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7 Days a Skeptic (Windows)

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Written by  :  CubbyKatz (207)
Written on  :  Apr 25, 2005
Platform  :  Windows
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Summary

Just like a cheesy horror movie sequel

The Good

The first game, 5 Days a Stranger, was very good. So I wanted to complete the saga it's sequel, 7 Days a Skeptic. However while 5 was mostly story driven, 7 is mostly action driven. The graphics are very nice here, and the what plot there is is pretty well thought out.

The Bad

I don't really like the control system, but that more an issue with AGS than with this game. Also, the fact that there was really no story given in this game makes it feel like you are actually in a horror movie sequel that just exists to make money. This game even parodies the movie series Halloween at least twice. There are also two days in which you have to spend the whole (very short) day running away from The Welder. The Welder is also never named, which is too bad as all horror movie legends deserve a name.

The Bottom Line

A decent follow-up effort to 5 Days a Stranger. If you're interested in this game, I strongly suggest you play 5 Days first, and then 7 Days as it will give you a much better understanding of the backstory. And if you only have enough HD space for one of these games, chose 5 Days.