Every puzzle enthusiast seeks new and unexpected challenges. The Room is a saga that has managed to present them time and time again and now tries again with a new episode called Old Sins , old sins . Is the fourth installment of The Room for iOS worth taking? The short answer is: yes. The long answer is: too.
This is one of those games that is worth buying without a second thought.
The riddle wrapped in a mystery within an enigma
You’re a private investigator. No name. The kind that wears a raincoat, a hat and leather gloves, although you’ll never see the protagonist in the flesh. You can imagine. You have been hired to search for an artifact that is hidden in the attic of an abandoned mansion. And you must retrieve it.
It’s raining outside. There’s lightning and thunder from time to time. Bad weather that will follow you throughout the game and if you play at night, you’ll end up wondering “Is it raining out here or am I imagining it? Because the merit of this saga and Old Sins is that it gets you in the mood.
You land in the attic, ready to unravel the mysteries of Waldegrave’s mansion. Its owners disappeared without a trace. He was an engineer who was expelled from a British engineering college for his experiments. She had inherited a fortune from her parents, which included that mansion.
Obsessed by his experiments, she agrees to fund them. His obsession was to find out as much as possible about the void , a strange substance that has incredible properties. But something goes wrong, of course.
Unravel the mysteries of a miniature house
As a researcher, your duty is to recover the artifact Waldegrave managed to create. And to do that, you’ll have to figure out the giant puzzle that’s hidden in a tiny dollhouse. A replica of the mansion to scale.
Every room is part of the dark secret of Old Sins. They are interconnected in a masterful way, to direct the player from one to another at certain times. A crank you’ve found in one of them can be the key to continuing on to the next room.
The typical piece you find at the end of another puzzle in Old Sins.
The Room Old Sins is a game of puzzles and riddles where everything revolves around some “boxes”, in the broadest sense of the word. You’ll spin around them and move switches, slide drawers, spin tiles and decipher symbols.
The monocle allows you to see inscriptions and perspectives invisible to the normal human eye.
For this, you will have a monocle, a brand of The Room, with which you will be able to see the invisible. Waldegrave and his wife have been leaving marks and signs that cannot be seen with the naked eye, but which are vital for solving puzzles. And at the same time, it will allow you to delve even deeper into the mysteries of the dollhouse.
The Room Old Sins is impossible to leave once you start it. You’ll feel like you have to finish it as soon as possible
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The atmosphere of mystery is even more enjoyable when you play it at night, in low light. The grim soundtrack has no frights, but keeps you in constant tension. The concept and name of the game is an adaptation of the “escape rooms” that have become so fashionable in recent years.
A price of 5.49 euros ensures several hours of entertainment with The Room Old Sins. And if you’ve played the previous installments, this episode is an instant purchase.