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Old 07-25-2007, 07:01 PM   #21
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Great Thread! I'm a huge noir fan.. looking forward to insecticide..
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Old 07-28-2007, 06:43 AM   #22
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Just played a game called 'Snatcher'. If you like noir, or more cyberpunk noir, this is for you guys.

Man, this game's good. It's not third person, but I think you'll forget that very quickly. It's about as expensive as games come, but with a bit of research, you can find out how to play the game for free.
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Old 07-28-2007, 09:42 PM   #23
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Here's a recent article on how adv. games get Noir right but how most non-adv. games that call themselves Noir are nothing but tourists and posers:

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/arti...rs-Don-t-Shoot

In fact this entire issue of this online magazine tackles the issue of Noir in gaming this week:

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/features/issue/107
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Old 08-02-2007, 02:23 AM   #24
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Hey Noir lovers, check this out:

http://www.fatebynumbers.com/


FMV lovers too of course.
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Old 08-02-2007, 02:49 AM   #25
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Thank you Fienepien, will check it out since I'm big Noir-stuff fan.
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Old 08-20-2008, 12:00 AM   #26
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Hey Noir lovers, check this out:

http://www.fatebynumbers.com/


FMV lovers too of course.
are there more of this game style? i'm considering seeing other examples of this multimedia type ag.
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Old 02-02-2009, 04:49 PM   #27
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Deja vu for the Nes. Now thats a great noir adventure game

And also Hotel dusk is awesome
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Old 02-02-2009, 05:41 PM   #28
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Blade Runner I consider noir. And a new one being made right now is Face Noir http://www.facenoir.com/
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Old 02-02-2009, 06:13 PM   #29
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I second "Jack orlando" awesome point & click 2D adventure.
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Old 02-02-2009, 11:11 PM   #30
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I second "Jack orlando" awesome point & click 2D adventure.
Damn! Remember seeing that on the shelfs, didn't try it out though. Is it one of those DARK noir types or just a detective adventure?
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Old 02-03-2009, 03:10 PM   #31
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Jack Orlando is one of the games I loved while playing demo, but did not strike me after all these years when I finally got them and played them... Sadly.
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Old 02-03-2009, 08:00 PM   #32
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Damn! Remember seeing that on the shelfs, didn't try it out though. Is it one of those DARK noir types or just a detective adventure?
Its not dark really. But its a good detective adventure anyway. I'd say its noir because its in the 1930 decade.
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Old 02-09-2009, 05:42 PM   #33
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Black Dahlia is definitely noir. Also, don't forget Discworld Noir (which i can't play because it runs at warp speed on my cpu )
Jimsta, I'm not sure if it would work for you, but there is a utility on the net that I'd found called MoSlo. It allows you to slow down CPU performance for certain applications. It may help you out with your WARP speed games.
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Old 09-26-2010, 05:49 PM   #34
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Hello everyone , i just registered in AG forums and i am very excited i found a site/forum like this !!
i am 30 y.o gamer since 1985 or so (good ol' Amstrad 6128) and never stopped
gaming till today .i am very fond of action games and rpg's , but i allways appreciate a GOOD adventure game !
sadly i cannot find anything too good after Still life , that game thrilled me -it was awsome- atmosphere , puzzles , difficulty , graphics quality and variation of gameplay , not to mention an excellent scenario.
Other games i enjoyed all most as much were : runaway , runaway 2 , a Vampyre story , still life 2 (not even close to still life 1 though :/ ) , Syberia and the Monkey island sequels .
Now i am on Alter Ego and thinking about Lost Horizon.
i have to say that Still life is THE KING of adventure games for me
So , having these in mind is there something similar you'd recommend to me ?
P.S. - please exclude FMV's and manga-style games
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Old 09-27-2010, 03:50 PM   #35
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The Last Express is highly recommended. Also fits with the topic of being a noir game.
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Old 09-27-2010, 03:53 PM   #36
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The forthcoming INSECTICIDE, while it has both action- and adventure-oriented sequences, is a noir detective game. It's scheduled to be on the DS and the PC, later this year.

--Josh
Thought I played a demo more than a year ago. Has it taken that long to bring the game to fruition?
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Old 09-27-2010, 05:24 PM   #37
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Chinatown is my favorite movie. With that said, I'd recommend Private Eye (based on an actual Raymond Chandler novel). Grim Fandango, my favorite AG, has strong connections to Casablanca and The Maltese Falcon, making it a must for noir lovers. For a more cyberpunk feel, you can't go wrong with Fate by Numbers or Blade Runner. And while Still Life is, imho, the best adventure of the 21st century so far (though as a Chicagoan, I'm biased), its prequel, Post Mortem, is far more noir, with a femme fatale, more of a "shadows from venetian blinds" atmosphere, etc.

My $0.02.
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Old 09-27-2010, 06:00 PM   #38
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Thought I played a demo more than a year ago. Has it taken that long to bring the game to fruition?
Episode 1 (of 2) for the PC got released (it's really great!) and the full Nintendo DS version of the game too, but then the publisher went bankrupt and...
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Old 09-27-2010, 10:03 PM   #39
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I'm attempting to make a short 1st person noir in AGS at the moment. I don't really want to talk much about it until it's done, because I've had bad luck with game projects recently :-/
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Old 09-27-2010, 10:25 PM   #40
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Another thread reminded me of the Casebook trilogy, which should be pretty good.
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