Next Life (Windows)

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Description

Next Life is a point-and-click adventure game that involves life after death - or, at least, the afterlife of a select group of people who were all killed in terrible accidents.

The untimely death of 23 year old Adam Raichl, for instance, happened suddenly when his SUV was struck by a tanker truck, bursting into flames. Players take control of Adam after the accident when he awakes not in a morgue or hospital, but instead on a strange island. And, he is not alone. There are others here who have experienced similar fates. Talking with them, Adam learns that their deaths occurred during different times and places, and under various circumstances. Why are they all here? Did he really die, or is he still alive and just having a comatose dream? If he is still living, how can he leave this place?

Explore Adam's limbo, talk to the people there, find objects and solve nonsensical puzzles to answer those questions and many others that arise. Adam will come upon many types of puzzles, some involving inventory objects (either alone or combined) and others require quick reflexes to solve in arcade-like manner. Talking to the NPCs after new discoveries are made is the key to other puzzle solutions.

The game was created using the AGDS engine, version 3.

Screenshots

Next Life Windows Scaffolding passage
Next Life Windows Outside of the shelter
Next Life Windows After the successful reanimation
Next Life Windows Morgue

Alternate Titles

  • "Zatracenci" -- Czech title
  • "Reprobates. Вторая жизнь" -- Russian spelling
  • "Reprobates: U Bram Śmierci" -- Polish title
  • "Reprobates: Insel der Verdammten" -- German title
  • "Reprobates: Aux portes de la mort" -- French title

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Critic Reviews

GameStar (Germany) Sep, 2007 76 out of 100 76
Puntaeclicca.it 2008 7 out of 10 70
JeuxVideoPC.com Aug 30, 2007 14 out of 20 70
GameBoomers Dec, 2007 B- 67
Adventures - Kompakt Oct 15, 2007 6 out of 10 60
GamingExcellence Feb 13, 2008 5 out of 10 50
Quandary Jan, 2008 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
4Players.de Sep 20, 2007 48 out of 100 48
GameSpot Dec 03, 2007 4.5 out of 10 45
IGN Dec 12, 2007 4.5 out of 10 45

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A good game at last? 2 DJP Mom (11111)
Apr 22, 2008

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Jeanne (75508) added Next Life (Windows) on Dec 09, 2007