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Rob Murrant

Staff Bio
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I became a staff writer for Adventure Gamers in 2010 and have been an active contributor ever since.

Like most of the staff writers here, I started playing games at a very early age, beginning rather unhealthily somewhere back in the 1980s.

As you can imagine my formative opinions about adventure games revolve around the ‘Golden Years of Adventure’ which (well for me at least) seemed to occur somewhere from between 85-97.

I’m a huge fan of the genre and actively take an interest in indie projects, grass root developers and freeware / remake games.

I produced a blog from from 2007 to 2011 called Computer+Adventure.

I also build the odd Mame arcade cabinet from time to time…

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Articles by Rob Murrant:


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Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded Article

Leisure Suit Larry – Reloaded review

It's not very hard and it's not very long, but the 1987 classic gets a brand new makeover that should help it score with another generation of Larry fans.

Review score - 4 Read the review » Aug 2, 2013
Quantumnauts 2 Article

Quantumnauts 2: Black Hole Happens review

What this sci-fi sequel lacks in dramatic gravitas, it more than makes up with lighthearted fun that sucks you right in.

Review score - 3.5 Read the review » Apr 22, 2013
Mage’s Initiation preview Article

Mage’s Initiation: Reign of the Elements first look archived preview

With their crowdfunding campaign really heating up, Himalaya Studios conjured up a sneak peek at the upcoming adventure-RPG.

Oz Orwell and the Crawling Chaos Article

Oz Orwell and the Crawling Chaos review

This independent haunted house thriller may be low in production polish, but it's high in creepy paranormal atmosphere.

Review score - 3.5 Read the review » Nov 7, 2012
Doc Apocalypse Article

Doc Apocalypse review

The end of the world looks and sounds bleak in this B-movie-style indie adventure, but restoring it back to health can be a fair bit of fun.

Review score - 3 Read the review » Aug 1, 2012
The Journey Down: Chapter One Article

The Journey Down: Chapter One review

A delightful first episode eases into the four-part African-inspired adventure, but really takes off with its stellar production values.

Review score - 4 Read the review » May 22, 2012
Ballads of Reemus Article

The Ballads of Reemus: When the Bed Bites review

This colourful cartoon indie adventure hums along with fun puzzles, zany characters, and a thoroughly offbeat world to explore.

Review score - 4 Read the review » Mar 7, 2012
AdventureX Article

AdventureX 2011

The first-ever adventure gaming expo kicked off to humble beginnings in the UK, and AG got in on the ground floor (once we found the door).

Read more Jan 16, 2012
Eko 1 Article

Eko: Strange New World - Episode 1 review

This episodic indie adventure launches with a colourful cartoon debut, but its shortcomings make for a bumpy first ride.

Review score - 2 Read the review » Nov 15, 2011
Blackwell Deception Article

The Blackwell Deception review

The fourth installment spins another fine supernatural detective mystery, but you'll cruise through most without even medium difficulty.

Review score - 3.5 Read the review » Oct 12, 2011
King’s Quest 3 Redux Article

King’s Quest III: To Heir is Human Redux review

With impressive production, gameplay, and story enhancements, AGDI's updated remake of Sierra's classic is sure to hold you in its spell.

Review score - 0 Read the review » Jun 29, 2011
Vacuum Article

The Vacuum review

This free mystery adventure is a little light on gameplay, but its tense sci-fi storyline will suck you right in and hold you through to its multiple ends.

Review score - 0 Read the review » Mar 8, 2011
Quantumnauts Article

Quantumnauts: Chapter 1 - Speed of Light, Space Pirates and Multiverses review

This low-cost sci-fi indie adventure shows an (alien) world of potential, though its lack of polish continually brings players back down to earth.

Review score - 2.5 Read the review » Jan 24, 2011
Kaptain Brawe Article

Kaptain Brawe: A Brawe New World review

This fun-filled sci-fi comic adventure is a blast from the past that everyone should be talking about.

Review score - 4 Read the review » Nov 12, 2010
Shifter’s Box Article

Shifter’s Box - Outside In review

This colourful indie adventure opens up a variety of surreal worlds packed full of puzzles and sci-fi atmosphere.

Review score - 0 Read the review » Oct 13, 2010

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