Posts Tagged ‘Edgar Allan Poe’

Freeware Garden: POEng’n’Klik

By Konstantinos Dimopoulos on December 3rd, 2014.

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I clicked, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore.

Sounding like something a Klingon would say is absolutely okay in my books when you are a point-and-click adventure from the Point And Click Jam. Doubly so when you have excellent four-colour CGA graphics and a weirdly-expressed affection for Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous poem, like POEng’n’Klik.

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Profit, Said I: The Last Door Opens On Steam Greenlight

By Graham Smith on November 6th, 2013.

But whose velvet violet lining with the Greenlight gloating o'er, She shall press, ah, I'd Buy This!

Once upon a website, weary, while I pondered weak and sweary,
Over many a dull and tedious release of forgotten bore,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
As of some colleague gently rapping. Alt-tabbing to my inbox door,
`’Tis some visitor,’ I muttered, `emailing about The Last Door -
Only this, and nothing more.’

Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak June that Adam last wrote about that. The Last Door is an episodic horror adventure game inspired by Edgar Allan Poe and creepy houses. “Creepy House” is now a genre of videogame, by the way. Adam thought it was pretty good, and it’s now three episodes in and up on Steam Greenlight.
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