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Of Anti-Puzzles and Campy-Acting – Zork: Grand Inquisitor

>_look at the game You see Zork: Grand Inquisitor. The last in the long and varied line of Zork games. They started out as text adventures in the olden times of ancient technology, then grown, spun-off and transformed into a … Continue reading

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Far Too Many Words About Doom the Movie

I haven’t seen it until now, because the rule of game-to-movie adaptation inexplicably says it’s not worth it. They’ve all been average or worse, and in the case of Doom there isn’t even enough source material to create anything vaguely … Continue reading

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A Stroll Down The Hell Lane with The Cat Lady

The cat ladies have don’t have the easiest of lives. Every day they need to feed their screeching feline army and argue with the annoyed neighbors while at the same time deal with bad PR from The Simpsons and being portrayed … Continue reading

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Zelda is the Other Way Around – Anodyne

The two creators of Anodyne went on the offensive in promoting their game this past weekend. They kept tabs on all the news items and reviews, commenting, twitting, redditing; organized a sale, and even put up an official banner on … Continue reading

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Leisurely Design of the First Larry (in the Land of Lounge Lizards)

The adventure games of today are streamlined to the max – with one mouse click you can do anything. You can’t make any mistake, you can rarely (if ever) die, and you don’t have to hurry. The only requirement is … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mildly-Sophisticated Gangsta (Saints Row The Third).

[NonTechnicalities: Thanks to avlee for screenshots. Technicalities: The diary was written after the in-game story, as this allows for more options. Even with that, I quickly found out why making diaries out of GTA-clones is rather difficult and often pointless. … Continue reading

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