Inspector Cindy: Lights out
|title:||Inspector Cindy: Lights out|
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the end of the 19th century was a time of new scientific inventions. not least of these were the modern edison electric lights. now though, it seems those scientific lights have caused quite a problem, ---- and it'll take scientific crime fighting methods to solve it. Fortunately, Inspector Cindy of the Austro hungarian empire, ---- well versed in all such methods is on hand to provide help and advice.
this is the scenario in the game lights out, another mystery starring Inspector cindy, ---- and you from 7-128 software. Working with a very easy to use menue driven interface, the game allows you to get streight into your work as a detective for the newport police by cross examining suspects and traveling around newport to gather clues.
the facts of the case are mirky indeed. miss Muffy huffington was holding an engagement party to celibrate her upcoming wedding, --- when suddenly the electric lights went out. When they came back, the ring was missing. With a jealous friend, a sister who certainly doesn't! want Miss Huffington as a new sister in law, --- and those ever thieving servants, this presents a pretty puzle indeed!
though most of the game works similarly to a traditional gamebokkwith textual or self-voicing menues, ---- which also output to Window eyes and Jaws, a wealth of sound effects and clues from the inspector herself make this an incredibly atmospheric game, ---- pluss more video clues from the other inspector cindy games may be seen in Lights out as well.
the game costs ten dollars to buy, but a 3 day demo is available allowing you to explore the scene of the crime and get a feel for your new job as detective. The mac version may also be found here Just remember that you'll need to have either the free or demo version of the 7128 gamebook found here installed in order to try lights out.
Updates: entry 25 Jan 17 and description 25 Jan 17