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.
User reviews: Mostly Negative (34 reviews)
Release Date: Feb 20, 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

System Requirements

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
Helpful customer reviews
10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 11
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.
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10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 31
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
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
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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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 22
Super short, super easy with iffy graphics, dialogue and story...
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51 of 55 people (93%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 20
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.
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20 of 23 people (87%) found this review helpful
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 22
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.
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 15
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.
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 15
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 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 22
Short and the narrating was really bad.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 16
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.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 23
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 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
11.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 24
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
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2.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 26
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.
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