Man, there was nothing more nerve-wracking than getting stuck in Shadowgate on the NES and seeing those torches fade one after another. It's one of my most vivid gaming memories, though I got stuck mostly due to the quite confusing Swedish translation that we had to endure in the North. Nevertheless, Shadowgate was a fine adventure, and fondly remembered not only for its intriguing story and puzzles, but also its haunting soundtrack.
It's quite interesting to, after 20 years, sit down with the original creators and discuss Shadowgate as it once again returns to shackle our bones. The duo of Dave Marsh and Karl Roelofs have worked together since the release of the first version of the game in 1987, and stuck it through good times and mullets, still going strong to this very day.... read more