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Alfred Walsh is the new librarian, but on his first day he will accidentally unleash a dreaded curse upon the shelves within. He must fix things fast - but how will his tale end? With the help of Merlin and some other familiar faces, Alfred must solve puzzles in the strangest of places if he is to succeed and stop the curse of Oblivion!

Suitable for kids & adults alike, Ape Marina present a point & click adventure game full of old-school goodness and whimsical charm, fun characters and gratifying puzzles. The enchanting story will see you journey within well known Tales as you seek the help of great heroes (and lesser ones) in order to save the library and fate of mankind's beloved Tales!

You take control of Alfred - with simple point & click gameplay, many locations to explore and characters to meet, full English voice acting and over 50 minutes of original music by Luigi Di Guida, adventure veterans will feel right at home and new players can always seek advice from Merlin during their quest!

+ Original soundtrack (OST) comes included in Library > Music
+ Quicksave & Autosave for a more streamlined point & click experience
+ Russian, French, Italian, German and Spanish text translations

So what are you waiting for? It's time to get stuck into those Tales and help Alfred defeat Oblivion! It's the only way to guarantee your own tale has a happy ending! Steam achievements and trading cards are also included for those that seek a little extra challenge...
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System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows XP or Vista
  • Processor: Intel or AMD CPU
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectDraw or DirectX compatible card
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 900 MB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
  • Additional Notes: Mouse, keyboard
  • OS: Windows 7, 8, 10
  • Processor: Dual core Intel or AMD CPU
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectDraw or DirectX compatible card
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 1 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
  • Additional Notes: Mouse, keyboard
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Tales reviews and comments

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Microsoft from Russian
A Game for those who miss the good old quests of the first half of the nineties. Creations of Lucas Art and Sierra. Colorful pixel graphics, the atmosphere of a slightly silly fairy tale a la Kirandia and unpretentious, but sometimes crazy puzzles. The Plot is interesting, original, immediately clings. Our Hero-A regular nerd, who found himself Synekkuru in the library. Sit there from eight to six and get a decent salary for it. Lucky! The Library is closed, so he doesn't even need to do anything--just to guard. But, of course, it turns out that everything is not as simple as it seems at first. The Library turns out to be magical, the first day of work from the mysterious chest is pulled out a mysterious demon, which begins... Devour books. More precisely, Wash. Such a Zamutka that he is like destroying plots, forcing people to forget them. To Stop the demon, the hero has to travel... Again on books. By plot. Library Magic-Any book can be opened and enter it. Who wouldn't want such an adventure? We'Ll have a chance to Travel here. Sumerian, Greek, Scandinavian and Mayan myths, the saga of King Arthur, "the Divine comedy" and "Gargantua and Pantagrüel", "Tales of Mother Goose" and "Around the World in Eighty Days"... Very interesting idea. A Special depth, of course, the plot is not different. Everything is in the tradition of old quests. When Scary Evil Wizards win a mirror, a bucket of water or a calculator. In Riddles too logic... Well, let's just say, the logic here is different. For example, we need to find an exotic recipe (the only way to appease the Queen). What will a normal person do? Just Googling! Well, or open a cookbook, if all of a sudden the Internet tickets have ended. But that's not our choice. We go to one of the books, to the greatest gluthall of the time-Pantaguelyu. Well... Okay, let's say. But Pantagrüel declares that his recipe sandwich with cheese is a secret knowledge that he can only open to the worthy! So at first you, a very slimy worm, must tell him what a hypokras is! How to do it! Again-What will a normal person do? Google!.. Well or in encyclopedias is being cut. But This again is not our choice, we... Though okay. There are orders, such logic. The Logic of the old Quest, when the only way to get celery-go to the edge of the world and replace it with a two-headed monkey on the sacred Grail. More of the disadvantages-places badbent voice. Characters quite often repeat the same replicas twice in a row. At the same time the subtitle text is already different during the replay. Well and Graphics... On the amateur. Not everyone likes pixels. I do not like, for example-nostalgia nostalgia, but I still prefer a normal drawing with clear lines. However, it is already a matter of taste. In General, the game is good. Such a nice, cozy, atmospheric. Funny, with an interesting plot and sometimes good jokes. I will Not say that the masterpiece-a masterpiece, but the thing is good, fans of quests to appreciate. 7 out of 10.
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