I think you should play Photographs.
I tried to make it a little bit different from most games. It sort of mixes puzzle and narrative in a ( hopefully ) interesting way. You might get stuck on some puzzles, but you should never not know what you need to do to proceed.
So what do you actually do? Well, you search around and solve puzzles, and as you do so you'll be developing a scene in front of you and hearing a story. I want to the story to really stand out, so the game has got really beautiful pixel art and top notch music, combined with gameplay and narrative beats that individually would do a pretty good job of telling that story, but come together to really make something special.
It's a pretty short game too. I would say about three hours. There are loads of games these days and who has time to play them all? I've tried to keep things as condensed as possible rather than add filler, to be as respectful for your time as I can be.
Each story is in a different setting and has completely different gameplay mechanics. It ended up being a LOT of work, but It's kind of necessary: The gameplay itself has a hand in telling the story, so what works for one tale wouldn't work for another.
I don't think there's anything else like it out there, so if nothing else, It should give you a unique experience.
So yeah. That's my pitch, If that sounds interesting to you, give it a shot!
Ratings and Reviews
Great game, but no help if you’re stuck
I absolutely loved this game. Very original and unique, great graphics and stories. It’s the kind of game you don’t want to put down. But unfortunately, I had to stop playing when I got to the last story. No matter what I tried, I couldn’t get past the odd puzzles. Kind of like a match 3 game combined with Rock Paper Scissors, and as much as I like puzzle games, this part made no sense to me. If there had been any sort of hint or help functionality, I would have given 5 stars for sure.
Interesting but flawed
This is an interesting if incredibly depressing game in many ways. I do wish there were a way to replay the ending and see the other possible choices, since I disliked some of the puzzles in the last section immensely and don’t really want to replay them. I do not recommend this if you can’t handle really really depressing storylines, however.
Really wanted to love this but....
Ok so I read the reviews about the stories being depressing and thought well what do those people know?!? And the stories are beyond depressing...they’re macabre with blood and awful outcomes. Would have loved to play and would be 5 stars if the stories weren’t so dark. Loved the concept and pixel photos but believe the creator could have provided a better experience with stories that were not so dark. Ultimately not a winner and not worth the money.
- EightyEight Games LTD
- 166.5 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
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