Mr. Bill's Adventureland Review
Reviewed by Mr. Bill & Lela
A new twist on an old favorite! Freddi and Luther visit a tropical paradise where the annual Founder's Day Festival will be held, only to find that the Great Conch Shell with it's 3 golden pipes (blown to start the festival) is missing. And the celebration cannot begin without it.
But to challenge all of those youngsters who think they already know who the 'bad guys' always are in this beloved series, this new game is more like a real detective story. The culprit can be any one of 6 different suspects and the guilty party and clues vary whenever the game is replayed.
So this time Freddi and Luther must not only find the 3 golden pipes for the Shell, but they must also gather clues and 'catch the culprit'. Of course the guilty party apologizes when confronted and restores the Great Conch Shell. The story is designed to inspire kids to think for themselves in creative and flexible ways and it promotes the values of friendship, teamwork and honesty, among others.
You explore ancient ruins, go to a carnival and discover a sunken airplane while looking for clues. The game is set up to be easy enough for even the littlest kids to enjoy playing. And, as in the previous games in this series, it is filled with ever changing click points, singalong songs (you can create your very own melodies in this one), and mini games within the main game for extended hours of play time.
The box contents include an Activity Book (color, connect the dots, cross word puzzles, counting and much more) and a sheet of 10 great stickers of Humongous characters that kids seem to really love.
Developed (1998) and published by Humongous Entertainment. Now published by Infogrames.
Minimum System Requirements:
Hybrid Win / MAC CD ROM! (Hybrid means PC and MAC versions are on the same CD.)
PC: 33 MHz 486, 8 MB RAM, SVGA (640 x 480, 256 Color) Graphics, Windows 3.1 / Windows 95, Sound Card, 2X CD ROM Drive
MAC: 25 MHz 68040 or Power PC, 8 MB RAM, 640 x 480 & 256 Color Video Display, System 7.0 or Higher, 2X CD ROM Drive
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