거리의 심령술사들. 부와 사랑, 행복을 약속하는 그들의 네온사인이 깜빡이는 것을 어디에서나 볼 수 있습니다. 그들은 쉽게 속아 넘어가는 희생자들을 쥐어짜 내서 자기 배를 불립니다. 그리고 이 희생자들이 죽어서 혼란에 빠진 영혼을 남기기 시작할 때에는, 오로지 진짜 심령술사(그리고 그녀의 거친 수호령)만이 그 난장판을 정리할 수 있습니다. 도심의 수상쩍은 나이트클럽에서, 고급 아파트와 허드슨 강에 떠 있는 호화 요트에 이르기까지, 거리의 심령술사들의 비밀스러운 세계에 대한 진실을 로자와 조이가 파헤칩니다. 조이가 묻어두고 싶어 하는 몇 가지 비밀도 포함해서 말입니다.
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The Blackwell Bundle 구매

4개 아이템 포함: Blackwell Convergence, Blackwell Deception, Blackwell Unbound, The Blackwell Legacy

 

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"The Blackwell Deception is a very strong addition to the point and click genre. The series definitely one that any fan should have in their collection."
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게임에 대해

거리의 심령술사들. 부와 사랑, 행복을 약속하는 그들의 네온사인이 깜빡이는 것을 어디에서나 볼 수 있습니다. 그들은 쉽게 속아 넘어가는 희생자들을 쥐어짜 내서 자기 배를 불립니다. 그리고 이 희생자들이 죽어서 혼란에 빠진 영혼을 남기기 시작할 때에는, 오로지 진짜 심령술사(그리고 그녀의 거친 수호령)만이 그 난장판을 정리할 수 있습니다.
도심의 수상쩍은 나이트클럽에서, 고급 아파트와 허드슨 강에 떠 있는 호화 요트에 이르기까지, 거리의 심령술사들의 비밀스러운 세계에 대한 진실을 로자와 조이가 파헤칩니다. 조이가 묻어두고 싶어 하는 몇 가지 비밀도 포함해서 말입니다.

시스템 요구 사항

    • OS:Windows ME or higher
    • Processor:Pentium or higher
    • Memory:64 MB RAM
    • Graphics:640x400, 32-bit colour: 700 Mhz system minimum
    • DirectX®:5.0
    • Hard Drive:350 MB HD space
    • Sound:All DirectX-compatible sound cards
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7.5 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 9월 1일
“Spiritual services, huh? Why do I always end up with the nuts?”

The Blackwell Deception is the fourth of five parts in the Blackwell series. In comparison to the predecessors the atmosphere and story are presented in a more serious and sinister way. Another strong point is the development of the sophisticated and charming characters.

The ability of combining clues has been reinstated and well implemented in a few conversation puzzles. Another improvement is the introduction of the mobile phone, which allows you to search for clues and information on the run, instead of travelling to the PC in your apartment.

The commentary mode has also been improved by providing icons on the screen you can click upon, resulting in a less intrusive way of telling background information.
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My rating system consists of six categories in descending order of importance:

- Atmosphere
- Characters
- Details
- Puzzles
- Story
- Controls

Based on the performance each category will receive one of the following grading:

- S-Rank: excellent
- A-Rank: very good
- B-Rank: solid
- C-Rank: satisfactory
- D-Rank: inferior

If the S-Rank is awarded, a quote from the game or personal comment will be added as a token of my respect (in brackets).
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Atmosphere: A-Rank

Characters: A-Rank

Details: A-Rank

Puzzles: A-Rank

Story: A-Rank (S-Rank for the underlying storyline)

Controls: A-Rank
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To conquer all achievements of The Blackwell Deception, you will most likely spend around 5 hours. A detailed achievement guide can be found on the link below (thanks to Link).

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=152575801

Achievement difficulty: 1 of 10

Common:
- Singleplayer [+1]
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Blackwell Epiphany (PC) – Adventure game + Point & Click
(Fantasy) – 2014
http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561197968514473/recommended/236930/
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Blackwell Deception (PC) – Adventure game + Point & Click
(Fantasy) – 2013
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Blackwell Convergence (PC) – Adventure game + Point & Click
(Fantasy) – 2009
http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561197968514473/recommended/80350/
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Blackwell Unbound (PC) – Adventure game + Point & Click
(Fantasy) – 2007
http://steamcommunity.com//profiles/76561197968514473/recommended/80340/
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The Blackwell Legacy (PC) – Adventure game + Point & Click
(Fantasy) – 2006
http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561197968514473/recommended/80330/
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10.1 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 11월 11일
Congrats, Wadjet Eye-- while the previous Blackwell games play like shoddily made rush-jobs, 'Deception' is a damn fine experience. Bravo! I'm glad to finally be able to recommend something from this series-- just wish it didn't take 3 previous flops to get to this point.

Adding more artists to the repertoire definitely paid off. The change in visual style for the 4th installment in this series is refreshing; all my previous gripes with the art (rough animation, bad perspective/pixelation, flat atmosphere) have all been fixed-- and beautifully. The art/animation in 'Deception' is tight, stylish, and consistent.

The upgrades on sound (FINALLY; a pop filter! ...and proper mixing!) are fantastic. Gameplay is more refined & intuitive; a nicely updated GUI with more preference controls has been added-- even the writing & dialogue/timing are more solid and entertaining.

Newcomers, grab this one! If you're curious about the earlier games, I can only suggest buying the 4-pack Blackwell bundle if Steam offers it on sale again-- otherwise, you're better off watching a "let's play" of the the first three chapters.

There are multiple references to previous storylines that may otherwise be lost on the unfamiliar in 'Deception'-- but all in all, it stands alone as a fun & original supernatural mystery that any adventure gamer can enjoy.
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4.0 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 8월 1일
Alot of ghost kissing and fighting.
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7.2 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 8월 24일
Another great addition to the Blackwell series, Deception is nice and familair (in terms of narrative style and what you can expect the game to look and feel like). It's good to see some more back story in this one to reignite your intial interest in Joey's character and help round out the characters and make them seem more real. The script in this one is great for interactions between Joey and Rosa (banter, as Dave Gilbert describes in the commentary) and the introduction of a new type of threat (besides a rogue ghost) makes it tantilising to think of what the next game will contain. Great soundtrack and visuals on this one, and I do like that they brought back the 'notebook' clue management system with Rosa's phone. As a side note, it's good that they limited the amount of content in the commentary mode for this one, there was just way too much in the last game when you found the unlock for them. Also nice to see what the voice actors look like but they never do look how you'd imagine compared to how they suit their characters. *****
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4.4 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 6월 26일
The is the fourth game of the series. This is my favorite one so far and it has the best storyline of all.

You have alot of new gadjets to play with and alot less backtracking. It is also alot longer than the other Blackwell games and has some very interesting characters. The voice acting of the new characters are kinda meh though, I can still hear that cheap microphone noise, but their story is amazing! The puzzles are more complex than the previous ones and it's just enjoyable as usual!

I really like where this series is going and I cannot wait to play the fifth to finish the story! The only real con to this serie was the resolution, which hopefully will be improved in their future games!

All the Blackwell games are worth playing for their stories, consider the series if you like point-and-clicks! Be sure to start with ''Blackwell legacy'' of course!
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4.9 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 10월 6일
Made a baby face plant into a door 10/10
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7.3 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 1월 8일
마침내 블랙웰 시리즈의 4편까지 모두 마무리했네요.
스토리 전개가 너무 궁금해서 한번 잡으면 무조건 끝을 보게 되더라구요.
또 네 작품이 도전과제 달성이 쉬운 편이어서 모두 달성하였습니다.

이번 작품은 기존의 2, 3편에 비해 썩 만족스럽진 못했습니다.
1-3편까지는 각 작품의 스토리가 연계되는 부분이 있어서,
3편 소감에서 언급했던 것처럼 1,2,3편의 분위기가 기-승-전 식으로 고조되는 느낌이었는데,
이번 4편은 조금은 동떨어진 스토리가 아닌가 하는 생각이 드네요.
(5편이 나와서 이 평가를 수정하게 되면 좋겠습니다.)
또 4편 내의 스토리로 한정하더라도, 상황과 상황을 연결하는 고리가 조금 부실하지 않나 싶습니다.
그리고 조이의 과거에 일어났던 일이 현 상황에 영향을 미치게 되는데,
그 일이 무엇이었는지 게임에서 밝혀지지 않아서 의아하기도 했네요.

그렇지만 퍼즐의 난이도나 게임의 볼륨적인 측면은 기존 시리즈에 비해 한층 나아진 것 같습니다.
또 스마트폰(무려 이름이 마이폰)의 도입으로 인터넷 검색이 더욱 빈번하게 사용된 점도
편의적인 측면에서 환영할 만한 부분이었습니다.
게다가 무려 키스씬까지...(?!)

아무튼 근 며칠간 블랙웰 시리즈로 아주 즐겁게 보냈네요.
이 시리즈가 여러번 번들로 풀려서 가지고 계신 분이 많은 것 같은데,
딱히 할 게임이 없다 싶을 때 한번 가벼운 마음으로 즐겨보시길 추천합니다.
(영어도 그리 어렵지 않아요!)
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3.6 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 11월 2일
하나의 갈등 국면이 마무리 된 이전작에 비해 또 다른 갈등과 위기가 심화되는 네번째 작품.

최근에 나온 시리즈이니만큼 직접 휴대전화를 들고 다니며 활용하는 모습을 보여준다. 노트 필기나 검색, 이메일 등 전작에서 활용했던 기능들을 어느 장소에서든 휴대전화를 통해 쉽게 활용할 수 있게 되었다. 시대가 변화하여 새로이 나타난 첨단 기술을 게임 안에서 재치있게 활용하는 모습을 유감없이 보여준다.

줄거리는 더 길어졌다. 그러면서도 유연하게, 그리고 치밀하게 짜여진 모습을 보여준다. 전작과는 다른 형국의 줄거리를 보여주는데, 등장하는 적들도 저욱 비밀스러워치고 치밀해졌으며, 대립 양상 또한 더욱 첨예해졌다. 덕분에 전작들보다 더 안정된 몰입감을 보여준다.

첫 작품부터 전통과도 같은 도트 그래픽을 유지하면서 출력되는 텍스트는 보기 편해졌다. 옛것을 적절히 보존하면서 불편한 점을 조금씩 개선한 적절한 사례가 될 수 있을 것이다. 640x480이라는 지금으로썬 어마어마하게 조그마한 해상도는 불편한 점이지만.

게임을 풀어나가는 해결법도 조금씩 치밀해지고 복잡해진다. 줄거리가 조금 어설펐던 첫 작품과는 다른 의미로 어려운 부분. 이런 어드벤쳐 게임들이 다 그렇지만, 이 시리즈의 게임들도 '알면 쉬운데 모르면 어려운' 난이도를 보여준다. 공략이 존재하긴 하지만 가급적이면 최대한 스스로 고민을 해 보자.

게임의 갈등 국면이 절정으로 치닫고, 여러 복선과 암시들을 통해 결말을 향해 달려가는 느낌을 주는 블랙웰 시리즈 네번째 작품.
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9.4 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2013년 11월 25일
Surprisingly enough, this game is really great. It has a creative story and gameplay, amazing voice acting, and is a pretty good challenge for fans of point and click games.
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7.1 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2013년 11월 27일
I purchased Blackwell Deception as part of the Indie Royale Bundle and to be honest, I didn't know the game beforehand. It's an old school Point and Click graphic adventure, a genre that's lacking nowadays. No need to say it far exceeded my expectations. I hadn't played a P n' C Adventure this good since the Chzo Mythos collection by Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw. Surely there are other great recent games like the Secret of Monkey Island HD remakes, Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse or Hector: Badge of Carnage but they're nothing new. On the other hand, Blackwell Deception is a breeze of fresh air. If I had to describe it I'd say it is a mixture between The Secret of Monkey Island (the boat segment is clearly inspired by the Pirate LeChuck), Maniac Mansion (the supernatural part of the game), Broken Sword (the ambience) and Beneath a Steel Sky (the gadgets Rosa uses, the disco scenario).
The characters are well built and the side dialogues make you know them better if you give the effort. By the end of the game you will really care about what happens to the protagonists (hint on a sequel) .
The puzzles are inventive and well thought-out even though I would have liked to see more item combinations. The "switch character" system can become a little confusing in the not so obvious bits because you'll need to analyze the effect Rosangela and her "spiritual guide" have in each single object to figure out a solution. There's one particular puzzle where you'll need to click the same object for an indetermined amount of times until you succeed, it's kind of random so you might get stuck in that part for some minutes, but it's really nothing serious.
The soundtrack is excellent, the trumpet songs reminded me of Dire Straits final studio album On Every Street.
The game has some replay value, you will probably miss 2 achievements during the first playthrough and then you still have the commentary mode to finish.
I got BD for about 4€ with 3 other games (AVSEQ, Oil Rush and To The Moon) so I consider it was a hell of a deal. Unfortunately I started playing the Blackwell saga from the fourth chapter so I didn't know much about characters' backgrounds/side stories but that's not the game's fault.
I've bought The Blackwell Bundle from Steam since then. I'd recommend this saga to any Graphic Adventure enthusiast
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11.1 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 4월 2일
First of all, I must say I feel a bit cheated. The game runs natively in 640x480 resolution, but other than the title screen and one unused background mentioned in the commentary mode, all art is point resampled from 320x240. It shows and is such a pity, especially given that the background art used ingame is pre-rendered, so it should be a cinch to up-res it natively.

Also, the whole medium/psychic bashing was extremely heavy handed. I'm all for social commentary, but there's a fine line between this and irrational bashing and I feel this game crosses it at times. Yes, mediums are con artists. This does not mean they feast on child flesh, drink human blood for breakfast, etc, etc.

Speaking of crossing the line - Joey has been getting meaner and meaner with each game and some of his lines here are downright abusive. Not sure how to feel about that.

Other than that, another improvement from previous game. Really loved the implementation of commentary mode, and it actually had some good insights into development this time instead of n-th musing about how Dave Gilbert met this or that voice artist. Being able to use phone to look up clues was amazing, since you had to travel to PC apartment to do that in previous games, killing pacing in the process.

Some nice, simple puzzles - nothing akin to Donkey Cart puzzle in Discworld or Cat's Mustache from Gabriel Knight 3, everything was really logical. A few conversation puzzles as well, and few instances of needing to combine clues. Good hint system if you ever get stuck, although I still had to look some things online once or twice - though take it with a grain of salt, since I never was good with actual adventure game 'gameplay' - I play them mostly for story/conversations.

Personal 'not feeling ripped off' price point: $5
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6.9 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2013년 7월 23일
This recommendation is for the whole series. The Blackwell series are a bunch of charming adventure games about a woman that discovers she's actually a spirit medium and with the help of her ghostly assistant is destined to help souls cross to the afterlife. What really makes the games stand out is the writing and characters. The characters are likable and develop over the course of the series, biggest example being the protagonist, Rosa, who starts off as goony social r*tard but as she eventually accepts her family's calling she becomes far more confident and outgoing. The plots for the games make for some real solid supernatural mystery stories and they even take pages from New York City's history books and actually add some lesser known real people from the city's past into the plot. If you like adventure games definitely check these out, especially because the fifth and final game isn't too far away

I also really recommend Primordia and Resonance, which the developer, Wadjet Eye, help publish. I'd make separate recommendations for them, but I own them on GOG so I can't.
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3.9 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 2월 6일
Best in the series. Well done Wadjet Eye.
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3.9 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2013년 12월 7일
The fouth installment builds up on all the positive from the previous games. I find the story to be the best yet, with some parts being especially touching. There is improvement on the puzzles, most were well-designed and a couple just way cool! Voice acting, characters and music score/sound effects are all excellent. Also, what an ending!
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5.3 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2013년 11월 9일
Excellent. I liked Unbound and Convergence more, but this one is still very well written. Can't wait for Epiphany!
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10.7 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2013년 12월 11일
If you're a fan of point'n'click adventures: This is your game series.

+ Amazing writing/dialouges
+ Lovely animated and sophisticated characters/background stories
+ Adult humor
+ Great Story development/excitement curve
+ Awesome voice acting
+ Additional "Behind the Scenes" material and commentary
+ Convincing all-over-atmosphere
+ Fitting music

The story can get quite emotional without relying on heavy romances.
The games are still more of a detective story involving ghosts, personal
tragedies, intrigues, murder and envy.

The series is easily one of the best modern point'n'click productions and
you can really feel the commitment and engagement that was used to produce these games.

If you liked this series, you will probably also like other games from Wadjet Eye:
- Gemini Rue
- Resonance
- Primordia
- The Shivah
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5.0 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 1월 22일
Before anything I just wanna say that the only other game I've played from the series is Blackwell Unbound. I probably should have played the other 2 first before Deception but that's not too big of an issue.

As someone who has finished Unbound recently, I can see the differences (for the better) that the Developer applied into Blackwell Deception. A few small quirks were improved upon such as being able to move to the next map without having to switch to the Spirit Medium.

I especially liked the format in which the cases were presented in this game. You get thrown right into a case as a 'tutorial' and then given a few more cases that all eventually converge to one larger idea. I am glad that the Developer finally decided to reveal a bit of information on our ghostly companion and did so in a way that would keep players interested.

The one thing I didn't really like was how the commentary mode had large bubbles showing up all over the screen. I realize that you can turn it off but if you are trying to go for 100% during the first time, it's a little bit unpleasant. I like listening to the commentary but I'm not fond of the bubbles (the bloopers were funny though).

It also would have been nice if some of the phone features were used more. I didn't need to read a whole lot of mail so that feature felt a bit underused.

Overall the game was an even better experience than Blackwell Unbound. Finishing this title has me excited for the 2 other Blackwell games on my list. The combination of Joey and Rosangela seemed a lot smoother than with Lauren.
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4.8 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 1월 18일
I have never been into Adventure games really, however I gave this game a try and I am glad I did. It has a very interesting premise and is a lot of fun to play. I recommend checking it out if you are into this genre, or would just like to try something a little different. It has an interesting story and it really makes you think.
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5.1 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2013년 12월 7일
I liked it very much, loved the puzzles, the art style, the dialogue and the overall gameplay.
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10.3 시간 기록
게시 일시: 2014년 3월 1일
For a new game, Blackwell Deception feels like a classic graphic adventure game that I missed first time round rather than a NEW game. It perfectly captures the true feel and character of a traditional graphic adventure and I've been loving every minute. With puzzles that make you think hard to interesting and comedic characters, the only thing that hints at this being a game from the current time is the use of a mobile phone with internet access to help you solve some missions.
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