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When I began playing ZorkQuest 1, I thought it was just going to be a bit of a curiosity, something that I had missed in my devouring of all of the Zork universe games in the late 90’s. But as I started moving through the parallel stories, I realized what a great concept the Infocomics were. The basic mechanic is to tell a story from one character’s perspective. But there are moments throughout the game when you can change perspective and get the same story’s timeline from another charac...
Before I played Maniac Mansion, before I played Shadowgate, I played Nightshade. I remember how this game made me feel as a kid, as if I were skittering along the edge of some great chasm of deep and (while tongue in cheek) riveting realities. I remember how I longed for a sequel, wanted so badly to go on Nightshade's second adventure, but it never came. The game focused on a new vigilante who took over for the old one (vortex I believe). It started off with Nightshade in a deadly trap ...
I find that going back to the first game in a series after I’ve had a thoroughly enjoyable experience with a modern iteration is rarely profitable. I have a friend who is a huge fan of the first Silent Hill game who insisted that my love of Silent Hill 2 would wane once I had played the pre-pyramid head original. He was wrong, and I was disappointed. However, after a few first fumbling mouse clicks while trying to learn how to walk and interact with the world, I fell in love with the origi...
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