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Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa

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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.


Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa Windows The magnetic center of the earth.
Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa Windows Sybil had her shop moved - with a little help.
Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa Windows Main Menu
Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa Windows Shootout with Santa.

Alternate Titles

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

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Cheat Code Central Windows Dec, 2007 4.5 out of 5 90
Factornews Windows Nov 05, 2007 9 out of 10 90
GotNext Windows Dec 19, 2007 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Freaks 365 Windows Dec 07, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
2404.org PC Gaming Windows Apr 16, 2008 8.4 out of 10 84
Netjak Windows Feb 26, 2008 8.4 out of 10 84
GameDaily Windows Nov 08, 2007 8 out of 10 80
La Aventura es la Aventura Windows Nov 07, 2007 80 out of 100 80
Defunct Games Windows Nov 08, 2007 80 out of 100 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Jan 04, 2008 6 out of 10 60


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