Posts Tagged ‘interactive fiction’

#56 Planetfall

Posted: 12th June 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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609th played so far Genre: Interactive Fiction Platform: Various Year of Release: 1983 Developer: Infocom Publisher: Infocom It feels like the arcades dominate these early years of gaming, and my mind, when seeing a title like Planetfall, automatically assumes it’s some action gamer or shooter once again with a space theme. The space theme is […]

#1016 Thirty Flights of Loving

Posted: 23rd May 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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513th played so far Genre: Interactive Fiction Platform: PC Year of Release: 2012 Developer: Blendo Games Described as a first-person adventure game, I didn’t really know what to expect from Thirty Flights of Loving before I started. It’s the story of a heist, but the main thing that stood out from what I’d seen is […]

#35 The Hobbit

Posted: 8th January 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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479th played so far Genre: Interactive Fiction Platform: Various Year of Release: 1982 Developer: Beam Software Publisher: Melbourne House It’s been a while since we’ve played a text adventure, isn’t it? It certainly feels that way. And while The Hobbit technically isn’t, the version we’re playing having some graphics, they’re simple interpretations that don’t actually […]

315th played so far Genre: Adventure/Interactive Fiction Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1983 Developer: Advanced Microcomputer Systems Publisher: Cinematronics/Taito Today, again, we play one of the games we (or I) have been most curious about since the start of this blog. Dragon’s Lair is an early adventure games, but using the Disney animation style we […]

#13 Eamon

Posted: 7th June 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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245th played so far Genre: Interactive Fiction Platform: Apple II Year of Release: 1980 Developer: Donald Brown Publisher: None And now we truly go back in the ages. Text adventures – interactive fiction – with some strong RPG elements. Its special feature isn’t that, however – we’ve had games like Adventure before and MUD was […]

#998 Heavy Rain

Posted: 10th July 2012 by Mulholland in Games
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161st played so far Genre: Interactive Fiction Platform: Playstation 3 Year of Release:  2010 Developer: Quantic Dream Publisher: Sony This is really old news by now but those of you who are yet to see Kara need to scooch over to Youtube (click here for the clip). I saw both this and another video by […]

#645 Façade

Posted: 19th November 2011 by Jeroen in Games
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101st played so far Genre: Interactive Fiction Platform: PC Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Michael Mates and Andrew Stern Publisher: N/A After all that celebrating and big names, we now go to something more experimental. Facade (please ignore the lack of cedilla from now on – while it’s in the name, it’s more work for […]