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Description

Very similar to Safecracker, this point-and-click puzzle game brings you more safes to crack in another wealthy man's mansion.

Family members hire you, a master in the art of safecracking, to locate the last will and testament of their deceased relative, oil tycoon and billionaire Duncan Adams, hidden somewhere within his luxurious 4-story mansion.

Exploration of the mansion is performed entirely by mouse in point-and-click fashion. As you dig for clues and puzzles to solve, you can view the environment in 360 degrees. An in-game mapping system records your progress by marking discovered puzzles with a red 'X', which turns green when solved.

There are a total of 35 different safes to open which will eventually lead you to the 36th "Master" safe. The puzzles are not only about turning dials and pushing buttons. There are sliders, some based on mathematics, pattern recognition puzzles, marble mazes, and some based on inventory objects, for instance. Unlike the previous game, there is no time limit so you can take your time and reason through the dilemma at hand.

Screenshots

Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure Windows The first puzzle
Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure Windows The steel ball puzzle
Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure Windows The first room
Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure Windows Main Menu

Promo Images

Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure Screenshot
Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure Screenshot
Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure Screenshot
Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Взломщик" -- Russian spelling
  • "Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Challenge!" -- Nintendo DS US title
  • "Safecracker: Expert En Cambriolage" -- French title
  • "Safecracker: El Desafío Definitivo" -- Spanish title
  • "Safecracker: Das ultimative Puzzle Abenteuer" -- German title
  • "Safecracker 2" -- Informal name

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Critic Reviews

Just Adventure Windows Aug 23, 2006 A 100
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Windows Dec, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Quandary Windows Aug, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Nov 03, 2006 15 out of 20 75
4Players.de Windows Nov 26, 2006 73 out of 100 73
Video Game Talk Wii Dec 21, 2008 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
UHS (Universal Hint System) Windows Aug 29, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Sep 19, 2006 65 out of 100 65
Worth Playing Wii Jan 12, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Game Shark Wii Jan 29, 2009 C- 42

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Trivia

Crack The Safe Sweepstakes

DreamCatcher Interactive ran a sweepstake, no purchase necessary, with a $10,000 prize in conjunction with the release of the game. Entries could be submitted between July 21st, 2006 and December 31st, 2006 via the website www.CrackTheSafeContest.com. The draw was scheduled to take place on January 15th, 2007.

Related Web Sites

  • Safecracker Solution (Arranged in question and answer format, this is the UHS hint file for Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure. It can be viewed on-line or downloaded for use with the UHS Reader software.)
  • Zarf's Mini-Review (A mini-review of the PC version of Safecracker 2 by Andrew Plotkin (April, 2007).)
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