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DCI 56: The Point and Click Age – A Golden Wake Interview

Adventure games have come back in a big way and new tools have made it easier than ever for indie developers to make games. With that in mind, A Golden Wake seems like it was inevitable: a classically inspired point and [...]

July 8, 2014 DCI
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Richard & Alice

Ultimately however, even that doesn’t change the overall strength of the intriguing story of these two characters. And at the end of their story, the game just might force yourself to ask: In a world enveloped by a perpetual blizzard, [...]

June 26, 2014 PC, Reviews
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DCI 51: Seeing Dead People – Whispering Willows Interview

In this episode Brian and I talked with Kyle Homquist, the narrative designer on Whispering Willows. Whispering Willows is an atmospheric adventure made by Night Light Interactive. For more information about Never Alone check out the links and the [...]

June 6, 2014 DCI
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DCI 45: Punny Patriots – Supreme League of Patriots Interview

In this episode I had the chance to talk to Phil Ings of No Bull Intentions about his game Supreme League of Patriots. Patriots is a comedic point and click adventure game that seeks to provide challenging puzzles, a fun story [...]

May 9, 2014 DCI
The Wolf Among Us Episode 2 Review

The Wolf Among Us Episode 2: Smoke and Mirrors

The second episode of Telltale’s five episode seasons of interactive fiction are often “make or break” for a lot of players. Making a three hour game that captures players attention is one thing, but crafting a three hour follow-up that [...]

March 4, 2014 PC, Reviews
Jazzpunk PC Review

Jazzpunk

That free and energetic personality is the heart of the game, but it also conspires against its lasting power. After plumbing the areas fairly thoroughly the first time, I saw no real reason to return, but those initial couple of [...]

February 20, 2014 PC, Reviews
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DCI 26: Systematic Choice and Consequence

Just before Christmas 2013, Brian and I sat down with Kent Hudson, who recently released his first independent game, The Novelist. It’s a game about tough decisions and balance. It’s a game that is just begging to be discussed and seemed [...]

December 30, 2013 DCI
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The Walking Dead: Season Two Episode 1 – All That Remains

“All we have ever done is move, but we never seem to get anywhere.” This insightful comment made by a character in “All That Remains,” the premiere episode of The Walking Dead’s second season, perfectly captures how I felt about [...]

December 23, 2013 PC, Reviews
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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies

The narrative that runs through that world isn't always focused as it could be, but Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies is a largely excellent visual novel adventure. If you're a patient and detail-oriented player, it's tough to imagine [...]

November 12, 2013 Nintendo 3DS, Reviews
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Rain

It's an ideal balance for the tone-poem vibe Rain goes all-in on, and that harmony of design makes it memorable long past the afternoon it takes to complete. To anything more would defeat the purpose. If you have a PS3 [...]

October 31, 2013 Playstation 3, Reviews
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