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What are the odds? After years of your painting career languishing in obscurity, a director for a large and respectable gallery agrees to look at some of your new artwork to include in a major show! But like Rent and La Bohème before it, health complications of the Bohemian lifestyle lay you low, a vicious cold rendering you too ill to finish your new works and skyrocket out of the gutter! How are you supposed to find inspiration when you're so congested you have a hard time breathing?

A mother's sage advice lays down three eternal constants for rest and recuperation, and your mission is to achieve these objectives by using and combining common items found in your wretched two-room studio garret, navigated according to the point-and-click adventure game interface conventions of the "Broken Sword" games -- right-click to examine an object, left-click to interact with it.

Get well soon! Your fifteen minutes of fame depend on it!


A Cure for the Common Cold Windows Mission complete, plus a reference to DOTT
A Cure for the Common Cold Windows A specific reiteration of your mission objectives
A Cure for the Common Cold Windows The second room, much like the first, a little bit smaller and a little bit worse
A Cure for the Common Cold Windows Game start: your mission is clear

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Ten minutes that'll put a smile upon your face! chirinea (46640) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Plné Hry Jan 15, 2007 70 out of 100 70 Jul 19, 2007 68 out of 100 68 Feb 18, 2007 63 out of 100 63
Hrej! Jan 15, 2007 6 out of 10 60 May 13, 2007 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20


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Game tester Strange Visitor recounts an episode of life imitating art:
Ironically, I got a terrible cold while helping her with this... If anyone else feels cold-like symptoms after playing, please discontinue use and see your doctor.
I've heard of titles with contagious gameplay, but this is ridiculous!

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Pseudo_Intellectual (63247) added A Cure for the Common Cold (Windows) on Jan 15, 2007