Category Archives: Online

ClueQuest: Mechanics of the Heart

Online, Apr 2022

Rated 4 out of 5
Okay, sure, April is a pretty weird time to be reviewing a Valentine’s themed game. The real reason is of course that I got to it later than planned, but I’ll claim the excuse that a game based around romantic love is suitable for any day I’d the yea… (more)

Edaqa’s Room: Office

Online, Apr 2022

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
The latest game from designer Edaqa is, like the previous ones, a slick and cheerful point ‘n’ click puzzler designed for cooperative play. It shares the same clear cartoony art style, and feels polished, the creation of an experienced designer using… (more)

Mr Tippleys: Murder At The Moulin Rouge

Online, Jul 2021

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Moulin Rouge is a digital game set in Paris, where you’re investigating the murder of a young lady. This is a paid game with a guideline time of two hours, but note that there’s a free 15 min game from the company if you want to get a feel for the st… (more)

Puzzle Room: Score-settling

Online, May 2021

Rated 3.5 out of 5
The game name might have lost something in translation from the Portuguese; I didn’t notice much score-settling going on. Instead, the story is that you’re helping a young guy escape from the hideout of a notorious motorcycle gang before they return…. (more)

Beyond Breakout: An Elfin Mistake

Online, Dec 2021

Rated 3.5 out of 5
The second of only two Christmas pop-ups I played this year, An Elfin Mistake is available for in-person play, but since I didn’t have the chance to nip over to Wales I played it as a remote avatar game; and on careful consideration, that might actua… (more)

Escape Manor: Cabin 13

Online, Apr 2021

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Creepy cabins mostly fall into ‘psycho’ and ‘supernatural’ sub genres; Escape Manor‘s is the latter, with a nasty case of demonic possession to sort out. In the original in person game it seems there would have been an in person actor; this version a… (more)