JiG is on Patreon and Needs You! Click here for more information


  • Review

  • Browser Games

  • Html5 Games

  • Download Games

The Captain (demo)


  • Currently 4.3/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 4.3/5 (22 votes)
Comments (3) | Views (4,428)

the-captain

Lori.hAfter a space anomaly you, Captain Welmu for the Spacefleet, end up on the far side of the galaxy all alone with only your A.I unit to keep you company. On your way to returning home you run into a weak signal for help coming from a planet called Hox. Decided to appease your curiosity you go down to see if you can help, only, of course, to end up getting into your own predicament. Can you find a way to get off the planet or find who needs your help or maybe find a way to kill two birds with one stone? The Captain is just a small demo of the much larger planned game by SysiacGames. But if the game is anything like this demo, we'll all be anxiously awaiting the final product. This point-and-click adventure game feels like a teaser for something big and great by being something small, but great. With three different endings and an intro to the kind of gameplay and characters we can expect to see in the future project it still feels like a game on its own.

the-captainWith a pretty nice tutorial built in to explain how to play, it's not hard to get right into playing. Click on items that have a circle appear, and then choose from the icons easily deciphered, even without the tutorial, as Look, Talk, Pick up, or Use. Items go into your inventory, which you must click to open, and then drag out the item to use on what you intend to use it on. You also have dialog choices, and be careful what you pick because it can change which ending you receive. Each ending is different enough that you want to go ahead and see what all things bring. While there isn't a way to save and reload, once you know how to get through the game you can easily get back to where you want to be faster than you assume. Each ending tells how it will affect the next part of the series, and it's interesting to see how this mechanic will work in the final product. The other thing it shows is the personality of this mysterious Captain you are to be playing, as well as the odd, dark humor this game has. More importantly it shows how a wrong choice, even if done in innocence, can drastically alter the ending. The Captain demo definitely does its job at getting your interest for the final game, but it also is strong enough to hold its own and be memorable even if something happens and, heaven forbid, doesn't ever become a full game. Even if you're not the biggest fan of point-and-clicks The Captain is one for all who enjoy a good mini story.

Play The Captain

WindowsWindows:
Download the free full version (demo)

MacMac:
Download the free full version (demo)

3 Comments

Cyberjar88 December 31, 2015 9:02 PM

Takes a long time to load.

Reply

Hm.. Didn't take longer than a second to load on my computer. Chrome browser, 34-ish Mbps internet speed.

Reply
diegocavalier January 5, 2016 12:52 PM

The windows link appears to no longer be valid.

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)
Monkey GO Happy Escape the Castle> Bindie The monkeys are back! In the latest instalment of PencilKids'' popular primate series, your little furry friends have gone walkabouts in the dungeon of a castle. This particular dungeon is infested with more goblins, ghouls and gargoyles than you can...  ...
Kentucky Route Zero: Act II> Rebecca Spoilers ahead! Kentucky Route Zero is an episodic point-and-click game in five acts. Before you dig deep into Act II, please do consider enjoying Act I first....  ...
2,122 Views
3 Comments
Frog Fable> Arceus You thought it would be a simple errand. Just run along and get some milk for the King of the Village's Friday pancakes, right? The trouble for protagonist Zbylut (pronunciation unknown) begins when guards block the entrance to the town....  ...
Greetings From Potato Island> Arceus Tell me--do you believe? Believe in what, I hear you asking. Santa? The Easter Bunny? The Tooth Fairy? All good guesses indeed, but the answer Carmel Games' Escape from Potato Island was looking for was actually potatoes! Eye couldn't believe...  ...
Mystery of the Ancients: The Sealed and Forgotten Collector's Edition

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Game of the week

Spellarium

Your Favorite Games edit

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

Monthly Archives