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Hunting vigorously through the lazylaces archives for "point'n'click" unearthed the following results...

Curious George
Curious George might be the web site for the film of the same name, but a simple little point'n'click game is contained within, and it's a great one for the kids (and me). Your mission is to find the 8 collectibles so you can locate the Lost Shrine Of Zagawa. There are even some extras like screen-savers, wallpapers, buddy icons and printable bookmarks & bookcovers to find along the way, as well as some cute additional animations. Despite the fact that I'm at least 20 years older than the target audience it all kept me very entertained for much longer than I expected, and you can listen to some Jack Johnson while you play, which I quite liked too [subbed by ang].

Entry 1832, Friday, April 7th 2006, Filed In Games

The Mystery Of The Hidden Mine
The Mystery of the Hidden Mine is a point'n'click adventure with a long and convoluted back story, which also throws in a load of forensic science, but then, some how, it's all over before you know it. I thought there was going to be so much more. It's diverting for a little while though, but make sure you heed my advice, and do not skip the intro story. If you do you won't have a clue what the game is all about, and it'll shorten the whole thing quite considerably [subbed by winniethepooh].

Entry 1830, Thursday, April 6th 2006, Filed In Games

The Ice Quest
The Ice Quest is one of the most infuriating point'n'click games I've played in some time. Working out which ice cream, or lolly, each person wants is one thing (point'n'click'drag), but dodging the falling flames (cursor keys) is quite another. And when you get flamed you have to go back to the begining. And the music is driving me nuts now. Share my pain, and try playing [subbed by Cynthia]

Entry 1829, Thursday, April 6th 2006, Filed In Games

Little Dog Gone
In Little Dog Gone you have to use your point'n'click detective skills to find out who has kidnapped a dog. You also have a little psychic help. Apparently I'm the only one who finds this whole premise a little weird [subbed by cynthia & winniethepooh].

Entry 1828, Thursday, April 6th 2006, Filed In Games

Black Carnations
Black Carnations (my translation of Schwarze Nelken) is, in part, a point'n'click game, but it mixes up it's game genres as it goes along. Unfortunately the most point'n'click bit is the third, and I believe, final level, but that is also the most German, so I was left scratching my head a bit, as I didn't know what what was going on. Still the journey getting there is quite good fun. In Level 1 you have to photograph the supects in the murder case you are investgating. I won't spoil it by telling you how to do it, but you are looking to get a green tick by each picture. Level 2 sees you in a police car in hot-pursuit of the suspects, in a fun little arcade game. Once you have brought them all in, level 3 starts. I think it is here that you have to idenitfy "whodunnit", but as I say I got a bit lost. Click "Spiel starten" (Start Play) on the linked page to play the game [subbed by winniethepooh].

Entry 1827, Thursday, April 6th 2006, Filed In Games

IL Destino
IL Destino is the latest point'n'click game from the same folks that brought you Escape The Bar and Escape The Salon, and it comes in a choice of either English, or Japanese if you like to do things the hard way (or if you are Japanese, of course). The idea of the game would seem to be, I've only just started playing so I'm picking this up from the intro screens, to "Escape The Car Showroom". With the car! You are going to have trouble smuggling that out under your t-shirt. As always in this series of games the graphics are lush, and the puzzles are challenging. Enjoy.

Entry 1824, Wednesday, April 5th 2006, Filed In Games

Leaving Your Room 2
Leaving Your Room 2 is the logically named sequel to Leaving Your Room, although I would name this one "The 5 Billion Golden Keys". Soooo many keys. And not all easy to find this time. I almost broke my mouse point'n'clicking on the elephant level (and don't even get me started on the damn camel puzzle), and now I have finger cramps. *ouch*. Also be careful on the transporter. The wrong selection takes you back to the first game. Dammit [subbed & created by Renegade].

UPDATE: I've swapped the link for a new one, site bandwidth was exceeded on the last one!

Entry 1820, Monday, April 3rd 2006, Filed In Games

Bird's Way
In Bird's Way you play a bird who is carrying a bone to a dog (which is totally regular, and not odd at all) through 3 levels of untaxing, but cute, point'n'clicking (with some dragging'n'dropping too). If it's not easy enough for you, you even get hints if you get it wrong. It is very cute though. The only vaguely hard bit is tackling the incomprehensible menu screen. Make sure you pick the right hand of the three buttons as this gives you access to the 3 level version of the game. The other buttons lead to the unhelpful help screen, and single level version (level 1 of the 3 level version) of the game
[found at nitro 59, hosted at].

Entry 1819, Monday, April 3rd 2006, Filed In Games

The Concretes In Colour
I missed The Concretes In Colour when it came out the other week. It's a point'n'click "thing", calling it a game might be pushing it a bit far, to promote Swedish band The Concretes. Find all the clickable things to win rewards like screensavers and the like, and all the while listen to tracks from their new album. Or press the mute option if you aren't into it. It's all a bit weird, but very nice to play with, and it looks great [subbed by f00].

Entry 1818, Monday, April 3rd 2006, Filed In Games

Why can I only find games in Japanese on a day when I really just want to rest my brain? Anyway, Norakurabako is my favourite of the bunch as a). I've actually managed to find some things in this one, b). The really weird way you move from scene to scene (click and drag in the direction you want to move) is a totally new thing to me in a point'n'click game [subbed by f00].

Entry 1816, Sunday, April 2nd 2006, Filed In Games

RoomEscapeRaunge is a point'n'click game with very simple graphics. However the difficult language makes the rest of the game not so simple. It's all too much for my lazy brain on a lazy Sunday [subbed by winniethepooh & Mystery].

Entry 1815, Sunday, April 2nd 2006, Filed In Games

Chained Chamber
Chained Chamber gets moderately easier when you work out you have to click to use the flashlight. However I think much of this point'n'click game will remain a mystery unless you happen to be fluent in Japanese. No? Well I'm not either. All very confusing [subbed by winniethepooh & ana].

Entry 1814, Sunday, April 2nd 2006, Filed In Games

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