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Empire Builder: Ancient Egypt Icon
Fun game
by jennifer Chadwell, USA - Jan 14th 2010

I downloaded this game and recently completed the missions. If you like games like Pharaoh, Ceasar, Sim City, etc, then you'll like this. On a scale of difficulty I would rank it a 5 or 6. Once you play the first few scenarios it is easy to figure out how to win each campaign, but still fun enough to keep playing. Just wish the campaign option was a little longer. Well worth 10 bucks.

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too short, too simple, and not age-appropriate
by Heather Macpherson, Canada - Jan 14th 2010

The puzzles were very simple, but the dialogue was interesting. But everything wrapped up very quickly and abruptly! I still had about 10 minutes to go on my demo hour and I'd finished the game - mystery solved, credits rolling.

Given the ease of the puzzles, I would have thought the game was intended for younger players, but the overall theme is actually pretty mature (FBI, fraud, sexual harassment, etc.). So I'm not really sure who the intended demographic is - I think the developers missed the mark on this one. Certainly I'm glad I didn't pay for it.

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Amazing Music - Great Game
by KeeKatz, USA - Jan 14th 2010

I really enjoyed playing this game. It's fun to come back to every now and then. The music makes it even more special.

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Penumbra: Overture Icon
cool game
by thomas grosen, Denmark - Jan 14th 2010

This is a very cool game it is a hard game i think and a must have the details is so good i love this game it also has a good story you get so much more than you give for this game

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wild tribe
by danylb, Australia - Jan 14th 2010

A cute little game but so not worth the price got only one days game play out off it. Once all is completed and they get off the island the game is over, it should only be worth a quarter the price they are asking so wish i never purchased it.

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Megaplex Madness - Now Playing Icon
Engaging but very laggy
by Dawn Johnson, USA - Jan 12th 2010

While I did purchase the game and have enjoyed it for the most part, it is slow to load, becoming worse as the levels advance. Even on my nearly new macbook pro the game lags so badly that I can't finish the final levels. Other than having to wait constantly while the game runs in slow-motion, this is a clever time-management game that I would have rated a star or two higher.

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A Vampire Story Icon
Fun game, with technical difficultues, and bad support.
by Andre Wehe, USA - Jan 11th 2010

First about the game design:
The best in this game are funny dialogs and the strange characters like a vampyre lady neglecting she is a vampire - hilarious.

Technical difficulties:
The game runs nice under Leopard, but struggles in Snow Leopard with occasional crashes or even forcing you to cold-restart your computer. It is a bummer that one cannot switch between applications when running game.

Company's support:
Beware, if one reinstalls the game more than twice one gets locked out of the game with the error message "This registration code is already registered on two machines. Please contact support@vpltd.com.com for assistance.". Unfortunately, the company does not respond to this email address quickly, if at all, at least I am still waiting for a response for several days.

Summary:
Nice game, but I expected higher quality from a Mac software.

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Akward controls
by Abby Barnes, USA - Jan 9th 2010

The amount of time to enter the letters to make the final answer is not enough. Therefore even if you know the answer there isn't enough time to select the letters with the mouse. Frustraing.

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Veronica Rivers: Portals to the Unknown
by Anne Ugartechea, USA - Jan 9th 2010

An excellent mind stretcher. The right balance of puzzles, hunt and find. As a medical editor, this overall sharpens my edge and yet, relaxes the mind. Good get!

Anne

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Megaplex Madness - Now Playing Icon
decent
by cecilia forbes, USA - Jan 9th 2010

pretty good for a time management game with a little strategey thrown in. the more you play the harder it becomes as the customers start comming faster and losing their patience more quickly. to make more money you also need to match the customer color with the spot you place them on. then theres the decision on how best to spend your money . upgrade ticket booths or popcorn machines? or is is better spent on more employees. i only played the demo for the hour but it did keep my attention the entire time.

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The Serpent of Isis Icon
Lot of fun, but short
by Heather Macpherson, Canada - Jan 8th 2010

I really enjoyed this game - the objects are well hidden, and the puzzles are fun. Only problem is that I finished it in about 4 hours. It might keep younger players busy for longer, of course. And my husband's taking a bit longer to plough through it - but he only plays with it off and on. He's not the must-solve-in-one-sitting type.

Still, if you compare the entertainment-cost-per-minute to going to the movies, getting this game is by far the better deal! But don't expect it to occupy you for a straight weekend or anything.

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World War 2: Time of Wrath Icon
Bad experience
by john Gough, England - Jan 8th 2010

Have Snow Leopard and game is unplayable. 2 -3 urns and whole game freezes unable to quit and have to reset mac. very poor support from the authors,. don't waste you money

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quick and fun
by Marguerite Swartz, USA - Jan 8th 2010

It was fun. I might buy this one but I want to see some others 1st.

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