Posts Tagged ‘graphic adventures’

You Can Get Get Lamp

By Kieron Gillen on August 3rd, 2010.

You can tell advertising is splendid if I’m happy to use it as a story-header. Anyway – it’s a good week for documentation of a genre. Following the guide to graphic adventures, Georg Wille brings me news that Jason Scott is now shipping the long-awaited text adventure documentary “Get Lamp“. And I do mean long-awaited. I did think we’d posted about it before, but the trailer actually debuted around the time RPS went public, so we never have. You can find more here or here. Alternatively, you can order the 2-DVD set directly here for forty dollars plus postage. So specialist pricing, but no harm in that. And the venerable trailer follows…
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Book: Secrets Of Monkey Island (& The Rest)

By Alec Meer on August 2nd, 2010.

All your favourites! And Loom.

A splendid, PC-loving chap has made a 500-page book about the history of point and click adventure games – yer LucasArts, yer Sierras, yer Revolutions, yer all the rests. Even Simon the bloody Sorcerer. All the way up to Grim Fandango, bless its skull-patterned socks. Your coffee table would probably very much appreciate straining under the weight of Graphic Adventures’ nostalgia-strewn, many-pictured pages – though you can also read a free digital version.
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