Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith

Mad Head Games invites you on an exhilarating new quest in Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith! You’re off to give an exciting archeological lecture! Everything’s set for you to discuss your latest discoveries, until your brother is kidnapped by a dangerous group bent on cracking the meaning of a monolith and its untold power! Your journey will take you deep into the jungle as you translate otherworldly messages to rescue him and your other colleagues. Do you have what it takes to save your world and beyond? Find out in this breathtaking Hidden-Object Puzzle adventure!

Other extra items include a strategy guide, wallpapers, concept art, soundtracks, an ultimate puzzle, replayable hidden object scenes, an ultimate hidden object scene, achievements, collectibles, and morphing objects. The HOs were wonderful as well with a good variety and my fave a morphing object to find. Voiceovers were so-so with not much emotion from some of them. That being said there were a lot of puzzles that I did enjoy — those that involved using the old gray-matter to solve. However, your academic trip suddenly turned upside down when your brother was kidnapped by a dangerous group of criminals who wants to crack the power of a sacred monolith. Buy at your own risk! To the dread of some and to the delight of others, Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith comes with a translation book gadget. The symbols are not made larger nor does the magnifying glass reveal hidden symbols so I'm not sure why the included its use. Lots of typos, which I never understand because it's not that difficult to proofread these before they're released. If you love puzzles this game is for you, there are a ton of them and they range from easy to hard so most players will enjoy a good deal of them. Although there is a gimmicky book to use where we must translate various symbols, I actually enjoyed using it. The visual style and ideas strike the perfect mythic, otherworldly tone — mixing grounded real-life elements as used in the Hidden Expedition series with more fantastical experimental elements that reminisce the dearly-missed Amaranthine Voyage series. So well done!

That being said there were a lot of puzzles that I did enjoy — those that involved using the old gray-matter to solve. I found the constant pop-up dialog distracting and extremely annoying. Other extra items include a strategy guide, wallpapers, concept art, soundtracks, an ultimate puzzle, replayable hidden object scenes, an ultimate hidden object scene, achievements, collectibles, and morphing objects. Storyline is pretty good. They drag down the action considerably, which doesn't make sense considering the adventure style game. However, your academic trip suddenly turned upside down when your brother was kidnapped by a dangerous group of criminals who wants to crack the power of a sacred monolith. I didn't miss any of the Scene Morphs so I'm not sure if you are given an opportunity to revisit the scenes to search for them but I suspect they would. Below are brief descriptions of some of my favorite puzzles throughout the game:? Rated 5 out of 5 by deddu from Rescue Your Brother I really enjoyed this adventure that takes you to different times and places. Although the storyline is not wholly original, the creative and fast-paced storytelling makes it constantly refreshing and exciting. Can you save your brother and humanity itself from the untold power of the monolith in Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith? Date published: Although I love the game and purchased the CE immediately when it was available, please try the demo to see if Wanderlust Shadow of the Monolith is a game you will enjoy as well. Buy at your own risk!

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This is certainly a unique game that showcases the talent of this amazing development team. Happy gaming! For me though, the gameplay and mechanics are just too slow! After two wonderful sequels What Lies Beneath and The City of Mists , the chart-topping adventure series returns with an equally-wonderfull third installment. Below are brief descriptions of some of my favorite puzzles throughout the game:? The gameplay of Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith is closely tied to its storyline. Really don't understand some of the rave reviews. This gadget is used quite often in the game and requires you to complete a symbol search mini-game, which can become quite repetitive after several plays. If you love puzzles this game is for you, there are a ton of them and they range from easy to hard so most players will enjoy a good deal of them. I didn't miss any of the Scene Morphs so I'm not sure if you are given an opportunity to revisit the scenes to search for them but I suspect they would. The graphics were stunning and the storyline was sound with great effects and voice acting. The symbols are not made larger nor does the magnifying glass reveal hidden symbols so I'm not sure why the included its use.

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Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by moonlanding from Adventure At It's Finest This outstanding game was an edge of your seat fast moving, and engaging adventure. Had to skip some of the mini-games because after I solved them nothing happened. There were surprises at every turn, so fasten your seat belts and prepare to blast off into a sci-fi game that will have you globe-trotting and racing through different time periods. The adventure part of the game is often busy, og lots of tasks to complete in a single scene and plenty of backtracking. I could not even finish the demo. I found the constant pop-up dialog distracting and extremely annoying. In this Collector's Edition version, each scene has a Morphing Object, most of which are well blended and challenging to find. Happy gaming! While this might translate to a linear and easy gameplay for some 3D Magic Mahjongg games, the gameplay Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith is expansive and offers Shzdow challenges. The symbols are not made larger nor does the magnifying glass reveal hidden symbols so I'm not sure why the included its Welcome to Primrose Lake. Other extra items include a strategy guide, wallpapers, concept art, soundtracks, an ultimate puzzle, replayable hidden object scenes, an ultimate hidden object scene, achievements, collectibles, and morphing objects. I love Shadow of the Monolith, mostly because of the excitement I felt while playing this ultra-creative offering from a favorite developer. Great graphics. The HOs were wonderful as well Mobolith a good variety and my fave a morphing object to find. Date published:

I didn't miss any of the Scene Morphs so I'm not sure if you are given an opportunity to revisit the scenes to search for them but I suspect they would. The other HOPS are lists or silhouettes of objects to find, and some storybook scenes. Other extra items include a strategy guide, wallpapers, concept art, soundtracks, an ultimate puzzle, replayable hidden object scenes, an ultimate hidden object scene, achievements, collectibles, and morphing objects. It's more like an unfinished beta than a new release, with sluggish transitions, constant delays after one clicks on anything, and unnecessarily drawn out, semi literate dialogue that should have been translated and edited by an English native instead of merely being spell checked by one, which is what seems to have happened here. Although I love the game and purchased the CE immediately when it was available, please try the demo to see if Wanderlust Shadow of the Monolith is a game you will enjoy as well. I'm almost finished the demo and while the concept is good and the action is constant, the quality is just too rough for my tastes. Really don't understand some of the rave reviews. What a terrific and creative game that made me feel like I was truly a part of the adventure. The games are mostly mechanical-related puzzles that are easily solved on the first attempt. I imagine the slowness was added intentionally to stop people from getting past the demo, which makes me fear the worst for the rest of the game. Buy at your own risk! This developer has redeemed themselves from one of their other games recently released as it lacked the quality of this one! After finding the final 7 Collectible Symbol Signs, it will unlock the Ultimate Hidden Object Scene listed items and finding the remaining 7 Morphing Objects the Ultimate Puzzle becomes available as well. If you love puzzles this game is for you, there are a ton of them and they range from easy to hard so most players will enjoy a good deal of them. Storyline is pretty good.

Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith is a game that can replayed and will most likely become a classic favorite with gamers. I didn't mind this HO variation but it would have been less annoying if the The Silent Age were more complex or less orderly to make it somewhat challenging. Lots of typos, which I never understand because it's not that difficult to proofread these before they're released. From the get-go your brother is kidnapped and you must follow him and these thuggish mercenaries all over the world using unworldly clues to reach him. The HOs were wonderful as well with a good variety and my fave a morphing object to find. The games are mostly mechanical-related puzzles that are easily solved on the first attempt. Rated 5 out of 5 by deddu from Rescue Your Brother I really enjoyed this adventure that takes you to different times and places. The game never moved forward to the next screen.


14 thoughts on “Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith

  1. I could not even finish the demo. I was ready for this one to be over. After finding the final 7 Collectible Symbol Signs, it will unlock the Ultimate Hidden Object Scene listed items and finding the remaining 7 Morphing Objects the Ultimate Puzzle becomes available as well.

  2. After finding the final 7 Collectible Symbol Signs, it will unlock the Ultimate Hidden Object Scene listed items and finding the remaining 7 Morphing Objects the Ultimate Puzzle becomes available as well. However, your academic trip suddenly turned upside down when your brother was kidnapped by a dangerous group of criminals who wants to crack the power of a sacred monolith. The game never moved forward to the next screen.

  3. Had to skip some of the mini-games because after I solved them nothing happened. However, your academic trip suddenly turned upside down when your brother was kidnapped by a dangerous group of criminals who wants to crack the power of a sacred monolith. The visual style and ideas strike the perfect mythic, otherworldly tone — mixing grounded real-life elements as used in the Hidden Expedition series with more fantastical experimental elements that reminisce the dearly-missed Amaranthine Voyage series.

  4. Great graphics. The hidden object scenes are highly interactive and fun and the puzzles and abundant and thoughtful. The other HOPS are lists or silhouettes of objects to find, and some storybook scenes.

  5. Other extra items include a strategy guide, wallpapers, concept art, soundtracks, an ultimate puzzle, replayable hidden object scenes, an ultimate hidden object scene, achievements, collectibles, and morphing objects. The adventure part of the game is often busy, with lots of tasks to complete in a single scene and plenty of backtracking. If you love puzzles this game is for you, there are a ton of them and they range from easy to hard so most players will enjoy a good deal of them. Although I love the game and purchased the CE immediately when it was available, please try the demo to see if Wanderlust Shadow of the Monolith is a game you will enjoy as well. So well done!

  6. In addition, the quality of the production is second to none. The gameplay of Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith is closely tied to its storyline. It has been a long time since I played a game that was as exciting as Shadow of the Monolith.

  7. Happy gaming! This developer has redeemed themselves from one of their other games recently released as it lacked the quality of this one! What a terrific and creative game that made me feel like I was truly a part of the adventure. To the dread of some and to the delight of others, Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith comes with a translation book gadget.

  8. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by moonlanding from Adventure At It's Finest This outstanding game was an edge of your seat fast moving, and engaging adventure. This gadget is used quite often in the game and requires you to complete a symbol search mini-game, which can become quite repetitive after several plays. Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith takes you on an exhilarating expedition, with gorgeous sceneries and sophisticated gameplay as complements. I could not even finish the demo. Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith is a game that can replayed and will most likely become a classic favorite with gamers.

  9. What a terrific and creative game that made me feel like I was truly a part of the adventure. You'll encounter unusual allies, sometimes from different time periods, to discover the meaning behind a deadly monolith that will become the center of your quest. I'm almost finished the demo and while the concept is good and the action is constant, the quality is just too rough for my tastes.

  10. The game never moved forward to the next screen. That being said there were a lot of puzzles that I did enjoy — those that involved using the old gray-matter to solve. What a terrific and creative game that made me feel like I was truly a part of the adventure.

  11. With its four-hour runtime, Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith was not a short game, but I still did not want the expedition to end. The other HOPS are lists or silhouettes of objects to find, and some storybook scenes. I didn't mind this HO variation but it would have been less annoying if the symbols were more complex or less orderly to make it somewhat challenging. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by moonlanding from Adventure At It's Finest This outstanding game was an edge of your seat fast moving, and engaging adventure.

  12. I'm almost finished the demo and while the concept is good and the action is constant, the quality is just too rough for my tastes. However, your academic trip suddenly turned upside down when your brother was kidnapped by a dangerous group of criminals who wants to crack the power of a sacred monolith. Wanderlust: Shadow of the Monolith is a game that can replayed and will most likely become a classic favorite with gamers. It's more like an unfinished beta than a new release, with sluggish transitions, constant delays after one clicks on anything, and unnecessarily drawn out, semi literate dialogue that should have been translated and edited by an English native instead of merely being spell checked by one, which is what seems to have happened here. I love Shadow of the Monolith, mostly because of the excitement I felt while playing this ultra-creative offering from a favorite developer.

  13. Although there is a gimmicky book to use where we must translate various symbols, I actually enjoyed using it. Happy gaming! The games are mostly mechanical-related puzzles that are easily solved on the first attempt. Great graphics.

  14. I imagine the slowness was added intentionally to stop people from getting past the demo, which makes me fear the worst for the rest of the game. This developer has redeemed themselves from one of their other games recently released as it lacked the quality of this one! I'm almost finished the demo and while the concept is good and the action is constant, the quality is just too rough for my tastes.

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