I had low expectations for a visual novel computer game based on Pride and Prejudice, but I was rather elated to play this somewhat elegant adventure. Reflexive Entertainment has brought us this Russell Carroll game that you can download for a one hour trial (quite sufficient for a bit of light entertainment) or for $7.27 discounted price over at Big Fish Games. While I thought it would be a virtual version of Being Elizabeth Bennet (and to some extent this is true) the different aspects and even the game play were all executed in quite a new way.
I have to admit, that screenshot looks a little daggy. But combined with some beautiful music from Isaac Shephard and some elegant prologue/chapter dividers, and a role playing point-and-click style, it turns an amateurish production into a rather memorable gaming experience. I now look upon the images as a bit more vintage style old school computer images, even if something that 2D is a little paperdoll painful.