Mystery of the Ancients: Mud Water Creek Collector's Edition
A new sequel has just been released into the Mystery of the Ancients series. Mystery of the Ancients: Mud Water Creek Collector's Edition from Mariaglorum is yet another interesting adventure for teh fans of the supernatural in the hidden object puzzle adventure games.
There is a bonus game that turns into a trip in the underworld for you.
You were called in to test and investigate the house for some mysterious activity. A couple that is about to get married experiences some ghostly presence in the house (who would want that added to all the pre-wedding chaos?).
What you thought would ba a simple check turns into a real challenge as you get deeper in the story. The ghost of an ex girlfriend seems to be quite determined for revenge. As a supernatural specialist you are caught up in this love triangle. The graphics of the game and the voice overs are quite good. the colors and the light is just right - not too dark and with a lot of detail.
There is a bonus game that turns into a trip in the underworld for you. The game is offered in four modes: Casual, Advanced, Expert, and Custom. The hints and skips are adjustable 1-90 seconds.
A map and a strategy guide is provided to help you get about and get through some of the challenges if you need. You get a magic token that protects you from the evil power of the ex.
There seems to be a well balence between the hidden object scenes and the game's puzzles. You need to solve a match-3 game throughout the game to defeat the power of the angry ghost.
The hidden object scenes are presented with a great variety of searches. You get the multi-step ones, the story ones, the locate ones and other. Then you stumble upon different kinds of puzzles along the way.
As for the collectibles, you are to find all the 9 statues and 25 bats. 18 achievements are another part of the extras, and they give you 21 jigsaw puzzle pieces to collect.
And, of course, you get all the media extras to download and enjoy outside of the game (music, wallpaper, concept art, video).
It is a great hidden object puzzle adventure game with a lot of ghostly activity.
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