Most room escapes by the prolific designer Tesshi-e feature two endings, one in which you merely escape, and one in which you escape holding the most fabulous token in the world, the Happy Coin. The Happy Coin is so sought after that folks will play Tesshi-e's escapes as many times as it takes to find those fantastically lucky coins. Once in a blue moon, however, Tesshi-e gets mischevious and builds an escape around finding not one, not two, but a grand total of ten lucky coins in a room. These escapes make Tesshi-e fans very happy, thus the title, The Happy Escape 4.
Have you ever wondered what happened to Santa when he left the Southern Islands the last time we visited the strange world of Tesshi-e? Well, he arrived back home to find not only his magic sack of presents missing but also those amazing things without which anything would be possible, the magical Happy Coins also not to be found. It is the job of the room escape fantatic to find not only the presents but all of those Happy Coins scattered about the place, probably hidden by those same naughty elves who locked Santa into his vacation cabin. Perhaps it is also time for Santa to think about some personnel changes...
The Happy Escape 4 features everything there is to love about Tesshi-e: well-designed, logical puzzles, gorgeous three dimensional space, jaunty music, Mr. Birdy, Mr. Hippo, the wobbly picture puzzle, and enough Happy Coins to choke a horse. Tesshi-e's beautifully designed games continue to amaze and delight, putting them at the top of the room escape heap in every conceivable way. Tight designs, easy controls, textual displays of color, grammatically correct English translation...basically everything you want in an escape is here to behold. As a special treat Tesshi-e has included a choice of three presents at the end, perhaps to make up for there being only one way to escape. Time to find out what special happiness Happy Coins will bring to you!!
Thanks to Cyberjar88, Tao, and Itt for sending this one in! :)