App description: LIMITED SALE PRICE TO CELEBRATE THE 1.3 UPDATE!!! This entrancing puzzle-solving game follows the adventures of two friends: Jim and Frank. Jims a kind-hearted guy who hides his keen intelligence beneath a shy exterior, whereas Frank is a mischievous joker whose love of pranks is matched only by his fearlessness. Help them in their quest to uncover the mystery behind the Blood River Files!

Join our heroes in The Jim and Frank Mysteries The Blood River Files, as they set out from the picturesque town of Tinyville for an adventure they could never have imagined. Be a part of their story, meet the strange and fascinating characters they encounter on their travels, and most importantly, help them to solve the fantastic puzzles that will lead them to the answer they need the Secret of the Blood River.

ENTER THEIR WORLD
Unlock the gates to this epic story, with dozens of interesting characters and scores of beautiful hand-drawn scenes. Featuring a mesmerising original soundtrack, professional voice acting, and over 20 hours of gameplay, The Jim and Frank Mysteries is your key to a captivating new world.

A EUREKA MOMENT
Like Jim and Frank, you have to use your wits if you want to survive! Play over 60 unique types of puzzle, ranging from word games to logical tricks; from mathematical quandaries to visual challenges. If you get stuck, you might need a Eureka moment but with Jim and Frank around, youre bound to find a way forward!

UNIQUE, ADDICTIVE PUZZLES
Master an extraordinary variety of brand-new, addictive mini-games, like Flower Picking, Pathfinding, Potion Brewing, and the Bat Hunt.

DISCOVER, COMPETE, AND COLLECT
As you explore the world and unravel its mysteries, earn achievements and compete on the Crystal Leaderboard, and unlock new bonus scenes, puzzles and characters!

The Jim and Frank Mysteries The Blood River Files is a high-quality gaming experience with intuitive controls, beautiful visuals, and a thrilling, unpredictable story. Take the first step of your adventure today investigate the Mystery of the Blood River!


*** Runner-up, AppStar Awards 2010 ***

I cant wait to get my hands on this game 148Apps

the world of gaming hasnt seen anything like it in the last two years ... until now Gamezebo

With hours and hours of gameplay, 60 puzzles, 8 mini games, and a cast of
nearly 30 characters, this isn't a game you should miss. - Touch Arcade

If youre new to the narrative puzzler scene, Jim and Frank is a huge
bargain and some good fun. - IGN

The Jim & Frank Mysteries: The Blood River Files may very well be THE
puzzle adventure game that people have been looking for on the iPhone. -
Game Chronicles

With the addition of voice acting, small animated cutscenes with the
combination of brilliant and humorous writing makes the game very intriguing
and engaging." Capsule computers

goiMot's comments:





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07-08-2010, 10:40 PM
#2
Is that a launch sale? I've never seen a 99games' game for only 99 cents.

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07-08-2010, 10:46 PM
#3
damn, it looks good ... only $0.99?? Instant buy!!!

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07-08-2010, 10:50 PM
#4
I have to say this was a delightful game to test! A total joy with a mix of puzzles and an engaging story line.

There IS IAP for this, which could account for the price, but also realize it is TOTALLY optional - the purchases are for hints tokens if you get stuck on the puzzles. You are able to collect some along the way so it's not like it's a money pit by any means, but with only a 99 cent initial cost it does take the sting out of needing more hints (IF they are needed I repeat!)
07-08-2010, 10:51 PM
#5
Is this closer to a prof. layton type game or a point and click?

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07-08-2010, 10:55 PM
#6
The closest thing to a Professor Layton game on the iPod Touch I might add. Nice mix of puzzles - some harder than others - lots of variety. Lots of scenes and interaction, lots of dialogue, lots of places to visit. This game really brings a lot of things together.
07-08-2010, 10:56 PM
#7
Thank you for clarifying my price and game type question!

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07-08-2010, 11:50 PM
#8
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Originally Posted by songbird View Post
Is that a launch sale? I've never seen a 99games' game for only 99 cents.
Right. Its an Introductory offer

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07-08-2010, 11:53 PM
#9
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Originally Posted by Bottle Breaker View Post
Played through the first chapter. It's awesome! Very nicely done for the iPhone! Eureka!!!
WoW. That was pretty fast. Waiting to see some appreciation on the iTunes store

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07-09-2010, 12:04 AM
#10
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Location: Montreal
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I am wondering how this game will look on the iPad. Also, will there be a universal version or an iPad version?

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