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Old School Adventure Games Part 4: Scooby Doo Mystery


There's a good chance you don't even know about this game. If one of my neighborhood friends hadn't had it, there's no way I would have either. But destiny united me with Scooby Doo Mystery.

This game is without a doubt the closest you will ever get to a faithful adaption of an episode of Scooby Doo. Actually, two episodes. You can solve either "Blake's Hotel" or "Ha Ha Carnival." Two games for the price of one! Orange Box trendsetter what?

If you are going to play this game for the first time I would highly recommend the level "Blake's Hotel." It's classic Scooby Doo monster mystery set-up. The hotel is on some kind of sacred ground, a ghost is showing up scaring people away, the team is called in to meddle.

The first thing you will notice about this game is that it looks AMAZING. It has LucasArts' style slabbed all over it.

Basically you play as Shaggy with Scooby sticking by your side the whole game. You wander around, talk to people, pick things up, check stuff out, and try to not get stuck wandering what the hell you are supposed to do next. As a teenager, this game challenged me. I will go back and play it to see if it qualifies for the hardest game ever.

In summary, if you enjoy life and fun then this is the game for you. It's like Indiana Jones meets the Hardy Boys. And I don't mean like if the game were crossed with the book. It would be like if the two actually met and shook hands.

So awesome.

Part 1: Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Part 2: Loom
Part 3: King's Quest: Quest for the Crown

Look for tomorrows post to come from the adventure king himself, -D-!
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About Butmacone of us since 2:54 PM on 07.23.2007

First Game? Super Mario for NES (how cliche is that?)
Best Game? Shadow of the Colossus or Resident Evil 4
Worst Game? McFarlane's Evil Prophecy
Favorite Game? Twisted Metal 2
Match Game? Best game show ever!
Dating Game? Oh, nah that was kinda dumb.
Blame Game? That was on MTV when I was like in middle school.
Dame Game? You made that up.
Funniest Game? Portal
Scariest Game? Resident Evil 2
Fastest Game? Wario Ware Smooth Moves
Maim Game? That doesn't sound like a game.
Movie Game? Spiderman 2
TV Game? Ugh I don't think I know any.
Book Game? Jurassic Park for Genesis.

My Videos on YouTube:

The Hardest Game Ever
Hugo's House of Horrors - Vol. 1
Silver Surfer - Vol. 2
Rockstar's Table Tennis - Vol. 3
Spiderman/X-Men: Arcade's Revenge - Vol. 4
Theme Hospital - Vol. 5
Stuntman - Vol. 6
Maximum Carnage - Vol. 7
Home Alone 2 - Vol. 8
God of War II - Vol. 9
N - Vol. 10

Let's Kongregate
Bloons - Vol. 1
Fancy Pants Adventure: World 2 - Vol. 2
Desktop Tower Defense 1.5 - Vol. 3
Dolphin Olympics 2 - Vol. 4

Old School Adventure Games
Part 1 - Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Part 2 - Loom
Part 4 - Scooby Doo Mystery
Part 6 - Maniac Mansion
Part 8 - Myst

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Crimson/Black DS Lite Review
Community Blog Tips and Secrets: Part 1
Community Blog Tips and Secrets: Part 2
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TimeSlaughter Dunk Contest 2008
The Spirits of Jim

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Castle Crashers (XBLA)
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Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (PS3)

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