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Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa

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Description

Ice Station Santa is the first episode of the second season of Sam & Max games. The controls and interface are identical to the point-and-click puzzle-solving gameplay from the first season. This episode includes a mix of recurring characters such as Bosco, Sybil, the C.O.P.S., Soda Poppers and Jimmy, along with new ones such as Stinky, the diner proprietor. Most of the locations are brand new, and the old ones have been revamped with new events and a different look.

Freelance Police officers Sam & Max need to stop a demon-possessed Santa from delivering Torture Me Elmer and Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse toys to children all over the world. New to this season are a new credits opening in sitcom style, the tutorial (reusing a puzzle from the first season) to introduce new players to the game and a hints option with 5 frequency settings for Max to give hints. The puzzle are both environment and inventory-based, and require more thinking and attention to detail than the previous episodes.

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Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa Windows Jimmy's wife and son.
Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa Windows Shootout with Santa.
Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa Windows Bosco - as paranoid as ever.

Alternate Titles

  • "Sam & Max Episode 201: Eisstation Santa" -- German title
  • "Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space - Episode I" -- Mobile title

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The Press Says

Cheat Code Central Windows Dec, 2007 4.5 out of 5 90
Video Game Generation Windows Mar 13, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Yet Another Review Site (YARS) Windows Nov 10, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Game Freaks 365 Windows Dec 07, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
TTGamer Windows Dec 17, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Dec, 2007 84 out of 100 84
Jolt (UK) Windows Nov 17, 2007 8.3 out of 10 83
Defunct Games Windows Nov 08, 2007 80 out of 100 80
Gamekult Windows Nov 12, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Dec 03, 2007 55 out of 99 56

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How Sam & Max saved Christmas. 1 Happy Rabbi (1305)
Dec 24, 2007

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