Rob Murrant Staff Bio

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:

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.

Read review Aug 2, 2013

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.

Read review Apr 22, 2013

Mage’s Initiation: Reign of the Elements preview

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

Read preview Feb 27, 2013

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.

Read review Nov 7, 2012

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.

Read review Aug 1, 2012

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.

Read review May 22, 2012

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.

Read review Mar 7, 2012

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: 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.

Read review Nov 15, 2011

Blackwell Deception review

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

Read review Oct 12, 2011

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.

Read review Jun 29, 2011

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.

Read review Mar 8, 2011

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.

Read review Jan 24, 2011

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.

Read review Nov 12, 2010

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.

Read review Oct 13, 2010

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