Phantasmat: The Dread of Oakville Collectors Edition

Big Fish Editor's Choice! This title was chosen for its high standard of quality and amazingly positive reviews from our Game Club beta testers. It's the end of the world... at least in Oakville. Find out what's really happening in a town where everyone seems to be missing, and a strange mystic is warning citizens of the coming apocalypse. As fans of the Phantasmat series know, it's hard to tell who's really dead and who's really alive in this world. The eerie continuation comes from Eipix, makers of the popular Final Cut and Myths of the World games! Play a new variety of puzzles and hidden-object games, including interactive morphing scenes, silhouettes, and multiple zoom HOPs. See what our Beta testers had to say: “What an excellent installment to the Phantasmat series. Everything I have come to expect from Eipix games was there. I love these guys!” - Cora, Beta Tester “Eipix never lets us down. This new addition to the Phantasmat series is deliciously creepy - can't wait for the release :)” - Selma, Beta Tester

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Phantasmat: The Dread of Oakville Gameplay

There are a ton of Mini Games ranging from simple puzzles where you turn rings or swap tokens to complete an image to more elaborate puzzles such as placing several round puzzle pieces with arm extensions of various degrees until all arms connect to the round tokens properly. Storyline with video clips throughout the game was nice touch kept me very interested to the very end. So I say buy the SE if you are on a budget, otherwise, this is one that really warrants a CE purchase Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by pennmom36 from Oakville Population 11,10,9,8,7,6,5, There's a jump-map, which I found very helpful. A home of the three industrious American families, the small area appears to be the momentary safe haven for the reasons which could hardly be described as natural — the rampant storm is the weakest within the town limits. Four stars because I liked that no HOS was repeated. I get depressed looking a gray games. Date published: Rated 4 out of 5 by Kimmycoo from A Bit Short Shorter than I would have liked, but a really beautiful game nonetheless. That's why I say, buy the CE. I often turn music off, but not this time. As I often state Rated 5 out of 5 by EzgiMelody from Perfect!!! These games just keep getting better and better. The CC edition was worth the money as it had a ton of new scenes to interact in. Love the HO's in this one.

One item, present here, that I haven't seen much of in HO or mini-scenes are arrows that allow one to pan up or down, left or right, like one sees in some of the major scenes. It's full of suspens. Not only can you play the mini games and the HOS over, but you can play the match 3 games that you could have played instead of the HOS over. I thought the variety of puzzles which were not easy and the new play on the hos was absolutely awesome. Solve the secret and leave the town before the time runs out and shed light on the sinister origins of Mr. I have noticed you have a few games and you make new installments from 6 months to a year. Some require multiples of items found to unlock a tool which in turn unlocks listed items, there are sketches of items to find, and even multiple morphing item finds. Extra feature - at end of game, you go back and find objects in 28 scenes. Chap 1 is 5 pgs. There are what I would call mini-HO scenes where one tries to find a set of 5 objects that are replaced by 5 new objects before finishing the scene. Hugs and xox for a terrific world you created and I hope you take my well meant criticism. A home of the three industrious American families, the small area appears to be the momentary safe haven for the reasons which could hardly be described as natural — the rampant storm is the weakest within the town limits.

Nightingale ready for you? I found the Souv coll to be a moot point. It's no secret that the original Phantasmat is my all time favorite game, and this game is teetering for that pole position, because it's simply phenomenal! The music is not so much music as mood-sounds, and very appropriate. All in all, excellent. Looks like you'll never make it to your book signing, Mr. It's full of suspens. Extra feature - at end of game, you go back and find objects in 28 scenes. I have too many other games I purchased I want to play next. It would totally fix the prob with lip movement that I see a lot of the reviewers complain about. I already own the CE. I had a blast with this game and highly recommend it. One can choose no Tutorial, Full Tutorial, or a tutorial only for uncommon features. When offered these 4 choices I go right to Custom to tailor my game play experience. I was right in the middle of putting together this really cool plus item, which required the solving of puzzles, how cool!!

13 thoughts on “Phantasmat: The Dread of Oakville Collectors Edition

  1. I was right in the middle of putting together this really cool plus item, which required the solving of puzzles, how cool!! Some require multiples of items found to unlock a tool which in turn unlocks listed items, there are sketches of items to find, and even multiple morphing item finds. I buy these games for the enjoyment, not necessarily the challenge - and the developers are trying to please all age and ability levels.

  2. I guess it's a filter. The story was pretty interesting. I get depressed looking a gray games.

  3. The story was pretty interesting. This game captivated me right from the start. Date published:

  4. Have to buy this one soon. The hidden object games are great though, a strange thing for me to say because I like mini games better usually. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by ridinghood12 from Great Entertainment This game was refreshing and fun to play. It's no secret that the original Phantasmat is my all time favorite game, and this game is teetering for that pole position, because it's simply phenomenal! When offered these 4 choices I go right to Custom to tailor my game play experience.

  5. There's a jump-map, which I found very helpful. The mini games are fine but pretty simple. So I say buy the SE if you are on a budget, otherwise, this is one that really warrants a CE purchase Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by pennmom36 from Oakville Population 11,10,9,8,7,6,5, Nothing bad to say about it. This game captivated me right from the start.

  6. I often turn music off, but not this time. And Morphs. I am unclear why this DEV always chooses to go with hand drawn cartoon like graphics that have a filter?? You had me hop out of my chair, with those spookies jumping at me in the dark!

  7. I beta-tested The Dread of Oakville, and this review is based on that limited but awe-inspiring experience. So this will be real quick. Nonetheless, nobody took her seriously and now the residents of Oakville are disappearing, only to return as the undead!

  8. This town is as creepy as it gets, and missing person fliers are everywhere, but you don't seem to have a problem finding these people, man they're everywhere! Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by Torpedo1 from Dreadfully Good Nice little scares in this one and a little creepy at times. You were running late for a book signing when you find yourself trapped in the tiny town of Oakville. When offered these 4 choices I go right to Custom to tailor my game play experience.

  9. You know music is good when you hunt down the creator on google Hugs and xox for a terrific world you created and I hope you take my well meant criticism. As the storm rages on through the gloomy night, a wayward traveler gets lost in the forest wilderness of the American northeast and stumbles upon a seemingly deserted town of Oakville.

  10. Hugs and xox for a terrific world you created and I hope you take my well meant criticism. Chap 1 is 5 pgs. So this will be real quick. Now the problem is, I want to keep playing but I need sleep.

  11. Mainly because of such beautiful scenery as you progress through! It's full of suspens. This should definitely be a five star game. The SE took me 5 hr 20 min to finish.

  12. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by jenjarrett from Solid good game This game is just good, it's basically all you need to know. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by kisifer99 from Really like this series! I play a lot of games at the same time so it always helps if I have a storyline refresher. Rated 5 out of 5 by tutortime from Excellent Series!

  13. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by jenjarrett from Solid good game This game is just good, it's basically all you need to know. This series continues with the 4th installment in the franchise and I loved it I thought the variety of puzzles which were not easy and the new play on the hos was absolutely awesome.

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