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  • Summary: Precious relics have suddenly started to disappear from a well-hid pyramid that has been guarded by Bedouins for generations, who claim to have spotted an unknown perpetrator. As a freelance archaeologist and expert on ancient explorations, you've been secretly called in to Egypt to help them solve the mystery.
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  1. Sep 1, 2014
    100
    Known for its short and sweet bite-sized gems, Donut Games has reinvented itself. This perfect blend of Metroidvania exploration and Indiana Jones like action makes for the ultimate long black: perhaps we’ve seen the last of Donut’s expressos. [Episode 7, September 2014]
  2. Jul 28, 2014
    100
    Traps n' Gemstones could probably benefit from a little more flash and razzle-dazzle, and a few bosses wouldn't hurt, but I'm not going to gripe too much when what's here is as good as it is.
  3. Jul 30, 2014
    100
    Traps n’ Gemstones is more than just another great release from Donut Games — it’s essential gaming for fans of classic back-tracking platformers. I
  4. Jul 29, 2014
    90
    An ambitious yet inviting freeform platform-adventure that strikes the perfect balance between depth and accessibility.
  5. Aug 19, 2014
    90
    Traps n’ Gemstones is a fun and compelling metroidvania kind of game, suited for both newcomers and veterans of the genre.
  6. Jul 28, 2014
    80
    Fight mummies, dig tunnels, and ride a runaway minecart to discover ancient secrets in this throwback exploration game.
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  1. Sep 14, 2014
    6
    Another stereotypical Indian Jones-like game. "Oh boy, it's totally not like Spelunky or La-mulana. C'mon, show some variety people, the indie scene is weak these days. Expand