Posts Tagged ‘The Book of Unwritten Tales 2’

The Book Of Unwritten Tales Gets A Second Tale

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 screenshot

Today we players of games are spoiled for choice when it comes to adventure games. Wadjet Eye release a steady stream of interesting pointers and clickers, Double Fine are halfway through a new game and recently re-released a classic, Telltale have reinvented parts of the genre and are off doing their own thing, Sierra has been sort-of resurrected and a new King’s Quest is coming, and that’s barely scratching the surface.

So it’s funny to think that as recently as four years ago we’d start a post about The Book of Unwritten Tales with “a decent full-length adventure game is as rare as a completely uncooked Banjo & Kazooie developer“. Times do change, eh? But hey, Unwritten Tales is still here, and its sequel [official site] is now out. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hard To Read: Book of Unwritten Tales 2

Way back in the mists of 2011, when the world was newly formed and virgin to such ideas as “crowd funding” “early access” and “XBOX One”, our very own John Walker gave his honest thoughts on The Book of Unwritten Tales. Despite translation flaws, his younger self enjoyed it, summing up with “An adventure this long is such a rare treat. One this enjoyable at the same time is almost unheard of.” Now developers King Art have returned to the series, after various departures, with a Kickstarter. The twist is that their game is already funded and slated for an early 2015 release. What this money is for is to improve it, a task usually left to stretch goals and bonus rewards. Their hilarious kickstarter video and some details on how it’s going are below.

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