Medium Detective: Fright from the Past Collectors Edition

Deep Shadows presents a chilling new series in Medium Detective: Fright from the Past! When a strange series of murders is linked to an old folktale, you’re called in to investigate. Your ability to see into the past will be crucial in stopping a dangerous entity from getting its vengeance and destroying the town. Do you have what it takes to uncover the dark origins of the “Man of Shadows” in time, or will you become his next victim? Find out in this spine-tingling Hidden-Object Puzzle adventure!

The graphics are beautifully rendered in some scenes and blurry in others. Using your special talents will you and Detective Pine be able to solve the murders and put an end to his reign of terror? In this Sherlock Holmes-esque whodunit, you play Claire Arlington, a psychic medium, who has been asked by the police to verify that the deaths are murders and not accidental deaths. I enjoyed the unique puzzles to test your wits even if the underlying mechanics are not very different from what you may be accustomed to. But this story line is somewhat different, and not once did I grow weary from boredom in the demo, the graphics are well done, and I thought the Hidden Object Scenes and Mini Games were very well constructed. I want to see more from Deep Shadow Games, I think they're on to something here! Switch puzzle. I like the way the scene flickers when the medium is having an insight into what happened. I love that! The graphics and sound SFX are in need of some work, but this mystery adventure is quirky and fun which can be advantageous with regard to holding your interest as you progress thru the game. I wondered if the game would change intensity and quality once I'd got past the demo Switching between two sets of tiles available, restore a picture of a crime scene. The sound is mellow and not an annoying thin sound. I'm really liking what I'm seeing from this new game. Rating: 1 G.

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I enjoyed the creative HOPS in Medium Detective where there are different styles used and all of them are well-designed. Yes, I am impatient and I hate waiting for the hint button to recharge when I want to move forward in the game — so thank you Deep Medium Detective: Fright from the Past Collectors Edition for allowing me to set my own hint and skip times. I enjoyed the first installment of this new series. The graphics are sharp, the cutscenes are top-notch, and the fancy visual effects are sophisticated. The other one was a simple Interactive List that opens up once you find Collextors silhouetted shapes and Monument Builders: Alcatraz them into the thw sections. You have an interactive, transporter type map to help you move quickly between locales. There are some mini-HOP scenes as well in which the player looks for a small amount of one item. And the lip-synchronity, when they are talking is amazing. I found them easy to locate. The details are not just on static scenes, but in the clouds, the Barn Yarn One, Two Shadow's coming for you Detective Pike seems to be the only one who believes that Katherine Garrison-Oaks was murdered, much less at the hands of a city legend superstition. Rating: 2 I. Detective Pine who was the partner of your late father has called on you to help investigate what he believes is the Jewel Match Solitaire: Winterscapes of a young woman whose death was ruled as natural by the coroner. There are some interesting thd along the way too, so you are rarely bored with the action or the story.

The game offers a custom setting that I appreciate because I can set my hint and skip times as low as I want. I'm having a lot of fun with it. And the lip-synchronity, when they are talking is amazing. When a strange series of murders associated with an old tale starts terrorizing the locals, you must use your ability to see the past, and this will be critical in order to stop the dangerous creature from its revenge and the destruction of the city. I have no idea what this developer wanted me to do in this puzzle. Using your special talents will you and Detective Pine be able to solve the murders and put an end to his reign of terror? With the Morphs, you have to quick! I particularly enjoyed the HOP where you had to find listed objects in pairs, such as 2 arrows or 2 ink impressions. If not, I have never seen this puzzle before. Half of the tiles are available at one time to switch. Can you stop everything or make it your next victim? I enjoyed the first installment of this new series. Rating: 2 D. The graphics are beautifully rendered in some scenes and blurry in others. The other one was a simple Interactive List that opens up once you find the silhouetted shapes and placed them into the matching sections.

Rating: 1 F. In this puzzle you must Risen Dragons tiles on a solid to create a 3-dimensional continuous path. The Mini Games are numerous and entertaining, and most of the puzzles give you the option to play the game in either an Easy of Hard mode which is a feature I really like. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by gyanda from I agree, how can this not be rated a 5-star-game? If you have played other games from this developer then you might be familiar with the Alpha Kimori Episode Two of at least one morphing object in most scenes. The beginning puzzles are ridiculously easy; however, they become more challenging later in the game. I tried for an hour which was way too much time to spend on this puzzle to figure out how to combine those pieces.


The graphics and sound SFX are in need of some work, but this mystery adventure is quirky and fun which can be advantageous with regard to holding your interest as you progress thru the game. This appears to be a new puzzle. The puzzles, except one at the end of the demo, are better than the HOP scenes and vary in style and design. Rating: 2 J. Date published: Rated 4 out of 5 by alphafem from Based on Demo You can see that they used live people at one point to get the main image. I wondered if the game would change intensity and quality once I'd got past the demo However, I think there are some puzzles that should have instructions and the lack of them is why I will not rate the game higher. I love that! Note, that I do not review the story because I feel most reviewers that do so spoil the entire game. In one puzzle, the diagram given to set hands on four clocks contained imagery so small I could not make out where the minute and second hands were to be pointed on the clocks. This is a puzzle? I feel this would appeal to murder mystery fans and those who like the supernatural.

Gorgeous looking HOPS The game takes place in London England. Date published: Rated 4 out of 5 by alphafem from Based on Demo The graphics and sound SFX are in need of some work, but this mystery adventure is quirky and fun which can be advantageous with regard to holding your interest as you progress thru the game. You have everything you need to uncover the dark origin of the "Shadow Man" in time. A word of warning to all of you game purists who look at every nut and bolt in a game — be prepared for a bit of time-shock as you will probably go nuts because of all the anachronisms. We played Medium Detective: Fright from the Past on the easiest difficulty mode, rarely skipped any puzzles, and completed the game in around four hours. Switch lines on a three-dimensional figure so that the paths outlined one each plane of the figure are connected. There is the standard transporter type map included with the game but there is a tool that some might consider a gimmick but it is useful. Sliding tiles puzzle. I enjoyed the unique puzzles to test your wits even if the underlying mechanics are not very different from what you may be accustomed to. In one puzzle, the diagram given to set hands on four clocks contained imagery so small I could not make out where the minute and second hands were to be pointed on the clocks. I hope there are more like this on the way! There are some interesting events along the way too, so you are rarely bored with the action or the story.

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7 thoughts on “Medium Detective: Fright from the Past Collectors Edition

  1. The characters are actually very good and how you would expect them to act in real life. After gathering evidence, you then analyze it through a series of puzzles. Press on the stays to move them up-and-down moving one, moves the others and eliminate the bars from the grid. With the Morphs, you have to quick!

  2. Thanks, developers! Detective Pine has reason to suspect that she and others might be the victims of an elusive and legendary criminal called the Man of Shadows. Rating: 1 G. Using your special talents will you and Detective Pine be able to solve the murders and put an end to his reign of terror?

  3. The puzzles, except one at the end of the demo, are better than the HOP scenes and vary in style and design. Unique puzzle. Even though I think that Medium Detective Fright from the Past is a good game, please try the demo to see if it is right for you. I enjoyed the creative HOPS in Medium Detective where there are different styles used and all of them are well-designed. They include a couple multiple-step ones with lists of items, but most were storybook and matching.

  4. In spite of some of its shortcomings Fright from the Past is a good police mystery game and is worth playing and it is one that I recommend. Everything is artsy and every scene has had thought put into it. Rating: 1 F.

  5. With 18 puzzles and 20 hops. Try it for yourself. The sound effects and music only add more and are spot on. In this Collector's Edition version, each scene has a Hidden Symbol, and most of the Hidden Object Scenes have a Morphing Object, as indicated by a drop down icon that appears and disappears once found. Detective Pine who was the partner of your late father has called on you to help investigate what he believes is the murder of a young woman whose death was ruled as natural by the coroner.

  6. Match up images under tokens to restore a picture. After gathering evidence, you then analyze it through a series of puzzles. Many developers offer the custom setting but they dictate what the hint and skip time range should be without allowing the gamer to choose their own range.

  7. All you need to do is click as the tiles turn green when they are in position. There are some interesting events along the way too, so you are rarely bored with the action or the story. If not, I have never seen this puzzle before.

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