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This was more like as storytelling game, not much on the puzzle side, put what was there where ok. Not a bad escape game very much a forgetable one.
This felt more like a choose-your-own-adventure than an escape room. Which, in some ways, provided a refreshing change - there were parts at which you could make decisions about e.g. which items to take, or the order in which you proceeded to investigate different areas of the game. Ultimately though, these choices ended up really only being surface-deep and immaterial to the outcome of the game, and the puzzles you encounter along the way are very much like the simple puzzles in a Professor Layton game - involving only basic observation, routefinding through mazes etc.
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I liked Deckscape's original game quite a bit, when I first tried it, but their following games have often struggled to win me over; so having heard that El Dorado was one of the weaker games in the series, I didn't have high hopes for it. Perhaps with the benefit of those low expectations, I ended up finding it surprisingly enjoyable.
As with their other games, El Dorado is a small box of cards, which you work through in a semi-linear way, with some cards being puzzles that you must solve to g...