Margrave: The Curse of the Severed Heart Collectors Edition

Deep in the English countryside, Edwina Margrave has returned to the cottage where her parents died, eager to speak with the one person who might shed light on the tragedy – the volatile landlady, Miss Thorn. But her shocking revelations are not what Edwina expected! Enlist the aid of the spirit world and evade the wrath of a disfigured beast as you explore Margrave: The Curse of the Severed Heart, a heart-breaking Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure game! This is a special Collector's Edition release full of exclusive extras you won’t find in the standard version. As a bonus, Collector's Edition purchases count toward three stamps on your Monthly Game Club Punch Card! The Collector’s Edition includes:


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All the items already added to the shadowlock are struck out. Use the slingshot obtained from the sweet shop Hidden Object Scene to shoot the hanging jars. Place the white sheet music onto the piano in the parlour. Before leaving the courtyard, collect the wooden fish tail from the bird table by the Mystery P.I.: The Vegas Heist. The ghost rams stand under the apple trees in the orchard. Take the silver ring from the severed Braveland Pirate. NOTE: Once played on the gramophone, the gramophone records will be stored in your keepsakes inventory, along with a written transcript of their clue. The mistletoe is hanging from the gazebo. Before divining its name with your dream cards, you will need to find the dream card symbols that are hidden about the yard. Before leaving the parlour, take the photo from the books on the table, and the two silver coins from the eyes of the lady in the portrait. Find the listed items in the new sweet shop Hidden Object Scene. A second compartment opens in the portrait. You receive the dream cards.

None are difficult, and several are repeated many times, such as playing the piano from sheet music and divining the names of characters using Edwina's dream cards — an unusual and creative minigame based on matching geometric symbols. This time there are six symbols to find. In the courtyard, click on the dovecot to begin the bug-catching mini-game. This short but well-designed extra comprises more of the same kind of gameplay, including a variation of the shadowlocks puzzle and a challenging new edition of pipes, plus a useful inventory companion for Edwina named Afi. NOTE: Every inventory item disappears once it has no further use in the game. You will return to them shortly, once you have the slingshot. Remember to return to the gramophone occasionally to play your new records: they could hold the very clues you have been after! You receive pieces of a letter. Furthermore, having disabled the shadowlocks, Edwina has released the spirit. She will not grant access to the crypt until you have cleaned her teeth and brushed her hair and swabbed her ears. Set the left dial to its second position, the middle dial to its third position, and the third dial to its second position. Go and thank her in the kitchen… not that she will be grateful.

The square gramophone record is added to your inventory. Amber: With the penknife you found outside the cottage, prise open the heart that is carved into the tree in the orchard. NOTE: Recipes are your guides to disabling the shadowlocks. Heatt through the woodland and past the pump on the hill to the cemetery with the portcullis tree. The inventory-based puzzles, Battle Slots, form the backbone of the game, requiring forty-odd items to be collected and used. NOTE: At the end of each act, used and redundant keepsakes will be automatically removed so that your keepsakes inventory is kept tidy. To free Cassandra, Zumas Revenge the scarlet rose into her chest.


The wishbone is in the chicken on the kitchen table. Once you have examined the door knocker and received the sketch, click on the knocker and Miss Thorn will greet you. You will probably possess several, if not all, of these already: Button: You found this under the altar in the church. But her shocking revelations are not what Edwina expected! You might want to take a look at that peculiar statue too! Once all four eyes are asleep, the door will open. You will need this in the third act. You should now have all you need to clean up the bathing girl. Back in the village, place the winch handle into the gibbet mechanism. You receive a coarse gramophone record. You receive a hairbrush. Snail shell: To find this item, you need to complete the second Hidden Object Scene in the woodland.

To fully resolve the lock, you will need to find two items to place into the heart cavity. You receive a toffee hammer. However, all will be revealed very soon. This can give the impression of being stuck without ever encountering a real problem, and hinders the otherwise logical gameplay to the point of irritation. While you are in the orchard, find the listed items in the Hidden Object Scene. In the apothecary shop, find the listed items in the Hidden Object Scene. She will not grant access to the crypt until you have cleaned her teeth and brushed her hair and swabbed her ears. This time there are six symbols to find. The ghost rams stand under the apple trees in the orchard. You receive the dream cards. If you have yet to collect the white sheet music, head through the sunflower garden to the apothecary shop, and find the listed items in the Hidden Object Scene. You will need this in the third act. The cats thank you with the stained sheet music before departing. But her shocking revelations are not what Edwina expected!

Others will play an important role later in your adventure. With the lock puzzle solved, the door to the sanctum opens. Assemble the pieces of paper for the solution to the horse derby puzzle. You will find the mistletoe hanging from the gazebo at the far end of the apple orchard. Keep an eye out for ingredients as you travel about the village. The square gramophone record is added to your inventory. Take the brass fish from the compartment. You receive a slingshot. This can give the impression of being stuck without ever encountering a real problem, and hinders the otherwise logical gameplay to the point of irritation. But her shocking revelations are not what Edwina expected! Place the white sheet music onto the piano in the parlour. Once an item has been placed into the correct shadowlock chalice, it will be struck out on the recipe sheet. Examine the mechanism to the right of the stone door and remove the winch handle. You should now have all you need to clean up the bathing girl. Yes, we really are planning two games ahead!

7 thoughts on “Margrave: The Curse of the Severed Heart Collectors Edition

  1. The wooden horse? Take the brass fish from the compartment. Before leaving the master bedroom, find the listed items in the Hidden Object Scene. Edwina is horrified to learn that the woman in the cottage is the enraged spirit of her own deceased mother. With the final ingredient in your inventory, return to the first shadowlock outside the cottage.

  2. Place the ladder against the wall beneath the broken window and climb up to the sweet shop. You are now free to explore the orchard behind the cottage. The books in the bookcase are jumbled.

  3. Examine the grandfather clocks and you will receive a sketch for your keepsakes inventory. Now that the moon has passed into the centre of the gazebo dome, you can complete the celestial combination by turning the rings to match the sigils. One puzzle demands a bit of hand-eye coordination to zap ladybugs with animated birds. On your way back to the church, search the dolls in the master bedroom and find the listed items in the Hidden Object Scene.

  4. You receive a hairbrush. If you have yet to realign the copper birds on the gatehouse roof, you will need to return to the bridge and use your slingshot to shoot the birds into position; then return to the water pump on the hill, beyond the woodland. Take a look at the strange copper birds perched upon the gatehouse as you cross the bridge to the village. If not, return to village and climb the ladder to the sweet shop. You receive pieces of a newspaper.

  5. You receive a warped gramophone record. The door is secured with a wooden lock. Time your pecking to catch the red ladybugs, which are worth one point each, and the golden bugs, which are worth five points each. Climb the stone steps to the sunflower garden. Review: Margrave: The Curse of the Severed Heart: Collector's Edition game format: casual hidden object adventure puzzles: inventory logic publisher: Big Fish Games developer: Inertia Game Studios game brief: Deep in the English countryside, Edwina Margrave has returned to the cottage where her parents died, eager to speak with the one person who might shed light on the tragedy — the volatile landlady, Miss Thorn.

  6. Inferno newspaper. Before leaving the bedroom, take a look in the drawer beside the bed. NOTE: At the end of each act, used and redundant keepsakes will be automatically removed so that your keepsakes inventory is kept tidy.

  7. If you have missed any ingredients, you will need to collect them now: The two silver coins are on the portrait in the parlour. You receive a sketch of the sigils. The jockeys are ready to race, but in what order did they finish?

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