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Written by Shredder

December 10, 2004

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It's too late, you can't go back. You are going to die soon...

However you knew that everybody who was interested in the Kruwehl family is dead now. All mysteriously killed by poisoning. Now it's your turn to meet this tragic end.

You aren't a good journalist yet, but you wrote an article on Kale Kruwehl, the present owner of the "Sheer Agony Manor". You already regret this article. No! You must be strong. You can't die like that. There must be a solution. And that should be found in the manor ...


Graphics

To tell the truth, graphics are very bad. Maybe it's only a conversion of the Falcon to 16 colors without colouring...


Sound

No music, no sound. It's a pity. This game can't compete with similar games like Maupiti Island where one of the strong points is the sound.


Gameplay

This is a typical menu for this kind of games, nothing extraordinary. You play with a mouse to select the commands.


Conclusion

My comments are tough but still, I appreciate this game, because the story is interesting and it's quite a thrilling game. Unfortunately this game doesn't use the possibilities of the ST by far. But Sheer Agony is still a good game. If you have the opportunity, play the Falcon version in true color.





Score
  • Graphics: 4
  • Sound: 1
  • Gameplay: 8
  • Overall: 7

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