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VooDoo Kid (Windows)

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Description

This is a horror adventure game for young gamers (ages 8-15 or so) in which players can choose to play as either a boy or girl, though the game is still the same either way. When the game starts, the protagonist is reading a boring story about Baron Saturday, an evil voodoo spirit captain that's turned his entire crew into mindless zombies and is taking them to the Island of Lost Souls.

The protagonist falls asleep and is transported onto Saturday's ship, where (s)he meets the Captain's butler who needs their help. He asks the protagonist to save all the other lost souls, spirits, and zombies who are trapped on the ship. Throughout the game, the butler will provide the player with clues as he keeps getting trapped.

Screenshots

VooDoo Kid Windows items that can be interacted with change the cursor to an animated hand. The icon at the top right opens the game menu, the top left is a tray where the player assembles pieces of the  treasure map
VooDoo Kid Windows Yup! There they go.
VooDoo Kid Windows There are lots of crates, barrels and chests to examine. Many have humorous ghosts inside
VooDoo Kid Windows Baron Saturday looks like a refugee from Grim Fandango

Alternate Titles

  • "VudĂș Kid" -- Spanish title
  • "Le Voleur d'Esprits" -- French title

User Reviews

Good but not great piltdown_man (70814) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars

The Press Says

PC Junior May, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 100
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks 2000 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Reset Nov, 1997 8 out of 10 80
Adventurearchiv May 14, 2002 77 out of 100 77
Quandary Sep, 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Player (Germany) Sep, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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CubbyKatz (207) added VooDoo Kid (Windows) on Dec 21, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (249753)