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Ceville (Windows)

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Description

Ceville, the tyrant ruler of the fairyland Faeryanis, had a great day until rebels decided to finally end his tyranny and surrounded his castle. As Ceville tries to escape the castle, he finds out that Basilius, his former right hand, is the real enemy who wants to take over the throne and rule the land with daemonic help. In the end Ceville is overwhelmed by the rebel forces in an unfortunate turn of events and send to prison where he meets the little girl Lilly who decides to help Ceville get his throne back - or at least that's what Ceville thinks.

Ceville is a classic Point & Click-Adventure in a fully 3D-environment. Every action is accomplished by using the context-sensitive mouse pointer. This way the characters pick up items, interact with the backgrounds and talk with many different characters in humorous multiple-choice dialogues in order to solve the many riddles that otherwise prevent the story from moving on. To help the player find every clue and item to solve the countless riddles, a key press shows every hotspot in the room and as an additional, disengageable help the pop-up-text turns orange if a currently selected item can be used with the item on screen the cursor is currently pointing at.

During the course of the game the player will not only take over the control of Ceville, but also over Ambrosius and Lilly - often even over all three at the same time to overcome some of the obstacles in their way. Similar to Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle, the player can switch between all the characters at any time.

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Ceville Windows Lilly exploring the village.
Ceville Windows Finally the real fun begins.
Ceville Windows Main Menu
Ceville Windows Ambrosius - the most annoying paladin I've ever met outside of World of Warcraft.

Alternate Titles

  • "Ceville. Похождения тирана" -- Russian spelling

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The Press Says

Adventurespiele Feb 16, 2009 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Adventure-Treff Feb 17, 2009 84 out of 100 84
Total PC Gaming Apr 02, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 10, 2009 16 out of 20 80
Games Radar Mar 19, 2009 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
DarkZero Mar 19, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Gamer.nl Apr 21, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Thunderbolt Games Mar 25, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Adventure Classic Gaming May 01, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
HonestGamers Mar 05, 2009 5 out of 10 50

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Sicarius (61025) added Ceville (Windows) on Feb 19, 2009