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Great Fun Game!

  • May 30, 2009
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Similar to I Spy, "Scruffs" is a fun and well thought game. It is one of the 3 free downloadable games from Amazon. The graphics is pretty. If you are wondering what the the title is all about, it is the name of the family dog. He gives you a clue when you get stuck in exchange for a bone. The bones are found on the puzzle itself. There is one hidden bone for every picture puzzle. If you think finding the things on the list is easy; think again. It is very challenging. My 9 year old son and I love it. He learned a lot of new vocabulary by just playing with this game.

Dad is broke. And so the goal of the game is to find all grandpa's treasures that are hidden in the pictures. Find them or else; they will loose the house.

There are three types of activities: Finding the things, a memory game, and a jigsaw puzzle (instead of regular jigsaw, the pieces are like torn picture pieces at random shapes).

Using a Windows XP machine, I did not encounter any problem downloading or installing the game.

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review by . July 20, 2009
When Dad Scruff loses his job, the Scruff family is afraid they’ll also lose their beloved family home. But Grandpa Scruff has been hiding a family secret for years and may have the ability to save the home. Your job is to help the Scruffs find valuable artifacts Grandpa has hidden around the house. While doing so you’ll help the Scruffs uncover a secret that will change their lives forever.   “The Scruffs” has fifteen chapters, plus a final round. In each chapter you …
review by . June 17, 2009
I downloaded this and had a ton of fun the first time through. It took a few days (since I had work and kids to deal with). My children loved coming into my home office and looking for things hidden in the scenes.  It was a little challenging at first (especially since it you have the option of being timed). But after the first play, it was a breeze (but still fun) the second and third time I went through.   I probably won't play it again but I feel like I got more than my money's …
review by . April 26, 2009
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"The Scruffs" is a hidden object type game directed towards kids but the hidden objects are often very hard to find. As an adult you could consider this game worthy of your sleuth talents in finding all the stuff you're obliged to locate. How many kids know what an "epilator" is, let alone what one looks like? Often some very sophisticated orchids and other exotic plants are mixed into the jumble. Can you recognize an aloe verde? That will help! As an adult you will not be bored with the environments …
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The Scruffs need your help to save their beloved family home from being sold! Grandpa Scruff has a solution - a scavenger hunt to recover his valuable artifacts. But in a surprising twist, Grandpa Scruff reveals that he's been hiding something else - a shocking family secret! Help the Scruffs uncover the secret that will change their lives forever by finding lost items and putting together the clues they need! The Scruffs - laugh at their witty family banter and fall in love with their charm!
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Developer: BigWig Media
Console: Windows
Release Date: October 25, 2007

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