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Description

Very similar to Safecracker, this point-and-click puzzle game brings you more safes to crack in another wealthy man's mansion.

Family members hire you, a master in the art of safecracking, to locate the last will and testament of their deceased relative, oil tycoon and billionaire Duncan Adams, hidden somewhere within his luxurious 4-story mansion.

Exploration of the mansion is performed entirely by mouse in point-and-click fashion. As you dig for clues and puzzles to solve, you can view the environment in 360 degrees. An in-game mapping system records your progress by marking discovered puzzles with a red 'X', which turns green when solved.

There are a total of 35 different safes to open which will eventually lead you to the 36th "Master" safe. The puzzles are not only about turning dials and pushing buttons. There are sliders, some based on mathematics, pattern recognition puzzles, marble mazes, and some based on inventory objects, for instance. Unlike the previous game, there is no time limit so you can take your time and reason through the dilemma at hand.

Screenshots

Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure Nintendo DS Title screen / Main menu.
Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure Windows The dining room
Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure Windows A zoom on a door.
Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure Windows The games room

Alternate Titles

  • "Взломщик" -- Russian spelling
  • "Safecracker: Expert En Cambriolage" -- French title
  • "Safecracker: El Desafío Definitivo" -- Spanish title
  • "Safecracker: Das ultimative Puzzle Abenteuer" -- German title
  • "Safecracker 2" -- Informal name

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Critic Reviews

Quandary Windows Aug, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Chronicles Windows Sep 10, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Playfuls Windows Aug 16, 2006 7.1 out of 10 71
UHS (Universal Hint System) Windows Aug 29, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot UK Windows Aug 24, 2006 6.5 out of 10 65
Adventure's Planet Windows Oct 06, 2006 63 out of 100 63
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Jul 23, 2007 5 out of 10 50
PC Action Windows Oct 24, 2006 43 out of 100 43
Game Shark Wii Jan 29, 2009 C- 42
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 2006 39 out of 100 39

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Related Web Sites

  • Safecracker Solution (Arranged in question and answer format, this is the UHS hint file for Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure. It can be viewed on-line or downloaded for use with the UHS Reader software.)
  • Zarf's Mini-Review (A mini-review of the PC version of Safecracker 2 by Andrew Plotkin (April, 2007).)
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