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#1132592 - 11/21/17 09:15 AM Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish
Marian Offline
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Today's game for Club Members, tomorrow's game for all.

You can download Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition here.

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Big Fish Editor's Choice! This title was selected for its exceptional quality and overwhelmingly positive reviews from our Game Club beta testers.

You're off to America! Reports of a supernatural creature terrorizing the town of Avondel have brought you across the pond. This won’t be an easy task as you race against the clock to uncover the dark secrets behind a fiery crash from the 1980's. Do you have what it takes to stop the dead from destroying the living? Find out in this spine-tingling Hidden-Object Puzzle adventure!

See what our Beta testers had to say:

“Playing the new Mystery Case Files is one of my favorite after Thanksgiving traditions and this one doesn’t disappoint. Avondel is a unique setting for a MCF game and I can’t wait to see where the story goes from here.” - Roger, Beta Tester

“What a great addition to the MCF series. The graphics are top-notch, the puzzles are fun. Looking forward to the full release.” - James, Beta Tester

Find collectibles to learn about the Revenant’s history!
Enjoy wallpapers, music, and other extras!
Never get lost with the Strategy Guide!
Save your daughter from a new revenant in the bonus chapter!


As always, please remember to come back and tell us what you think.

Happy gaming! dance

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#1132601 - 11/21/17 09:55 AM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: Marian]
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Woohoo! Too bad I don't have the club anymore! I have to wait.

Thanks, Marian!

Ana wave
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#1132606 - 11/21/17 10:37 AM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: BrownEyedTigre]
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At least your wait won't be all that long, Ana. smile

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#1132624 - 11/21/17 12:59 PM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: Marian]
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Just bought it. Thanks Marian. joy wavegirl
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#1132626 - 11/21/17 01:02 PM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: TLC]
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I hope it's enjoyable, TLC. wave

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#1132671 - 11/21/17 08:03 PM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: Marian]
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Are you waiting for a sale Ana? I am not a club member but it will let me buy it today. I notice I can do that when they have that particular CE sale with the featured game of the day.

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#1132673 - 11/21/17 08:16 PM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: Marian]
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Thanks oldbroad. I was not aware, but I will wait for a sale. Twenty dollars is a bit steep.

Ana wave
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#1132676 - 11/21/17 08:29 PM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: Marian]
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Agreed!

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#1132736 - 11/22/17 08:31 AM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: Marian]
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Great Monkey Island joke in this game.

The HOPs are blah due to both the objects themselves and the graphic style, and the overall graphic style is bland.

I haven't given up on Revenant's Hunt though because the characters are a hair more interesting than usual. Who can resist a town nosy parker who gets her hand stuck in one of those complex locks, the kind I think all of us have laughed over when considering who exactly would install them in real life, that secures the door of the local pelt shop? And how many tiny towns have pelt shops? All of that is intriguing conceptually.


Edited by 8dognight (11/22/17 08:57 AM)

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#1132746 - 11/22/17 10:39 AM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: Marian]
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Just bought it!

(I sure hope they don't lock up the first aid kit or the fire extinguisher!! That is SO unreal.)

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#1132776 - 11/22/17 03:09 PM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: Tally Ho]
Marian Offline
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I love to read comments about the game - keep them coming. smile

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#1132850 - 11/23/17 08:41 AM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: Marian]
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Okay, I will. I'm on a type of puzzle that usually confounds me with beads that slide onto horizontal, vertical, and diagonal tracks. I refused to throw in the towel, so I exited it and continued a replay of Nutcracker, skipping the tough puzzles that I have figured out before so that I could get to the flag challenge. Darn, I solved it again by accident and still have no idea of the strategy.

Back to Revenant's Hunt, I like that this game is not as gross as the beautifully crafted disgusting one set in Alister's, I think it's Alister's, mock-up of a hospital. That's the one with the pregnant mannequins. To be clear, that was a good game with extraordinary artwork; it was the content of the artwork that repulsed me, not its quality.

I don't like the graphics in Revenant's Hunt because they are dull. The muted colors are not the heart of the issue; the problem lies in the poor creative choices for the environments which look slap-dash and washed out instead of precisely detailed. There was largely unrealized visual potential in the setting from the mini Rodeo Drive that includes a furrier in the ritzy part of town to the pawn shop and the double-decker, duplex trailer on the wrong side of the tracks.

Stylistic lacunae aside, the game is still way smarter than I am, and I had to read puzzle directions. So far, this is a cut above the usual HOPA fare and neither the best nor the worst MCF. I remain hooked.


Edited by 8dognight (11/23/17 09:46 AM)

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#1132851 - 11/23/17 08:45 AM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: Marian]
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I got it and Redemption Cemetery: One Foot In The Grave, I like the western theme. I'll play this one after that one.
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#1132892 - 11/23/17 11:37 AM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: GuybrushThreepwood]
Marian Offline
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Great commentary, 8dognight! Thank you. smile

Let us know what you think of the games, Guybrush. wave

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#1133118 - 11/25/17 09:39 AM Re: Mystery Case Files: The Revenant's Hunt Collector's Edition - New HOPA on Big Fish [Re: Marian]
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I just finished the game and enjoyed it a lot more than the last one. turkey wavegirl
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