Time Gentlemen, Please! and Ben There, Dan That! Special Edition Double Pack
Ben There, Dan That! and Time Gentlemen, Please! are a couple of rip-roaring point-and-click adventure games . With tongue firmly in cheek, sit back, relax, and put your mind to work solving puzzles, and reading some very funny dialogue. It's like a book, only good!
Gebruikersrecensies: Erg positief (409 recensies)
Releasedatum: 22 jun 2009

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"An extremely profane and hugely funny take on those 90s LucasArts point and click adventures, full of love and joy for the whole genre."
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one of the most outrageous games I've ever played and for that alone I love it.
- PC Zone – 90%

Funnier than any game in years, and delightfully rude. Point-and-click adventuring done right for a change.
- PC Gamer – 87%

pitch perfect comedy writing…they truly understand how to exploit the genre’s strengths… an indie masterpiece.
-Wired

...excellent scripting, consistent, cartoony design and delight in overtly, overly referential absurdity…even the Telltale titles are clunky and formulaic compared to the anarchistic invention of games like this...
-Eurogamer.net — 9/10

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Ben There, Dan That! and Time Gentlemen, Please! are a couple of rip-roaring point-and-click adventure games . With tongue firmly in cheek, sit back, relax, and put your mind to work solving puzzles, and reading some very funny dialogue. It's like a book, only good!

From an horrific and untimely death in deep, dark Peru, via preposterous-and-suspect alien invasions, to whipping back-and-forth in time to stop Hitler and his army of robot Nazi dinosaur clones, this is one set of adventures you're unlikely to forget.

Key features:

  • Funny words that'll actually probably make you laugh out loud!
  • Graphics AND sound effects!
  • Thousands of unique responses for almost every action you can think of!
  • NAZI DINOSAURS!

Systeemeisen

    • OS: Windows
    • Processor: Pretty much anything post-millennial, anything that runs DirectX 9.0c for particle effects.
    • Memory: Anything over 256MB should do, anything that runs DirectX 9.0c for particle effects.
    • Graphics:Any DirectDraw compatible. PixelShader 1.4/ DirectX 9.0c capable card required for particle effects.
    • DirectX®: 9.0c required for particle effects
    • Hard Drive: 150 MB
    • Sound: Any Windows-compatible soundcard
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5 van de 6 mensen (83%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
9.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 9 mei
If you don't like point and click adventures, you won't like this. If this is among your first point and click adventures, you won't understand or appreciate this game. Play a few others first. At the very least, play the Monkey Island series first.

These two games contain two types of humor: absurd, potty humor and jokes that poke fun at point and click game design and the thought process of players. Some of my favorite moments in the game happen when Ben and Dan bicker about picking up random objects or trying to combine two very different inventory items. Ben and Dan frequently break character to talk about the merits and downfalls of the genre. They are aware that they are living in an adventure game world. I view these games as commentary on point and clicks first and a ridiculous tale about time travel, aliens, and Hitler second. The art style feels intentional rather than amateur. One of my favorite aspects of adventure games is the wide variety of art styles, so the graphics here don't bother me at all.

That said, I think that the first game (Ben There, Dan That) is slightly stronger because its jokes don't stoop to the same level of disgustingness as its sequel. Some of the sequel's jokes nearly cross the line and seem to exist for the shock value. I appreciate the humor more when it's better integrated with the point and click meta commentary. There are also a few puzzles which, while funny, aren't very intuitive. Especially in the sequel, you'll be asking yourself "What's my overall goal again...?"

I'd rate both games 4/5. I enjoyed them because I enjoy point and clicks. And when I play other adventure games in the future, I have no doubt that Ben and Dan will be in my mind cracking jokes about the silly inventory items I try to combine out of desperation.
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2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
9.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 5 juli
Short version of this review: If you like, or have ever liked, point and click adventures, buy this game. You will not be disappointed.

Both Ben there Dan that! and Time Gentlemen, Please! are charming, witty point and click games like they used to be back in the day when that sort of thing was popular. The humour (though more adult) will likely have you not only laughing out loud (genuinely) as it lovingly takes the p**s out of itself and the games it's inspired by. The puzzles are just off the wall enough to be interesting but not massively frustrating. Although the graphics aren't 'great' (well, not fancy, anyway) they fit the games perfectly. I really have not played a game as funny and enjoyable as this in quite a long time.

My only quibble about them would be that they're too short - but that's only because I wanted more. Even at full price, there's plenty of value for money here for the playtime.

In summary, buy this. BUY IT. Why are you still reading this? BUY THIS GAME. Unless you despise point and clicks, (why?!!) in which case, probably don't bother.
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2 van de 3 mensen (67%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.9 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 21 mei
Probably my favorite point-and-click, Time etc + Ben etc has great environments, witty dialogue and a silly storyline. Hugely underrated, and it goes to like £0.10 in the sales. Definitely worth that, and I'd say it's worth a fair bit more than what the full price is.
Get it.
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2 van de 3 mensen (67%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1 persoon vond deze recensie grappig
7.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 19 juli
Among the most funny, light-hearted and nerdy old-school adventure games out there, very much worth the full price (and they're in bundles often enough anyways) so don't hesitate to grab them! They're chock-full of dark humor, geeky references, unrealistic sci-fi and absurd moments.

...and nazi dinosaurs!

BTDT! comes first, then TGP! :)
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3 van de 5 mensen (60%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 9 mei
These are some of the funniest games i've ever played. Unfortunately they are criminally underrated, and should be considered among the best in the adventure point and click genre.

Just get them!
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