Phantasmat: The Dread of Oakville

It's the end of the world... at least in Oakville. Find out what's really happening in a town where everyone seems to be missing, and a strange mystic is warning citizens of the coming apocalypse. As fans of the Phantasmat series know, it's hard to tell who's really dead and who's really alive in this world. The eerie continuation comes from Eipix, makers of the popular Final Cut and Myths of the World games! Play a new variety of puzzles and hidden-object games, including interactive morphing scenes, silhouettes, and multiple zoom HOPs.

So you get the ambience without the grayness. It was set up kindof like the silent films of the 's. The music is not so much music as mood-sounds, and very appropriate. I thought the variety of puzzles which were not easy and the new play on the hos was absolutely awesome. I never lose track of time during these demos, but I did this time. Are all these people dead? It was fun but done better in MCF Shadow Lake as a type of "lets show you what happened behind the scenes, interview type. Like the original Phantasmat , The Dread of Oakville keeps you guessing with its story, though it ups the weirdness factor considerably. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by radarsweet from Great Game Play! The sound emphasizes the whole story. You did not have to do any backtracking and each HOS was new every time. One item, present here, that I haven't seen much of in HO or mini-scenes are arrows that allow one to pan up or down, left or right, like one sees in some of the major scenes.


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Date published: Have to buy this one soon. It's no secret that the original Phantasmat is my all time favorite game, and this game is teetering for that pole position, because it's simply phenomenal! The rest of the game is still really good, but focuses more on the plot and less on the undead, in fact I think only a few were shown after the demo! I often turn music off, but not this time. Plus, all of the things that you have to do to progress through the world are fun to figure out, too. One can choose no Tutorial, Full Tutorial, or a tutorial only for uncommon features. Well done. Beautiful graphics. Great job. Great storyline, graphics a bit darkinteresting mini games and very long game play. Phantasmat: The Dread of Oakville very different. I figure, If you are reading reviews 5 Realms of Cards both the SE and CE are out, you are wanting to know which to buy. Solve the secret and leave the town before the time runs out and shed light on the sinister origins of Mr. This series continues with the 4th installment in the franchise and I loved it

It wasn't just the same old, tired lists. My only complaint is that the graphics are rather poor in the HOP's, which I just can't seem to understand from such a great series. The hidden object games are great though, a strange thing for me to say because I like mini games better usually. As I often state And that is high praise, indeed. That, I loved! Crazy ole Aunt Mae tried to warn the citizens of Oakville not to chop down that tree, after all she has seen things you wouldn't believe. This is another 'Phantasmat' series winner. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by kisifer99 from Really like this series! But in Eipix Entertainment's hidden-object adventure Phantasmat: The Dread of Oakville , your troubles are just beginning. I have too many other games I purchased I want to play next. Kudos to that. Most players will probably fly right through it in a few hours, which is a little sad considering how captivating its setting and story can be when it gets going. I recommend this game.

Nonetheless, nobody took her seriously and now the residents of Oakville are disappearing, only to return as the undead! You were running late for a book signing when you find yourself trapped in the Oakille town of Oakville. It was fun but done better in MCF Shadow Lake as a Dolphin Dice Slots of "lets show you what happened behind the scenes, interview type. Phantasmat: The Dread of Oakville published: As the storm rages on through the gloomy night, a wayward traveler gets lost in the forest wilderness of the American northeast and stumbles upon a seemingly deserted Oakvillle of Oakville. And for those HO Phanyasmat:, there are word-only hidden object scenes that pop up in small boxes occasionally. The graphics are good, if a bit dark, but that is just the ambience. These games just keep getting better and better. I am sure that would push me to get the CE version if you offered one Oakvlile more And all of the things that you have to do to progress through the world are fun Mystery Trackers: Raincliff Collectors Edition figure out, too.


The music is not so much music as mood-sounds, and very appropriate. I was very surprised when the end came. In addition to the incredible graphics, they have included unusual items that would work in real life and are not the boring old must have hammer for nails when a rock will do. The Dread of Oakville needs to have some of its more egregious backtracking pared down and let its cast and setting step to the forefront more often. The rest of the game is still really good, but focuses more on the plot and less on the undead, in fact I think only a few were shown after the demo! That, I loved! Solve the secret and leave the town before the time runs out and shed light on the sinister origins of Mr. Storyline with video clips throughout the game was nice touch kept me very interested to the very end. It was fun but done better in MCF Shadow Lake as a type of "lets show you what happened behind the scenes, interview type. Loved the interactive ending and the twist. My only complaint is that the graphics are rather poor in the HOP's, which I just can't seem to understand from such a great series. The CC edition was worth the money as it had a ton of new scenes to interact in. It's full of suspens. The Bonus play took me 1 hr. WTG- It has an in game 47 page Strategy guide.

Nightingale ready for you? That's why I say, buy the CE. Good night. It was a pleasure to play, and it can be a good addition to your collection of good games. Some require multiples of items found to unlock a tool which in turn unlocks listed items, there are sketches of items to find, and even multiple morphing item finds. The Phantasmat series by Eipix is one of the classic series that continues to impress. In one you will try to find 5 related objects twice , like tools and chains, that lead into a new HO scene where the final reward object is eventually obtained. Plus, you never play the same HO scene twice. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by jenjarrett from Solid good game This game is just good, it's basically all you need to know. Two stars for the artful scenes. Nightingale, the eponymous dread of Oakville!!! I figure, If you are reading reviews when both the SE and CE are out, you are wanting to know which to buy.

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9 thoughts on “Phantasmat: The Dread of Oakville

  1. But none of these things will unlock additional content. Date published: As much as I wish the game had taken a more no-holds-barred approach to its gameplay, there's no denying that The Dread of Oakville still makes for an engrossing experience while it lasts, full of unsettling scenes, bizarre puzzles, and more creepy dolls and hollow-eyed spectres than you can wildly keep a swing at to keep at bay from your tender flesh. You were running late for a book signing when you find yourself trapped in the tiny town of Oakville.

  2. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by kateblue from Too good to quit and go to sleep. But in Eipix Entertainment's hidden-object adventure Phantasmat: The Dread of Oakville , your troubles are just beginning. Four stars because I liked that no HOS was repeated. If it WAS a new character then the story then it confused me. As much as I wish the game had taken a more no-holds-barred approach to its gameplay, there's no denying that The Dread of Oakville still makes for an engrossing experience while it lasts, full of unsettling scenes, bizarre puzzles, and more creepy dolls and hollow-eyed spectres than you can wildly keep a swing at to keep at bay from your tender flesh.

  3. You were running late for a book signing when you find yourself trapped in the tiny town of Oakville. I figure, If you are reading reviews when both the SE and CE are out, you are wanting to know which to buy. Some require multiples of items found to unlock a tool which in turn unlocks listed items, there are sketches of items to find, and even multiple morphing item finds. As the storm rages on through the gloomy night, a wayward traveler gets lost in the forest wilderness of the American northeast and stumbles upon a seemingly deserted town of Oakville.

  4. I beta-tested The Dread of Oakville, and this review is based on that limited but awe-inspiring experience. There's a jump-map, which I found very helpful. Nightingale's permission, of course The Hidden Object Scenes are all over the board, and there are several smaller HOP's within zoomed in locations. I had a blast with this game and highly recommend it. Rated 5 out of 5 by EzgiMelody from Perfect!!!

  5. All in all, excellent. I hope you like Mini Games because there are a ton of 'em, ranging from simple puzzles where you turn rings or swap tokens to complete an image or more elaborate puzzles such as placing several round puzzle pieces with arm extensions of various degrees until all arms connect to the round tokens properly. In addition to the incredible graphics, they have included unusual items that would work in real life and are not the boring old must have hammer for nails when a rock will do. As I often state That's why I say, buy the CE.

  6. The rest of the game is still really good, but focuses more on the plot and less on the undead, in fact I think only a few were shown after the demo! Four stars because I liked that no HOS was repeated. While it definitely has its corny moments, The Dread of Oakville can be surprisingly intense when it wants to, and seems to better balance those elements with storytelling and gameplay than its predecessor Phantasmat: Endless Night did I have always liked this series of games.

  7. Looks like you'll never make it to your book signing, Mr. Has a jump map, morphing objects, journal, and great game play. The music is not so much music as mood-sounds, and very appropriate. And that is high praise, indeed. There are what I would call mini-HO scenes where one tries to find a set of 5 objects that are replaced by 5 new objects before finishing the scene.

  8. The graphics are very beautiful. I have too many other games I purchased I want to play next. So this will be real quick. Now the problem is, I want to keep playing but I need sleep.

  9. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by kisifer99 from Really like this series! You did not have to do any backtracking and each HOS was new every time. I often turn music off, but not this time. Great storyline, graphics a bit dark , interesting mini games and very long game play. Like the original Phantasmat , The Dread of Oakville keeps you guessing with its story, though it ups the weirdness factor considerably.

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