Veronica Rivers: Portals to the Unknown

Explore the Portals to the Unknown with rescue pilot Veronica Rivers in this mysterious Hidden Object game! Uncover equipment and clues as you search the world for a missing team of geologists. Exciting mini-games challenge you to unlock the secret power of the portals. Exotic and dangerous locations will test your eye and your courage as you draw closer to solving the puzzle of the Portals!


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And the end made me shake my head. The story line works. There appears to be no penalty for misclicks maybe there are if you go wild. Related Stories. You can look on the PDA to see what the tablets look like. Look for items in there as well. What a disappointment! For the game in which you Veronica Rivers: Portals to the Unknown to trace a shape onto the screen of the PDA, you can click on the "auto" button and it will solve one shape at a time for you. The mini games are rather repetitive. Move one stone out of the way by placing it in the center slot. Pros: o Works for lefties. When doing the shapes, pay close attention to where the lines start and end, the size of the gap between the beginning and end of the shape. Luxor Adventures items in silhouette will be facing the same way in the scene as they are in the PDA.

Everything that you find has some relevance to the story and a little commentary appears at the bottom of the screen as items are found, You also have to copy runes and find differences but the differences are things are added to only one picture - no different colors or shapes to find. Variety of well-done HOS: list of objects, silhouettes, photos, collect hidden evidence, etc. Not fun for folks who like the newer games with more complex practice. Some items are well hidden so all you will be able to see is the tip of the item that you are looking for. One or two HOS, and the same puzzles. You're railroaded through a bunch of scenes where you need to find items from a list or names or silhouettes , plus a couple simple puzzles. From the main menu you can "choose a portal", the map will open up, click on a location to play it over. From the main menu you can go back and play any previously completed puzzle click on a portal from the world map and most of the items will be in a different place — this helps add to the all-important replay factor. But you also have to take photos and find the place in a scene, and to find alien artifacts. I bought this game in This is a "true" HO game. Date published: Rated 4 out of 5 by TopazMystique from Ahead of its time when it was created! Each time you find an object in one of the main HO scenes Veronica makes a comment about it, which I find quite amusing. The graphics are nice. This is definitely an "old" game, however.

Veronica Rivers: Portals to the Unknown might not offer anything outrageously different than Veroica hidden object games but it certainly deserves top marks for doing VVeronica extremely well — from story and presentation to fun game-play and mini-challenges to music and replayability. Shopping Clutter 5: Christmas Poetree published: Rated 3 out of 5 by bluesycat from Fun But Old Based on The Others completed game. It will be in and Rivesr: of the scene, on the lower right side. The developers put a lot of thought into this game; it does everything very well from the story to the gameplay. Some items are well hidden so all you will be able to see is the tip of the item that you are looking for. Once you find the tablets the center part of the scanner will turn green.


The good side is that the end of each chapter presents a good breaking point for picking up the game a few days later. Unfortunately, the same puzzles were repeated in each chapter, so the game become boring. The same applies to a scene in which you need to zoom into a location. Once that item is chosen, you will see the screen go dark and the item from the list will have a glowing outline surrounding it. You can always skip one of these mini games by clicking on the skip button that is located on the lower left side of the page. It wont take players long to discover a word-based list is only the first way of telling you what to find. The stones with the smallest numbers always go in the smallest ring and so on. Could not play more than 15 minutes! It will choose a random item off your list to show you. The music and sound effects also breathe life into this game. From the main menu you can "choose a portal", the map will open up, click on a location to play it over. When you click on an arrow, it will swap the location of the two stones that are on it. Naaah, let's step right through instead!

Anyway, comparing the games developed nowadays, it has become obsolete. Little do you know that this mission will lead to a life-altering journey, as you stumble upon portals that whisk you away to different parts of the globe, beginning in the jungles of Laos. The only part that was fairly original was having to take photos which amounted to finding a specific part of the image. If you get stuck and cannot complete the puzzle that was given to you, click on "reset" and you will be given a different configuration to play with. No dialogue or story that keeps attention. I found this OK, because I could go away from the game at the end of a chapter and come back and know exactly where I was. It's very linear: basically you follow some geologists through mysterious portals until a final denouement. Each portal has a variety of mini games to play in between searching for objects. Cons: o One cut scene preceding spot-the-difference repeated each time. One or two HOS, and the same puzzles. The mini games are rather repetitive. Some items on the list can only be seen for a brief moment. One in which you have to make sure that each ring has a different color and in the other one you have to match the color and the symbols. If you like good storylines, be warned that this game's, beyond its sci-fi theme, still seemed far-fetched.

Veronica Rivers: Portals to the Unknown might not offer anything outrageously different than other hidden object games but it certainly deserves top marks for doing everything extremely well — from story and presentation to fun game-play and mini-challenges to music and replayability. Date published: Rated 4 out of 5 by rosekaufmann from Fun Game Story: Veronica is a rescue pilot who goes in search of an Alaskan geologist expedition gone awry, but she is so multi-talented, she may actually be a former Navy Seal. It will be in and out of the scene, on the lower right side. Puzzles are nothing new and although not too challenging, they are fun and they do become a little more complicated as the game progresses. Pros: o Works for lefties. Red lines mean that the lines are still tangled. You will also see that the small circle in the middle of the viewfinder will turn green when you are focused in the right place. To get back to the list of items, all you have to do is click on the back button. Some items are partially hidden so all you will see is a small piece of it. Needless to say, the green stones go on the large circle. The green stones go in the middle circle and the blue stones go in the larger circle. Other nice visual touches are during the object-finding itself, such as a boat that subtly sways from left to right the entire screen as you scour the scene for items. The mini games are rather repetitive. Oh yes, the production values on this game are fantastic.

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  1. From the main menu you can go back and play any previously completed puzzle click on a portal from the world map and most of the items will be in a different place — this helps add to the all-important replay factor. If you want to use the auto feature again, you will have to wait for it to recharge. If you drew the shape correctly, you will see the shape you drew at the bottom of the PDA, the shape on the left side will also be darkened while the ones that remain to be drawn will be brighter. The graphics are nice.

  2. Pay attention to the lines and curves of the shape, you will be judged by those points as well as the overall shape. The tablets are highlighted in white in the screenshot and the evidences are in black. Very relaxing because there is nothing particularly challenging.

  3. If you get stuck and cannot complete the puzzle that was given to you, click on "reset" and you will be given a different configuration to play with. But the scans got tedious. As I said, I still have a soft spot for a game which I have played more than once. The cut scenes which more recent games do as video clips are more like cartoons but work well.

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