When a series of gruesome murders shake a small town after a strange aristocrat dies and his body goes missing, rumors of a supernatural monster abound. In life Sir William was known to be a cruel and evil man, rumored to be the murderer behind many unsolved crimes.
Дата на излизане: 3 август 2010
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Fix for invisible characters in Alter Ego

5 юни 2014

Dear Players,

It's come to our attention that some of our users have been experiencing invisble character behavior in this game and we have a solution for it.

The solution to fix this is in our knowledge base and can be found at

http://support.encore.com/technicalsupport/kb.aspx?kb_id=1879&product_id=3283

Note although these directions are for the PC DVD / Digital download version, the same files are in the Steam Folder for which the game is in.

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When a series of gruesome murders shake a small town after a strange aristocrat dies and his body goes missing, rumors of a supernatural monster abound. In life Sir William was known to be a cruel and evil man, rumored to be the murderer behind many unsolved crimes. Now in death, this latest spurt of crime has the entire village shaking in fear with some even fleeing. The local police are beside themselves and have made no headway in solving the crimes. Detective Briscol, a man of logic and principles and Timothy Moor, a poor immigrant turned petty thief become unlikely partners to solve these terrible crimes. Alternating between these roles, players will investigate these strange events and gradually reveal a dark secret.

Key features:

  • Experience the gripping murder mystery from alternative perspectives.
  • Over 80 locations to explore
  • Over 25 characters to interact with
  • Cinematic-quality visuals
  • A story you will NEVER FORGET!

Системни изисквания

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7/Vista/XP SP 2
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz Single Core
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 128 MB 3D Video Card (Geforce 6600/Radeon 9600 or better)
    • DirectX®: 9.0c or higher
    • Hard Drive: 3 GB free hard drive space
    • Sound: DirectX sound card
Полезни рецензии от клиенти
6 от 9 човека (67%) намериха тази рецензия за полезна
85 продукта в акаунта
1 рецензия
25.0 изиграни часа
Just finished this game. I'm a fan of slow point and click games and I must say, I really enjoyed its classic feel and realstic detective approach. most "gamers" wont like this game, but it offers a great story and enviroment, which is what I play games for. That ending sure was unsatisfying doe
Публикувани: 22 април 2014
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3 от 4 човека (75%) намериха тази рецензия за полезна
430 продукта в акаунта
67 рецензии
5.4 изиграни часа
A very linear adventure game but worth playing if you can get it cheap. Nothing memorable but quite immersive as you play it. A typical 6/10 modern adventure.
Публикувани: 28 май 2014
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3 от 4 човека (75%) намериха тази рецензия за полезна
896 продукта в акаунта
28 рецензии
1.8 изиграни часа
In Alter Ego, you play as two characters in the backdrop of late 19th Century England. There are ghastly murders happening, and in this point and click adventure, you will help to solve this case.


The character models are fairly well done for a low budget adventure game. They do somewhat clash with the backgrounds, at times not really seeming to actually be in the environment, but more like actors in front of a green screen. The videos are decently made, but the action and animation can look a little silly at times.

Character movement can be really slow and plodding. Luckily you can double click to run to areas. However, every time you interact with an object the animations always feel like they take a little too long. Voice acting is not great, but also not in the so bad it's good category, so it's just kind of mediocre. It won't take you out of the story, but it won't do much for you. Puzzles are not too difficult thanks to the option to highlight all interactive items in the scene.

I did not find the characters you play as or encounter to be terribly interesting. The dialogue sounds a bit awkward at times. The story wasn't really gripping, and unfortunately, about two hours in, I lost my save. I was not having enough fun and did not care enough about the story to make it through that progress again.

There are better point and click adventure games out there. If you get this in a bundle, try it out for a few minutes to see if the story interests you. The setting can be fun, as seen in the Sherlock Holmes games, but I found the story to be a bit lacking.

Grade: D+
Публикувани: 1 юли 2014
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1 от 1 човека (100%) намериха тази рецензия за полезна
117 продукта в акаунта
2 рецензии
8.0 изиграни часа
I recommend playing through this game but be prepared for a really lame and disappointing ending.

This game plays like Still Life. It's not a puzzle point-and-click, it's a murder mystery, with evidence to collect and use. You play as two different characters, providing two different points of views and adventures. The voice acting was well done, the story (for most of the game) was interesting and engaging, and the difficulty of the game was minimal.

I'm also not a fan of the title and cover art... it's very misdleading. I kept waiting for it to make sense, and in my opinion, it never did.
Публикувани: 28 юни 2014
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3 от 5 човека (60%) намериха тази рецензия за полезна
437 продукта в акаунта
11 рецензии
6.5 изиграни часа
Very poor storyline. The puzzles for this game is pretty logical for the most part, but the story itself is pretty bland. The two main characters that you play are thoroughly unenjoyable, and the ending is very bad. If there had been a sequel to this game, then I can understand as to how they thought ending the game the way they did was a good idea.

The ending provides no resolution. The story is incredibly boring. All of the interesting things happen to be described to you at the end. Just not a good story at all. If you want an adventure game to play and like the puzzles, play this game. Otherwise, the very bad story will bore you immensely.
Публикувани: 4 юни 2014
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