Freddi Fish 4: The Case of the Hogfish Rustlers of Briny Gulch

Set in an underwater version of the Wild West, The Case of The Hogfish Rustlers of Briny Gulch is the fourth installment in the Humongous Entertainment Games Freddi Fish adventure series. It is geared toward children ages 3-8. Like its predecessors FF4 is a colorful animated adventure that ties together a number of mini-games. Cousin Calico's prize-winning Hogfish have been rustled, and the player must help Freddi solve the mystery. There are many environments to point-and-click through as the plot advances. The player searches for clues, collects items and interacts with colorful game characters. The game and story are both dynamic, so every time the game is played the player will have a different experience.

There are three mini-games also featured in FF4. These are:

  • Stella's Sodaloon. A Nickelodeon machine where kids can view some old-fashioned movie clips.
  • The Interactive Wanted Poster. Filled with outlaws with wacky names like Crazy Fin Sally, and Crooked Hat Pebblefield. Kids get to mix and match the different descriptive words that distinguish the outlaws' outstanding characteristic and their crime.
  • The Oysteroid Arcade. Shoot pearls out of a clam in order to burst air bubbles before they get too close. Modeled after the arcade classic Asteroids, the larger bubbles split and make 2 smaller ones.

The educational focus of this edutainment title is on the development of strategic thinking skills, problem solving, decision making strategies, deductive and inductive reasoning, sequencing and memory skills, hypothesis, testing and evaluation.

Preceded By Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell
Followed By Freddi Fish 5: The Case of the Creature of Coral Cove
Series Freddi Fish (4)
Added June 16, 2021
Published By GT Interactive
Transposia
Developed By Humongous Entertainment
Front Cover (United States) (Windows) from mobygames.com
Front Cover (Worldwide) (Windows) from mobygames.com
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Other (France) (Windows) from mobygames.com
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Media (France) (Windows) from mobygames.com
Front Cover (United States) (Macintosh) from mobygames.com
Front Cover (Worldwide) (Macintosh) from mobygames.com
Other (France) (Macintosh) from mobygames.com
Other (France) (Macintosh) from mobygames.com
Other (France) (Macintosh) from mobygames.com
Media (France) (Macintosh) from mobygames.com
Front Cover (Worldwide) (Linux) from mobygames.com
Header Image (Windows) from Steam
IGDB Cover from igdb.com
Title screen (Windows) from mobygames.com
Wild West Freddi (Windows) from mobygames.com
Asteroids clone (Windows) from mobygames.com
You just found rustled hogfishes. (Windows) from mobygames.com
Briny Gulch town (Windows) from mobygames.com
That's Cousin Calico's ranch, minus hogfish (Windows) from mobygames.com
One of these old-timers has a "colorful" role. (Windows) from mobygames.com
Freddi reads an important clue and Luther prepares to eat the evidence. (Windows) from mobygames.com
Nelson Torso's pattern for belt buckles (Windows) from mobygames.com
A locked hatch - good thing Freddi still has that important clue. (Windows) from mobygames.com
This bad guy is concerned that Freddi doesn't conform to the rustler style in his fashion mag. (Windows) from mobygames.com
Guess it's time to go shopping! (Windows) from mobygames.com
Free wood! Could it get any plainer? (Windows) from mobygames.com
Freddi and Luther have a narrow escape. (Windows) from mobygames.com
Paying off a loan shark. (Windows) from mobygames.com
A dash past these electric jellyfish has to be timed just right. (Windows) from mobygames.com
Maybe that falling water should be re-diverted...somehow. (Windows) from mobygames.com
This might not be quite what the well-dressed rustler wears on her belt. (Windows) from mobygames.com
Never offer pepper to an inflated blowfish. (Windows) from mobygames.com
Freddi is dunking her hat in a SPITTOON! Yuck. (Windows) from mobygames.com
Luther does a captain imitation. (Windows) from mobygames.com
Official Screenshot (Windows) from Steam
Official Screenshot (Windows) from Steam
Official Screenshot (Windows) from Steam
Official Screenshot (Windows) from Steam
Official Screenshot (Windows) from Steam
Official Screenshot (Windows) from Steam
Official Screenshot (Windows) from Steam
Trailer

Year of Release:
1999

Genre(s):
Traditional

Graphic Style:
2D

Camera View:
Third-Person

Control Type:
Point and Click

Setting/Theme:
Mystery

Other Tags:
Educational Speech

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