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Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon (Windows)

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Written by  :  Mark Papadakis (30)
Written on  :  Dec 27, 2005
Platform  :  Windows
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Summary

Amazing experience, from the beginning to the very (cool) end

The Good

George and Nico make one great couple. The dialogues, coupled with great speech quality and the very well thought of script really get you in the game. The graphics are great, at least for an adventure game. The music is equally well done.

The Bad

As others have already pointed out, there are a few interface issues here and there. They are not really that troublesome; its more of a problem getting used to the new (innovative) interface. Not using a mouse for an adventure game is sort of awkward, but it works nevertheless. The damned crates problem is another story. Just like the jump and hung mechanics, it seems the Revolution team got too excited with the new mechanics they were able to introduce to the game so they put puzzles related to them just about everywhere.

The Bottom Line

The game is nothing short of amazing. Sure, they are are some minor problems here and there, but don't let it stop you. If you like adventure games, you must play this game.