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Troy Hoshor

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Troy Hoshor is currently a student at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.  Although he hopes his degree in English & Theatre will land him six figures in the future, he is happily content at this point in time to indulge his other passion in adventure games.

Troy was introduced to adventures at the tender age of two and a half, when his father baited his preternatural gaming instincts by playing King’s Quest IV right in front of him.  Motivated by the earnestness of Rosella, Troy learned how to read just so that he could understand her journey through Tamir.  Ever since, he has been seeking his own Rosella and consuming large quantities of adventure games in her absence.

His favorite adventures include the Quest for Glory and Myst series, as well as as Full Throttle, The Longest Journey and Grim Fandango.

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Articles by Troy Hoshor:

Alida review

Got Game's newest proves to be a quality diversion for those who like their adventures puzzle-heavy.

Review score - 3 Read the review » Sep 21, 2004

Macintosh adventures

A look at some old-school adventures you may have never heard of--from the world of Macintosh.

Read more Aug 30, 2004

The Arrangement review

Independent developer Michael Clark shows promise, but this game is unfortunately not worth recommending.

Review score - 2 Read the review » Jun 12, 2004

Freddy Pharkas, Frontier Pharmacist review

Flashback Friday: One of Sierra's most overlooked Golden Age adventures is a rip-roarin' good time, y'all!

Review score - 4 Read the review » May 7, 2004
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