Lucy Dreaming Reviews
Lucy Dreaming tells a compelling, concise story filled with wit and hilarity, kept me invested with a juicy mystery, and hooked me with its fantastic execution of the sarcastic adventure game protagonist trope. It never feels like a one-trick pony, and it’s a masterclass in knowing when to surprise with a sudden change in mood or shocking reveal. I went in thinking I was in for a charming point & click adventure with some gimmicks and enough jokes to keep me going, but I’m coming away convinced it’s going on my GOTY list. I wish I could forget everything about it and experience it all over again.
That said, there are times when it lacks a bit of polish, or the voice acting and dialogue writing feels a little amateurish, despite it featuring hit voice actors like Dominic Armato (voice of Monkey Island's Guybrush Threepwood). Even so, Lucy Dreaming is 10+ hours of laughs combined with head-scratching puzzles and great storytelling, and you owe it to yourself to give it a go.
Lucy Dreaming is among the best point and click adventures in a year that has been full of some brilliant ones. It starts out as a homage but it ends with its own identity and the promise of an all-new humorous franchise. Some tonal frustrations aside, this is definitely comfort food for adventure game purists and a must play!
Lucy Dreaming is a British mystery Whodunit mixed with a lot of humor and also some pretty dark elements. Lucy is an extremely loveable main character who is witty, sharp, and full of one-liners that will keep you smiling. If you enjoy old-school point-and-click adventures full of wit, mystery and mayhem then check out Lucy Dreaming.
I love this game. It’s deeply British in a very funny way. It makes fun of Great British Baking Show. It has a joke about how the local fair successfully “installed the rain” just over its location and nowhere else. There are weird puzzles with fun locations. Everything I love about Sierra games is in here, and the devs didn’t include all the stuff people don’t like about them. Overall, I can’t say too much more without spoiling the whole thing, but if you love point-and-click, Lucy Dreaming is a game you cannot miss.