Het lot van de magische wereld ligt in jouw handen – bevrijd het van het kwaad! Terwijl Jane en Fey nieuwe plekken ontdekken helpen ze tevens de dorpsbewoners in hun overlevingsstrijd tegen de kou en redden ze Nearwood opnieuw van de ondergang!
Gebruikersrecensies: Erg positief (108 recensies) - 91% van de 108 gebruikersrecensies voor deze game is positief.
Releasedatum: 16 apr 2014

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“It’s hard to find an honest fault in Nearwood. The graphics are amazing, the puzzles are tightly constructed and logical, mini-games are creative and challenging, and there are enough extras to keep you entertained for hours.”
5/5 – Gamezebo

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Het lot van de magische wereld ligt in jouw handen – bevrijd het van het kwaad!

Er dreigt een nieuw gevaar over Nearwood: uit het niets is de winter op het land neergestreken. Het land dat eerst in groei en bloei stond is nu bedekt met ijs en sneeuw, en de kabouters zijn uit het vredige dorpje verdreven naar de buitenste regionen van het koninkrijk. De Raadgever Fey moet wederom de hulp vragen van Jane en samen ploeteren ze door de sneeuw naar de bron van de kou - het blijkt meer om het lijf te hebben dan een wisselvalligheid van het weer. Een oud kwaad is ontwaakt met als doel het in het bezit nemen van Nearwood: de machtige Killiman is wedergekeerd om wraak te nemen na duizenden jaren gevangenschap tussen de twee werelden.

Terwijl Jane en Fey nieuwe plekken ontdekken helpen ze tevens de dorpsbewoners in hun overlevingsstrijd tegen de kou en redden ze Nearwood opnieuw van de ondergang!

De speciale editie bevat:

• Mooie bureaubladachtergronden

• Muziek en illustraties

• Bonusactiviteit: vind de leuke diertjes (Snoop-Sees) die zich verstopt hebben in elk scenario

• De ‘Snoopedia'

• Plus een spannend bonushoofdstuk!


    • Besturingssysteem: Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8
    • Processor: Pentium processor (or equivalent AMD® processor) 2.0 GHz or faster
    • Geheugen: 512 MB RAM
    • Grafische kaart: DirectX® compatible video card
    • Opslagruimte: 1106 MB beschikbare ruimte
    • Geluidskaart: DirectX® compatible sound card
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21 van de 21 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
4.9 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 14 november
Wow, I wasn't expecting this kind of beauty in display and quality in gameplay when I got Nearwood - a FROG, or fragmented object game - in a bundle some time ago. I was bored and looking for a "snack" game, which I'd be able to play with minimum mental capacity. Aside the story being purely lame and the ending being anticlimactic, Nearwood's been a feast within its genre.

The curtain opens up for us to meet Jane Lockwood, the only daughter of Nathan and Elizabeth Lockwood. Apparently, Jane's mother died out of a sickness and her father disappeared mysteriously just after, leaving Jane to be raised by her aunt. Growing up with many strange dreams of a magical realm, Jane finally decides to go back to the house that she lived with her parents when she was little, to learn more about her past.

There, a strange little man - either a gnome or a goblin - named Fey welcomes her back and invites her to the mysterious realm of Nearwood: a fairy realm that apparently little Jane and her parents lived in when she was younger. As a quite expected outcome, Jane seems to be the hero that Nearwood's been waiting for. Only she will be able to reveal the mystery of her past and mend the damage done to the realm!

Okay, after swimming in the sea of clichés that stands as a storyline, we should talk about the display: OMG, visuals are plain marvelous in this game!!! Beautiful effects, gorgeous backgrounds in vibrant colors and lovely character designs as if it's all just out of a fairytale book. Environment design being always unique and imaginative, Nearwood manages to set a light and magical tone for you to experience. Added with quite elaborate character designs and good voice acting, this silly magical realm is worthy for you to experience even for the sake of art only.

Nothing stands out much for the gameplay though, but we wouldn't expect anything imaginative from a HOG/FROG at this point. We know what we are getting ourselves into when we are buying a HOG: we run around in a predetermined area, collect items, solve some puzzles and call it a day by completing a cheesy story. Oh, wait: puzzles ARE imaginative and interesting, most of them being quite challenging! If you'd refuse skipping puzzles and complete the brief bonus chapter, Nearwood offers you a 4-5 hour gameplay which is quite fair.

This is a lovely game for you to kill a couple of hours, admire some lovely scenery and call it a day. Hey, if you have kids, I'd vouch for the game being kid friendly too. After your second hour and 40th snoopsee - a fluffy and mischievous creature that infests all Nearwood - you'd feel that you are 8 years old again.

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Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee Grappig
9 van de 9 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
4.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 29 oktober
I must admit, this is my first Hidden Object / Adventure Game I've ever played, so I really have nothing to compare my experience with it. However, reviews should never be in comparison to other Games, but purely on the enjoyment that one recieves from playing it.

The Voice Acting was well done, the Art Style and Music is just beautiful, and the Story was interesting enough to keep me intrigued. The puzzles and Hidden Objects I found were basic enough to not get stuck on, although I did have to search up the Constellation Puzzle.

My only problem I found, was I got lost a lot going from Screen to Screen. After an hour I just used the Hint Button to help me Navigate back to Area's of Interest, which eliminated my frustration of wandering around endlessly.

The Collector's Edition comes with the Soundtrack which you can Download to your PC through the Game [not sure if this was only accessible after completion], A Bonus Level to add onto the Gameplay, an extra activity through the Game to collect critters which unlock Pages in the Snoopedia, and also Desktop Wallpapers, which on my 1920x1080 Resolution weren't all that crisp.

- Hidden Object / Adventure

Game Elements
- Hidden Object
- Puzzle

Average Playthrough
- 4 Hours

- Interesting Story
- Simple Puzzles
- Bright and Colourful Art
- Beautifully composed Music

- My lack of ability to Navigate =]
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7 van de 7 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
3.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 16 november
Game Visual/Audio

There isn't much can be said about the game's visuals asides from that they're amazingly well done. Pretty much the same thing can be said about the game's audio. The visual and audio can be adjusted in the game's option menu.


There are three different game difficulty modes to choose from: Casual, Normal and Expert.

There are interactive items in the game, they're marked with a symbol, but sometimes these interactive items do require extra items before they can be interact with.

The interactive map allows the player to fast travel between each location quickly. It also indicates something of interest can be done at certain location. Please note that the map isn't given immediately when the game started. Also, the teleportation amulet automatically recharges itself after being used.

Most of the hidden object scenes consists of fragment items, placing items back. Some of them do require little or no interaction.

Most of the game's puzzles are rather easy to solve without much difficulty. For most of these puzzles there's a reset button. However, there's definitely a skip button, for all of the puzzles. These two features are only present in "Casual" game difficulty mode.

There are small creatures collectibles in the game called Snoop-Sees. They're scattered throughout the game.

Since this is a collector's edition game, there's a bonus chapter, but it can be unlocked only after the main story of the game's completed. The bonus chapter is the sequel to the main story.

There's a built-in strategy guide for the game. It can be access anytime during gameplay.


In the extra content section: Soundtracks, Concept Art, Wallpapers and Snoopedia.

[Please note that Snoopedia can't be accessed until some of its' collectibles are found.]

Final thoughts, I definitely enjoying playing this game all the way through to the end. As for the replay value I would say is low. I would recommend this game but not at the full price.
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8 van de 11 mensen (73%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
4.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 16 juli
I didn't enjoy this. The story is nonsensical even by HOG standards, but you keep getting interrupted by your gnome companion to give lengthy speeches about it. There aren't any regulat HOG scenese, just a small number of limited ones where you have to find list of mostly identical items to complete a piece of machinery. Most of the game involves picking up junk and wandering around trying to find something to use it on, but navigation from room to room is annoyingly sluggish, and they put use of the map for travel on a limited timer like it's a hint, which makes no sense. Puzzles were mixed, some good some bad, I ended up skipping a number of them, which I usually don't do.
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3 van de 3 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
3.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 22 augustus
If you like cartoonish graphics and love HOG games you should get this one.

  • beautiful hand-drawn graphics
  • many kind of mini-games
  • mediocre story
  • collectibles

  • it's easy to get lost (there's a hint system and a map too, but there are so many locations that you will start scratching your head as you want to solve riddles on your own and hint button will be your best friend in the game)
  • no achievements (not a huge con though, but as a HOG gamer, you really get used to this feature in games)
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