Weekday Escape N°165 - Christmas Special
Five games are waiting for you - newer or older, shorter or longer, and each includes Christmas tree or present (or Santa) and fun! 10 Color Dots has locked you in a room, and how you escape it is up to you - there are three possible ways. Then comes Christmas party in a bar with Aries Escape (Libertechno), followed by another party with Neat Escape in his friend's villa. But enough of serious business. Esklavos' games has never been ordinary and neither is this one - you must escape magical forest where elves live and trees grow glowing leaves. Finally comes very special Minoto's game!
Have a good time and enjoy!
Short, sweet, colorful and typical Christmasy game by 10 Color Dots is completely mute though its name suggests suitable backing song (in case you can stand it, of course). Setting is very simple, just one almost bare room with fireplace and not melting snowman. Only few items can be found here and you can use them differently - there are three endings and notice, that in the one in which you leave with Christmas present is the endscreen also active, so you can do something more with your pink box!
The cursor is not changing, no save button, three endings.
It's time for annual Christmas party and you are invited with Aries Escape (Libertechno) to Bar Aries. It's the same bar where was the party in 2015 (Aries Escape No. 21: X'mas 2015) and nothing has changed here - the same Christmas tree, the same Lego Santa - only puzzles are completely different. Before you start, don't forget to switch your game to English and remember, clues are everywhere around the room and they are cunning, be patient, the first try is often wrong. A bit terrifying torzo in lower right corner is you!
The cursor is changing, save button, two endings.
Neat Escape's friend invited you to Christmas Party in his house, but after you enter - clack! The main door is shut, Christmas tree lights are off and nobody is here. What does it mean? Maybe they talked about New Year's Eve Party? Well, whichever party they meant, you are trapped inside somebody else's house now and you have to find your way out. Look around carefully, because navigation is a bit clumsy and you may easily overlook some area. Search the villa and you will find useful items soon - you wouldn't believe where some people keep their axes!
Notice, that one key fits two locks and after the use disappears from your inventory. The game forks in this moment, so don't forget about the save button.
The cursor is not changing, save button, two endings.
You find yourself in Esklavos' foggy blue forest and before the ancient portal opens you have to fulfill some tasks. Apart from usual like finding a ring, you need to fill empty boxes under the huge tree with four elven dolls for children and so - oh. Look at the dolls closely! Is it...? Gogor, Gofin, Pumpus, Lumiena, is that you? (viz. WE - RE N°9) What happened?! Did Santa...oh no, he wouldn't, he couldn't! No, no, they are toys only. Santa's helpers were told to make four beautiful dolls and they made copies of themselves! Stubborn as a mule they are, little helpers. Well, I hope children will like such a dolls...
The cursor is changing, no save button, one ending.
Surreal Minoto was introduced here on JiG eight years ago with point and click game Beard of Santa. This is another episode from Santa's private life and fits in this WE very well!
Remember to check each item you find, description is poetic, charming and important too, because as Dora once wrote, "when Minoto is in charge, you know Captain Logic is not steering our tugboat". Exactly. Things you find often miraculously change in your inventory to something completely different.
The cursor is not changing, no save button, one ending.
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