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The Stoneville Mystery

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The Stoneville Mystery

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Fluffydud's short freeware indie adventure game The Stoneville Mystery stars little Johnny who wakes one dark and stormy night to find his dad has gone missing. Even though he's been told to stay at home no matter what, Johnny decides to venture out into the storm and bring his father home. Use the [WASD] keys to move, the [spacebar] to interact, and [ESC] to open the menu and save your game whenever you want. Which, you know, you might need to do since little boys and dangerous adventures don't always mix. Don't be fooled by the mild creepy elements, however... The Stoneville Mystery is a cozy little adventure game that's perfect for spending a relaxing half hour or so with, especially if you love fairytales.

I admit, with its ominous opening and blue-toned environments butting up against the cheery townsfolk, I expected The Stoneville Mystery to go in a completely different direction, which is likely a sign I've been conditioned by too many creepypasta games. Instead, it's a relatively straight-forward game with a fantasy-lite premise, and while the ending feels a little anticlimactic, the whole experience is just pure charm. The writing is great at dropping in touches of humour, and the gameplay knows exactly when to provide you with enough of a nudge to proceed. While there's nothing wrong with games that focus on drama, sometimes it's nice to be reminded that whimsy and childlike adventure are just as valuable for the human heart to take in, and hopefully we see more from Fluffydud in the future.

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Nice little game!


Where is the text walkthrough please?


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