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Wallace & Gromit in The Bogey Man is the fourth and final episode of Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures.

That certainly didn't go as planned at the end of Wallace & Gromit in Muzzled! when Wallace picked up a screw nut in front of Mr. Flitt and she thought he was proposing to her. A dire situation for Wallace who is a little bit afraid of commitment to say the least. At the same time his new business, "Golden Retrieval" - specialist on finding lost items -, is off to a hard start with Major Crum not really knowing what exactly he has lost. Ultimately everything leads to the Picklet Thicklet golf club which has lost it's deed to its golf course and has always been a thorn in the eye of the Flitt-family.

The player takes over the control of both Wallace and Gromit but the player can't switch between both freely. Instead the story dictates which character is controllable. And although the game is a classic point and click adventure, it uses optimized controls to work for both PC and consoles. While the interaction with items on screen still work through a context-sensitive cursor, the player now moves the characters around directly instead of giving them move to-orders. Besides this change, the player still goes around the various locations, talks and interacts with people and collects everything that isn't nailed to the wall in order to solve the different riddles and advance the storyline. To freshen things up, a sliding tile puzzle mini-game awaits the player near the end but with a twist: Wallace needs to get to the front, but since all the tiles are people of the town, some of them aren't that friendly with him at that point in the game. So he not only needs to move them around so that he gets to the front, but also so that no-one who hates him will be near him at any time.


Wallace & Gromit in The Bogey Man Windows Wallace's solution to the misery: Call Gromit.
Wallace & Gromit in The Bogey Man Windows Wallace is way behind but still nothing is lost.
Wallace & Gromit in The Bogey Man Windows Dibbins shows the Ganges Grip.
Wallace & Gromit in The Bogey Man Windows Major Crum has lost something - but doesn't know what.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures: Lizenz zum Putten" -- German title
  • "Wallace and Gromit Episode 4: The Bogey Man" -- Steam title

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AusGamers Aug 05, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Thunderbolt Games Sep 24, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Sep 02, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adventure Classic Gaming Aug 11, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Sep 13, 2009 78 out of 100 78
Cheat Code Central 2009 3.7 out of 5 74
IGN Aug 20, 2009 7.2 out of 10 72
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Aug 01, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Destructoid Aug 05, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Gameplay (Benelux) Aug 28, 2009 70 out of 100 70


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Sicarius (61607) added Wallace & Gromit in The Bogey Man (Windows) on Jul 30, 2009
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