Adventure Forums - View Single Post - AG Community playthrough - 5 Days a Stranger
View Single Post
Old 01-22-2006, 03:12 PM   #20
After a brisk nap
Elegantly copy+pasted
After a brisk nap's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 1,773

One thing I really like about this game is that it is very characteristically English. Trilby's grappling umbrella is a "grolly", the Beeb is on the telly, and the recently deceased DeFoe heir went to Warwick Uni. (I have a mate who went to Warwick.)

Too many adventure games are either generic, could-have-been-made-anywhere affairs, or desperately want to be American (*cough*Runaway*cough*). This is one of the benefits I see with home-made adventures, I think they (sometimes) retain much more quirkiness and personality.
Please excuse me. I've got to see a man about a dog.

Last edited by After a brisk nap; 01-22-2006 at 03:20 PM.
After a brisk nap is offline