Edgar Allan Poe's The Gold Bug: Dark Tales HD - A Hidden Object Adventure
By Big Fish Games, Inc
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Edgar Allan Poe's classic tale gets a reboot in the fourth game of the well-loved Dark Tales series.
• YOU'VE BEEN SUMMONED TO HELP AT THE SEASHORE!
You and your detective companion, Dupin, have been summoned to the seashore to help William LeGrand unravel a mystery!
• UNLOCK THIS AMAZING COLLECTOR'S EDITION FOR ADDED BONUSES!
Re-playable mini-games, hidden-object scenes, and cut scenes. Soundtracks, wallpapers, screensavers, and concept art plus an Integrated Strategy Guide!
• DISCOVER THE EXACT LOCATION OF A TREASURE LOST HUNDREDS OF YEARS AGO!
LeGrand isn't the only one with designs on the pirate booty... A masked villain tries to make off with the code
• TRACK DOWN THE TREASURE AND FOIL A CRIMINAL PLOT
A mysterious woman in a veil seems to be connected to the masked man. Follow the clues to find the treasure and put a stop to the masked criminal.
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What's New in Version 1.0.1
In this update:
• Fixed an issue with periodic crashing on iOS 7
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Lose a star for getting stuck. Strategy guide tells me to get cane after deciphering parchment. Not there. No cane, cannot open armory.
Anachronisms make my teeth grind. Ballistics test? Really? And testing to match blood samples. In 1843 there wasn't even a reliable test to determine if a stain was actually blood, never mind whether human or animal. Blood typing didn't come along until turn of the century (so a transfusion could save you and not kill you)--still not ready for CSI.
Oh, well, at least there are no leprechauns or demons or ghosts or angels. Lovin' Arthur, especially because he is a sniffing, digging dog, and not a talking one!
Original review below:
Just started, and already demanding review? You asked for it. So far I've spotted a number of elements from the original story (dog, cipher; opening animation promises several others I won't list [spoilers]), with novel applications. Think I'll buy this one. Deleted Masque without purchase as too cutesy for my taste.
Great SERIES, GREAT GAME!!!!!
This is from another great series. So far this appears even better than the last two and you have better access to the strategy guide. Good puzzles but not so hard you can't beat them.
Thank you big fish and all your helpers.
Snooper-158 ps when you use the pipettes to test the blood it can be a little touchy just squeeze your fingers together, while you hold it over the samples.
Everything was going fine until trying to give the antidote recipe to the fisherman. The game keeps quitting and won't go beyond here. If there are technical issues with certain versions of iPad, we should know about these before purchasing. And there's no way of getting our money back, even though it's THEIR game that doesn't work properly. I will buy no more games for iPad. Most of them, if they work at all, work poorly. The only reason I gave it 2 stars is because I liked the game up to the point where it crashed.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Nov 16, 2013
- Version: 1.0.1
- Size: 904 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Russian
- Seller: Big Fish Games, Inc
- © 2013 Big Fish Games
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini with Retina display, and iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular.
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