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Old School Adventure Games Part 1: Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis

I love old school adventure games. I mean really love them. What happened to the days of "move" "give" look" take" "talk" "examine"? I think Myst may have killed it. Anyway, if you don't know what I'm talking about then you need to correct this immediately, a.k.a., keep reading.

WARNING: These adventure games are like crack. I don't mean like Pokemon gotta catch em all crack, I mean like "I have to figure this out because it is going to drive me crazy for days on end if I don't...crack."

The following list are shining examples of how to win and win big.

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis

This is my all time favorite. The style is perfect, the humor is ripe, and the puzzles are head swelling. You play as Indy and you follow clues that end you up in friggin' Atlantis. Yeah.

It's so funny seeing them talk. Little pixels. This game is part of the epic line of work LucasArts did in the 90's. The only thing that has the name Lucas in it and is good in (somewhat) recent memory.

Oh, and this game is totally Abandonware by now so you have no excuse to not pick it up, unless you own a Mac.

Tomorrow I will share with you the wonders of a game that is so underappreciated it actually makes me sick, how lame is that? It also has one of the best video game titles ever. Those are two pretty big clues.
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About Butmacone of us since 2:54 PM on 07.23.2007

First Game? Super Mario for NES (how cliche is that?)
Best Game? Shadow of the Colossus or Resident Evil 4
Worst Game? McFarlane's Evil Prophecy
Favorite Game? Twisted Metal 2
Match Game? Best game show ever!
Dating Game? Oh, nah that was kinda dumb.
Blame Game? That was on MTV when I was like in middle school.
Dame Game? You made that up.
Funniest Game? Portal
Scariest Game? Resident Evil 2
Fastest Game? Wario Ware Smooth Moves
Maim Game? That doesn't sound like a game.
Movie Game? Spiderman 2
TV Game? Ugh I don't think I know any.
Book Game? Jurassic Park for Genesis.

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Hugo's House of Horrors - Vol. 1
Silver Surfer - Vol. 2
Rockstar's Table Tennis - Vol. 3
Spiderman/X-Men: Arcade's Revenge - Vol. 4
Theme Hospital - Vol. 5
Stuntman - Vol. 6
Maximum Carnage - Vol. 7
Home Alone 2 - Vol. 8
God of War II - Vol. 9
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Let's Kongregate
Bloons - Vol. 1
Fancy Pants Adventure: World 2 - Vol. 2
Desktop Tower Defense 1.5 - Vol. 3
Dolphin Olympics 2 - Vol. 4

Old School Adventure Games
Part 1 - Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Part 2 - Loom
Part 4 - Scooby Doo Mystery
Part 6 - Maniac Mansion
Part 8 - Myst

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