How does someone with nothing end up with everything?
Barclays have launched a free online game called 56 Sage Street and they’re running a special Christmas competition to entice players to join in.
56 Sage Street is a browser-based Flash game full of exploration and puzzles. You play a teenager with four pounds to your name and just one chance to make it in London . A mysterious dying man called Mr C is looking for his successor and will set you a number of tasks to complete. You have a mobile phone and three stats: Reputation, Energy and Appearance. Explore around the world to find work and opportunities for food, rest and reputation building. You’ll need to make money-management decisions and complete the mini-games for each area in order to progress towards 56 Sage Street and the chance to take over Mr. C’s empire.
Your game is saved via Facebook so you need to connect to your Facebook account in order to keep track of your progress as you make your way towards your goal. You can check your progress against the league table there as you collect the in-game awards (50 in all, listed on your mobile phone).
As a special incentive, 56 Sage Street is running a Christmas competition. Starting today, there is a hidden object in the game. If you find the object, you will unlock a secret mini-game. Complete the mini-game to be entered into prize draw with real-world prizes.
Complete the mini-game to enter a prize draw to win some amazing prizes such as an LG 42LE4900 42″ FULL HD LED TV + LG HT305SU 5.1 Home cinema system, five Apple iPod 8GB Nanos and four Nintendo Wiis with copies of the Sports Resort game. Terms and conditions apply, see the official website for details.
The hidden items are in 56 Sage Street right now so visit the website and try the game for yourself!