A new game from Matthew "Hexcells" Brown is always a reason to sit up and remember where you are. Cypher marks quite a diversion from the likes of Hexcells, Squarecells and CrossCells. (Although so did Sound Shift.) Although it remains a collection of puzzles presented with his distinctively clean aesthetic, this time in 3D. It's about solving ciphers. And it's really bloody tough.
6 months ago
6 years ago
The text adventure, as we've known it for years, is finally beginning to evolve. It's adding graphics, using new techno... hang on, it's not 1984. And yet, it's fair to say that the thriving world of Interactive Fiction primarily focuses on the purest form of the genre - just the text, ma'am. Now, I'm not nearly knowledgeable enough about the scene to know if the…