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What is the best Swedish Adventure Game?

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This is just a simple poll to gauge your opinions. There’s a limit to the number of games I can put into the poll so there are obviously a lot more to choose from. If you choose OTHER, please tell us the game you are voting for below.

Here are some other games to think about that aren’t in the poll:

Amnesia: The Dark Descent (Frictional Games) (2010)
Amnesia: The Dark Descent DLC - Justine (Frictional Games) (2011)
Belladonna (Neckbolt) (2015)
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (Starbreeze Studios) (2013)
Carol Reed Mystery 01, A - Remedy (MDNA Games) (2004)
Carol Reed Mystery 02, A - Hope Springs Eternal (MDNA Games) (2005)
Carol Reed Mystery 03, A - Time Stand Still (MDNA Games) (2006)
Carol Reed Mystery 04, A - East Side Story (MDNA Games) (2007)
Carol Reed Mystery 05, A - The Colour of Murder (MDNA Games) (2008)
Carol Reed Mystery 06, A - Black Circle (MDNA Games) (2009)
Carol Reed Mystery 07, A - Blue Madonna (MDNA Games) (2011)
Carol Reed Mystery 08, A - Amber’s Blood (MDNA Games) (2012)
Carol Reed Mystery 09, A - Cold Case Summer (MDNA Games) (2013)
Carol Reed Mystery 10, A - Bosch’s Damnation (MDNA Games) (2014)
Carol Reed Mystery 11, A - Shades of Black (MDNA Games) (2015)
Carol Reed Mystery 12, A - Profound Red (MDNA Games) (2017)
Carol Reed Mystery 13, A - The Birdwatcher (MDNA Games) (2018)
Carol Reed Mystery 14, A - The Fall of April (MDNA Games) (2019)
Decay: The Mare (Shining Gate Software) (2013-2015)
Gateway 1 (Cockroach) (2006)
Gateway 2 (Cockroach) (2007)
Mystery at Greveholm 1, The (Vioma Digital Media) (1997)
Mystery at Greveholm 2, The: The Journey to Planutus (Vioma Digital Media) (1999)
Mystery at Greveholm 3, The: The Old Legend (Framfab Digital Media) (2000)
Oknytt (Nemoria Entertainment) (2013)
Pavilion: Chapter 1 (Visiontrick Media) (2016)
Penumbra 1: Overture (Frictional Games) (2007)
Penumbra 2: Black Plague (Frictional Games) (2008)
Penumbra 2: Black Plague Expansion - Requiem (Frictional Games) (2008)
Samaritan Paradox, The (Faravid Interactive) (2014)
Silent Footsteps (Frostlind Games) (2017)
Silent Hill Mobile 1 (aka Silent Hill: Orphan) (Gamefederation) (2007)
Silent Hill Mobile 2 (Gamefederation) (2008)
SOMA (Frictional Games) (2015)
Traitor’s Gate 2: Cypher (258 Productions / Data Ductus) (2003)
Wake Up (Philisophic Games) (2018)
Yore, The (Crobasoft Interactive) (2008)

     
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Can anyone see the poll? Because it isn’t showing up for me…

Here are the games that were listed:
1. The Dream Machine (Cockroach) (2010-2017)
2. Fran Bow (Killmonday Games) (2015)
3. Gast: The Greatest Little Ghost (Idol FX) (2002)
4. Gilbert Goodmate and the Mushroom of Phungoria (Prelusion Games) (2001)
5. The Journey Down (Skygoblin) (2010-2017)
6. Kathy Rain (Clifftop Games) (2016)
7. Safecracker (Daydream Software) (1997)
8. Traitor’s Gate (Daydream Software) (1999)
9. Whispers of a Machine (Clifftop Games / Faravid Interactive) (2019)
10. Year Walk (Simogo) (2013)
11. Other

     
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I can’t see the poll! I was going to suggest an addition to the list though:
Silent Footsteps (Frostlind Games)(2017)

     
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Ofcourse Starbreeze’s Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons.

     

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I can’t see the poll either & have only played 2 of the games that you listed.
Usually that would leave me hesitant to make a choice except the games were Kathy Rain & Fran Bow both excellent games, my preference being kathy Rain.  Smile

     
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I finished four games in the poll and left two unfinished. The Dream Machine stands out for me, but I’ll still go for Other. I loved the adventure game Oknytt and its humble protagonist. By the Swedish company Nemoria Entertainment. It deserves to be on the list or even in the poll.

     

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Didn’t realise there were so many Swedish games. No pole to be seen, but I’d have voted “Other” as I really enjoyed Penumbra: Black Plague and the rest of the Frictional catalogue. Wish I played The Journey Down, but people at the CPT just won’t vote for it.

     

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Well, I have no idea what happened with the poll. The thread is marked as having one but it doesn’t appear and nothing I’ve done to try and fix it has worked so I guess it’s a bust.

I guess the thread works as a list of Swedish adventure games though. I’ve added the additional games you’ve mentioned to the list in the first post.

As for me, I’ve finished 21 of the games mentioned and partially played one more. I’m torn between Fran Bow and The Dream Machine, but I think I’ll go with the latter simply because of its mixed media presentation. There’s not enough of that IMO.

     
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The Dream Machine is one of my all-time favorites along with
The Carol Reed games, formulaic but relaxing and enjoyable.

     

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Of those I’ve played:

Great: Fran Bow, Whispers of a Machine, Kathy Rain, Oknytt and Year Walk. And probably Traitors Gate, but I never managed to complete it due to problems getting it to run properly.

Good: The Carol Reed games and Decay: The Mare. And The Samaritan Paradox (if it’s Swedish, which I believe it is).

Less good: Silent Footsteps and Gilbert Goodmate.

Loved Penumbra 1 (apart from fighting dogs) but hit a game breaking bug half way through.

Was almost gonna suggest adding Blackout to the list before remembering it is Danish.

     

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Samaritan Paradox. one of the best adventure games ever.

     

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