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New games to play?   Welcome!

Started Aug-7 by SedonaSueB; 50016 views.

Hi Katie,

Sorry to hear that about your games.  I have a separate email address that I use for G5 games. When I set up this computer it needed and outlook address so that is the one I use for games.  I already had an email address with my internet provider that I use for personal & business use.

Cyberfox, I don't use real money for games these days.  Getting that avatar was a once off and I would never do it again.  My Avatar is wearing a red beret at present as that was the last Avatar I won in Secret Society.  If the Avatar shows as Trixie Belle, that would most likely be me.  I haven't come across another player with that name.  I have several named Adrian and Karen, some of whom have the same Avatar.  I note down the level of the player if they gift me so that I can return a gift to the right person.

Honeyphan

From: Honeyphan

Nov-7

It's not that I'm afraid to download the game - it's that I can't.

It only allows you to do that with Windows 10, and I still have (and prefer) the dinosaur 8.1. lol

Honeyphan

From: Honeyphan

Nov-7

Is there any way you can retrieve those files from the trash bin by hitting "restore"? Or does it permanently delete those files?

Cyberfox277

From: Cyberfox277

Nov-8

Oh, OK, sorry relaxed I thought you could but didn't want to, actually I was a little puzzled you'd go through all that trouble but... relaxed

Cyberfox277

From: Cyberfox277

Nov-8

I think I've found you, level 108? or something? I'm sorry, I don't remember anymore relaxed

And all right, all right, I've surrendered, I'm playing Sherlock for now, at least until level 35 smile I really like the gameplay, but those graphics could be better? confused

What I find annoying about Sherlock is the way the character whizzes in & out of the book.  A real time waster

Honeyphan

From: Honeyphan

Nov-9

I think Sherlock is still pretty new to the gaming world - judging from the amount of books they have there to play, and with the newest update how many books were released - so I would imagine they are still working out kinks and trying to find what fits/what works. I like the cat they recently added that you feed to get an item - so cute. lol

The jump into the books and out of them doesn't bother me so much, since it's quick, but I'm not crazy about the speeding pitter-patter sound they use - very cartoonish- but then, I turn the sound down, not all the way, but to where it's manageable. lol

I love the books and stories they devised and the manner in which the dialogue fits each character - well done there.... and I also like how the music is different and fits for each HOS, and also that you get to choose whether you play a HOS or Match 3, every time. That's a great little bonus...

  • Edited November 9, 2021 1:33 am  by  Honeyphan
Cyberfox277

From: Cyberfox277

Nov-9

Yes, I love that cat, I love cats so much I have two smile And I love the game idea, but some of those HOS are so blurry... confused Maybe they'll improve it until I get to level 35, but so far I'm not really impressed confused

Well, you got me! ---- what cat??? I have looked everywhere I can think of but I do not see a cat.

Honeyphan

From: Honeyphan

Nov-9

Cyberfox277 - I'm curious about something -

When I detailed how I always beat the HOS in the G5 games, you wondered why I'd go to all that trouble and not just download -

Do you mean that if you download the game, you don't have to deal with the timers?

Because that's all my method does - plays the HOS without the pesky nuisance of timers - and it's as simple as clicking a button (to pause game) and hovering over it with the mouse (to see scene at full view). It is really a godsend when it comes to anomalies - and especially those "spot the difference" scenes since I usually need to pore over those to get them! lol -

I prefer to hunt everything myself - but I don't need or want the timers to interfere. I rarely use a tool unless I just cannot find the item (even after zooming in) because it's so well hidden.

On an added note - in Sherlock, at one point I was having trouble getting the magnifying glass to work when I did need it - every tool was frozen. (I sometimes use the tools in Match 3 if I am getting down to the wire). This method rectifies that problem, and though for the most part they fixed it, sometimes that still happens every now and then - the tools freeze. When it does, it is a simple matter of clicking the Firefox button to pause game, and clicking in again - my tools always work after that and the timer hasn't gone down. :)

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Jenny - the cat we're talking about in Sherlock is Faustus - maybe he comes at a certain level of the game?

He is a white cat and sits at the front when he wants to eat, near his bowl - and when he's full, he's lounging on his cat tree, mid screen, beyond the souvenirs. Though sometimes he is by the stairs. But since the game usually has a balloon instruction saying that Faustus is hungry, you really can't miss him.

Again, maybe he appears at a certain level? - If I remember correctly, he damaged a book that they then go into to see if there's problems there (I think it was Beauty and the Beast) - and he stays in game from then on as an added buff to get items. :)

When I had the money to open Beauty and the Beast - I did so right away, ahead of the allotted time, since it is a favorite and I wanted to see what story they were going to make out of it of how Moriarty twisted things there. That might be why I can see the cat and you can't, because I think you are at a higher level than I am... I'm at 35 (I think). lol I have Hidden City open right now so can't check...

  • Edited November 9, 2021 1:14 pm  by  Honeyphan
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