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Classic adventuring: “Loom” (PC)

Lucasfilm Games/LucasArts Games’ Loom remains a unique fantasy adventure gaming experience without an inventory and verb-object interface. Loom (PC) (USA 1990, developer: Lucasfilm Games/LucasArts (defunct), publishers: Lucasfilm Games/LucasArts (defunct)/Disney, platforms: PC-DOS, PC-Windows, FM Towns, Amiga, Atari ST, TurboGrafx-CD) Bobbin Threadbare, … Continue reading

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Classic adventuring: “Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders” (FM Towns)

Lucasfilm Games’ Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders is the best example of a humorous sci-fi point-and-click adventure game that is entertaining and frustrating at the same time. Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders (FM Towns) (USA 1988, developer: Lucasfilm … Continue reading

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Classic adventuring: “Sam & Max Hit the Road” (PC)

Note: This review was written in cooperation with Future Sack editor Annagram. LucasArts’ comic adventure game Sam & Max Hit the Road still stands the test of time as one of the funniest and weirdest games. Sam & Max Hit … Continue reading

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Sci-fi adventure gaming: “The Dig” (PC)

Note: This review was written in cooperation with Future Sack editor Annagram. LucasArts was known for their comedy adventure games, but The Dig turned out to be a much more serious sci-fi affair. The Dig (PC) (USA 1995, developer/publisher: LucasArts … Continue reading

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Classic adventuring: “The Legend of Kyrandia: Book Three – Malcolm’s Revenge” (PC)

Westwood Studios’ foray into CD-ROM technology brought all kinds of changes to The Legend of Kyrandia: Book Three – Malcolm’s Revenge, the final instalment of the fantasy adventure game series. The Legend of Kyrandia: Book Three – Malcolm’s Revenge (PC) … Continue reading

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