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The Curse of Life

by Tequila144

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File size: 15 MB
Downloaded: 3,372 times
Graphics: 320x240, 32-bit color

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Operating System(s):
Windows
Game Genre:
Contemporary
Game Type:
Comedy
Story Type:
Original
Release Date:
20 Mar 2009
AGS Panel Rating:
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Player Rating:
Medium length game
Short game Can be completed within 30 minutes
Medium length game Takes at least 30 mins to finish
Full length game As long as a Sierra / LucasArts classic
MAGS game Monthly AGS competition entry
Non-adventure game Using Adventure Game Studio for something else?!
Joke game You know when it fits this category ;)
Demo Unfinished games / commercial games
Training game Games made just to try out AGS
Newly added games Not yet categorised
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Content advisory:
Occasional, mild
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Public Opinion

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5 people have rated this game so far:
Visual:
76%
Immersion:
80%
Puzzles & Pacing:
80%
Overall Enjoyment:
76%

About this game

Amusing and original adventure, in Italian and in English. A young reporter during a journalistic scoop will discover an ancient curse.. This is a light and amusing adventure, the atmosphere not serious but pleasant and nice (I believe that all the AG should be so)... It isn't a fan-game (the history and characters are new ) but in the game there are small homages for the adventures that have made to dream in this years. 320x240 pixels art Original background Music * mp3 (original) Interface simil-scumm Italian / English
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Game Author
English Version (base translation)
Abisso has worked on 3 other games: (see them >>)

AGS Panel Review

"Difficult pixel hunts and a sometimes confusing translation hold back what is otherwise a fun game. "

3 people commented on this game (newest first):

nice game , with a good story and nice characters
2009-10-22 17:31:49 by punkkommando77 (PuNKKoMmANDO77)
I'm sorry for the confusing translation... I'm the translator, and I definitely understand (now) that one should translate from another language to his own rather than the contrary (as in this game, since I'm Italian, and I made the English version). Anyway we had the translation checked by a native English AGSer, and he told it was almost ok, and corrected what was wrong... so it's strange you find it confusing.
2009-07-10 14:08:00 by Abisso
Some minor bugs, sometimes a pixelhunt and a bit strange way of spelling.
But (for me) definitely fun to play.
Download and check it out i'd say...
Good job Tequila144!
2009-03-26 10:22:09 by arj0n (Arj0n)
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