Escape: The Ruby of Judgment


(5 votes) *Average rating will show after 20 votes
| Comments (7) | Views (3,604)

Escape: The Ruby of Judgment

JohnBHide and seek can be a very serious past time, but it loses som`e of its appeal when bad things start to happen as a result of an innocent game. Escape: The Ruby of Judgment is a point and click escape game from the talented folks at IDAC, the mobile division of Gotmail. Featuring lovely stylized visuals and an impressive battery of puzzles, this somber but entertaining release proves you don't need a mouse to craft a good escape game!

Escape: The Ruby of JudgmentYears ago, you and your friends used to play hide and seek near an old church. One day, one of the girls hid so well nobody could find her. You eventually stumbled across her ruby ring near the well behind the church. Part of you knew what happened to her, but fear drove you to keep quiet. The next day the girl was found at the bottom of the well. Time passed and your two other friends also died under mysterious circumstances, leaving you all alone when you received a strange card with childlike handwriting on the front that read "give me back my ring". You returned to the old church to find everything looked exactly the same. As the doors closed themselves behind you, one word stuck clearly in your mind: escape!

Move through the world of The Ruby of Judgment using the on-screen arrows, gathering items and investigating things with a few simple taps. The inventory works in a similar manner, hovering on the fringes of the screen awaiting your command. The whole setup is very similar to Little Red in Danger, complete with the same challenges and faults. The visual style really is spectacular and the story immediately gives you a sense of empathy with the main character, drawing you into the world so it becomes more than a simple "get out of this room" puzzle game. Sadly, you can't interact with everything you see, mostly just things directly related to the puzzles.

7 Comments

ThemePark January 15, 2013 8:38 AM

I hope someone is still checking this because I'm stuck and in dire need of help. I figured out the screwdriver clue, and understand how it correlates to the window, but I just can't seem to get the right letters, as some combinations yield more than one possibility, namely the first and last letter, and I've tried them all.

Reply

Well, figured it out myself, seems the letters need to be entered in uppercase.

Reply

Can you explain to me how you figure the code in the screwdiver?

Reply
lisarandall1957 July 24, 2014 11:48 PM

Some one please.help me on this game it is driving me crazy

Reply

Yeah it drives me crazy too, did you understand the clue in the screwdriver?

Reply

Yeah it drives me crazy too, did you understand the clue in the screwdriver?

Reply

There is a walkthrough mistitled "ruby of engagement" around the internets. There's no way I could have completed this game without it, the clues and puzzles are so abstruse.

If you are after some casual escape fun my advice is not to bother with this game, it is frustratingly obscure. If, however, you are the type who likes to bang your head against your desk until it takes the same shape of the game designer's you might derive some pleasure from it.

Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

    Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
Witches' Legacy: Slumbering Darkness> Kimberly The forces of evil never rest, and now they're after the good witch Lynn, who only wants to live with her new husband in peace. In this point-and-click adventure hybrid, play as Lynn's mother, who must face countless puzzles and sort through hidden-object scenes as she rushes to save Lynn from an unthinkable fate.  ...
2,101 Views
11 Comments
Kittens Game> Dora You are a kitten in a catnip forest, and you're alone... at least, for now. Though slow to start, this incremental idle simulation gradually opens up to an impressive degree as you grow and upgrade your tiny kitten settlement into an advanced civilization.  ...
Charms of Lavender Blue> Dora Nabi's family curse means finding love could be deadly, but she's got more on her mind than romance with school starting... and an old friend who's suddenly avoiding her. A short but sweet visual novel.  ...
1,467 Views
0 Comments
Little Briar Rose> Lori.h A beautiful Princess has fallen under a cursed sleep along with the whole forest. Lost in this enchantment for hundreds of years the cry for a hero has grown louder. All that is needed to save them is a brave Prince with a pure heart and some puzzle solving skills.  ...

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Runefall

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives

Legal notice

All games mentioned or hosted and images appearing on JayIsGames are Copyright their respective owner(s).

All other content is Copyright ©2003-2015 JayIsGames.com. All Rights Reserved.


Visit our great partner: maxcdn!