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Posted at 12:19 on August 14th, 2016 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Posted at 05:35 on June 27th, 2014 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Posted at 17:24 on July 19th, 2010 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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I always considered it an extreme reaction to the what the press said about Mr Gruson's earlier games: Both Earthrise and Rex Nebular are known for 'unfair' death scenes and very tricky puzzles. He went over the top by making this one too simple, unfortunately. He didn't find the right balance.

Of course, 'easy' Adventures like this one became the norm just one or two years later, so maybe he was just ahead of his time ;)
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Posted at 17:20 on July 19th, 2010 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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It's a casual graphic adventure, unlike the hardcore ones we used to love.

I couldn't resist. That is the typical thing you hear nowadays when people say a game is too easy.

The problem with Return of the Phantom is that it looks more like an experiment to see what they could do than a real game. Far too short and few characters. Some don't even seem to do much also. What was the ballerina painter doing here? He just appeared to hint he knew you were from the future.
Posted at 16:46 on July 19th, 2010 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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It's been a few years since I played this one, but apart from the maze, I remember this being very easy. Too easy for my taste. No puzzles to chew on. Has some good stuff in it, too, though, on the whole.
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Posted at 15:34 on July 19th, 2010 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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We are on the late XX century, enjoying the opera at the famous Paris Opera House. But there is no peace nor enjoyment, as suddenly a long dead criminal comes back to murder and spread terror. The Phantom of the Opera has returned!


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