Investigate Murder Mysteries With Deadly Puzzles: Toymaker

Deadly Puzzles: Toymaker is another free game by Artifex Mundi for Windows 8 and 8.1. The game is a mystery game, with you playing as the detective who has to find the serial killer responsible for murdering countless innocent people. The game revolves around a killer who kills for fun, leaving behind clues. These clues can be collected from crime scenes in the investigation view as these serve a vital role in deciphering the outcome of the killer, and whether or not he will be served justice.

Deadly Puzzles: Toymaker is available for free from the Windows App Store.

Main features of Deadly Puzzles: Toymaker for Windows 8 and 8.1:

When you launch the game, you will be taken to the below screen.

Deadly Puzzles Toymaker video

As can be seen, the above screen is the screen where you will be able to see the game’s short introduction video, which shows the killer in the act of murdering an innocent soul. Once the video has been watched or been skipped through via the Skip button at the top right of the screen, you will be taken to the game’s main menu where you will be asked to input your name.

Deadly Puzzles Toymaker main menu

Once you have typed in your name, you will be shown the main menu from where you will be able to start the game via the Play button. Once that’s pressed, you will see the below shown screen.

Deadly Puzzles Toymaker game mode

Here, you can choose the difficulty level of the game. Once you have chosen the difficulty level of the game, you will be brought to the gameplay screen of the game. Once you have chosen the difficulty level of the game, you will be presented with the gameplay screen itself.

Deadly Puzzles Toymaker help

In the gameplay screen, you will be presented with a help prompt. Clicking Yes in it will show you a ton of helpful information which will allow you to play and progress through the game. The game is replete with hidden scenes in which all you have to do is accomplish the objective at hand. In the below screenshot, for instance, you have to find and locate the objects listed at the bottom of the screen in the scene displayed to you.

Deadly Puzzles Toymaker mini game

You can access your notes which contains information about clues etc. at the bottom left corner of the screen. The hints can be used by clicking on the corresponding button at the bottom right. The game can be paused via the Esc. button from where you can resume it, access the in game options etc.

Deadly Puzzles Toymaker pause menu

This sums up the main features of the game for Windows 8 and 8.1.

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The verdict:

Deadly Puzzles: Toymaker is a great game app for Windows 8 and 8.1 with a mystery and shock element to it. The game allows you to hone the inner detective in you by solving mysteries, completing mini games and finding evidences. I would rate it a 4 out of 5!

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