The Secret Island of Dr. Quandary
DOS - 1992
Also available on: Mac
Description of The Secret Island of Dr. Quandary
One of the quirkiest edutainment titles ever made, *The Secret Island of Dr.
Quandary* is a fun educational adventure game for kids ages 8 and up. The plot is a wacky combination of science and superstition: while playing a carnival game at a mysterious circus, you are sucked into a carnival doll by the evil Dr. Quandary. To escape the toy's body, you must beat Dr. Quandary at his own game by solving the myriad of puzzles on his island. Gameplay is similar to Sierra's classic Castle of Dr. Brain: inventory-based adventure game with educational bent to most puzzles. The quality of the puzzles varies widely, though-- some, such as Acid Test, purely are arcade mini-games with very little "education" content, while others (such as "programming" a frog to get through a gate, and algebra-related puzzls) are very well implemented. The game as a whole is arguably a bit inferior to Museum Madness, MECC's other adventure game for kids, but the photorealistic backgrounds and wide variety of puzzles should keep kids entertained for days on end. Ironically, the funny witty and sarcastic dialogue had to be toned down for the school version of this game :) Recommended.
Review By HOTUD
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Comments and reviews
mandsxoxo 2016-10-21 0 point
Someone beat the tax collector,dude? Boyfriend and I been trying for days and still are having trouble just on that part so if anyone has any specific way to beat it or make it easier please inform us!
Nikki 2012-11-27 0 point DOS version
Finished the first two dolls as a kid and could never win it with the third doll. Miss this game so much!
rsmystical 2012-10-31 1 point DOS version
i finished it as a kid, just downloading it for my son now lol
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