Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poes Speaking with the Dead

Amax Interactive brings you the latest installment of the sensational Dark Tales series! You and your friend Dupin have solved countless cases, but this time is different when an old criminal adversary seemingly returns from the dead to take his vengeance! Jurors from the trial have gone missing and others have received threatening letters signed by the deceased. Can you uncover who’s behind the kidnappings and trying to finish the condemned man’s work before it’s too late? Find out in this spine-tingling Hidden-Object Puzzle adventure!

Quite often, I find that the SE version makes a much better game, but I feel this is geared more to a true beginner. Yes, I understand that these stories are loosely based upon Edgar Allan Poe's original poems and stories, but these loose interpretations don't translate well as a game. There's a fire because there's always a fire in every Amax Interactive game and the Fire Extinguisher is not only located in an odd place, inside a locked cage but also secured to the cage with 3 more locks! Join forces with Auguste Dupin to solve another case. The gameplay is monotonous, the tasks are painstakingly boring, the storyline drags and there are hundreds of uninteresting diary pages and notes to read, after a chapter or two, you just want it to end, there's certainly nothing to keep you on the edge of your seat. Uncover cards and match like cards. It is a prequel with the story set three 3 years before the main story. Continue until all lights are lit or until you are blocked when there are no free cells to light. Map puzzle. The adventure gameplay ticks off all the boxes, but lack of originality makes it dull. There are, in my opinion, way too many cutscenes In this game, as in others, such development is mostly absent. But the darkness of the screen doesn't keep the player from seeing objects. Dupin or whatever his name is adds nothing to the game Puzzles were nothing new and I only ran across one that was any challenge at all.

Brian Marsh is on trial for murder. The best puzzles, in my opinion, are in this chapter. If I wrote nothing more about this game, those three words sum it up to a certainty —as they did for the last six games of this series that I reviewed. Choice between Casual vs. This game is supposed to be creepy and Poe-like so is mostly dark. And it doesn't get any better after that. They can be very hard to spot if they are located on something dark in the scene. In this game, as in others, such development is mostly absent. Moving one vertical bar affects the others. Choice between Casual and Hard. Of course there are far too many of the mini HOPS that I think are a bit lazy and an easy way out for us to find an item. As always, I review mostly on the game play and leave the story to those who do a much better job than I. There are also storybook scenes, silhouette scenes, matching, and a few pattern scenes in which items are removed based on their pattern.


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I almost did not purchase this game do to the lackluster demo. Governor of Poker are also storybook wkth, silhouette scenes, matching, and a few pattern scenes in which items are removed based on their pattern. Play on! We have to find 26 very large feathers to complete a bird. They can't bring them on fast enough. They are somewhat varied, with some very interactive lists and silhouettes. Choice between Casual vs. The story is superb. Thw a path through a honey-combed maze moving from square to another while avoiding evil hooded ghostly specters in your path. It was only interesting because the locks and keys were colorful and intertwined with green thorny vines. Thanks for the reviews. Uncover cards and match like cards. The puzzles are probably the best aspect. They can be very hard to spot if they are located on something dark in the scene. When arrows Enchanted Kingdom: Fog of Rivershire Collectors Edition, you must start over.

As great as the characters are however, the dialog is downright corny sometimes bordering on ridiculous. The same old HO sequences. It is a prequel with the story set three 3 years before the main story. Seem to have a few more HOPs in this one. When this happens it always makes the game so much more fun, at least for me. They are somewhat interactive. Moving one vertical bar affects the others. This scene uses up-and-down arrows to change from scene-to-scene to not only remove items but to also move items to another level to be combined in some way. The story in the bonus chapter is even better. And where is there anything even remotely connected to Poe?? I happened to skip almost all of them in this game and will go back to them one day when I feel that I have more of a tolerance for that model of puzzle. Sequence puzzle.

Although I do think this is a wonderful game, please try the demo to see if you will enjoy this game as well. The story might be slightly more interesting this time around, Speakinv it still Keys to Manhattan from shallow, Cart Cow characters and predictable development. This game is a perfect example of why the Dark Tales series Royal Envoy Collectors Edition run its course. There are some extremely easy puzzles as well as a few difficult ones. The 3 Keys to unlock the fire extinguisher are bound with 3 separate Chains! Instead of time-consuming HOP scenes, this game has many mini-HOP scenes which help maintain a good pace within the game. That said, I sometimes had trouble with the logic of the story. Now, as a juror in the trial, Dupin is a target as well. Choice between Casual and Hard. Play on! In this case, I am not sure if witth is actually a positive considering what a drag the game is.


Although I must admit that the game does get significantly more exciting during its second half. There are some wonderful puzzles and fantastic HOP scenes within this game. The HOPs were fine; the feathers were easy to find. This was a predictable, simple story that moved slowly and had very little action or adventure. Choice between Casual and Hard. You are also able to select the custom mode which allows the player to change the hint recharge time as well as the skip time. The graphics are nice and colors aren't too bad, although a bit muted, which makes the graphics seem a little fuzzy. Join forces with Auguste Dupin to solve another case. If you make a mistake, the cards will move to other locations. Can you solve the mystery behind this supernatural case before more people go missing? Hint system was quite helpful, but I did not see a transport feature during the demo. Seem to have a few more HOPs in this one. Brian Marsh is on trial for murder. In this game, as in others, such development is mostly absent.

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10 thoughts on “Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poes Speaking with the Dead

  1. Play on! Amax has obviously run out of ideas for a new storyline 10 years later. The HOPs are very easy with none of the objects really hidden. I f you have not played these games There are a few of them , then you will enjoy it if like me you have played them all well what can you say.

  2. The same old HO sequences. It rewinds the clock to take you back to the Courtroom during Dr. This game is supposed to be creepy and Poe-like so is mostly dark. Help him escape the clutches of the person s involved and investigate the motive behind these kidnappings and apprehend the culprit s.

  3. They can't bring them on fast enough. Now, as a juror in the trial, Dupin is a target as well. There is a method to that so you just have to pay attention to it.

  4. You are also able to select the custom mode which allows the player to change the hint recharge time as well as the skip time. Of course he still manages to act a bit bumbling as he directs me to do all of his running around, and it is rather impressive that the guy manages to look so fit with the lack of exercise he gets. Amax has obviously run out of ideas for a new storyline 10 years later.

  5. Play on! Then there are the games where you need to replace things like shards of mirror and you are actually shown the outlines of each piece within the mirror frame. That being said, if I mostly ignore the puzzles this is an excellent game. The only one I found to be remotely interesting was finding 12 Keys and then use the correct key to unlock each of the decorated locks. Most of the others in this series were not.

  6. These are varied and often quite difficult to see, as they are silhouettes and morph quickly. They are somewhat varied, with some very interactive lists and silhouettes. Strategize moves as you try to light all the lights on a hexagon-shaped grid. I'd like to see how it goes so will probably buy this one. Awesome puzzle.

  7. We really don't back track too far, but there is still enough. This time, the game actually does have the same characters! Plot a path through a honey-combed maze moving from square to another while avoiding evil hooded ghostly specters in your path.

  8. Choice between Casual and Hard. Not a lot of animation, but what we had was nice. Continue until all lights are lit or until you are blocked when there are no free cells to light.

  9. I've always said that it's difficult to tell the difference between characters from one game to the next because they all look the same. Below are brief descriptions of some of the games I did find interesting during the entire game: 1-Fill your board with more water tokens than your opponent's fire tokens. Still, he doesn't show any emotion when speaking. There are, in my opinion, way too many cutscenes If you are familiar with the long-running series from AMAX Interactive, then Speaking with the Dead is pretty much in line with expectations.

  10. As always, give this one a try and see what you think. That's just a matter of personal preference and not a reflection on the series as a whole. Now, as a juror in the trial, Dupin is a target as well. Uncover cards and match like cards.

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