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Guess Who? (Windows)

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Guess Who? is a single person puzzle game for children that is based on the popular board game of the same name.

The game is mouse controlled and is presented as an interactive cartoon, it has three modes of play.
  • The first mode is a version of the board game in which the player plays against the computer on one of three difficulty settings. Each player has a set of characters. Some are men, some are women. Some have hats, some do not. Some have large noses, some do not. By asking a series of yes / no questions such as 'Does your person have a large nose?' the player can eliminate the characters who do not match the target and the first to deduce the correct character wins. A player making an incorrect guess forfeits the game.
    This version of the game game be played as a single match or as a championship which is the first player achieve five wins.

  • The second mode is the adventure mode. The player investigates a crime on behalf of the 'Guess Who?' detectives. Whenever there's a problem in the town of Look-About-Landing this is the team everyone goes to see. They have their own high-tech tree house with a secret entrance, and a super smart jet pack enabled dog.
    There are three adventures of the 'point and click' style. In each the player examines clues, solves puzzles, collects parts for a gadget and help people. As a reward the plate gets to ask key characters a question that helps to identify a suspect, this part of the game is played in the same way as the player vs computer game and uses the same character set.
    Each scene contains multiple hot spots, some are related to the game but many trigger humorous animations such as bugs crawling from underneath a rock or a rocket being launched across the screen.
    There are two difficulty levels to the adventure games. The Normal game in which there is a single suspect, and the Challenge game where there are two suspects.

  • The third type of game are the arcade mini games. There are nine of these games and the player is initially locked out of these games. There are three such games in each adventure and when the adventure is successfully completed those three mini games are unlocked and are available to be played at any time.

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Guess Who? Windows The matches can be played in three difficulty settings
Guess Who? Windows This is how the team moves around the town. As the mouse passes over a location it changes colour and 'HQ' says what it is. The current location is the school.
Guess Who? Windows In Championship mode the current score is shown at the end of each game
Guess Who? Windows There is the obligatory animated sequence that introduces the 'Guess Who?' gang. Whenever there's a problem in town this is the team everyone comes to see

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piltdown_man (62919) added Guess Who? (Windows) on Dec 01, 2011