The Book of Unwritten Tales
Great art design.
Good voice acting for the most part.
Imaginative, humorous story and setting.
Sensible puzzles that can be solved with reasoning and common sense.
Colorful, cartoonish visuals.
Superb voice acting and music.
Smart, funny script.
Majority of puzzles are not challenging.
Ends rather abruptly.
Story is fairly meaningless.
Puzzles are on the easy side.
Some jokes overexplain themselves.
A few translation issues.
By Gaming Nexus on August 20, 2012
The point-and-click adventure has become a niche genre in the almost two decades since its heyday. Physics engines and the nature of their games have usurped the puzzle game throne, bringing about a host of new players. While the variety of...57
By NZGamer on July 31, 2012
Independent games always surprise me - not because they are always amazing, but because they always come up with something new. And that’s heartening, even if it's just a new take on an old format.The Book of Unwritten Tales, by German...-
By GameSpy on July 30, 2012
When an adventure game developer takes the time to record a dozen lines of dialog on the off chance that I would repeatedly click on a chair just to hear a different response each time, that shows me its heart is in the right place. The Book of...70
By Blogcritics on February 08, 2012
The Book of Unwritten Tales begins with a "spirited leap" onto the back of a dragon and doesn’t let go till the very end, 20-odd hours later. The action in the game is third-person point-and-click. You play as a number of characters throughout...100
By GameSpot on December 01, 2011
Playing The Book of Unwritten Tales is like opening a game preserved in a time capsule for the past two decades. This traditional point-and-click adventure originally released in Europe in 2009 harks back to the days when Sierra and LucasArts ruled...80
By Destructoid on November 01, 2011
There's been resurgence in the last few years for the good old adventure game; whether it's Telltale Games' episodic titles or smaller budget indie games, like Gemini Rue. The popularity of downloads means formally niche genres can find...85
By GamePro on October 28, 2011
The Book of Unwritten Tales is a slick, lavish point-and-click adventure held back from greatness by its run-of-the-mill puzzles.One of the best gags from The Secret of Monkey Island placed our scrappy hero behind a wall where he got into a series of...70
By Cheat Code Central on October 28, 2011
For years, the point-and-click adventure genre has been sitting contentedly in a comfortable little rut: Publishers, most prominently Telltale Games, push out games in episodic format, with cartoonish graphics, witty dialogue, and a detailed hint...88
By dome.fi on January 30, 2013
Critter Chronicles avaa kahden alkuperäisen Book of Unwritten Tales -sankarin, ihmisseikkailija Naten ja tämän aisaparin, sympaattisen Critter-otuksen menneisyyttä, lähinnä sitä kuinka kaksikko alun perin tapasi....-
By Gamereactor on January 12, 2012
När spelade du ett bra peka-och-klicka-äventyr senast? Nej, jag tänkte väl det. The Book of Unwritten Tales är något så sällsynt som en modern återuppståndelse av den stendöda subgenren och Oskar...70