Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa

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Macintosh
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5.0
Windows
84
3.9
iPhone
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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.

Screenshots

Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa Windows Another riddle successfully solved.
Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa Windows I wonder what the happiest place on earth is...
Sam & Max Episode 201: Ice Station Santa Windows Jimmy's wife and son.
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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Critic Reviews

GameBoomers Windows Nov, 2007 A 100
Yet Another Review Site (YARS) Windows Nov 10, 2007 9 out of 10 90
UOL Jogos Windows Nov 13, 2007 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
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
Jolt (UK) Windows Nov 17, 2007 8.3 out of 10 83
La Aventura es la Aventura Windows Nov 07, 2007 80 out of 100 80
Game Watcher Windows Nov, 2007 7.7 out of 10 77
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov 28, 2007 75 out of 100 75
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Jan 04, 2008 6 out of 10 60

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How Sam & Max saved Christmas. 1 The Fabulous King (1303)
Dec 24, 2007

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