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Sneak and smash your way through this fiendishly addictive comedy-puzzle-adventure
Release Date: Apr 19, 2012
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$9.99

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Reviews

“A near perfect experience that demands your attention.”
9.5/10 – MMGN
“...incredibly fun and addictive. Frankly, this is one of the most addictive games I've played since Angry Birds was released.”
A – Just Adventure
“If you enjoy solving puzzles and light humor, you should not miss this entertaining new entry by Brawsome.”
80/100 – The Indie Game Magazine

Just Updated

New update includes:

  • 5 unlockable art pages
  • 2 pieces of furniture
  • 1 music track
  • 1 tileset
  • 13 rooms
  • 2 inventory items
  • 5 quests
  • new developer commentary (per new room)
  • lots of new dialogue
  • 1 achievement

About the Game

Help Lucas MacGuffin (magician turned thief turned werewolf) sneak and smash his way through this fiendishly addictive comedy-puzzle-adventure for PC and Mac. Winner of the Freeplay Award for Best Game Writing! With hilarious dialogue, charming hand-drawn art and huge replay value, it's perfect for seasoned adventurers and casual gamers alike.

When fugitive magician Lucas MacGuffin bungles a museum robbery, he finds himself:
  • magically bound to an ancient amulet;
  • up against a city in full high-tech security lockdown; and
  • suddenly dealing with the worst body hair problems he's ever had.
As a human, Lucas is agile and cunning. Wolf Lucas would rather smash anything in his way. Only by transforming between the two forms and cleverly utilising both sets of skills will he stand any chance of lifting his curse.

And with the city's most powerful billionaire after his blood, a jaded Private Investigator on his (now-literal) tail and the rent long overdue, he'll need every ounce of ingenuity he manage.

Along the way he'll need to befriend a hilarious cast of characters, convince the city its most beloved citizen is a terrifying criminal mastermind, and hardest of all, teach his daughter it isn't funny to fill the fridge with dog food.

From the award-winning indie developers behind Jolly Rover (Australian Game of the Year, 2010 Freeplay Awards), MacGuffin's Curse is a story brimming with humour, personality and heart.

Key Features:

  • Friendly for all players - Enjoy a quick, fun logic puzzle fix, or lose yourself in a sprawling full-length cartoon adventure.
  • 150+ Puzzle Rooms - Inspired by classic top-down console adventures, these increasingly mind-bending challenges will push your logical thinking skills to the limit!
  • Challenge Without Frustration - Stuck on a room? P.I. Strump is on the line to help you along (at least between thinly veiled insults) with a seamlessly integrated hint system.
  • 90+ Sidequests - Meet the colourful nightlife of Feyre - a carnival city under curfew - and earn their trust with bizarre, legally questionable favours!
  • Charming Hand-Drawn Art - Collect 50 lavishly-illustrated comic panels to piece together - each expanding on the scandalous secret backstories of key characters!
  • Razor-Sharp Dialogue - With witty banter straight the golden age of point-and-click adventure games, you'll want to chat to every stranger and examine every park bench!
  • Insanely Catchy Soundtrack - From spooky strings to acoustic gypsy power-rock, this fun, upbeat score is destined to have you humming along!
  • Extensive Replay Value - Post-game challenges, hidden easter eggs, unlockable comics and developers' commentary will keep you coming back long after the credits roll.

PC System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP
    • Memory:256 MB RAM
    • Graphics:256MB VRAM
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:350 MB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows 7
    • Memory:500 MB RAM
    • Graphics:512MB VRAM
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:415 MB HD space

Mac System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Memory:256 MB RAM
    • Graphics:256MB VRAM
    • Hard Drive:415 MB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Memory:500 MB RAM
    • Graphics:256MB VRAM
    • Hard Drive:415 MB HD space
Helpful customer reviews
6 of 10 people (60%) found this review helpful
703 products in account
60 reviews
8.9 hrs on record
I wanted to like this game because I thought there was a hint of John Constantine hidden in there. Then I found out that Sokoban puzzlers are still about as much fun as moving house and re-arranging furniture in cramped rooms. It might still appeal to someone if they find lugging and rotating sofas around hallways fun. The art style and writing do have some good bits but as a whole I can't say I enjoyed my time playing it through. Still, the developers clearly enjoyed their work and I'm probably just not the right target group.
Posted: November 25th, 2013
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
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37 reviews
15.0 hrs on record
I can vouch for this game. Very humorous and great storyline. Must try it 9/10
Posted: December 24th, 2013
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
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10 reviews
2.1 hrs on record
This is a mistery game, where you have to solve many puzzles. You have an ability to transform into a werewolf. You can get stuck at some points, but luckily, you can use hints to solve a puzzle. I really like the visuals and the other stuff isn't bad either.
Posted: January 12th, 2014
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
599 products in account
2 reviews
15.1 hrs on record
this was more fun than i expected and addictive, just had to finish it. tricky in places, needed walkthrough help to get through some puzzles.
Posted: December 4th, 2013
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
132 products in account
58 reviews
8.9 hrs on record
I slept while playing this game, I slept well thanks to it too. Check out how many hours I "played" this, ya I was well rested that night.
Posted: December 28th, 2013
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Awards

Best Game Writing - Freeplay2011