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Game #1281
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Woodruff and the Schnibble of Azimuth    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Adventure   Traditional third-person

Rating: 8.74 (487 votes)

Woodruff and the Schnibble of Azimuth box cover

Woodruff and the Schnibble of Azimuth screenshot
Coktel ended its line of puzzle games on a mildly disappointing note, with a game that is too confusing, too open-ended, with puzzles so wacky (i.e. illogical) as to require an unusually tortuous brain or an inordinate amount of time to solve. Even the plot itself is hard to summarize: You are an alien named Woodruff who is tasked with finding a mysterious gadget called the Schnibble of Azimuth.

Despite vibrant SVGA graphics and some very funny sight gags, the puzzles are so confusing and illogical that I doubt anyone could finish this game without any hints. Recommended, but only to puzzle experts. And even then, be prepared to take some Advil while you're at it ;)

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Unknown
Developer: Coktel Vision
Publisher: Sierra On-Line
Year: 1994
Software Copyright: Coktel Vision
Theme: Fantasy
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Ween: The Prophecy, Goblins 3, Lost in Time

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