- Publisher: The Adventure Company
- Release Date: Aug 2, 2006
The measure of a puzzle game is not, of course, how pretty it looks or how convincing it sounds. The measure is how well it plays. I am happy to report that Safecracker 2006 plays beautifully. There are some familiar puzzles, some unfamiliar puzzles, and some very clever twists on the whole idea of what constitutes a puzzle.
Mixed or average reviews- based on 20 Ratings
Dec 1, 2011Safecracker is a good puzzle game if you can actually get it working. On Windows Vista and Windows 7, you must run the game in windowed mode. I also had to set a my screen resolution to 1280 x 1024 before launching the game. Additionally I had to Force Vsync On and set SLI mode to single GPU support. Figuring all of that out was a puzzle in itself so WELL DONE developers!
Game play is your basic point-and-click with mouse look, very similar to Myst style games. There are many different types of safes in the game and each one generally offers a unique experience keeping the game entertaining and fresh throughout. There are a couple easy puzzles, but most of them require some level of thinking to conquer. There are some that may even require consultation of a walkthrough. Puzzle gamers will definitely be rewarded by picking this one up.… Full Review »