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Fenton Paddock is a dismissed officer of the British Army in 1936. Now spending his life as airborne freight forwarder in Hongkong, specialized on smuggling and rather dubious assignments, he stumbles into an adventure of unforeseen dimensions. Initially searching for a friend missing on an expedition in Tibet he travels through three continents and encounters ancient mythologies. On his way he must fight the Triads, the Nazis and his own past. Paddock gets help from an old friend Kim Wuang who is a niece of a former employee of our hero.

Most of the time the player has to control Paddock to solve puzzles of variable design, but sometimes multiple characters at a time have to be taken care of. The puzzles include collecting items to apply or combine, machine puzzles and dialogues. The game controls are quite identical to the spiritual predecessor Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis. The right mouse button is used to inspect items and to skip dialogues or movie sequences. The left one is responsible for all other interactions. The game provides a hot spot function and a help system that offers general information of the current tasks. The story is rather linear but sometimes puzzles can be solved in more than one way. Especially machine puzzles typically offer two difficulty levels.

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Lost Horizon Android Triad's leader is aimed by Kim's gun
Lost Horizon Android Nazi bastard is torturing English soldier with a music
Lost Horizon Windows Visit the museum in Berlin
Lost Horizon Windows Beneath the surface

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A FUN AND EXOTIC ADVENTURE GAME ECHOING THE GLORY DAYS OF THE 1930s Windows StorytellerShannon (19)

Critic Reviews

Adventure-Treff Windows Aug 23, 2010 91 out of 100 91
Game Vortex Windows Sep, 2010 88 out of 100 88
Adventure's Planet Windows Sep 13, 2010 88 out of 100 88
GameStar (Germany) Windows Aug 18, 2010 87 out of 100 87
Level Windows Sep, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Meristation Windows Aug 16, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Sep 24, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
JeuxActu Windows Aug 20, 2010 14 out of 20 70
Gamer.nl Windows Aug 16, 2010 7 out of 10 70
GameZebo Windows Sep 27, 2010 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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