A brand new adventure game from Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, creators of the classics Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion! Play as five characters to uncover the surreal mystery of Thimbleweed Park -- a town where a dead body is the least of your problems.
A haunted hotel, an abandoned circus, a burnt-out pillow factory, a dead body pixelating under the bridge, toilets that run on vacuum tubes... you’ve never visited a place like Thimbleweed Park before.
Five people with nothing in common have been drawn to this rundown, forgotten town. They don’t know it yet, but they are all deeply connected. And they’re being watched.
...Who is Agent Ray really working for and will she get what they want?
...What does Junior Agent Reyes know about a 20 year old factory fire that he’s not saying?
...Will the ghost, Franklin, get to speak to his daughter again?
...Will Ransome the *Beeping* Clown ever become a decent human being?
...Will aspiring game developer Delores abandon her dreams and stick by her family?
...And most importantly: how come no one cares about that dead body?
By the end of a long, strange night in Thimbleweed Park, all of this will be answered -- and you’ll question everything you thought you knew.
In a town like Thimbleweed Park, a dead body is the least of your problems.
- From Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, creators of Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion.
- A neo-noir mystery set in 1987.
- 5 playable characters who can work together… or get on each other’s nerves.
- Not a walking simulator!
- Satisfying puzzles intertwined with a twisty-turny story that will stay with you.
- 1980s-style telephone hint line gives in-game puzzle help -- if you want it
- A vast, bizarre world to explore at your own pace.
- A joke every 2 minutes... guaranteed!*
- Casual and Hard modes with varied difficulty.
- English voices with English, German, French, Italian, Russian, and Spanish subtitles.
*Not a guarantee.
* Arrows add to tutorial screens.
* Fix for audio dropping when receiving a phone call.
* Small bug fixes.
Ratings and Reviews
Adventure gaming at it's finest
This is a quality game with many hours of gameplay, interesting puzzles, and very interesting characters to interact with. You play as several different characters over the course of the game, switching as you want or need too. The game in infused with lots of humor and late 80's references (as the game is set in 1987). I was always a point and click adventure game fan, and this game does not disappoint. Designed by the makers of some of the best adventure games of the past, know you will find intelligent, funny, and interesting content from beginning to end, and you will likely want to play again to look into the details you might have missed the first time. Make sure to check the game options carefully when you play, as you may want to enable some interesting options right from the start (seriously, do this!).
Well-done postmodern story line
I’m giving this a five star rating for a number of reasons but mainly, I suppose, because of the experimentation with a postmodern story line in a point-and-click adventure. Really, it was a bold move. The story, as it’s lain out in the beginning, is pretty good. It’s based on an old archetype: a Murder is committed in a small, dried up town, and an innocent riffraff is eventually accused. Then, the story, characteristically of a postmodern venture, fragments into an a dreamlike spectacle concerning the nature of reality. The ultimate outcome of the story (Spoiler ahead): it doesn’t matter neither who killed the hapless victim nor that an innocent man was accused; the inherent meaninglessness of life and the thinly veiled illusion of free will render all aspects of existence, at least in the video game world, inconsequential. If you’re into post-modern literature, you’ll probably love this game.
This game has a great first half—really fun and engaging with puzzles that are difficult but not so much so that you need to call the in-game help line. The back half of the game, however, comes almost to a screeching halt with the introduction of the hotel. A lot of the puzzles don’t have clues that are easy to figure out just from common sense and intuition, making it necessary to call the help line at least once, if not a dozen times. The game then becomes a chore and not very fun at this point, and the ending is disappointing and unfulfilling. There are also many unanswered questions that are tied up in a dialogue towards the end that seems rushed and uncalculated. This game would’ve been so much better following the track of a murder mystery instead of incorporating a nonsensical plot twist towards the end. Overall, good music and graphics, great story in the front half, clumsy controls, and terrible ending. 15-20 hours of gameplay.
- Terrible Toybox, Inc.
- 985.6 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish
- Age Rating
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
- Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
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