I am really enjoying The Great Cow Race (I haven't finished it yet).
However, I am finding that a lot of the time, when gearing up for a good puzzle solving, the cut scenes keep doing the job for me.
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As an example, I was assuming that I would have to distract the Strong Man myself in order to alter the Strength Machine, but the cut scene occured and completed the task for me, leaving me with little else to do for this puzzle.
I think there are too many cut scenes and too much storytelling that could have actually been played as part of the game, also too much dialogue and not enough 'gameplay' / puzzle solving / item finding-using-combining / item interaction and even red herrings.
I suppose I am just looking for another Monkey Island or Grim Fandango and should be happy with the great game that you have produced, but it would be nice if you could consider these points for future releases.