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Old 01-05-2002, 09:24 PM   #1
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Question adventures games, dammit!

Ok, so I'm beginning to feel incredibly deprived of new stuff in the adventure game field at the moment. I need suggestions/recommedations of titles I should look into. Note: I am very, *VERY* picky about my adventure games. Below is a list of a good chunk of the games I've played and loved. If anyone has suggestions (don't incl. any Star Wars game), please share

Monkey Island 1-4
Legend of Kyrandia 1-3
King's Quest 1-7 (the 8th one sucks)
All Indiana Jones games (except Infernal Machine)
Maniac Mansion/DOTT
Sam'n'Max
Torin's Passage
Zak McKracken
Grim Fandango
Quest for Glory series

anything? anything at all?

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Old 01-05-2002, 09:50 PM   #2
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Re: adventures games, dammit!

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anything? anything at all?
If you can handle an adventure that contains NO verbal interaction and is quiet and reserved, where the stimulation is all in problem-solving, then I recommend MYST. Their are those people(cynics, really) that say it isn't an adventure game, but I found it very stimulating.

If you like mild horror, with gobs of background story to ponder, then I recommend the Gabriel Knight Series. Any are good, but I like the 3D gameplay and story of the 3rd, Blood of the Sacred; Blood of the DAMNED , best. The 1st GK has the most complex puzzles. The 2nd GK is the shortest, being that it's a Video, rather than computer graphics. All of the story-lines are interesting and thought-provoking
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Old 01-05-2002, 09:52 PM   #3
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Re: adventures games, dammit!

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Originally posted by Cookie3118
Ok, so I'm beginning to feel incredibly deprived of new stuff in the adventure game field at the moment. I need suggestions/recommedations of titles I should look into. Note: I am very, *VERY* picky about my adventure games. Below is a list of a good chunk of the games I've played and loved. If anyone has suggestions (don't incl. any Star Wars game), please share

Monkey Island 1-4
Legend of Kyrandia 1-3
King's Quest 1-7 (the 8th one sucks)
All Indiana Jones games (except Infernal Machine)
Maniac Mansion/DOTT
Sam'n'Max
Torin's Passage
Zak McKracken
Grim Fandango
Quest for Glory series

anything? anything at all?

~Eva
How about the Space Quest series? Or Simon the Sorceror.

Or check out the AGS scene.


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Old 01-05-2002, 11:42 PM   #4
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What about Journeyman:Legacy of Time? It is a great adventure game which even has some education! It's really cool. And I like am picky too. TOrin's passage kicked @$$!
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Old 01-06-2002, 06:50 AM   #5
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SIMON THE SORCER IS THE BEST!!
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Old 01-06-2002, 09:03 AM   #6
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What about... The rest of the LucasArts adventures?
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Old 01-06-2002, 09:39 AM   #7
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Broken Sword or Circle of Blood (depending on which it is called where you come from)
and Broken Sword 2 are awesome games.


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Old 01-06-2002, 09:54 AM   #8
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Try Full Throttle, Loom, or Simon the Sorceror.


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Old 01-06-2002, 10:22 AM   #9
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SIMON THE SORCERER, DAMMIT!
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Old 01-06-2002, 10:35 AM   #10
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Here is a list ofgreat games

Full Throttle
Discworld 1 and 2
Longest Journy
Zork Grand Inquisitor
Return to Zork
Grim Fandango
Indy and the Infernal Machine(not an adventure but very good)
Blade Runner


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Old 01-06-2002, 01:44 PM   #11
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grazi

keep the ideas coming! thanks guys i have played loom, btw; that's a fun one and where the HECK am i supposed to find simon the sorceror?? i looked! but i live in the US, where ppl shun adventure games. So it's hard to find non-LucasArts adventure titles. Anyone care to help me in my search, or, if possible, make copies the game for me?
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Old 01-06-2002, 02:37 PM   #12
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Try any of these games:
Orion Burger
Chewy: Escape from F5
Duckman: The Graphic Adventures of a Private D1ck


Great games with lots of humor!

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Old 01-06-2002, 02:48 PM   #13
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What about Journeyman:Legacy of Time? It is a great adventure game which even has some education! It's really cool. And I like am picky too. TOrin's passage kicked @$$!
Yes I too recommend the Journeyman Project SERIES, not just the 3rd game... it's the greatest game series (besides Lucas adventures) ever.

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Old 01-06-2002, 04:36 PM   #14
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If you want to buy online:

www.playinggamesinteractive.com (US)

Tomas: Those games are easy to find eh? :P
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Old 01-06-2002, 06:04 PM   #15
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Well, finding the game is part of the adventure, no?

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Old 01-06-2002, 07:53 PM   #16
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well said, tomas
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Old 01-06-2002, 08:03 PM   #17
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...Longest Journy...
**Thumps his forehead* How could I forget this one?

I throw my support behind The Longest Journey. It was aptly named. Hundreds of puzzles made this the longest adventure game I ever played.

The backgrounds and 3D interface are rich and atmospheric. The voice acting is good and the story is not too bad. Also, you may like playing a woman, for a change. (Most Adventure games have men in the main role)

Spend your money on this one, definately.
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Old 01-07-2002, 11:33 AM   #18
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Forgetting TLJ? Shame on you raven, shaaaaaaaaame. Cookie, try the Gabriel Knight Series, The Discworld series, and The Longet Journey.
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Old 01-07-2002, 01:59 PM   #19
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(And don't forget Simon The Sorcerer!)
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Old 01-07-2002, 04:22 PM   #20
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You should play Dig (by Lucas Arts). It's very good!
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Old 01-07-2002, 04:39 PM   #21
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You should play Dig (by Lucas Arts). It's very good!
As do I. We are a dying breed BooJaka... everyone else hates the Dig story

The Longest Journey , just by the name itself, would be the longest adventure game ever, wouldn't it raven?

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Old 01-08-2002, 04:33 AM   #22
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Well, I also put my support behind TLJ, and "Sanitarium" is a pretty decent game as well - I don't think anyone has mentioned that one yet.


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Old 01-08-2002, 05:10 AM   #23
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Old 01-13-2002, 11:08 AM   #24
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I know of a GREAT amateur game called
Pleurghburgh

Download it immediatly here:
http://hem.passagen.se/gaspop/

Also check out Larry Vales, another good fan-game thing
http://vales.adventuredeveloper.com

That Night Before
http://www.scurvyliver.com

and Rob Blanc
http://www.geocities.com/yahtzee83

All are free, all are fun, all are worth downloading - particularly Pleurghburgh!
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Old 01-13-2002, 11:37 AM   #25
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You should play Dig (by Lucas Arts). It's very good!
Indeed it is.
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Old 01-13-2002, 03:29 PM   #26
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Gabez, you're obsessed.

I only have the second StS game, but it rocks.

And the LSL series are great too, maybe a bit hard.


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Old 01-14-2002, 04:49 PM   #27
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SIMON THE SORCEROR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
AND THE FEEBLE FILES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
BOTH VERY GOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
FEEBLE FILES EXTREMELY HARD!!!
HAD TO BUY HINT BOOK DAMN THEM!!!!!!!


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Old 01-19-2002, 06:49 AM   #28
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I think Simon The Sorcerer I is better than II, but they're all good.
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Old 01-19-2002, 09:58 AM   #29
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You Liked Escape from Monkey Island? It wasnt as good as the others and if i hadnt played them i doubt i would have gone and bought it. Grim Fandango was really good though, I want another Grim Fandango. We can only hope that Lucas Arts will announce an adventure game this year. Something new would be cool. Perhaps with no monkeys. FT2 would be great and remember that was suggested in a LEC chat with Thingy and whasisname.


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Old 01-19-2002, 10:02 AM   #30
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I like EMI. I thought it was a pretty good game.l Not the best adventurer ever but had its moments


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Old 01-19-2002, 12:47 PM   #31
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I totally agree with you, Adventurer guy.
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Old 01-19-2002, 01:57 PM   #32
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um, just out of curiousity gabez, is that a sock puppet on your av?


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Old 01-19-2002, 02:42 PM   #33
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Tee, no It's supposed to be a newt. I drew it myself!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Really.
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Old 01-20-2002, 11:30 AM   #34
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hee, it does look like a sock puppet.

now that I finally have a 'credit card', I might as well order Simon 1 and hope it works.

Edit: wrote muppet first time. is there a difference though?


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Old 01-20-2002, 03:19 PM   #35
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Mop + Puppet = Muppet.

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Old 01-20-2002, 11:24 PM   #36
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lol, good to know

oooh, muppets... :: eyes light up like 3 year old ::


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Old 01-20-2002, 11:41 PM   #37
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Mop + Puppet = Muppet.

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Old 01-21-2002, 08:12 AM   #38
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please...all this addition is messin my head!!

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Old 01-22-2002, 02:22 PM   #40
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I don't really mind the fact that it looks like a Sock Puppet (or Muppet, if you wish). It makes me look mad, and that's good!
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