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Old 07-02-2010, 07:46 PM   #1
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Hello. I recently played Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure(2006) and while it had plenty of flaws, I really like the basic style of the gameplay. I liked being in a small location solving puzzles to advance to the greater puzzle. I don't like slider puzzles and a couple others but I enjoy most of the other logic type puzzles.

Can you think of some similar games I might like? The closest I have are some Myst games which are comparable, but not quite the same. Thanks for any input!
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Old 07-03-2010, 07:45 PM   #3
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You might like the original Safecracker by Dreamcatcher from 2000.
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Old 07-04-2010, 12:18 AM   #4
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I liked being in a small location solving puzzles to advance to the greater puzzle.
I'm not entirely sure what you mean by that. Isn't that what many Myst-like games offer? Except maybe for the small location. But if you like games with lots of standalone logic puzzles and not much else, I recommend the 7th guest (1992), the 11th Hour (1996), Jewels of the Oracle 1 and 2 (1995 and 1998), Karma: Curse of the 12 Caves.

Fantastic puzzle games with more exploration and tons of atmosphere are the Neverhood (1996) and the recent Machinarium, which also has inventory-based puzzles.

In the Myst-like department I recommend my beloved Obsidian (1997).
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Besides the games Fien has recommended...
There's also Shivers, where you're in an unusual museum.

Schizm 2 (aka Mysterious Journey 2) and Sentinel have larger areas to explore, but most puzzles are either self-contained or have their solutions not far from where the puzzle is found.

Then there's The Fool's Errand, which you can get for free.
http://www.thefoolandhismoney.com/01...rand/index.htm

Unless you have an older computer, some of these games will work better in emulation.
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