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Forum: Adventure 04-13-2009, 03:28 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 26,557
Posted By Risingson
Innovative? Where do you see that mechanical...

Innovative? Where do you see that mechanical puzzles and similar are innovative? Myst didn't innovate anything, it just had the luck of selling million of copys. Even "The 7th Guest" had better...
Forum: Adventure 04-11-2009, 05:06 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 26,557
Posted By Risingson
But this is unnecessary. I think this is a kind...

But this is unnecessary. I think this is a kind of distraction of what adventures really need. An adventure is a game where the character you take from one side to another can carry dozens of objects...
Forum: Adventure 04-11-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 26,557
Posted By Risingson
Now I don't undestand the need for a "realism" in...

Now I don't undestand the need for a "realism" in inventory management. Since when this is something that adventure games require? You need realism, or better said, coherence in the game world, not...
Forum: Adventure 04-10-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,101
Posted By Risingson
Yes, well, that pretty summarizes it.

Yes, well, that pretty summarizes it.
Forum: Adventure 04-10-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,101
Posted By Risingson
My review will soon be published at the spanish...

My review will soon be published at the spanish site Aventura y cia (http://www.aventuraycia.com) (spaam lovely spaam wonderful spaam), but here are my thoughts: I enjoyed previous Dave Gilbert games...
Forum: Adventure 01-15-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,647
Posted By Risingson
I think that you just defend something different:...

I think that you just defend something different: a sense of urgency in adventuring, which is fine (since Syberia, sorry, since Myst it seems that all the adventure games must be slooooow driven)....
Forum: Adventure 01-15-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,647
Posted By Risingson
Great. So adventure games evolved from Zork (with...

Great. So adventure games evolved from Zork (with action/rpg elements) to Monkey Island (no dead-ends, no sudden deaths)
and now we want to revert the evolution. So fine.

Games evolved to have,...
Forum: Adventure 01-09-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,186
Posted By Risingson
Yep, you are right, I've looking for this through...

Yep, you are right, I've looking for this through threads, and the typical abandonware problems arised: freeware is not the same as abandoned, and "included with zork nemesis" isn't the same as...
Forum: Adventure 01-09-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,186
Posted By Risingson
Actually it seems that they were, Andrea, but...

Actually it seems that they were, Andrea, but only EDIT:there is allowed to have it.

EDIT: allowed by activision, don't remember the reason exactly
Forum: Adventure 01-09-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,186
Posted By Risingson
Yep. And I still prefer the first one: it has...

Yep. And I still prefer the first one: it has barely a story, but the puzzles are more fun.

http://www.mobygames.com/game/windows/safecracker

But I don't know how it will run on modern systems...
Forum: Adventure 01-08-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,186
Posted By Risingson
The other games I can think of that are similar...

The other games I can think of that are similar to the Safecrackers (you played them both, didn't you?) are Ripper and Black Dahlia. They have use of objects, many mechanical puzzles, and some...
Forum: Adventure 12-24-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,771
Posted By Risingson
I think casebook is too dumbed-down to be...

I think casebook is too dumbed-down to be considered a FMV adventure. Even comparing it to games like D
Forum: Chit Chat 09-16-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,907
Posted By Risingson
You're welcome! Emotional pornography is one of...

You're welcome! Emotional pornography is one of my specialities ;)
Forum: Chit Chat 09-15-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,907
Posted By Risingson
There must be a relation between adventure games...

There must be a relation between adventure games and homosexuality, because this surpasses the average. Anyway, years later, do you want to know a story?

Yes?

Ok. I'm 30. I lost my virginity at...
Forum: Adventure 08-21-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,298
Posted By Risingson
Oddly enough, I think that it was not such a...

Oddly enough, I think that it was not such a difficult game (or ilogical, being from Roberta Williams). I mean, you start and just then you have some idea of what you can and cannot do in the game.
Forum: Adventure 08-10-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,771
Posted By Risingson
I couldn't help remembering this game when I was...

I couldn't help remembering this game when I was playing Overclocked: the way the characters look, feel, and how you engage with the story when a FMV game is well driven cannot, ever, be emulated by...
Forum: Adventure 07-09-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,513
Posted By Risingson
Someone told me months ago that it is absolutely...

Someone told me months ago that it is absolutely acceptable to prefer "Something about mary" than "Bringing up baby" in comedies.

What I now say is: we have the shit of games we deserve.
Forum: Adventure 07-09-2008, 02:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,513
Posted By Risingson
I would accept frogwares as a decent b-adventure...

I would accept frogwares as a decent b-adventure company, but Moment of silence, Still Life, Sam & Max, Culpa Innata, every one of these games are SO much better and have SO much care attached to...
Forum: Adventure 07-06-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,513
Posted By Risingson
And the old EA games are way more holmesian than...

And the old EA games are way more holmesian than these ones...
Forum: Adventure 07-06-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,175
Posted By Risingson
Why? The star of the second game is Hans, and how...

Why? The star of the second game is Hans, and how Kate Walker accepts her role as Caronte and carries him to the ultimate death in his very own paradise. Or maybe she's dead too. Syberia 2: one of...
Forum: Adventure 07-03-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,513
Posted By Risingson
I will never trust Frogwares again. Nautilus was...

I will never trust Frogwares again. Nautilus was bad, Mystery of the Mummy was horrid, Silver Earring was horrible, and The Awakening was, simply, very boring. Enough for me.
Forum: Adventure 07-01-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,373
Posted By Risingson
When it came out, I thought of Still Life story...

When it came out, I thought of Still Life story as a very intelligent blend of giallo (Darío Argento), 80's explotation movies (which, now that I think, are not very far from giallo) and 90's...
Forum: Chit Chat 06-30-2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 101,969
Posted By Risingson
:) EDIT: the :D smylie does not exist?

:)

EDIT: the :D smylie does not exist?
Forum: Adventure 06-27-2008, 04:45 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,373
Posted By Risingson
Maybe it's because you played it in the "easy"...

Maybe it's because you played it in the "easy" setting. It was just before the house of the man that defies you to drink more than him.
Forum: Adventure 06-27-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,373
Posted By Risingson
Well, then it's like the "monkey-wrench" in...

Well, then it's like the "monkey-wrench" in Monkey Island 2...
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