Medium Detective: Fright from the Past

Deep Shadows presents a chilling new series in Medium Detective: Fright from the Past! When a strange series of murders is linked to an old folktale, you’re called in to investigate. Your ability to see into the past will be crucial in stopping a dangerous entity from getting its vengeance and destroying the town. Do you have what it takes to uncover the dark origins of the “Man of Shadows” in time, or will you become his next victim? Find out in this spine-tingling Hidden-Object Puzzle adventure!

Details are not just on static scenes, but in the clouds, the leaves There are a total of 20 Hidden Object Scenes total in this game. The last puzzle in the demo was impossible for me to solve, so I skipped it! With the Morphs, you have to quick! Worth the buy. The last half of the game, gets really interesting and builds up in pace. They also have a teleport system, which is handy. I had the story figured out before the end of the demo. The graphics and sound SFX are in need of some work, but this mystery adventure is quirky and fun which can be advantageous with regard to holding your interest as you progress thru the game. The characters are actually very good- I liked hearing the characters talk in this game! Just remember that in BFG game land all things are possible! The bonus chapter hops are nice as a flower shop is there. Such a savage punishment, yet, before the flames engulfed his entire body, Malefic vowed to return. The Mini Games are decent, but tend to lean towards the easy side of the scale.

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I know, I know, another amulet, another psychic medium that sees into the past while in a trance, been there done that. In this puzzle you must switch tiles on a solid to create a 3-dimensional continuous path. Rating: 2 C. I wish they'd come up with some unique puzzles, not having a go at this game in particular, as a Hidden World of these games are guilty of cliched done to death puzzles,both in the game play and in Butterfly Escape mini sections. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by andrewhow68 from Medium Detective: Fright from the Past Collector's Edition Another great hidden object game to play I hope this becomes a series Date published: Rated 4 out of Mad Mouse by codom from Puzzler's Game This review is based on the purchased game. The sound is mellow Gods vs Humans not an annoying thin sound. I loved it and will play it again in a few months. Realistic details included A word of warning to all of you game purists who look at every nut and bolt in a game — be prepared for a bit of time-shock as you will probably go nuts because of all the anachronisms. Echoing background sounds are coupled with highlights and dark shadows. If you have enjoyed their other games, you will probably enjoy this Deetective: whodunit game. Detective Pine has reason to suspect that she form others might be the victims of an elusive and legendary criminal called the Man of Shadows. Obstacle puzzle.

Some of the puzzles are blurry as well - to the point I found two of them difficult to play. I enjoyed the first installment of this new series. When a strange series of murders associated with an old tale starts terrorizing the locals, you must use your ability to see the past, and this will be critical in order to stop the dangerous creature from its revenge and the destruction of the city. Overall I have positive things to say. However, I do think Deep Shadows should continue with this series, because I love a good detective game, I would especially love a detective game that takes place in modern times. Detective Pine has reason to suspect that she and others might be the victims of an elusive and legendary criminal called the Man of Shadows. Claire has a supernatural gift, one that allows her to see past events with the help of an all seeing Amulet. I did find too many of the puzzles to be the frustrating kind, throughout the game, the kind where clicking on one, affects several others. Remove four 4 bars from a grid which are blocked with metal stays. Together they help maximize a kind of atmosphere that works well in this game! If you have played other games from this developer then you might be familiar with the inclusion of at least one morphing object in most scenes. Detective Pine who was the partner of your late father has called on you to help investigate what he believes is the murder of a young woman whose death was ruled as natural by the coroner. I enjoyed the unique puzzles to test your wits even if the underlying mechanics are not very different from what you may be accustomed to. Using your special talents will you and Detective Pine be able to solve the murders and put an end to his reign of terror?

I would have liked to replay the hops. I hope there are more like this on the way! And the lip-synchronity, when they are talking is amazing. I wish they'd come up with Rainbows unique puzzles, not having a go at this game in particular, as a lot of these games are guilty of cliched done to death puzzles,both in Zumas Revenge game play and in the mini sections. The sound effects and music only add more and are spot on. Fair game. The graphics are rendered beautifully, with good detail. Try it for yourself. However, I think there are some puzzles that should have instructions and the lack of them is why I will not Frjght the game higher.


The sound is mellow and not an annoying thin sound. They include a couple multiple-step ones with lists of items, but most were storybook and matching. The graphics are rendered beautifully, with good detail. The graphics are well done, and I thought the Hidden Object Scenes and Mini Games were very well constructed, although I do think they went overboard with the puzzles where, moving one affects others, which to me are frustrating. In this Sherlock Holmes-esque whodunit, you play Claire Arlington, a psychic medium, who has been asked by the police to verify that the deaths are murders and not accidental deaths. You can see that they used live people at one point to get the main image. I have most of the games from this developer Deep Shadows , and am looking forward to seeing how this new series plays out. It's not a horrible game, but it doesn't warrant much more than a 3 in my book. Yes, I am impatient and I hate waiting for the hint button to recharge when I want to move forward in the game — so thank you Deep Shadows for allowing me to set my own hint and skip times. Switch puzzle. His victims are descendants of the families who burned this former warlock, Malefic, at the stake. In spite of some of its shortcomings Fright from the Past is a good police mystery game and is worth playing and it is one that I recommend. If you have enjoyed their other games, you will probably enjoy this new whodunit game.

It's clearly taken from the original "Nightmare on Elm Street" movie. Couple that with the echoing background sounds and you get a game that works. It has a lot of fool with it puzzles that I don't like but it does have in custom selection Zero wait for hints and skip that I really liked. Nice cinematics too, infrequent enough not to break up the story or bore you silly, yet just enough to keep the story going at a good pace. Dark and eerie, haunting and relaxing The hand-drawn artwork used to create the characters is excellent and with good voiceovers the characters seem life like. Back to the mini games. Look for the writing on the wall left by the "Man of The Shadows" in the beginning of the game. Rating: 1 F. They have different types. In one puzzle, the diagram given to set hands on four clocks contained imagery so small I could not make out where the minute and second hands were to be pointed on the clocks. Detective Pine who was the partner of your late father has called on you to help investigate what he believes is the murder of a young woman whose death was ruled as natural by the coroner.

9 thoughts on “Medium Detective: Fright from the Past

  1. Date published: Rated 4 out of 5 by alphafem from Based on Demo The graphics and sound SFX are in need of some work, but this mystery adventure is quirky and fun which can be advantageous with regard to holding your interest as you progress thru the game. Something sinister lurks in the shadows Rating: 2 D.

  2. Together they help maximize a kind of atmosphere that works well in this game! Date published: Rated 4 out of 5 by alphafem from Based on Demo Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by MissM6 from Actually quite enjoyed it!

  3. Switching between two sets of tiles available, restore a picture of a crime scene. Liked this difference and found it refreshing. Yes, I am impatient and I hate waiting for the hint button to recharge when I want to move forward in the game — so thank you Deep Shadows for allowing me to set my own hint and skip times.

  4. The HOP's were well done, and the mini-games are plentiful and challenging. Switch puzzle. One, Two Shadow's coming for you The puzzles are easy, at least early in the game, which is terrific for those of you who are not fans of all the puzzles or mini-games now popping up in HOPA games.

  5. It's clearly taken from the original "Nightmare on Elm Street" movie. Use the tutorial. The only way to go is up.

  6. Whereas it is definitely not the most unique or challenging game, I genuinely enjoyed it. Fortunately, there isn't a lot of back and forthing, because most items are found and used within that scene, or the previous scene. I did the "unique to this game" and that was a mistake. Below are brief descriptions of some of the games you'll encounter during the demo: 1 Click on puzzle sections until the box image matches te pictured clue. Rating: 2 Following three matching puzzles are used to analyze evidence: E.

  7. Move four 4 colored chains into matching colored slots. Half of the tiles are available at one time to switch. They are somewhat interactive.

  8. As you assemble evidence, analyze it and use your extraordinary powers of mediumship, you might discover there is more than meets the eye in this case. While Detective Pike supervise's your deductions you soon realize that this is no ordinary investigation. At times you use a gimmicky special all-seeing glass to help you use your psychic abilities to get a supernatural perspective of the scenes. As I said earlier, I don't think this is a horrible game, but there's nothing special about it, which makes it average. Here's a recap of my review to help you decide which version, if either, is right for you: Burned at the stake, purified by fire nope, its not a marshmallow accused of atrocious, unspeakable crimes and witchcraft.

  9. The other one was a simple Interactive List that opens up once you find the silhouetted shapes and placed them into the matching sections. Gorgeous looking HOPS I particularly enjoyed the HOP where you had to find listed objects in pairs, such as 2 arrows or 2 ink impressions. They include a couple multiple-step ones with lists of items, but most were storybook and matching. One, Two Shadow's coming for you

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