Help underwater detective Freddi Fish and her finny friend Luther solve the case. Explore underwater caves, deep canyons and colorful reefs, and discover fascinating places like King Crab's Castle and A Sunken Ship Out of Time, in an effort to save the reef.
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Release Date: Oct 28, 1994

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Packages that include this game

Buy Freddi Fish Complete Pack

Contains the following Freddi Fish games:
Freddi Fish 1: The Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds (1994)
Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse (1996)
Freddi Fish and Luther's Maze Madness (1996)
Freddi Fish and Luther's Water Worries (1996)
Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell (1998)
Freddi Fish 4: The Case of the Hogfish Rustlers of Briny Gulch (1999)
Freddi Fish 5: The Case of the Creature of Coral Cove (2001)

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“The puzzles are difficult without being frustrating, and there are plenty of fun animations to watch and hot spots to click along the way.”
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About This Game

Grandma Grouper's kelp seeds are missing and without them all of the sea creatures will go hungry!

Help underwater detective Freddi Fish and her finny friend Luther solve the case. Explore underwater caves, deep canyons and colorful reefs, and discover fascinating places like King Crab's Castle and A Sunken Ship Out of Time, in an effort to save the reef. Children use logical thinking and reasoning skills as they gather information and then use what they have learned to solve the mysteries of the sea!

Game Features:

  • Help Freddi Fish and Luther find the missing seeds in 40 different places!
  • Fun discoveries await children as they explore the ocean bed with Freddi -- you never know what they'll find!
  • Kids have a great time exploring more than 500 secret click points -- a new surprise every time they play!

This product uses ScummVM across Windows, Mac and Linux which is released under the GNU GPL v2.
For more information, please visit - http://www.scummvm.org
The GNU GPL can be viewed here - https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7
    • Processor: 1.0 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 100% DirectX compatible graphics
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
    • Sound Card: 100% DirectX compatible card or onboard sound
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 100% DirectX compatible graphics
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
    • Sound Card: 100% DirectX compatible card or onboard sound
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X Leopard 10.7
    • Processor: 1.0 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D graphics card or onboard graphics compatible with OpenGL
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
    • Sound Card: 100% CoreAudio compatible card or onboard sound
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X Leopard 10.7 or newer
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D graphics card or onboard graphics compatible with OpenGL
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
    • Sound Card: 100% CoreAudio compatible card or onboard sound
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    • Processor: 1.0 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 100% OpenGL accelerated card or onboard graphics
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any ALSA supported card on onboard audio
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 100% OpenGL accelerated card or onboard graphics
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any ALSA supported card on onboard audio
Helpful customer reviews
14 of 15 people (93%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 31, 2015
What can I say about the Freddi Fish and The Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds? This game was released 22 years ago and I'm glad to be seeing it on Steam competing with several other AAA titles. When I was a boy, I very much enjoyed this game. It taught me a multitude of things. Such as friendship, bargoning, and not trusting strangers.

WARNING SPOILERS: When Freddi and Luther made a compromise with the villianous Boss and Spongehead, I couldn't help but shed a few tears. The idea of sharing Grandma Grouper's kelp seeds was truly a ballsy move by Luther. Squidfather was fond of the idea thus saving Luther's tail. Everybody in the sea can now have kelp seeds; making all the sea creatures happy :')

I rated this game 10 Grandma Grouper's kelp seeds out of 10 .
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 15
When all of fish kind is threatened with starvation, two unlikely heros will arise. Super sleuth Freddi Fish and her best friend Luther. Dive in to a vast open world filled with dark sea caves, reefs of all colors, canyons that stretch to the bottom of the lowest abyss, castles, sunken pirate ships and much more. Help Freddi and Luther gather clues to find Grandma Grouper's kelp seed treasure before it's too late. The lives of these precious fish, are in your fins.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 6
Freddi Fish and The Case of The Missing Kelp Seeds Review

The Story

Freddi Fish, an intrepid and inquisitive young fish, pays a visit to her grandma's house. While there, she learns that her grandma's kelp seeds have been stolen! Freddi sets out with her best friend Luther to find the culprits and restore the seeds to their rightful owner.

The Gameplay

FFaTCotMKS is a point and click game designed for younger children. The resulting gameplay is simplistic but intuitive. Puzzles tend to fall into the use this to do this category, which is fine. I completed the game in about 40 minutes, but I expect it to take a bit longer if you choose to explore the areas more thoroughly. I liked it, though it may not be enjoyable for everyone. It is very easy, after all.

The Characters

Freddi is a very brave and conscientious role model for children. She pays proper respect to her elders and does her best to set things right. I found it very difficult to be interested in Luther, however. He barely helps beyond asking meaningless questions and is seemingly only after the kelp seeds for his own benefit (despite being reprimanded by Freddi several times). However, his antics make him an interesting foil to Freddi and her grounded disposition. Still, he felt unnecessary and I personally didn't like having him around.

The side characters give the game an atmospheric quality that I enjoyed as a child and continue to enjoy as an adult. Their colorful personalities are memorable beyond the confines of their limited time on screen. Interactions with them are simple and genuine, and an enjoyable aspect of the experience. I chuckled a few times at the villains' dialogue, especially.

The Setting

FFaTCotMKS takes place underwater. It appears to be the ocean, but it could be a sea or some other large body of water, as it is never explicitly stated.

I liked the variety inherent in the different environments. The world is well populated and immersive, and there are a TON of things to click on in every screen of the game. Colorful little creatures bounce around, a starfish teaches you basic math, pearls shine and an opera fish performs a solo. It's worth exploring every inch just to see what crazy thing will happen next! These fun little events are synonymous with Humongous Entertainment's early point and click offerings, and they help bring the world to life.

The Graphics

The game has a very charming, almost handdrawn look to it (forgive me if the art actually IS handdrawn, I'm not very proficient at spotting the difference). The graphics are endearing and vibrant while simultaneously giving off the look of a cartoon. It's fun to look at and even runs in widescreen!

Character designs themselves aren't incredibly impressive, but their personalities more than make up for any obvious deficiencies.

The Sound

The music is serviceable and ambient, but not very memorable. The sound effects, on the other hand, are abuzz with life. You'll recognize many reused sound effects if you've played any other Humongous Entertainment games, and I guarantee they'll put a smile on your face.

The Verdict

I wholeheartedly recommend Freddi Fish and the Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds. It's chock-full of educational and humorous content for younger minds. It looks and feels like an interactive animated television show, it has a strong identity and an altruistic endgame, but, most of all, it does exactly what it sets out to do: provide a meaningful experience. I think it's definitely worth a buy, though I'd recommend purchasing a reduced price. 7 dollars might be too much to some people for the amount of content you're provided.

I give Freddi Fish and the Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds 9.5 out of 10 purple sea urchins.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 21
This unda-wata adventier is the most clam smackin' thing you've never played yet! If you've never bought a groupon with gramma grouper, then you haven't lived!
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422 of 436 people (97%) found this review helpful
11 people found this review funny
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 17, 2014
Hey look, my childhood is for sale on steam. Buy it.
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