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Old 12-05-2006, 08:14 PM   #14
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I definitely think that adventure games, as a genre, can handle mature themes and subjects. Look at games like The Longest Journey and Gabriel Knight 3, for example. Both are games with serious subject matter, take their stories seriously(for the most part), and don't sacrifice the "adventure feel" in the process. But I also agree with the point made, that a game can't hit the player over the head with the subject matter, or it comes off as awkward and unnecessary.
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