So Blonde (Windows)

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Description

Sunny Blonde is best described as a pampered brat. She is the 17 year old daughter of rich parents and is more concerned with her make-up than with anything else. When she is forced by her parents to take part in a cruise through the Bermuda Triangle, the ship enters a storm and Sunny falls off the ship. A few hours later she wakes up on the Forgotten Island. At first glance it all looks like the most realistic vacation resort ever, but Sunny slowly realizes that the pirates and everything else are all real. Because of a mysterious curse, the island is damned to eternal isolation. So since Sunny can't get her mobile phone to work, she begins to explore the island, help its citizens, and will perhaps end the curse.

The game is a classic Point & Click Adventure which means that by using the mouse the player explores the 45 locations of the island. Picking up items, talking to people in multiple-choice dialogues and solving riddles by combining the retrieved items or using them to interact with the environment. In addition to that, the game also features several mini-games which the player can choose to ignore if he doesn't want to do them. But these mini-games are very simple. The very first mini-game, for example, requires the player to collect drops of water in a bucket. The drops of water enter the screen from the top and slowly move to the bottom while the player moves Sunny, who has the bucket in her hands, from left to right. The game ends either once the bucket is full of water or too many drops of water have hit the ground.

During the course of the game, the player will not only control Sunny Blonde but two other characters as well. The story, which is told with comic-like cut-scenes, also features multiple endings.

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So Blonde Windows Garden behind the mansion
So Blonde Windows A rather unconventional use of Max.
So Blonde Windows The showering scene could as well be done via fade-out screen saying "okay, now I feel refreshed".
So Blonde Windows Loading Screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Блондинка в шоке! Бермудские страсти" -- Russian spelling
  • "So Blonde: Perdidos En El Caribe" -- Spanish title
  • "So Blonde: Blondynka w opałach" -- Polish title

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Critic Reviews

Just Adventure Jan 19, 2009 A- 91
Adventure Gamers Nov 15, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamona Mar 15, 2008 80 out of 100 80
La Aventura es la Aventura Dec 31, 2008 77 out of 100 77
Adventure Corner Mar 18, 2008 75 out of 100 75
Krawall Gaming Network Mar 27, 2008 72 out of 100 72
Aventura y Cía Mar 04, 2009 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Eurogamer.de Mar 10, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Playback Nov 04, 2008 5.5 out of 10 55
Gamekult Jun 27, 2008 3 out of 10 30

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Sicarius (60992) added So Blonde (Windows) on Apr 19, 2008