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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.
Release Date: Feb 20, 2014
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About the Game

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

PC System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Xp / Vista / Windows 7
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 64 MB
    • Hard Drive: 250 MB available space

Mac System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OX 10.4
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 64 MB
    • Hard Drive: 250 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
45 of 47 people (96%) found this review helpful
331 products in account
3 reviews
2.5 hrs on record
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.
Posted: February 20th, 2014
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15 of 16 people (94%) found this review helpful
230 products in account
2 reviews
2.9 hrs on record
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.
Posted: February 22nd, 2014
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
47 products in account
2 reviews
2.8 hrs on record
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.
Posted: April 15th, 2014
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7 of 11 people (64%) found this review helpful
73 products in account
1 review
2.0 hrs on record
Short and the narrating was really bad.
Posted: February 22nd, 2014
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
20 products in account
3 reviews
4.6 hrs on record
Short. Bad narration. Not a true hidden object game. Frustrating to have to keep moving between areas. Puzzles not interesting.
Posted: February 23rd, 2014
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