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Guard Duty

Rating Summary

Based on 6 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

73

Top Critic Average

50%

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Based on 6 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCMay 2, 2019

Developer: Sick Chicken Studios

Publisher: Digital Tribe

Genre: Adventure

Tondbert, loyal Guard to the Castle of Wrinklewood, is having a rough day. A little too much ale at the local pub, a lapse in judgement, and the next thing you know a hooded figure has slipped into the kingdom and kidnapped the princess -- an event that will have consequences well into the future. A thousand years later, in a small orbital station, Agent Starborn is a member of a resistance group embarking on a last ditch effort to overthrow evil and take back the Earth -- a quest rooted in the depths of history. Discover how these two playable characters' fates are intertwined and you might just save humanity in the process. FEATURES: A full stand-alone game spanning across two drastically different time zones – Past or future, choose your actions wisely. This is not a tale for the faint of heart. Full voice acting - Over 6000 lines of fully voiced dialogue. Hundreds of detailed animations – Be it the flicker of candlelight, leaves blowing in the wind or the jaws of a giant Wrinkleworm you can be sure those pixels will be pulling their weight. Bespoke music and sound – Guard Duty features over 30 unique musical compositions with hundreds of sound effects created in-house specifically for this project. Available on Windows, Mac and Linux. Integrated 'to-do list' keeps track of current goals and objectives – Never lose sight of your goal, Guard Duty features a familiar RPG styled quest tracking system. Hand crafted pixel art – True to the era, Guard Duty is created in a juicy 320x240 resolution and styled like a real 90's point and click. Streamlined inventory and puzzle design – The feel of a classic, without all the faff. Puzzles are logical with an intuitive interface, Guard Duty features a modern mentality to game design whilst retaining a classic aesthetic.

Guard Duty Reviews

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Guard Duty is an ambitious adventure game, inspired by the likes of Discworld and Monkey Island, that doesn't quite reach its goal. Still, if you're looking for a short, funny romp through two distinct worlds the game definitely delivers.

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Guard Duty, for me, came out of nowhere, but instantly became a fun, short experience that I tip my cap to.

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If you're a big fan of point-and-click adventures, especially those respecting the genre's heyday, you'll find Guard Duty to be a good game. I can't give it as high a recommendation as first thought due to some story aspects and the way they're intertwined, but I liked it enough that I'm hoping for a sequel.

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Short decent adventure for old school players. It is not perfect, but good for restful trip.

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