diana;;gomo;;fishcow studios;;point and click;;adventure Diana "DumeeGamer" Dumee I love the point and click genre. Back in the 90's there were lots of these games like Phantasmagoria, Kings Quest and Monkey Island. Daedalic Entertainment added some cool titles to this genre and I am always looking forward to their next game.

GOMO

By Diana "DumeeGamer" Dumee on May 5, 2014

I love the point and click genre. Back in the 90's there were lots of these games like Phantasmagoria, Kings Quest and Monkey Island. Daedalic Entertainment added some cool titles to this genre and I am always looking forward to their next game.


Gomo is the protagonist in this game. He looks like a sandbag and he's got a dog called Dingo. One day, poor Dingo is dognapped by aliens. The aliens want to trade Dingo for a special gem. Gomo has to find this special gem and is given one hour an forty minutes to complete this task.

The first thing that caught my eye is the simplicity of this game. The characters, the colors and the environments are all very plain. And there's no talking, the story is clarified through the graphics and playing through. After the intro Gomo doesn't meet a lot of other people and if he sees anyone he doesn't talk to them. That brings an advantage, the standard one-liners are gone. So you can try clicking around without the usual: “No, I can't do that here” or “That doesn't make sense”.


Having said that, I must add that Gomo is really self-explanatory. The objects you find, you'll have to use in the same room. I can imagine that some diehard puzzle fans may find this a little too easy. It's basically entering a room, solve the puzzle present and enter the next room.

Gomo continues to fascinate because you'll grow curious if and how you'll manage to save Dingo in time. Because of the time limit, this game won't take that long. I don't mind that, there are so much games that provide hours and hours of game play. Apart from this, you can also unlock some extras like a Whack-a-Mole kind of game with aliens.


In my opinion Gomo is a great game, it looks great and doesn't take a whole day to play through. You can't die and you almost can't fail this assignment. The simplicity of this game is what makes it awesome.


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GOMO
Daedalic Entertainment & Fishcow Studio
December 6, 2013