Mystery Games

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Boomstick, Nov 24, 2018.

  1. Boomstick

    Boomstick Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Do you guys have any recommendations for peculiar or creepy mystery games?
    Maybe something in the vein of Life is Strange, or an old-school point and click
     
  2. Mr So-Ho-Hoak

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    Gabriel Knight, I suppose?
     
  3. The War on Christmas

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    If you want to go old-school, maybe Alone in the Dark, although that's more on the survival horror side of things.

    Broken Sword also has creepy parts I guess.
     
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  4. Kelthaz

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    Kathy Rain is a pretty good point 'n click adventure game. A university student returns to her small town after many years away when her grandfather dies under mysterious circumstances. She investigates. I haven't finished it yet so I can't say whether it has a good ending or not, but I'm engrossed.
     
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  5. The War on Christmas

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    Oh that reminds me, quite a few people had good things to say about the Syberia games (at least the first two).
     
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  7. Boomstick

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    I've already completed all the games suggested here. Maybe I should just stop being such a dork.

    I was on my way to being pretty drunk when I posted that, I was trying to find something for my partner to play, she's never been into video games in a big way, but has a handful of things she really likes. Life is Strange, Prof. Layton, Her Story and the first Harry Potter game. Plus she's obsessed with murder mysteries, so she's always asking me to find creepy, murder mystery games, but I never know what to suggest that fit her absurd preferences. Especially since she didn't care for Broken Sword when I tried to get her to play it, which knocked me for six.

    Thanks though guys! Any suggestions welcome.
     
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  8. Boomstick

    Boomstick Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    I LOVE Wadjet Eye, I get every release when I can, much like with Lucas Arts back in the day. If you haven't already you should pick up Disavowed, it's set in the same universe as the Blackwell's, cam out earlier this year.
     
  9. The War on Christmas

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    I take it she has already played Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments?

    oh, and Murdered: Soul Suspect I suppose

    ETA: The Wolf Among Us also qualifies as a murder mystery, yeah? LA Noir (at least in parts) would maybe also qualify
     
  10. Owain Taggart

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    Yep, I plan on eventually doing that. In fact, first time I noticed the new game was when going to their website to find the links to the Blackwell series ;) I feel they're one of the few developers faithful to the genre, yet they keep finding new ways to innovate with new gameplay ideas.
     
  11. Obsidian7

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    Dreamfall Chapters is the first game that comes to mind.