%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 22 juni
Super short, super easy with iffy graphics, dialogue and story...
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
2.6 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 26 november
A short and typical point and click adventure. I finished it in a couple hours. People less used to this style of game may take longer.
Worked with the stylus on the Windows Surface Pro 3. :D (other point and click games failed this category)
Voice acting is amusing too.
Lots of good options in the menu like turning the music, voice and sound effects down seperately. Also several settings to make it trickier, like removing the custom cursor and sparklels.
In the end it was a good sale buy for me.
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
3.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 22 december
While I loved the soundtrack and the graphisms, I was kinda disappointed in the items to find: not always really visible, sometimes you don't know what to do - though it's mainly a concern when playing directly in Adventure Mode. I found also the game really short and without a lot of minigames, though these ones are for once really easy. You don't have to battle for "hours" to solve them without passing. The voice acting is good in my opinion. Too bad there is no achievement to show on Steam but only in-game, I would have loved to show that I unlocked the sparkles ones (perhaps easy after finding how you need to do). Anyway, there are better HOG games out there (I think about Artifex Mundi or Mumbo Jumbo products) but it was still a nice ride, mainly for beginners (unless going for Adventure mode directly).
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee