Ein urkomisches 2D-Point-and-Click-Abenteuer mit der verrückten Piraten-Besetzung.
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Sehr positiv (238 Reviews) - 87 % der 238 Nutzerreviews für dieses Spiel sind positiv.
Veröffentlichung: 7. Juni 2010

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"...solides Gameplay, urkomische Handlung und umwerfende Grafik"
9.5/10 – Gamezebo

"Jolly Rover ist ein charmanter, in Teilen anspruchsvoller und sogar (für ein Casual Game) recht langer, abenteuerlicher Cartoon-Tumult über die Seefahrt des 19. Jahrhunderts, welcher ganz der Tradition von The Secret of Monkey Island folgt."
B+ – Just Adventure

"Jolly Rover ist ein bezauberndes und äußerst amüsantes Spiel, das durchaus als Must-have für Abenteuer-Fans gesehen werden kann."
80/100 – PALGN

Über dieses Spiel

Das goldene Zeitalter der Hundepiraten ist angebrochen! Und das im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes.

Der absolute Star ist Gaius James Rover, der Sohn des berühmten Clowns Jolly Rover, der damals durch ein missglücktes Feuern der Spaßkanone getötet wurde.

Nach dem tragikomischen Tod seines Vaters wächst der junge Gaius, der lieber seinen Mittelnamen James verwendet, bei seinem Onkel, einem reichen Plantagenbesitzer, auf einer kleinen karibischen Insel auf. Beim Versuch einer besonders kniffligen Jonglierbewegung vermischt er aus Versehen ein Fass voller Rum mit Tabak und erfindet dadurch ein starkes und süchtig machendes Gebräu namens ‘Jolly Rover’, das in der Karibik zu Höchstpreisen verkauft wird.

Jedoch fließen die ganzen Gelder des Jolly Rover Verkaufs direkt seinem Onkel zu. Gaius sehnt sich aber nach Abenteuer und Action und vor allem auch nach einer Möglichkeit, endlich einen eigenen Zirkus auf die Beine zu stellen und damit in die Fußstapfen seines Vaters zu treten.

Dabei kommt ihm sein verunglückter Jonglierversuch mal wieder zur Hilfe. Denn während sein Onkel nicht da ist, kommt plötzlich ein großer Auftrag von Guy DeSilver rein, dem Präsidenten der berüchtigten Groggy Island. Und er zahlt auch noch im voraus!

Voller Optimismus kratzt Gaius seine ganzen Ersparnisse zusammen und heuert ein Schiff und eine Mannschaft an, die ihn nach Groggy Island bringen sollen. Auf dem Weg dahin begegnet er vielen verschiedenen Halsabschneidern, Schlingeln und Schelmen, die man alles in allem als Piraten bezeichnen kann.

Ab jetzt folgen Sie dem stoppligen Hinterteil von Gaius auf Schritt und Tritt über drei wilde tropische Inseln hinweg bei seinem Versuch, den Traum nach einem eigenen Zirkus zu erfüllen. Dabei wird sein Weg jedoch von Piraten, Gaunern, Voodoozauber, Liebe und einer beträchtlichen Sorge um Knete erschwert.

Jolly Rover ist ein traditionelles 2D Abenteuer per Mausklick mit einfachen Elementen wie einem integrierten Hinweissystem und einer Taskleiste. Bonuselemente beinhalten freischaltbare Kapitänsbiographien, Musik, Konzeptgestaltung und Kommentare der Entwickler!


Eigenschaften:
  • Über 60 wunderschöne Szenarien gilt es zu erkunden
  • 25 farbenfrohe und vollkommen animierte Figuren
  • Traditionelles Abenteuer per Mausklick mit einem einfachen Interface
  • Komplett integriertes Hinweis- und Suchsystem
  • Freischaltbare Extras inklusive Kapitänsbiographien, Konzeptgestaltung, Musikstücken und Kommentaren der Entwickler

Systemanforderungen

Windows
Mac OS X
    • Betriebssystem: Windows 7, Vista, XP SP1 & 2
    • Prozessor: Pentium IV 1.2 GHz Prozessor oder schneller
    • Speicher: 256 MB RAM
    • Grafik: Standard
    • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c
    • Festplatte: 160 MB
    • Sound: Standard
    • Betriebssystem: Mac OS X 10.6, 10.5.8
    • Prozessor: G4 800 MHz oder schnellerer Prozessor
    • Speicher: 256 MB RAM
    • Grafik: Standard
    • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c
    • Festplatte: 160 MB
    • Sound: Standard
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( 4.9 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 22. Mai
This is a fun little game. No replayability whatsoever but it does not need replayability. Playing the gmae through once is just fine and it is an enjoyable experience.
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ZloPseto
( 6.4 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 19. April
A solid indie p&c adventure game that's admittedly just slightly rough around the edges in most segments, but charming and pleasant enough to drive you to the finish, despite some tedium here and there. You'll see some very inspired design visually and mechanically, you'll see some less inspired in the same category. Same with the writing / the humor. The voice acting for some characters is surprisingly great. It's quite short (playing time was @ 3 hours when I'd finished it first on Steam - I HAVE finished it before once, years and years ago, but retained almost no memory of the gameplay... apart from some vague memories about the voodoo mechanic, which might've knocked several minutes off the game time now I guess - but you won't mind. Unlocking the commentary might give an excuse to OCD-ish / completist players to do it all over again, especially since you'll likely miss (or, hopefully less likely, use) some of the crackers and the coins - which otherwise unlock music, art and character bios as you collect them. I'm not 100% sure I'd have done it if I hadn't missed the second to last coin in the game, but hey...

Anyway, it's a fun little game, recommended to fans of the genre... and people who dig the idea of dog pirates and find it cute. :)
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James Alexander Jack
( 2.2 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 11. April
If you enjoyed 1990s Lucasfilm adventure games then you'll definitely enjoy this.
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Alistair L
( 8.7 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 11. Februar
This game needs so much more love and attention than it gets. It's honestly one of the best point and click games I've ever played. Everything about it- the story, characters, atmosphere, puzzled design, humor- hits on exactly all the right notes for me. I'd even go so far as to say it's better than Monkey Island (don't hate me).
It's really a shame it's so obscure as I'd love to see a sequel.
9/10
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Misko
( 5.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 16. Januar
Pretty extensive storyline, with multiple different areas to explore. I wish I could go back and load my game at various previous points.
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Carrot♥
( 4.9 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 12. Januar
Saying this game was influenced by Monkey Island may be the understatement of the century. Despite the fact that it isn't too original, it has a charm that is hard to define. If you liked the Monkey Island series, give this one a try if the price is right. You won't regret it!
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Vienticus Prime
( 3.8 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 1. Januar
I enjoyed playing this game. The story was good to follow and it gave me that nostalgia of the old Sierra Online games without being as frustrating. Definitely a must get for all P&C enthusiasts.
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Good-Natured Filth
( 4.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 31. Dezember 2015
This is an all-around okay adventure game. Nothing to give awards to, but nothing to go burn either. It took a few hours to beat, and I used the hint system twice in some spots where I didn't want to try every possible combination of item use.
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RedWormCharlie
( 9.8 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 12. Dezember 2015
I enjoyed the story. It's worth a once time through for sure.
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Vic=HKC=
( 3.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 10. November 2015
I'm ashamed. I've begun playing the game in... 2012. Since then, it's been waiting to be finished.

Well, I did. Three years after.

Jolly Rover is a story about a dog that is a sailor and become a pirate because of an evil governor. Here's Gaius James Rover becoming Jolly Rover, specialized in freeing people, in using Voodoo spells and... in juggling.

The plot is nice, that's sure, though you're still asking yourself how Gaius became a sailor when he wanted to be a clown. Anyway, you have the traditional story family, the voodoo, the cannibals, the lady pirates...

The graphics are aimed to a young audience: it's colorful, in style with old cartoons that could have been broadcasted during my childhood and they're well done. Everything is easy to understand (well, if you're an English native speaker or skilled in the language, else, you may have an hard time to find what to do).

The dialogues are also good, with humor or naivity. Even the voice acting is quite good.

The gameplay is a traditional adventure game: discussing is giving you clues, observing objects can be rewarding, well, it's a good trip to memories with old titles of the same genre.

No, really, Jolly Rover is well-polished, well-balanced and adapted to a young audience. Recommending it with all my heart.
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colonel_b.hunt51
( 5.9 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 22. Oktober 2015
game is so so for the money spent at one point in game it becomes to diifucult to navigate through map graphics story line is good
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tannim
( 10.5 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 11. August 2015
I enjoyed this game. Graphics are quite pleasant, the voice acting is good, and it plays like it should. I didn't find any game breaking bugs or any bugs that I recall. I did get stuck in a couple areas for a while, though I was sure I tried the one thing that did work already before I looked it up.

All the good things said, it's short. It doesn't take long to go through it, even with taking a while to figure something out. The blacksmith shop should definitely have been used for something given the amount of detail that was put into it.

It is also fairly easy, but that is as good as it is bad.

If they made a Jolly Rover 2, I would buy it.
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Moku
( 5.2 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 3. August 2015
A fantastic point-and-click adventure with intuitive puzzles, great voice-acting, a huge number of branching choices, tons of collectables, and genuine humor. I can't recommend this enough! Monkey Island would be proud.
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nr.0
( 3.6 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 27. Juni 2015
Wirklich schönes Abenteuerspiel!
Gute Grafiken, logische Rätsel,
gute Spiellänge, eine Portion Humor,
und gerade mit der deutschen Übersetzung etwas für Anfänger und jüngere
Adventure-Spieler!
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Starling
( 3.5 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 23. Juni 2015
Fabulous game in my opinion, would play it again! :) It got a little frustrating at times if there was something you missed and got stuck (I don't like to cheat and use walkthroughs) but that's the same with most games of the genre hey?
I like the fact each interactive item had a few different dialogues when clicked, I think I spent quite some time going through them all on everything! (though each one is voiced not just text, so for some I suppose it could become annoying, however a simple click skips his speech).
If you like a bit of an adventure, collecting items and putting them together for a purpose, a bit of voodoo lol, or just the fact the game is based on pirates, I recommend this game to you!
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Infostud
( 9.0 Std. insgesamt )
Vorveröffentlichungsreview
Verfasst: 12. Juni 2015
Good interesting puzzle game. Yes, you'll get stuck but perserve there is a simple solution you have overlooked.
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niXon/off
( 4.3 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 3. Juni 2015
A nice, humorous, light-hearted and kind of challenging point-and-click-adventure well worth your time. It's cartoonish but not childish, and funny in a less absurd Monkey Island-way (the pirate theme helps, too).
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Cute Little Boy
( 0.4 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 19. April 2015
This game is full of crap total waste of my 9.99$ next time warn us if its as stupid as this one..!..

P.S I have been robbed of 9.99$
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AaronMocksing
( 5.0 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 6. April 2015
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. :)
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Mallas
( 5.1 Std. insgesamt )
Verfasst: 23. März 2015
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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3.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 27. September 2014
Er kam, er sah, er yarrrte!

Ein sehr schön gemachtes Piraten-Adventure, bei dem alle Protagonisten Hunde sind. Die Zeichnungen und der Grafik-Stil des Spiels sind sehr schön und das Piratenszenario ist auch sehr toll umgesetzt. Teils wirkt es so als wären wir in einem Paralleluniversum zu einem anderen bekannten Adventure gelandet, denn es gibt hier nicht nur Piraten sondern auch Untote und den uns bekannten Vodoo-Zauber, alles halt nur mit Hündchen. In vielen Situation wird man hier auch zum Lachen oder Schmunzeln gebracht und den ein oder anderen Hundewitz gibt es auch. Weiterhin enthält das Spiel auch Sammelfeatures, so kann man Teile von Piratenflaggen, Münzen und Cracker, die unseren nervigen Helfer Papagei Juan erfreuen, in jeder Szene sammeln. Dies führt zu einem höheren Punktestand und einem höheren Piratenrang.

Fazit: Das Spiel lohnt sich für jeden Piraten-Fan, Hundeliebhaber, Monkey Island-Anhänger oder einfach für jeden der ein gutes Adventure liebt.
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8.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 22. Februar 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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7.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 4. Oktober 2013
Jolly Rover is witty, hilarious, laid back, and jolly good wholesome adventurous fun for all ages.
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4.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 12. Januar 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.
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10.6 Std. insgesamt
Vorveröffentlichungsreview
Verfasst: 6. Juli 2011
At first glance this game will look like some sort of Monkey Island ripoff. And in a way, that might be the way to describe it. Personally, I think it's more of a love letter to adventure games of yesteryear, combining the atmosphere and humor typical of major adventure games of the 90s with a few modern twists, including quests to find hidden pieces of eight and crackers, and a clever hint system should you choose to use it. If there's one thing that I dislike about many modern adventure games, it's that they give hints much too easily. Making the puzzles difficult to solve and not forcing hints down your throat is better for an adventuring experience.
The developer commentary is quite fun and at times hilarious to listen to, ranging from anecdotes on the game's development to outtakes from the voice artists. (Be on the lookout for Janes singing "Party In The USA!") The addition of unlockable character profiles and artwork does feel like an attempt to put in some artificial replay value, but that's really my only major complaint with the game.
Overall, if you want a short but sweet ride through a colorful world created as an homage to 90s adventures, I recommend giving this game a shot.
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3.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 10. November 2015
I'm ashamed. I've begun playing the game in... 2012. Since then, it's been waiting to be finished.

Well, I did. Three years after.

Jolly Rover is a story about a dog that is a sailor and become a pirate because of an evil governor. Here's Gaius James Rover becoming Jolly Rover, specialized in freeing people, in using Voodoo spells and... in juggling.

The plot is nice, that's sure, though you're still asking yourself how Gaius became a sailor when he wanted to be a clown. Anyway, you have the traditional story family, the voodoo, the cannibals, the lady pirates...

The graphics are aimed to a young audience: it's colorful, in style with old cartoons that could have been broadcasted during my childhood and they're well done. Everything is easy to understand (well, if you're an English native speaker or skilled in the language, else, you may have an hard time to find what to do).

The dialogues are also good, with humor or naivity. Even the voice acting is quite good.

The gameplay is a traditional adventure game: discussing is giving you clues, observing objects can be rewarding, well, it's a good trip to memories with old titles of the same genre.

No, really, Jolly Rover is well-polished, well-balanced and adapted to a young audience. Recommending it with all my heart.
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5.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 18. September 2011
Jolly Rover is a fun little classic point & click style adventure game. You play as James Rover, a dog who wants to be a clown but ends up becoming a pirate (yaaaar!). if you are familiar with this genre, then you probably know exactly what to expect - the game isn't breaking any huge molds. But what it does, it does well. None of the puzzles are too hard - if anything, most are too easy - but I thought the difficulty balance was OK (there is even a hint system available if you do get stuck). The game is also very short (5 hours or so). But if you are a fan of this genre, I think you should give it a go. The graphics are nice (though the lack of a hi-res option is lamentable), and the dialogue and voice work are good. The game is pretty funny as well. But it's definitely not for everyone. I wholly recommend it to anyone, like me, who cut their teeth on classic Sierra and Lucasarts adventure games. For anyone else, it might not be up your alley... but I do think it's worth checking out.
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6.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 15. Dezember 2013
Since there's no new "Monkey Island" episode to get our hands on (... and sadly, won't be any for a veeeery long while now that Lucas Arts got purchased and closed down by Disney...), it is good and refreshing to finaly have a newcomer trying its own brand new story!

This game has it all, and for an indie studio this is quite an incredible work they have made here: A point&click with a very practical interface, a nice pirate adventure, nice graphics, soundtracks and voice acting, decently animated, well written dialogues, an universe of its own (remember that old Dogtanian japanese cartoon?), and it's fun!

The only negative if could think of was the story being too short... but remember it is also the first shot of an independant studio with the resources you can imagine ...and they managed to make this great little game i now recommend you to try.
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6.0 Std. insgesamt
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Verfasst: 3. Juli 2011
Jolly Rover is a good point-and-click adventure game that is similar and even makes references to the Monkey Island series. It's fairly straightforward, offers Steam achievements and allows you to kill time. Unfortunately, it is best run in windowed mode as it only supports one resolution.
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18.1 Std. insgesamt
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Verfasst: 21. November 2010
Jolly Rover is fun to play. A nice micture of classic point & click adventure with some casual game elements. Not to difficult, yet not to easy either. It got really funny dialogue with a couple of laughs and great characters.
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7.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 21. Oktober 2013
I like the good mix of pirate humor and nonsense voodoo magic. Puzzles can be solved reasonably quickly with some subtle game hints. Nice short game to spend a few hours.
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6.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 8. September 2012
Cute and charming point-and-click adventure. Decent voice acting, animation, exploration, story, and puzzles. There's a good hint system as well. Very reminiscent of early King's Quest titles, but with a more modernized game design.
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4.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 25. März 2012
Cute little point-and-click adventure. As par for the course there are some obnoxious puzzle bits that don't make sense or work the way you'd like, but there is a built-in help system, so that's a nice touch.
Overall, not bad for a few dollars, but I wouldn't spend more then that.
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16.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 4. Februar 2015
This is Jolly Rover, and it's a game in which, even after 16 hours of play (mostly from forgetting the game's running in a window), I still forget to talk to a certain person to get that damned piece o' eight.

Aside from Full Throttle when I was about eight, this is the first adventure game I've ever played to completion, and I'm pretty glad I did. Jolly Rover begins with Gaius James "Jolly" Rover making a booze delivery to Governor DeSilver on Groggy Island. But, pirates happen, and Jolly's taken prisoner. You guide his escape and subsequent adventures, which, according to my in-game playtime, will take about five hours to complete.

It's a point and click adventure game, so expect a lot of that, however they've also thrown in some spacebar pressing to mix it up a bit. Pressing space will highlight clickable things on the map, and text color tells you what you've investigated and what you haven't (white - seen it, blue - haven't seen it). But the best thing about this game, gameplay-wise, is that in the options menu, there's a walk speed slider, which I recommend slapping against the right side as soon as you boot the game up.

You can rate the difficulty of puzzles in this game from "derp" to "how in God's name would I have figured that out without a guide (or Juan)?" and I'll admit eventually I just used the really handy guide by LimiT in the Community Guides.

Graphically the only complaint is that the game's made to be viewed in 800x600, and if you fullscreen the game, what you're going to get is a stretched out 800x600 with black bars on the side to keep the game at a 4:3. It's not that big of a deal and doesn’t actually ruin things, but people with big monitors might find it bothersome. Aside from that, though, this is a pretty game. The characters and story both fit the cartoony art style perfectly, and the voice acting makes a lot of not-indie games look really bad.

But is it worth playing? Definitely. It’s a well put together game in which I encountered no bugs, no glitches, no sudden day ruining crashes. My only real complaint is how ridiculous some of the puzzles can be (I mean really, if I didn’t have a guide, I never would have known what to do with the damn corn). Is it worth $9.99? Nope. Put this on your wishlist and wait for a Steam sale unless adventure games are your thing.
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5.4 Std. insgesamt
Vorveröffentlichungsreview
Verfasst: 3. Juli 2011
Monkey Island lovers, move over. There's a new dog in town! (Okay, I'll stop)

Originally, I played it just for the Summer Camp achievement. This game is fantastic! I'm not very good at Point & Click Adventure games. My brain can't seem to move beyond that process of combining a "Gorilla" and a "Woman" to create a "Monkey Wrench."

Jolly Rover isn't like that. There's layers of hints for your skill level. The puzzles make sense, the story never lags behind, and it's a pretty funny game. It's actually the first adventure game I beat without looking up spoilers!
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19.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 26. November 2013
When i first popped open this title, I lacked a will to continue due to it being outside of my comfort zone (genre wise). Fastforward 16 hours later and it's a title that impressed me all the way to its ending. I recommend if in the mood for some lighthearted adventure.
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7.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 11. März 2015
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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5.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 23. März 2015
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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3.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 18. Mai 2013
If you can get past the crappy res it's stuck on, this is a really cool game. I enjoyed it immensely, and it's more than worth the money and time. We need more point-and-click adventure games!
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4.3 Std. insgesamt
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Verfasst: 3. Juli 2011
a really fun adventure game that harkens back to the old-school LucasArts type from the 90s
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