Drawn (series)

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Drawn
Genres Puzzle
Developers Big Fish Studios
Publishers Big Fish Games
Platforms Windows, Mac OS X
First release Drawn: The Painted Tower
December 11, 2009
Latest release Drawn: Trail of Shadows
October 21, 2011
Official website http://drawngame.com

Drawn is a casual game series developed by Big Fish Studios and distributed by Big Fish Games through their digital distribution portal. The games are adventure games, with puzzle-solving elements.

List of Games[edit]

Drawn: The Painted Tower
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Developer(s) Big Fish Studios
Publisher(s) Big Fish Games
Designer(s) Big Fish Studios
Series Drawn
Platform(s) Windows, Mac OS X, iOS
Release date(s)
  • NA December 11, 2009
Genre(s) Puzzle
Mode(s) Single-player
Distribution Download

The Painted Tower[edit]

Drawn: The Painted Tower is the first installment in the Drawn franchise and was released on December 11, 2009. The player must locate and rescue Iris from the Painted Tower. Iris has the magical ability to turn anything she draws into real-life objects, and this feature is used throughout the game to solve various puzzles.

Drawn: Dark Flight
Developer(s) Big Fish Studios
Publisher(s) Big Fish Games
Designer(s) Big Fish Studios
Series Drawn
Platform(s) Windows / Mac OS X
Release date(s)
  • NA October 2, 2010 (Standard Edition)
  • NA September 1, 2010 (Collectors Edition)
Genre(s) Puzzle
Mode(s) Single-player
Distribution Download

Dark Flight[edit]

Drawn: Dark Flight is the second installment in the Drawn franchise. It continues where the previous game leaves off, with Iris having escaped the Tower and still in need of help. The player must explore through the Kingdom of Stonebriar and help Iris light the three beacons, so that she can become Queen of the kingdom and dethrone the dark King.[1]

Trail of Shadows[edit]

Drawn: Trail of Shadows is the third installment in the Drawn franchise. It tells the story of a young boy trapped in the painted world by an evil wizard, as told to Iris, the protagonist of the first two games, by her grandfather. It was released on 21 October 2011 for all and for Big Fish Game Club members on 20 October.

Reception[edit]

The Drawn games were well received by reviewers. Gamezebo offered a four-and-a-half star review of The Painted Tower, and a five-star review of Dark Flight.[2] IGN offered a 7.5 (Good) rating for Dark Flight. Both were lauded for their hand-drawn art style, their strong storylines, and their seamless integration of the various gameplay elements.[3][4] Dark Flight received an 8/10 from Eurogamer, it was praised for its visuals and atmosphere, and criticized for its short length and abrupt ending.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bigfishgames.com/download-games/8804/drawn-dark-flight-collectors-edition/index.html
  2. ^ Drawn series, gamezebo.com, Retrieved October 19, 2010
  3. ^ Drawn: The Painted Tower Review, gamezebo.com, September 9, 2009
  4. ^ Drawn: Dark Flight Review, ign.com, September 1, 2010.
  5. ^ Denby, Lewis (16 November 2010). "Drawn: Dark Flight Review". Eurogamer. Retrieved 17 November 2012. 

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