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  • Summary: A writer has died. His daughter seeks the help of you, Ord Salamon, to find his secret last novel. During the search, questions will emerge. Did her father really kill himself? What is the secret novel all about? What is going on at the island of Fardo?
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  1. Apr 28, 2014
    80
    It's well worth a play for anyone looking for an intelligently told, challenging story, or anyone who's a fan of adventure games which happily bring you back down to earth with a thud.
  2. May 19, 2014
    80
    Tough puzzles and an intriguing story: these are the main elements of the title, which is suggested for savvy adventurers. You should look to somewhere else, if you are looking for a quick and simple point-and-click experience.
  3. May 14, 2014
    79
    A political thriller whose hardcore puzzling and mechanics will greatly appeal to old school adventure gamers and fans of a good northern adventure yarn in general, but whose emotional impact is dampened a bit by characters that feel a bit forced. An impressive debut that puts Faravid Interactive firmly on the map.
  4. May 26, 2014
    70
    The Samaritan Paradox is a fun retro mystery that almost reaches the heights to which it aspires, but a few minor issues prevent it from achieving true greatness.
  5. Jul 21, 2014
    60
    A nice adventure game that will pamper the gamers with its screenplay as well as brilliant puzzles, but at the same time the gamers will be surprised by its execution and flat characters. However, despite all the flaws the game is still above its competition.
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