Player Comments on Cryptode

I would have given it an eight if not for the long fight on the mountain and it not being so difficult because I was just guessing on what to do at times. On the other hand, it had a nice use of items, amazing amount of options, and great spelling. It had action, mystery, puzzle solving, and just felt like a cool game.

Excellent job.

-- JMgskills on 4/30/2012 12:02:44 PM with a score of 0
Hmm, you use of the editor is amazing, but the constant mazes are really annoying (try to at least add a little variety, instead of making every room and every passage way the same) and the gun fights definatly need work (why are head shots so useless? Shouldn't their be more tactical options?). A little description would help a lot.
Also the final fight was just stupid, I must have killed like 20 guys before running out of bullets, then helath, and then by trying to use my armour I ended up travelling back in time to an earlier part of the game. You could have just shortened the fight, instead of making an epic battle.
Otherwise a pretty good game
-- Paul on 1/1/2006 11:46:48 PM with a score of -5
This is an incredible game with a fun storyline that I found reminicent of many of the classic Adventure Games. Aside from a way-too-long final battle, the gameplay was very impressive. The author really took the system to the limit, including a driving-around chapter (with map and a YOU ARE HERE dot) and a Casino. I highly recommend taking the time to play this.
-- Alexp on 12/4/2005 1:19:49 AM with a score of -15
The final battle felt endless and I eventually died while playing it, but otherwise the game was really fun.
-- a person on 12/26/2019 12:22:50 PM with a score of -180
I like the plethora of options at each stage of the story and that time is a variable for progressing.
-- Symphony on 5/22/2018 9:12:10 PM with a score of 145
Great... 6/8
-- LukeDaNoob on 4/9/2018 2:51:34 PM with a score of 130
The group got it.
-- CodeShatterer on 1/18/2018 3:50:28 PM with a score of 0
It is a great story, but the shooting in the mountains were very repetitive
-- MegaUltraChicken on 1/13/2018 3:27:04 PM with a score of 140
there is a glitch i cant get the magnu gun
-- yumiao on 12/25/2017 3:07:11 AM with a score of -10
"Normal Ending
You pull apart the ends of the Cryptode, revealing the treasure inside. You have been thinking long and hard, spending sleepless, restless nights about what may be within the Cryptode.

As you pull apart the Cryptode, something shiny drops to the ground. You pick it up and open your hand. There lies the biggest, heaviest diamond you have ever seen!

After about an hour of just staring and examing the diamond, you decide to take a small rest before making your descent. You wake up the next day refreshed and ready. You gather your things, making sure the diamond is in one of pockets. You step out of the cave and feel the familiar gust of wind.

Getting back down felt faster than getting up, you think as you enter the airport in Tibet the next day. Two hours later, you are on the airplane heading home.

You step out of the airport gates and enter the main rooms. You are instantly greeted by reporters, tv cameras, relic hunters, and just normal, everyday citizens. They ask you questions relating to your adventure and the Cryptode. After a month of fame and celebrating, you find yourself in your home. Just yesterday you were declared the richest man alive. You didn't even have to sell the diamond! About 10 relic hunters paid you for the Cryptode itself and it totalled over 900 billion dollars!"

Ah, nice. I wonder how i can get to the lucky ending by guessing it right. 8/8
-- TestingJest on 11/10/2017 10:07:04 PM with a score of 145
-- Joepbwoy on 2/13/2017 3:43:15 PM with a score of -5
pretty good
-- DylantheWalker on 11/29/2016 11:53:29 AM with a score of -10
I think there was a bug at the gun fight at the cave, no matter how many man i hit, the gun fight just will not end until i die!
-- TestingJest on 11/17/2016 12:29:44 AM with a score of 35
So... I'm stuck on the battle where you just got the Cryptode. Ahm... is it me, or was 41 bullets of pistol ammo didn't seem like it was enough?
-- Avalon on 9/19/2016 9:03:51 PM with a score of 40
I finally got the best ending! It took frickin' forever, but I did it!

By the way, the thermal blanket doesn't seem to work anywhere.
-- TheMonitor on 7/15/2016 12:52:40 PM with a score of 90
Extremely fun, time flied past me.
-- Jacksit on 5/15/2016 1:13:04 PM with a score of 30
It was a very fun game.
-- Jacksit on 5/15/2016 12:33:28 PM with a score of 5
This game, although not perfect, was pretty good. The idea of the grid in Venice and the map was quite creative. However, it got to be a bit tedious at times- not hard, just frustrating, what with having to scrounge the options for 20 minutes looking for one thing. However, it was still interesting ^^

-- whoyougonnacall on 3/24/2016 10:18:49 PM with a score of 80
If you can get through the 100 guys you need to kill at the end, it's totally worth it. Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe you don't actually "kill" them with each hit, but that they have life in a similar way you do (even though it says they go down), and that headshots actually do more damage on them. Once I started doing headshots it went far quicker. Anyway, the labyrinths weren't that bad. You just need to remember which you've already had. What's interesting is how many items I apparently missed. I have no idea where I'd have had to get them either. Nicely done.
-- garod on 11/30/2015 4:20:37 PM with a score of -60
Flawless... This game was amazing in every aspect, and I'd like to see more please.
-- PotatoWalrus69 on 10/26/2015 6:12:07 PM with a score of 145
Time is too short. Freak this
-- Somebody on 9/19/2015 8:53:37 AM with a score of -5
Well I died. But great game. Would love to play again.
-- billythebrokencondom on 7/16/2015 1:45:49 PM with a score of 15
Liked it, although the mountain shoot off was kinda repetitive and drawn out. Also good use of items
-- Johndoe Number9 on 5/23/2015 3:07:36 AM with a score of 70
Great game, one of the best on the site. I first played it a couple years ago and ran out of patience while navigating the Vatican, so I asked the man for help. This time I resolved to beat it and get the best ending, and spent loads of time wandering around the crypts. I ran out of time while trying to ascend Everest, but will try again now that I know what to do in the crypts.
-- Aconc on 5/9/2015 10:23:24 PM with a score of 20
Why is there such a labyrinth in the Vatican :(

It killed all the fun i was having with it :(
-- ShadowPulse on 3/2/2015 5:53:24 AM with a score of 10
Good work, I died in the climactic gun battle having just emerged with the Crpytode!

Still it was a good ramble and adventure for all that! :)
-- TylerDanann on 11/14/2014 10:13:41 PM with a score of 60
-- NAME on 10/18/2014 12:48:14 PM with a score of 5
The game was good though a lot of repititions in vatican and tunnels..
-- salvator786 on 8/2/2014 10:38:58 AM with a score of 150
Cryptode, AKA the hardest fucking game on CYS for 10 years is a masterpiece. And dat other hoax... Dat hoax.
-- 11302 on 7/13/2014 7:36:35 PM with a score of 0
A bit repetitive and very hard to figure out how to beat, but I guess that's what makes a great game! 8/8
-- mr.xcentrix on 7/6/2014 7:11:09 PM with a score of 0
-- TETRIS239 on 6/25/2014 2:06:09 PM with a score of -5
solospick, did I get the word right? anyway, I got the special ending :)
-- jessie on 6/14/2014 6:06:03 PM with a score of 145
Stupid cave battle with like 1000 men where the battle took proberly a year and then I get shot to death, so bad and a waste of time!!!
-- RedShadow956 on 3/23/2014 2:28:02 AM with a score of -25
Ehh. It's pretty good. Wish there was a little more detail in the pages
-- EamesHeard on 2/25/2014 9:15:26 PM with a score of 0
Amazing story.
-- GentleWinterBreeze on 2/20/2014 2:34:45 PM with a score of 10
Honestly? A nice attempt. I hate to be a wet blanket, but this was extremely confusing. Good storyline, interesting plot... But its too confusing.
-- NinjaTetra on 1/17/2014 12:37:42 PM with a score of 5
Loved the puzzles, fun to play a story that doesn't end in a minute just by choosing the right options. Although i will agree that last fight was WAY too long, had to reload one by one in the end.
-- KingKronic on 1/11/2014 7:05:23 AM with a score of 15
Nice Story, Still I'll only give you 7/8 until I knew what's the Special Ending is, why I have to PM you for getting it anyway? The normal ending already good so I can't guess it!
-- RabbitSeason on 12/5/2013 1:49:24 AM with a score of 140
Wow, this was super fun, and I didn't even win. I'll play through again and hopefully find the treasure. I loved the fights and the writing was terrific. I wish I could give you a 9!
-- Skysworne on 7/3/2013 8:30:35 PM with a score of 0
I love the gme. There should be a second game like that!
-- dbzfan94 on 5/5/2013 7:38:35 AM with a score of -5
The final battle never ends, and I just clicked and clicked until I ran out of health and died...what sort of game is this?
-- ck23838 on 3/31/2013 1:56:59 AM with a score of 65
Pretty good game. Humorous, and you used the editor well. However, there were a lot of dead ends because at the Vatican many of the options were in places that were "too dark". Also, in the fight sequence there, it gets a bit monotonous, and there are A LOT of ways to lose the game. Wish there was a way to conveniently leave the Vatican without going backwards in the story. Hard to keep track of health, money, luck, and all that when you hardly ever get to see what they are at. Needs some work, but still a really fun game. =)
-- silverfox on 3/30/2013 3:42:47 PM with a score of 5
jajajaja its a good game maybe i should play a funny game that could make my day for a lil ok so bye i hope everyone enjoys thiz game ok know bye
-- yoshilove on 2/6/2013 3:45:50 PM with a score of -10
I enjoyed it alot, I almost got fustrated in the crypts, but once I realised what I was doing wrong it went quickly and enjoyably, I got the special ending this time so may play through again to see what the other endings are like. I gave it a 7 but think I should mention (whilst trying not to put any spoilers in)the sheer length of the final section made me think it was glitched and I almost quit out thinking I was in an endless bad-guy loop, I must have been one or two clicks away from hitting the quit button before it let me end.
-- FeanorOnForge on 12/19/2012 10:16:42 AM with a score of 155
Time system is irrelevant if you do not know exactly how much time you have.
-- MoJo on 12/5/2012 12:07:22 AM with a score of -5
Probably my favourite game on the site so far! My only criticisms are the boring end fight sequence and the fact that there is no health loss difference for shooting an enemy in the head as opposed to shooting them in the body. Minor quibbles though, so 8/8.
-- Ailidh on 10/27/2012 8:25:30 AM with a score of 135
I was going to give this an 8/8 because it was so well-written and fun to play. However, a major glitch forces me to give it a 1/8, because this game is just plain broken. I was in combat with the six guys after finding the Cryptode. I shot and killed what seemed like six hundred of them in a really boring and repetitious combat sequence before my health was finally reduced to zero. I had body armor, so I used the "wait; I have body armor that reduces damage!" option. And it transported me back to the very first gun-fight against the Group way back in Rome! This game has serious glitches to be worked out.
-- cjoll4 on 9/14/2012 7:04:38 PM with a score of -175
I really, really liked this story. one problem, I ran into the infinite fight loop at the end. D: Totally ruins the story, especially after you took so long to get where you are. I wanted to know the ending, but I guess I never shall. ;_; 7/8 Fix the danged bug! People like to finish their games!
-- ChaiHai on 8/26/2012 6:41:57 AM with a score of 5
I had to do the cave fight, and suddenly, the whole thing restarted to the fight in Vatican City! Thus, I just continued and I purposely got hit by the avalanche.
-- alex2208 on 6/15/2012 6:44:40 AM with a score of 25
it said i ran out of time!

-- haledakota on 6/1/2012 6:21:04 PM with a score of -10
-- haledakota on 5/26/2012 10:39:52 AM with a score of 15
-- stegythedinosaur on 3/21/2012 3:55:32 PM with a score of -10
other than the cave fight, which is boring and repetitive, this is an excellent and challenging.
-- Evagirl on 3/8/2012 9:46:55 AM with a score of 65
Very nice, the mountain fight too repetitive but i loved the game. To all the people, just be patient, you can finish it
-- Me on 2/4/2012 8:39:20 PM with a score of 120
I died. D: this is a hard story, but i like it. <3
-- Meriko on 1/30/2012 6:35:44 PM with a score of 125
Great game...until the shooting loop.

Good: The story was fun and I loved the movie-like feel of it all! Driving the SUV was fun!

Bad: Items were cool, but some item images were just a bag. Why? There were some grammar and spelling issues too.

Ugly: Why does a game with such potential have to end in frustration? (I had 38 bullets and 23 health, I even cheated and everytime I was "hit" I went back till I wasn't. Over and over and over again I ran out of bullets, finding a few in the cave. Over and over and over again. I must've killed 100 men....Nothing.)

I hope someday this will be fixed. I am sure others feel the same way too. - We wish we could have seen the ending...:(
-- magcos on 1/25/2012 12:56:38 PM with a score of 20
It was a fun game....

Until I got stuck in a loop that never ended. I killed like 20ish men. Worst of all, it never even told me my health, amount of bullets I had left, or more importantly, how many bad guys were left.

Was fun up until then though.
-- Killa_Robot on 11/11/2011 3:39:47 AM with a score of 25
-- Killer999 on 10/10/2011 9:26:27 AM with a score of -5
I could not understand how to get past the avalanche
-- srsdude on 8/13/2011 8:04:05 AM with a score of 20
Great game.
-- cool74 on 6/6/2011 4:09:31 PM with a score of 135
It started off fun, but all the passageways in the Vatican really weighed it down and made it become frustrating. Cool work with the variables though!
-- DRBickham on 4/26/2011 12:09:53 AM with a score of 0
Brilliant except for a massive bug which put me into a infinity loop when I got the crytode. I just had to pick head or body shot and I must have killed 30 men the game wouldn't continue. I would have rated this very high but I had like 27 health and I died due to a bug. Such a shame
-- bradhal on 3/2/2011 4:43:11 PM with a score of 120
do not like it that much ( HATE IT!!!)
-- ? on 1/17/2011 5:00:15 PM with a score of 0
its really long and confusing!
-- fergie14233 on 11/13/2010 8:10:01 PM with a score of -10
That was awesome, but I ran out of time.
-- Jeff on 8/13/2010 1:24:06 PM with a score of -5
I ran into a couple of bugs; even if you bought the silencer while taking the taxi to the Vatican, you didn't get the option to use it. I was only able to use it when I'd bought it while taking a rental car. It's also difficult to accurately chart time and the number of bullets, and it took 24 bullets to kill the six guys at the end. Still, considering when this was created, it's a really good game!
-- mandichaos on 5/6/2010 11:08:09 AM with a score of 145
Ok. 5/8.

1: the final battle is impossible, it goes in an infinite loop

2: you have no idea of your stats

3: the labyrinthine bits are just irritating

4: Snow can actually save you life (if you can breathe.)
It traps your body heat, acting like a blanket...
-- Rommel on 5/26/2007 1:03:29 AM with a score of 85
Ugh! I lost! And I was on a roll, too! Great game (8/8)!! I'll beat it some day when I have more patience.
-- Sir_Lancegalawain on 1/21/2007 3:17:02 PM with a score of 35
That was interesting, though the fight at the end started getting tedious after a while.
-- TsukiNoBara on 11/30/2006 6:12:28 PM with a score of 55
Obviously this game was made before variables, so very well done to solostrike!
-- October on 9/17/2006 11:07:20 PM with a score of 15
Hey! I won that time!
-- primates on 9/15/2006 10:55:21 PM with a score of 80
Nice Technique with the tunnels in the crypts. And the shooting part was a little repetitive. Can you work on that?
-- primates on 8/22/2006 6:23:33 PM with a score of 20
Lost on purpose to leave comment. Love this game, it's very good. My problem is at the top of Everest fighting the six men, I just shoot and hit them over and over and over and it's an endless loop. I even quit and started again and the same thing happened. I must have killed like 20 guys. Not sure what the problem is. Great job, though, I was having a great time until then.
-- madglee on 7/26/2006 11:25:44 PM with a score of -10
Note: I already beat this game. Just losing on purpose to write a comment.

Excellent game! The game creater made this game run almost like real time!
-- on 6/28/2006 1:07:09 AM with a score of -10
O.K., I guess. Very hard, though.
-- Rodney on 6/24/2006 6:09:41 PM with a score of 70
if you are a fast reader then just ignore all the warnings about time running out!!! try to explore every single possible area available to you. That is the only way, I presume to find all of the items and other components necessary to make your adventure a successful one.
-- Mac on 5/17/2006 2:47:25 PM with a score of 45
I love this game. It has become one of my favorites. But you know, you can cheat from the casino and get a lot of money. But still, it is a good game. Thx for making it!
-- GodsSlayer on 4/9/2006 10:39:22 PM with a score of -10
This game is kind of buggy. For example there are like a billion guys to kill in the battle after you get the "Cryptode" and if you die there it asks if you have armor and if you do you reapear at the first fight before any mountains at all. Also, Armor isn't taken into effect at the final battle.
-- havacoman on 2/13/2006 3:56:49 PM with a score of 30
Splendificous! Very good game. My only objections are the uniform parts. It felt so mechanical, (not to mention the fight scenes sucked.) However on the whole it was a good game. I didn't beat it (Got stuck in a battle and wen't back to die), I thought you did a good job. You achieved a 7/8 on the Assasin scale and have advanced to the round Robins.
-- TheAssasin on 1/8/2006 11:22:36 PM with a score of 20
Cool game
-- on 12/20/2005 1:27:20 PM with a score of -10
Surprisingly excellent.... but the whole labyrinth thing got to repetitive. Very challenging.
-- Al on 12/9/2005 4:09:06 PM with a score of 10
Hmmm, got lazy toward the end with pictures, and that last gun fight seemed a little long (i thought you said there were only 6 guys!) and the ending a bit abrupt. The story itself was fantastic, and the use of all available advanced editor features was phenomenal... best yet. Congrats, a truly solid story and a pleasure to play.
-- march5th00 on 12/6/2005 2:28:08 AM with a score of 145
if this is scored, then mines sposed to b higher, but it wouldnt let me leave comments so i played again and killed myself so i could leave comments. i got to the mountain camp 3 and got the cryptode but the fight is an endless loop and i ended up dieing, after killing at least 30 people.
-- loganmfoust7 on 12/5/2005 5:48:04 PM with a score of -10
it was a good game
-- canucks on 12/2/2005 10:41:09 AM with a score of 5
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