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Old 03-07-2011, 05:42 AM   #21
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Wow, there are loads of words/phrases used to describe adventure games; I wouldn't know where to begin.

This springs to mind, though:

Picking up everything that isn't nailed down
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Old 03-07-2011, 07:19 AM   #22
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By far my favorite is the various hillarious comments you get from different games when you click "use" on yourself.

The most recent one I played was Dirty Split where his comment to that was "There will be plenty of time for that later..."

edit: eh wait I just realized that comment had nearly nothing to do with this thread, oh well I'll just "word" what Fein said then.
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Old 04-04-2011, 05:34 AM   #23
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For me there is one immortal phrase that defines all 'Adventure Games';

"A Chicken with a pulley in the middle"
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and:


"Ken sent me"
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Old 04-05-2011, 12:00 PM   #24
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Rubber Chicken with a Pulley in the Middle


and with that single Item i was eternally converted into a life of adventure games
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Old 04-14-2011, 06:59 PM   #25
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"Ken sent me"
Ha Ha yes.. nice one!
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Old 04-15-2011, 10:09 AM   #26
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"Great way to kill an hour---or five or twenty!"

also:

"I don't know how to (blank) the (blank) with the (blank)!"
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Old 04-17-2011, 05:06 AM   #27
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Let's see if anyone gets this one:

"Soon, my friend... soon."
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Old 04-17-2011, 10:49 AM   #28
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"You are in a maze of twisty little passages, all alike."

"You have entered a dark place. You are likely to be eaten by a grue."

Certainly two of the most iconic phrases, anyway.
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Old 04-17-2011, 06:42 PM   #29
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Anything including the words "Kate Walker".
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Old 04-18-2011, 02:15 AM   #30
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Probably me thinking to myself "Okay. I need to get the cracker from the drain to give to the bird to get the feather to tickle the wizard to get the key to open the desk to get the mouldy sandwich. But how do I get the cracker?"
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Old 04-18-2011, 09:35 AM   #31
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^ Ha Ha Ha

That's how I'm made to think by games, so often!
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Old 04-18-2011, 07:54 PM   #32
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Does anyone remember -
"Ahh Textiles from the Shaman collection"
I don't know why but every time I hear this
it puts a smile on my face.
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Old 04-19-2011, 09:26 AM   #33
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Old 04-19-2011, 05:11 PM   #34
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Nope!

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Old 04-19-2011, 10:51 PM   #35
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If you had to pick one word or phrase that summed up the experience and the ethics of Adventure Games, what would it be?
For me it it would be:
'Exploration (of interesting places)'
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Old 04-20-2011, 03:31 AM   #36
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2 words ...Tex & Murphy
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Old 04-20-2011, 07:33 AM   #37
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For me it's definitely immersion.

That's the thing I'm looking for and this expression contains other very other important elements like atmosphere, story and character development.
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Old 04-20-2011, 11:57 AM   #38
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....... from the beginning of "Indy 3 Last Crusade".
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Old 04-20-2011, 08:48 PM   #40
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Growing up on Sierra adventures it was always:

"Save early, save often!"
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