DescriptionA Stroke of Fate: Operation Valkyrie is the first of a series of two games set in World War II, following the story of the German Resistance in 1944. You play this first game in the role of Gerhard Mayer, a member of the SS with a day job in the Gestapo. Disagreeing with some of the heavy-handed tactics of the Third Reich, you get embroiled in a plot to overthrow the Nazi regime and assassinate Adolf Hitler. There are obvious crossovers with the Tom Cruise movie "Valkyrie" although the plot is not identical.
Operation Valkyrie is a standard 3rd person point-and-click adventure game, with a realistic graphical style and a strong historical focus. An option is provided to play the game with black-and-white visuals, to further add to the historical feel. The cut-scenes comprise still pictures in a slideshow format rather than animation. There are a combination of stand-alone logic puzzles and inventory-based puzzles as seen in most recent adventure games. The game ends with a cliff hanger, to be resolved in the second chapter, entitled Operation Bunker.
- "Архивы НКВД: Охота на фюрера. Операция "Валькирия"" -- Russian spelling
- "A Stroke of Fate: Operacja Walkiria" -- Polish title
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|Absolute Games (AG.ru)||Mar 10, 2009||77 out of 99||78|
|IGROMANIA||Feb 20, 2009||7.5 out of 10||75|
|Meristation||Mar 23, 2010||6.5 out of 10||65|
|Adventure Classic Gaming||Sep 07, 2013||60|
|Worth Playing||Dec 11, 2011||6 out of 10||60|
|Spazio Games||Jan 29, 2012||5.5 out of 10||55|
|Adventure Gamers||Jan 20, 2012||40|
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- A Stroke of Fate (official game website (Multilingual))
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