Youda Legend: The Curse of the Amsterdam Diamond
The Youda developers have decided to make a hidden object game and have succeeded in creating Youda Legend: The Curse of the Amsterdam Diamond. A sleek and mysterious hidden object thriller, you are a tourist that stumbles upon a giant mystery and must solve all the clues to proceed around the beautiful old city of Amsterdam.
The game is a hidden object game, so as with all hidden objects, you find the list of items that the game gives you. The Curse of the Amsterdam Diamond is pretty average in this respect, as it is relatively easy to find some objects, but others are a lot harder to find. I like the mysterious diamonds that are dispersed throughout the puzzle, as they are fun to find and a mystery as to why they are scattered around the city. Besides the regular weird items, you also have to find some heirlooms and puzzle pieces (like torn map parts, stones, stolen pictures, rope pieces, etc.) that you use to solve a puzzleAmsterdam Diamond1 at the end. This is the best part of the game, as it changes up the pace of the constant hidden object boards with fun and poignant puzzles that create a fun and mysterious plot. In addition, there is the obligatory “help function” that takes the form of a compass. This allows the player a little bit of help, but it does take a long time to recharge after a use.
Personally, I thought the game did really well. All the puzzles had great looking graphics and were generally easy on the eyes. The way that the game integrates the mini-games into the main hidden object game creates something that grabs the players attention and makes the plot interesting. Youda has definitely created a gem with Amsterdam Diamond and I would give this game four and a half stars out of five.
Features of Youda Legend: The Curse of the Amsterdam Diamond:
- Explore the city of Amsterdam
- A thrilling storyline
- Challenging puzzles and mini-games
- Uncover the ancient curse