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Overall, loved it! The story is gripping and one of those hard-to-stop-playing adventure games. I'd only recommend this to people who love point and click adventure games as well as culture, travel and history (albeit mostly ficitonalised).
-engaging storyline for culture/travel/steampunk/semi-fictionalised history buffs
-relatable human touch with main protagonist, Kate's, personal dramas over the phone in love, work and family
-charming personal sibling history between focal characters, Hans and Anna,
-interesting and quirky side characters from a wide spectrum
-beautiful steampunk graphics in every scene
-creative puzzles and challenges (easy - medium)
-lots of fun travelling and intricately detailed and exotic steampunk places, a real gem to see.
-slow-going gameplay in that there's a lot of awkward running/painfully slowly walking up and down stairs between several empty scenes and some long backtracking too which grated my nerves
-some superficial side character exploration, I had lots of questions about issues raised but they weren't really answered
-disappointed by how short the game was and main protagonist's reactions or lack thereof when interacting or in the face of injustice (found myself snarkly answering back what she should say), which did make her rather bland at times.
Otherwise, I still really enjoyed it so I'd say if the pros outweigh to cons for you, give it a go!
MOST MEMORABLE PART: I found the barge owner's 'foreign' dialogue in Barrockstadt very funny given he was speaking a crazy mix of German, Russian, Spanish and French in each sentence! Added fun for the multi-linguists out there.