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Forum: Adventure 05-16-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,578
Posted By strandiam
You remember correctly :(

You remember correctly :(
Forum: Adventure 05-16-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 50,125
Posted By strandiam
My first time was also with Secret of Monkey...

My first time was also with Secret of Monkey Island:special edition.

I could not afford a computer back in the early-mid nineties for the major adventure era so I missed a lot of classics. I...
Forum: Adventure 05-16-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,045
Posted By strandiam
Cool thread. I browsed it but am not going to...

Cool thread. I browsed it but am not going to read it because I have not played Black Mirror and am interested in it so I don't want it spoiled, but if you did this again with other games I would...
Forum: Adventure 05-16-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,578
Posted By strandiam
I can't quite think of the perfect game for your...

I can't quite think of the perfect game for your criteria so I'll toss out some other possibilities that might work.

Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper
-It's first person with movement and...
Forum: Adventure 05-12-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By strandiam
In case you didn't know, the original Still Life...

In case you didn't know, the original Still Life is considered to be significantly better than Still Life 2 so that would be the most natural place to start. And also, Still Life is a sequel/spin-off...
Forum: Adventure 07-06-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By strandiam
Thanks for the input. I would love to play the...

Thanks for the input. I would love to play the the original first, but I can't really spend anything on games now and I have to take advantage of my subscription while I have it. I probably would...
Forum: Adventure 07-06-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By strandiam
Black Mirror series question

Hello. I have been interested in playing the Black Mirror series for a while now but just never acquired the first game. I am currently a member of Gametap and they have Black Mirror 2 and 3. I...
Forum: Adventure 04-15-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,270
Posted By strandiam
I'm fond of mysterious mansions.

I'm fond of mysterious mansions.
Forum: Adventure 04-12-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,266
Posted By strandiam
My memory is not great so I can't some up with a...

My memory is not great so I can't some up with a single answer. It was something like...

Leisure Suit Larry(remake)>Discworld>Myst>sequels.

Maniac Mansion may have been the official first, but...
Forum: Adventure 04-12-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,808
Posted By strandiam
Well, nowadays I actually use my phone for a lot...

Well, nowadays I actually use my phone for a lot of game walkthroughs, so if you have a newer phone that is a nice solution to alt-tabbing.
Forum: Adventure 04-11-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,808
Posted By strandiam
The hardest was every game I played before I had...

The hardest was every game I played before I had internet!

Joke aside, that really is an important factor when attempting to judge difficulty because we are just an alt-tab away from an answer...
Forum: Adventure 12-20-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 99,883
Posted By strandiam
Thanks for the heads up! I always buy a bunch of...

Thanks for the heads up! I always buy a bunch of games on super sale to have something for a rainy day throughout the year.
Forum: Adventure 12-12-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,718
Posted By strandiam
Another mention for Outcry as one to check out. ...

Another mention for Outcry as one to check out.

One that is less obvious as a Myst clone but has similar gameplay style is Safecracker: the Ultimate Puzzle Adventure. It's light on story but has a...
Forum: Adventure 12-11-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By strandiam
Post Mortem.

Post Mortem.
Forum: Adventure 12-10-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,247
Posted By strandiam
I would say yes because although they are not...

I would say yes because although they are not traditional, they are games that will appeal to much of the same crowd. Plenty of people here will dismiss anything with a second of action to it but I...
Forum: Adventure 12-09-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 99,883
Posted By strandiam
Amnesia:The Dark Descent is half off for weekend...

Amnesia:The Dark Descent is half off for weekend sale. $9.99



Funny timing here, but in general adventure games are on sale when they have big holiday sales with tons of games on sale. In the...
Forum: Adventure 12-08-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By strandiam
If you do make it we could add in sale notices...

If you do make it we could add in sale notices too. I almost always get an adventure game or two for $2-5 during holiday sales.
Forum: Adventure 12-07-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,918
Posted By strandiam
I really liked the first one even though I found...

I really liked the first one even though I found Brian boring and monotone. It's hard to recover from a bad protagonist, but it managed to pull it off.

I couldn't finish the second one because,...
Forum: Adventure 07-02-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,382
Posted By strandiam
request-similar to Safecracker

Hello. I recently played Safecracker: The Ultimate Puzzle Adventure(2006) and while it had plenty of flaws, I really like the basic style of the gameplay. I liked being in a small location solving...
Forum: Adventure 06-22-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,054
Posted By strandiam
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Adventure 05-19-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By strandiam
Bethesda makes the best exploration games that I...

Bethesda makes the best exploration games that I have played. Fallout 3 and Oblivionn are packed with endless content to discover and wandering around finding new things is my favorite part of those...
Forum: Adventure 05-09-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,940
Posted By strandiam
I just finished Secret Files: Tunguska and it was...

I just finished Secret Files: Tunguska and it was solid. I got it from Adventure Collection volume one, which is a very worthy purchase for the price. ...
Forum: General 04-28-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,059
Posted By strandiam
Definitely PC. Valve is an amazingly...

Definitely PC. Valve is an amazingly customer-friendly company that gives tons of free content updates and patches for free but Microsoft isn't a fan of allowing that. This is mainly a problem for...
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 04-28-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,046
Posted By strandiam
I do have an xp disc and a spare drive so I may...

I do have an xp disc and a spare drive so I may have to try that if Vista does not end up working. Did it work with standard install or did you have to use any tricks?
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 04-28-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,046
Posted By strandiam
Noir - A Shadowy Thriller

Hello. Has anyone had any luck with running Noir on Vista? I have done all the standard fixes with compatibility mode, run in 640x480, 8-bit, etc. but I still get "Smacker error" during startup every...
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