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The following is a review of Still Life (2005), available for PC on Steam.
Great story, interesting puzzles
Having liked Syberia (you have to like a game if you've bought multiple copies over the years), when I saw the Still Life trilogy in a bundle (Post Mortem, Still Life, Still Life 2) a few months ago I decided to pick it up.
While it's taken me a while to get to this game (not thinking, I played the second in the series first), I'm glad I finally did.
Still Life eventually ends up following the lives of two characters, with the real focus on one, Victoria. While at times she seemed like a bit of a teenager (attitude), I actually enjoyed her character pretty dang well. The other character is also interesting, and ... well, spoiler, look forward to playing as him when I get around to Post Mortem.
Some of the puzzles are rather challenging, and I'll readily admit that I opted to just look at a guide as time went on; I'm not as smart as I once was, and really I was just digging the story. I have no shame in admitting that.
I look forward to playing the rest of the games in this series. Honestly, Still Life gets 5 of 5 stars.