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What is your favorite hidden object game?

03-29-2010, 05:21 PM
#1
What is your favorite hidden object game?

I know as a kid I always loved poring through the I Spy books and I kind of miss them! I looked up some images on Google and they're still challenging. THAT makes for a great hidden object game, and I'm glad they brought it to the app store.
Contrary to what charts say, I don't really like the "Where's Waldo?" books, or the app for that matter. I think it's rather annoying and the art is rather cheap looking (but maybe that helps hide the objects). Does anyone else feel this way?
As for non-name-brand hidden object games, I think the ones I have found most appealing are the Hidden Mysteries series and Sprill.
I'd like to hear the community's take on these apps listed. If there are any more you'd like to bring to the party, you're more than welcome! :)
03-29-2010, 06:03 PM
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Where's Wally?

hi

03-29-2010, 06:06 PM
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Where's Wally?
Still not a fan. It's boring. :P Lol. And are you supposed to find Waldo himself or his hat or the objects listed? It confuses me D:
03-29-2010, 06:09 PM
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Where's Wally?
lol, you have that over there in Australia too?
Here in England it's also called "Where's Wally?".
I thought it would be something like "Where's Sheila?" in Australia, lol .



Haunted Mansion is a good hidden object/puzzle game. Nice 3D graphics and pretty challenging.

Return to Mysterious Island is another good one.

Hakuna Matata
03-29-2010, 06:10 PM
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Originally Posted by LBG View Post
lol, you have that over there in Australia too?
Here in England it's also called "Where's Wally?".
I thought it would be something like "Where's Sheila?" in Australia, lol :D.



Haunted Mansion is a good hidden object/puzzle game. Nice 3D graphics and pretty challenging.

Return to Mysterious Island is another good one.
Ooooh! I didn't know it was called something different lol! And isn't Haunted Mansion a branch of the I Spy books?
03-29-2010, 06:22 PM
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I can't remember the name but Mt Everest Expeditions or something like that was pretty good as well.

hi
03-29-2010, 06:26 PM
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I can't remember the name but Mt Everest Expeditions or something like that was pretty good as well.
I loooove the Expeditions games! =) The artwork is so detailed! I just wish they had more levels per pack... :( None of them really have enough levels which has kept me from buying a lot of the hidden object games. I'm probably gonna buy Yard Sale next.
03-29-2010, 06:30 PM
#8
I think we are mixing genres here. The Haunted Mansion that I know is an adventure game as well as Return to Mysterious Island. Yes you look for objects and clues but I think OP is asking for the type that make a list of the things to find and then you search the photos for them. Am I understanding this right?

If so, several Big Fish games fit the bill. (Buckingham Palace, Titanic, Everest etc)
Newly released Love and Murder double pack - two games for a great price
Little Shop World Traveler

--and I am sure a ton more. Fortunately for me I picked most of them up on various sales since they can get a little pricey but the ipod lends itself quite nicely to these kinds of games.
03-29-2010, 06:35 PM
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Originally Posted by New England Gamer View Post
I think we are mixing genres here. The Haunted Mansion that I know is an adventure game as well as Return to Mysterious Island. Yes you look for objects and clues but I think OP is asking for the type that make a list of the things to find and then you search the photos for them. Am I understanding this right?
I'm mainly talking about the list-to-finders, yes, but I don't mind a little discussion on the more adventurous games that include finding objects in the process :) It's all fair game in this thread.
03-29-2010, 06:40 PM
#10
Metal Gear Solid