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Melting Snow: Hide and Seek

By OldPeculier Published on Dec 28th, 2016

Melting Snow: Hide and Seek is a two-player hide and seek game played in the snow. The first player hides. As you do so, you inevitably leave clues: footprints in the snow, barrels pushed out of place, gates left open, chickens frightened into odd places. After you hide, the second player (who has been closing his eyes) takes over as the seeker. You look for the hider, but not just anywhere: try to narrow your search by deducing where the hider must be. To investigate a place, move to it and then tap the Z and X keys rapidly back and forth. Once you've filled the search bar the game will tell you whether you've found the hider. If not, keep searching until the time runs out.

Good, quick fun for families and friends. Enjoy!

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