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Riddle of Master Lu had a rather stiff protagonist but did fairly well in replicating an early 20th century cinematic adventuring atmosphere. Heart of China could go in the same category.

On the other side I really like Agon’s charming Victorian protagonist and seeing different parts of the world represented in that era.

Would Timequest be historical? I think so, in the same way that Journeyman Project was. Plus you got to go to interesting places, Peking, Baghdad, Cairo. Therefore the winner is Timequest!

     
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Yes, TimeQuest! Rome, Caesar, Cleopatra, Arthur, Churchill, and many more. A game on the threshold between text adventures (no typing necessary) and graphical adventures. Highly recommended.

     

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Anglophile Adventure! I hope they really make it.

I like the Victorian era, Sherlock Holmes and Alter Ego and such. I don’t really feel that contemporary games which have history in them are really historical games but if they count here then I surely agree with GK trilogy.

     

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The Neverhood!!!
There’s plenty of HISTORY in the Hall of Records.

     

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Trunkyo - 07 July 2012 02:00 PM

trust me, the last thing you want to see is a sobbing demon! Wink

I thought that if you see a demon sobbing, that will literally be the last thing you see…  Tongue

gray pierce - 07 July 2012 04:21 PM

Also not really a historical adventure game but I also really like Lost Horizon. It had very good main characters and a nice story with some real history integrated in it. And it did very well convey the 30s mood and feeling.

^ This.

Otherwise I’d have NO favourite historical games. I haven’t played any of the titles mentioned in this thread, not even the Gabriel Knight games and The Last Express (but check my “next in line”-games in my signature Innocent ) and I never cared for the Broken Sword games…

     

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rtrooney - 07 July 2012 08:55 PM

From a truly historical perspective I would have to nominate Qin. Unfortunately, it is possibly one of the most boring games I ever played.

precisely. Theres somthing very intriguing about qin, and it has a very nice atmosphere. But it is relentlessly boring.

Im going to go ahead and pick the tex murphy games, because we all know chris jones is a time traveler who came to us to make historical games about his time.

     

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