A comedic 2D point and click adventure, featuring a crazy cast of poxy pirate pooches.
Gebruikersrecensies: Erg positief (218 recensies)
Releasedatum: 7 jun 2010

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Recensies

“...solide gameplay, hilarisch schrijfwerk en schitterende beelden”
9,5/10 – Gamezebo

“Jolly Rover is een charmante, op momenten uitdagende, zelfs tamelijk lange (voor een casual game) avontuurlijke cartoon-stoeipartij over de grenzen in de 19e eeuw, in navolging van The Secret of Monkey Island.”
B+ – Just Adventure

“Jolly Rover is een aantrekkelijke en erg vermakelijke stoeipartij die eigenlijk een must is voor iedere zelfrespecterende adventuregame-fan”
80/100 – PALGN

Over dit spel

It be the golden age of pirates! Dogs of the sea! Quite literally.

Our swashbuckling sausage-dog star is Gaius James Rover, son of the famous clown Jolly Rover, who died from a blow to the groin from an improperly loaded joke cannon.

Following the tragically comedic death of his father, young Gaius, who insists on using his middle name James, goes to live with his uncle, a wealthy plantation owner on a small Caribbean island. While practising a particularly tricky juggling move, he accidentally taints a barrel of rum with tobacco, creating a potent and addictive brew which he coins ‘Jolly Rover’, one of the most prized substances in the Caribbean.

Alas, the wealth of Jolly Rover sales only manages to fill the pockets of his uncle, and Gaius longs for action and adventure and, more importantly, the opportunity to start his own circus and follow in the footsteps of his father.

It is not long before the fumbled juggling ball of opportunity raps Gaius smartly on the head yet again. While his uncle is away, a large contract for Jolly Rover arrives from Guy DeSilver, Governor of the notorious Groggy Island, with payment upfront!

In a blinding flurry of optimism, Gaius pools his meagre savings with this advance and charters a ship and crew to take him to Groggy Island. Along the way he meets a colourful band of seafaring cutthroats, scallywags and rogues otherwise known as pirates.

It is here we begin to follow the short and stubby tail of Gaius across three wild and untamed tropical islands, as he attempts to fulfil his dream of starting a circus, hampered only by pirates, villains, voodoo, love and considerable lack of loot.

Jolly Rover is a traditional 2D point and click adventure, including casual elements, such as an integrated hint system, and task bar. Bonus elements include unlockable Captain Bio's, music, concept art and developer commentary!


Key features:
  • Over 60 beautifully rendered scenes to explore
  • 25 colourful, fully animated and voiced characters
  • Traditional point and click adventure with simple one-click interface
  • Organic and fully integrated hint and task tracking system
  • Unlockable extras include Captain Bio's, concept art, music tracks and directors commentary

Systeemeisen

Windows
Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows 7, Vista, XP SP1 & 2
    • Processor: Pentium IV 1.2 Ghz processor or faster
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Standard
    • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 160 MB
    • Sound: Standard
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6, 10.5.8,
    • Processor: G4 800 MHz or faster processor
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Standard
    • Hard Drive: 160 MB
    • Sound: Standard
Nuttige klantrecensies
2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
7.0 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 11 maart
the idea of pirate dogs didn’t particularly catch my interest, but i heard jolly rover was pretty good. it doesn’t take itself seriously and doesn’t have the most interesting story, but the puzzles and art are really nice. sometimes the silliness is entertaining — i especially enjoyed watching the current quest update during dialog. while it sometimes could have done more to point me in the right direction, most of the puzzles were intuitive and satisfying. there are also plenty of crackers around to feed to your all-knowing parrot in turn for more useful hints.

i definitely recommend jolly rover to adventure game fans as well as anyone who would consider playing an adventure game. while the cartoon-dog style might make you think it’s appropriate for children, there are a couple things you might want to know: it says “♥♥♥♥♥es” (in the female dogs context) once and has some sexual connotations that most children probably wouldn’t notice.
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2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
5.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 23 maart
I'd heard good things about this point and click adventure game, so I decided to try it out. I played it during my lunch breaks at work and found it to be quite enjoyable. It recalls fond memories of The Secret of Monkey Island, one of my favorite games of all time.

Puzzles were mostly simple, though I'll admit I had to feed Juan the parrot a few crackers for hints on occasion. A few nice ideas streamlined the experience. First of all, holding down the Space Bar would highlight objects around the room that you could interact with. Also, the color of text hovering over objects changes color only if a new reaction will result.

The game has a fun sense of humor, and for some unknown reason I feel that pirates and dogs make a great combination.

I highly recommended Jolly Rover to classic point and click adventure game fans, especially those fond of the Monkey Island series.
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5.0 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 6 april
Very fun and simple game, puzzles are challenging and simple. If there's a Jolly Rover 2 I'll be sure to check it out. :)
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee Grappig
14 van de 15 mensen (93%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
8.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 22 februari 2014
This game is suprisingly good, at first impressions I thought it was going to be a badly put together story and ganeplay, oh how wrong was I!!. Jolly rover reminds me a lot of the monkey island series. The graphics are retro styled and work well with the whole layout of the ganeplay itself. It is narrated throughout which is great as the voices add to the fun of playng, Its not a huge world based game. It has a few locations and three main islands with many explorable parts, not a huge amount of interacable characters but this to me stops it getting boring and clustered. The story is good and the puzzles are fun and not too hard. It is a light ha=earted game but worthy of a 9/10 I would recommend to anyone who wants a casual easy flowing game. If you enjoy click and points give it a try and for the price you cannot lose.
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12 van de 13 mensen (92%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
4.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 12 januari 2014
This game was a great throwback to classing adventure games and rarely did I feel completely unable to figure something out. Liked the voice acting and the animation a lot. Had a few adultish jokes in there that I was happy to see to keep the game from getting too kiddy on me. Ended up a little short but that made for a fun adventure that didn't overstay it's welcome. If you liked Monkey Island you might like Jolly Rover.
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee Grappig