A Story About My Uncle was also released on PC in 2014, although the Mac version took a few years to arrive, and is now available on Steam.The story follows a young boy who goes in search of his Uncle Fred, an intrepid explorer who on this occasion seems to have gotten a bit carried away, and has gone missing in one of those Doctor Strange-esque inter-dimensional landscapes populated by floating islands and strange alien creatures.No games were found matching the criteria specified.
Jon Carr Company: CBE Software Where to buy: Steam (£14.99/$19.99)Requirements: Mac with OS X v10.7, Intel dual-core processor, 4GB storage space We missed J. But as your ship approaches its destination you are woken from cryogenic sleep to discover that the ship has been damaged and that the rest of the crew are dead. In many ways, Layers Of Fear is a fairly conventional point-and-click adventure game, in which you take on the role of a painter who wanders around his creepy mansion as he attempts to finish his great masterpiece.
That leaves you on your own to repair the ship and then to uncover the mysteries of this new solar system. And, like many adventure games, Layers Of Fear throws you in at the deep end, with little information about what's going on, or what you need to do next.
Just consider your options carefully, since a wrong choice in a decision-making phase can rob you of a major character or valuable warrior.
Special mention must also be made of the music, which is haunting and epic by turns, as required. - the ship's built-in artificial intelligence - and to control Mobot, a reconnaissance droid that can be sent down to explore the planet below.
The story is quite intriguing and the many characters are well developed. You can also use your computer systems to examine the solar system around you, to upgrade Mobot, or make repairs to your ship.