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Forum: Adventure 05-03-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,768
Posted By After a brisk nap
1. Resonance 2. The Journey Down HD 3. Double...

1. Resonance
2. The Journey Down HD
3. Double Fine Adventure
4. Primordia
5. Stasis
6. Deponia maybe?
Forum: Adventure 05-01-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,344
Posted By After a brisk nap
$10K was the sum mentioned by Siddhi. I'm sure...

$10K was the sum mentioned by Siddhi. I'm sure Vince was hoping to raise much more than $150 (which he did). Remember that this was a couple of years ago, when Kickstarter was new and relatively...
Forum: Adventure 04-30-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,344
Posted By After a brisk nap
With Kickstarter you just have to deliver the...

With Kickstarter you just have to deliver the game (or convince people that you're going to). With any other kind of funding, you have to get your investors or creditors their money back (or at least...
Forum: Adventure 04-26-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 104,019
Posted By After a brisk nap
The other projects (DFA, Tex Murphy, LSL) are all...

The other projects (DFA, Tex Murphy, LSL) are all about bringing back a beloved creator/character who hasn't done an adventure game for more than a decade. With Gray Matter having been published...
Forum: Adventure 04-07-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,344
Posted By After a brisk nap
I totally agree with Kurufinwe. It's a bit too...

I totally agree with Kurufinwe. It's a bit too much right now, and many feel like "me too!" efforts that have been quickly thrown together just to jump on the bandwagon. The adventure game audience...
Forum: Adventure 02-06-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By After a brisk nap
I never said they weren't (though as far as I can...

I never said they weren't (though as far as I can find, Scylla and Charybdis are only mentioned in passing, and never actually visited, in the Argonautica). My point was simply that the scene skizzy...
Forum: Adventure 02-05-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By After a brisk nap
No, you're confusing Scylla and Charybdis (who...

No, you're confusing Scylla and Charybdis (who were two sea monsters, associated with a cliff and a whirlpool, respectively) with the Symplegades (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symplegades), or...
Forum: Adventure 01-18-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 36,917
Posted By After a brisk nap
Oh, I never got around to playing very far in...

Oh, I never got around to playing very far in this, but I still have the disc somewhere I think. Maybe I can catch up with the playthrough...



The AV Club did an article on where to start with...
Forum: Adventure 01-14-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 24,396
Posted By After a brisk nap
No, no. You had it right the first time. It is...

No, no. You had it right the first time. It is A.M.B.E.R: Journeys Beyond. It was notorious for many years for not running on modern computers. I guess someone finally fixed it, then?
Forum: Adventure 01-13-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 24,396
Posted By After a brisk nap
It's not Pandora Directive either, tsa. It's one...

It's not Pandora Directive either, tsa. It's one of the other of the handful of games that famously don't run on modern systems. (Or at least didn't run; there's some talk of an installer/patch more...
Forum: Adventure 01-13-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 24,396
Posted By After a brisk nap
Good guess, but nope.

Good guess, but nope.
Forum: Adventure 01-13-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 24,396
Posted By After a brisk nap
OK, assuming I got it:

OK, assuming I got it:
Forum: Adventure 01-13-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 24,396
Posted By After a brisk nap
Faust, right? Edit: My own reaction to the...

Faust, right?

Edit: My own reaction to the game was similar (http://adventuregamers.com/forums/showthread.php?p=402417#post402417).
Forum: Adventure 01-13-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 24,396
Posted By After a brisk nap
Kurufinwe's got it!

Kurufinwe's got it!
Forum: Adventure 01-11-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 24,396
Posted By After a brisk nap
No x 3. There aren't any other amazon reviews,...

No x 3. There aren't any other amazon reviews, but here's a user review from a different site:



Edit: OK, since nobody's made a guess all day, I'll point out that as the above review hints, you...
Forum: Adventure 01-11-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 24,396
Posted By After a brisk nap
No. I'd say Broken Sword is the closest so far,...

No. I'd say Broken Sword is the closest so far, but only in a very general sense of being a classic, Indiana Jones-style globe-trotting adventure.
Forum: Adventure 01-11-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 24,396
Posted By After a brisk nap
No and no.

No and no.
Forum: Adventure 01-11-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 24,396
Posted By After a brisk nap
Cool. OK, give this a try:

Cool. OK, give this a try:
Forum: Adventure 01-11-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 24,396
Posted By After a brisk nap
Book of Unwritten Tales?

Book of Unwritten Tales?
Forum: Adventure 01-01-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 18,695
Posted By After a brisk nap
Remember that DOTT was the sequel to Maniac...

Remember that DOTT was the sequel to Maniac Mansion, which also had multi-character interaction. That was probably the main inspiration, though it's of course possible that Gobliiins also had some...
Forum: Adventure 12-29-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 18,695
Posted By After a brisk nap
Isn't there also a spoiler in the QFG4 blurb? ...

Isn't there also a spoiler in the QFG4 blurb?

(That Katrina is the "villain")
Forum: Adventure 12-26-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 18,695
Posted By After a brisk nap
No, it's there from the start, from the prologue...

No, it's there from the start, from the prologue where you play as Brian Westhouse; though that's fairly excusable (it is only a prologue, after all). But as I recall it's a frequent (perhaps the...
Forum: Adventure 12-26-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 18,695
Posted By After a brisk nap
Two major disagreements so far: (1) Riddle...

Two major disagreements so far:

(1) Riddle of Master Lu deserves a higher spot, though it's good to see it anywhere on the list.

(2) Dreamfall wouldn't be on my list at all, but I accept that...
Forum: Adventure 12-18-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By After a brisk nap
A track record. When I've donated to or...

A track record. When I've donated to or pre-ordered games, it's always been because I've played and enjoyed previous games by the creators. Partly it's that a track record of successful, completed...
Forum: Adventure 11-19-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,196
Posted By After a brisk nap
Even if not every person finds the same puzzles...

Even if not every person finds the same puzzles difficult, you can generally estimate at least roughly how challenging each puzzle is, at the most basic level simply by counting the number of steps...
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