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Adventure - Point 'n Click

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Nov 9, 2006 | 10:31 AM EST

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A scary/creepy point-and-click adventure game. Very plot-driven. You can almost call it an interactive movie.

Ivy lives with her family in a big house in the forest. Things have been rather strange lately. Help Ivy find out what is wrong, and uncover the awful secret.

SPOILER ahead:
After waking up, look around the house. [Press the cardboard boxes on the first screen, then the umbrella, and the small table next to the door for the first second and third Creator's Notes. A sound will tell you when you've got them]. Exit.

When you get to the second house, pick up the FLASHLIGHT from the ironing board. Enter the kitchen, talk to Ruth and you will get the JUG.
[You will find some Creator's Notes: *Press the bird cage in the kitchen *Press the black-covered mirror in the room next to the kitchen *Press the fire extinguisher next to the stairs *Upstairs, press the stuff you find next to the closet door. *Press the glass of coke on the table in the TV- room *Press the windows in the TV-room]
Now you can exit the house.

Go to the river [press the trailer when you first see it] and use the JUG on the water. Watch, then return to the house.

Talk to Eve for the KEY TO EVE'S ROOM. Go there, [turn around and press the small note stuck on her door] then press the mirror. Watch

When back in your own house, press the boxes to get BATTERIES [press the blanket in your bed] , then exit.

Go to the kitchen, take the KEY TO THE FOOD CELLAR from the kitchen drawers.

Go to the backyard, pick up the CD- ROM [and press the bench], then enter the food cellar.

[Press the orange object in the background], pick up the MAGNET, pick up LETTER 1. Read it, then watch.

Return to the kitchen, talk to Ben to get the TRAILER KEY.

Enter the trailer, [press the round sticker on the wall], pick up the KNITTING NEEDLES from the drawers, pick up LETTER 2. Read.

Return to the house, go upstairs and use the KNITTING NEEDLES on the door to the computer room. Inside, [turn around and press the lowest painting on the wall], use the CD-ROM on the computer. Read.

Go to Eve's room. Talk to her to get LETTER 3. Read, then watch.

The last thing you do... when you're in your house again, find the shiny thing between the floorboards (when standing next to the bed and overlooking the room). Use the MAGNET, and then just watch and enjoy! Thanks for playing!



Rated 0 / 5 stars

Retsupurae did a video on this game. It was great.

Plot makes no sense and the compression kills it. I know Newgrounds will love it though.

Suspiciously I think most of the 5 star reviews come from "OMG A GURL XD" reviewers.

Ms-Bowser responds:

I can definately understand your criticism.. I made this game a long time ago, and I should have put more time and thought into it.
But it still has good qualities, and gets some points across as intended.

I am however wondering what you mean with "Suspiciously I think most of the 5 star reviews come from "OMG A GURL XD" reviewers"
I hope you're not saying that good reviews aren't worth anything if they come from a certain type of people... That some peoples' opinions are less worth than others?
Because I really resent that sort of thinking.

OR are you suggesting that people give more favorable reviews just because I'm a woman?
In that case, I really, really hope you're kidding.

Perhaps some people judge my game a bit more nicely because I've been pretty personal through the entire process (in my creator's notes, responses etc...) That's more about being a human being that a woman, in my opinion.

Anyway, please DO NOT disrespect my fans through comments like that.

Haha, sorry about the long reply. If you still have something you want to say or discuss, please feel free to email me.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Second what Fridjikk said. One thing I never understood, though: is there some kind of an incestious implication between Ivy and Jake? Or maybe I'm just reading into it too much.

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Ms-Bowser responds:

Well.. that depends on how you choose to see it. But that is implied, yes. (yuck..) ^__^


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Nostalgia. Great and old game.

Ms-Bowser responds:

Thank you! :)


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Oh my gosh, this game is so old but I feel compelled to review it because I see a lot of potential here, something I cant say for many horror flash games on newgrounds
The atmosphere is very, very surreal and that could be because the quality of everything is so low. I don't really care if that was on purpose or not, it works well.
This game doesnt have to rely on popscares, which I like, though the game isn't necessarily scary and instead it's very bizarre and surreal. I'm very surprised one of the influences you listed wasn't silent hill seeing as the concept is very psych horror

Id say this game is fairly successful at what it tries to do, and doesnt resort to the cliches!
Out of all these goofy horror flash games on this site, yours is probably the best Ive seen so far
I dunno if you ever made a sequel but if you did I hope you didnt resort to what the other flashes are doing

Ms-Bowser responds:

Thank you very much! :D
Actually, at that time, I hadn't played Silent Hill yet. But when I started playing them, I feel like something "clicked" for me. ^^
It was quite a long time ago now.. And though I don't approve of all the choices I made for this game, I'm still proud of the things I did right! No sequel yet.. But there might be more like this in the future, since I'm studying game design seriously now.

And don't worry, I'll always go my own way. ^^


Rated 5 / 5 stars

the vegetables fails to save Mr.potato from being eaten.

Ms-Bowser responds:

:D Someone should definately make that movie..