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Enjoy it in your four fourths home for zero fourths of the normal asking price
Our friends at Digerati and Bracket Games will soon be launching their IGF-nominated text adventure Three Fourths Home on Steam, and to celebrate they've given us 15 copies to hand out to lucky Dtoiders! An "Excellence in Nar... read feature

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Social Justice Warriors

Did Social Justice Warriors Win PAX East?


Hard to tell the SJWs from the trolls sometimes...
Mar 11
Mere seconds ago, I discovered that I am on the original list that inspired the development of a game called Social Justice Warriors. There is even an attack in the game based on some of the specific wording found ... read
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Hitchhiker's

Don't panic: Play The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in-browser


So long and thanks for all the fish
Mar 10
Looking for something to do today? How about be (rightfully) poked fun at by Douglas Adams for thinking you could pick up your dressing gown without getting out of bed? You can't reach it from the bed. The effort almost kills... read
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Infinite text adventure

BioShock Infinite remade into text adventure


It's an 11/10 and proves games are art
Apr 09
It's been infinitely interesting to take part in the industry-wide discussion about BioShock Infinite. Many in the gaming press LOVE the game, many developers are REVOLTED by it, and many gaming consumers say it's "... read
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Zork creators to be given Pioneer Award from AIAS


Blank, Lebling to be honored in February
Dec 19
Zork was, for many, a critical release in the history of videogames. One of the first major successes in terms of home computer games, it also opened eyes as to the potential of games to create worlds for players to become lo... read
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Text adventures and flamethrowers with Zoe Quinn


Jun 13
[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called 'Sup, Holmes?' so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says 'Sup, Holmes?' on it. This is that show. Subscrib... read
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Experience Shank 2 developer's new game as text adventure


Feb 27
Klei Entertainment just recently launched Shank 2 to Xbox 360, PS3 and PC and they've already announced a new game in a clever manner. Mark of the Ninja is a stealth game which the developer has chosen to reveal wit... read
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You look at a list of new PC releases. The list is populated by arcane words and you sense strong magic at work behind the somehow familiar titles. To your surprise, the list asks you in an inaudible voice, "Do you like tacti... read feature

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Dead Cyborg launches, pay what you want for it


Jul 26
Endre Barath has released the first episode of his indie project, Dead Cyborg. It's a first-person exploration game that's also a text adventure. With surprisingly good graphics and intriguing gameplay, it's worth looking int... read
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Play Super Mario Bros in text adventure form


Apr 03
Here's something fairly cute to fiddle with this weekend. It's a text adventure version of World 1-1 in Super Mario Bros. Well, I say "text adventure", but it's really more like a Choose Your Own Adventure book. Instead ... read
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Heavy Rain is now a text adventure!


Mar 04
PC people, rejoice! Sick and tired of hearing Playstation owners talk about their "interactive movie" game Heavy Rain? No longer are we left out in the cold -- Heavy Rain is now available to play right on your computer! Well,... read
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Grue renewed: Fallout 3's Reign of Grelock is playable


Sep 03
Sadly, this article isn't about a Zork remake (not that a text-only game would benefit from bump mapping or bloom lighting) -- I just needed a catchy headline that would attract text adventure enthusiasts. If the phrase "... read
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Lux-Pain screens and trailer uncover game play


Dec 10
[video]114234:844[/video] Lux-Pain overload much? The official Web site for the text-based adventure DS title launched recently, and a new teaser trailer came out with it. That teaser showed some in-game imagery, but didn't d... read
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DS adventure Lux-Pain coming to North America in 2009


Nov 13
[video]111320:718[/video] Never heard of Lux-Pain? It's a Nintendo DS text-based adventure that was released in Japan in early 2008. After hearing the buzz, I tried to give dark detective/mystery game a spin, but the Japanese... read
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Jake Hunter:Detective Chronicles sure to appeal to the Phoenix Wright set


Jan 21
If you salivated on everything in reach when you got your paws on the free Flash demo for Ace Attorney: Apollo Justice, it may be about to happen again: Japanese Famicom series Jinguuji Saburo is coming to the US. The game or... read
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Pac-Man makes love to Zork, child is born


Nov 06
I don't know how old this is and frankly I don't care. This Pac-Txt, an idea so stupid it is actually genius. Described as Pac-Man meets Zork, Pac-Txt is, quite simply, an old school text-based adventure that manages to retai... read
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Text adventures on my DS? That sounds splendid!


Oct 11
Text adventures are not dead, my friends. Thanks to Malinche Entertainment, you can still engage in what they call "interactive fiction" whenever you like at the Malinche Entertainment website. All you'll need is a ... read
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Games of the Past: Softporn Adventure


Sep 13
A frequent discussion among modern gamers is that while games do contain profanity, violence and sexual situations, true "adult" titles are not available for most systems. The days of Leisure Suit Larry and Leather ... read
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Low-tech life simulator of yore now online


Nov 13
Are you looking for a second life, but don't quite have the scratch for Second Life? Then, my friends, Alter Ego might just be the digital getaway for you. If you're old enough to have gamed on a Commodore 64, you mi... read






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