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GOG release: “The Moment of Silence”

House of Tales’ point-and-click adventure game released back in 2005 might be old news, but the recent DRM-free release of The Moment of Silence still shows that it has lost none of its political and social themes’ potency. Martin Ganteföhr … Continue reading

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Halloween 2015 Gaming Special, Day 5: “Fran Bow” (PC)

Classic point-and-click adventure games tend to say little but with many words, even with indies. But Swedish developer Killmonday Games‘ Fran Bow shows that the genre can still tell great stories for a mature audience without compromising puzzle design. What … Continue reading

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Movie trailers: “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”

What would happen if a literature classic like Pride and Prejudice is brought to the big screen with lots of zombies to kill? Burr Steers’ upcoming Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is the result. The movie based on the Quirk … Continue reading

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Bookworming: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”

Is the narrative as odd as the title? Find out in Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (USA 2011, author: Ransom Higgs, publisher: Quirk Books) Sometimes the weirdest things can become things … Continue reading

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The Leonard Nimoy and Terry Pratchett Legacy

It’s been sad weeks with Leonard “Mr. Spock” Nimoy having passed away on February 27, 2015 and now Sir Terry “Discworld” Pratchett having met Death personally on March 12, 2015. But what they left behind is more than just a … Continue reading

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