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Adventure Game Scene of the Day — Wednesday 04 February 2015

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It’s Fringe Day!

I used to love solving puzzles in adventure games but over the years I grew more interested in story and exploration. One reason is that I’m not all that good at solving puzzles.  Shifty Eyed Still, I’ve played and enjoyed modern puzzle games such as Unmechanical. And I recently picked up where I’d left The Bridge (2013). I find its gravity and physics puzzles pretty hard and they may take me at least twice as long as the average player, but they’re very satisfying. Beautiful game world (inspired by Escher?), pity it’s in black-and-white, after a while I start missing colors.

I thought I’d read a review here at AG but the game is not in the database. Frown

     
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It’s in Puzzling (Mis)adventures articles. Here.
http://www.adventuregamers.com/articles/view/26803

Some interesting games in there. Also played this one and also thought it was quite hard.

     
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OK what, the hell, is a Fringe Day?!

     

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diego - 04 February 2015 06:56 AM

OK what, the hell, is a Fringe Day?!

You haven’t followed Karlok’s AGSotD much, have you? Tongue

     

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diego - 04 February 2015 06:56 AM

OK what, the hell, is a Fringe Day?!

Fringe - an area of activity that is related to but not part of whatever is central or most widely accepted

or maybe

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diego - 04 February 2015 06:56 AM

OK what, the hell, is a Fringe Day?!

Everything is explained in this post.

Thanks, Wilco!

PS: How do you find articles or non-reviews of games like this? The search function comes up with nothing. Browsing through pages and pages of articles, is that the only way?

     
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Oh, well. I thought it’s some sort of a recurring holiday day, and we’ll all eat apple pies today. Frown

     

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One special Fringe Cake for Diego!

The fringe is pathetic…

     
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I ve been trying to bring myself to ask what is Fringe day too, but couldn’t ,glad you did Diego.

     
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Cakes have three pillars: chocolate, sugar and fruit juice/pieces for flavour

When two of the three pillars are knocked out from under the cake, it becomes fringe.

It is clear that there is no chocolate in diego’s Fringe Cake. I suspect there is no sugar either.

     

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Advie - 04 February 2015 08:16 AM

I ve been trying to bring myself to ask what is Fringe day too, but couldn’t ,glad you did Diego.

It has already been Fringe Day many times. Don’t you people read my AGSotD threads…? Frown Oh well, that gives me an advantage in Darkeye’s latest quiz. Smile

     

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Sefir - 04 February 2015 08:23 AM

Cakes have three pillars: chocolate, sugar and fruit juice/pieces for flavour

When two of the three pillars are knocked out from under the cake, it becomes fringe.

It is clear that there is no chocolate in diego’s Fringe Cake. I suspect there is no sugar either.

I only see some edible foodlike substances mixed with E-numbers to give it some artificial color and flavor.

Yummie.  Yum

     
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Karlok - 04 February 2015 08:26 AM
Advie - 04 February 2015 08:16 AM

I ve been trying to bring myself to ask what is Fringe day too, but couldn’t ,glad you did Diego.

It has already been Fringe Day many times. Don’t you people read my AGSotD threads…? Frown Oh well, that gives me an advantage in Darkeye’s latest quiz. Smile

Don’t you read fairy tales?! OF COURSE I noticed The Fringe Day many times, but I guess I was too of a sissy to be the “shouting young boy in the crowd”. Frown

Sefir - 04 February 2015 08:23 AM

When two of the three pillars are knocked out from under the cake, it becomes fringe.

Yeah, that cake doesn’t have puzzles chocolate and story sugar! It’s all about the exploration!:

 

 

     

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Karlok - 04 February 2015 07:56 AM

PS: How do you find articles or non-reviews of games like this? The search function comes up with nothing. Browsing through pages and pages of articles, is that the only way?

In the top of the page under the Articles tab that is an option to go directly to only the Puzzling mis(adventures) articles. There aren’t many of them so far so it was easy to find.

     

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