Category Archives: Adventure

Crystalis: The Second-Best Zelda Clone You’ve Never Played

If you’re the type of person who reads reviews of old NES games, then you’ve certainly played The Legend of Zelda. Who knows? You may even be one of the discerning nerds who wishes the series had continued down the … Continue reading

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10 Pieces of Literature that I Attempt to Create Game Proposals For

There were Frankenstein, Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Tom Sawyer games for the NES. Parasite Eve for the PlayStation was based on a novel. Someone relatively recently made a NES-like game out of The Great Gatsby. So here are … Continue reading

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A (Very) Short History of Text Adventure Games

Text adventures (Also known as interactive fiction) were a product of the mid 1970s, beginning with William Crowther’s Adventure (Sometimes called Colossal Cave Adventure or ADVENT). Restricted by relatively primitive computer technology, on-screen graphics were not really feasible. The solution? … Continue reading

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