Ben and Dan, two mighty heroes, return home after another tiresome day to watch their favourite "Magnum P.I." Unfortunately, TV refuses to work properly, because aerial is mysteriously missing. This is no problem for our guys, so they quickly build a replacement from what's available around only to be captured by aliens a moment later. Now, travelling through alternate dimension, using fists and wits, they must find a way home, unraveling sinister alien plot in the meantime.
Ben There, Dan That! is a standard point and click adventure game similar in style and humour to old LucasArts titles. The relative success of the game resulted in commercial sequel, Time Gentlemen, Please!, featuring both protagonists again.
Pater Alf : The sequel "Time Gentleman, Please" has been released. Unfortunately it's not freeware but will cost 5$ to download the whole game. But if you enjoyed "Ben There, Dan That!" there are surely worse ways to spend this small amount of money...
Pater Alf : I don't think you have to wait that long for a sequel. It will be called "Time Gentlemen, Please" and you can find an announcement and some screenshots at the homepage of Zombie Cow Studios:
Chroelle : I didn't succeed at that, but I did suceed in the game after some time.
Few games has made me laugh out loud on simple object interaction. This game had me captivated from one end to the other.
Amazing dialogue, tongue-in-cheek dialogue, graphics that looks amateurish but ends up being a main joke of the game.
Great game, I hope a sequel will be released...
Chroelle : That sounds good. I will see if I can get time to play it before my vacation ends.
eMTe : Counting AVERAGE troubles with puzzles and reading all object descriptions and dialogues I give you about 5-6 hours of pure playing time.
Chroelle : How long gameplay time are we talking here?
Dink Smallwood is a pig farmer who wishes to become a great warrior. The game takes you through lots of different screens, and lots of different actions and missions. The game might not be huge, but it is big enough for you to use a good many hours on completing it.
Dink Smallwood was originally a commercial game but was released as freeware 2 years later. That move gave a lot of gamers a negative attitude towards it - mostly from the ones that... (read more)