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Four Last Things

1 year ago

Art history-mangling adventure The Procession To Calvary turns to crowdfunding

If Renaissance-era art was anywhere near as funny as point-and-click adventure The Procession To Calvary makes it look, I'd probably know a lot more art history right now. Sequel to the similarly Gilliam-inspired Four Last Things, it's a very silly tour through some of the most iconic artworks of the renaissance. Apparently buying famous artworks in order to snip them up and make silly animations…

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Comedy adventure The Procession To Calvary is made of cut-up Renaissance art

That scamp Joe Richardson has once again whipped his scissors out and ran through a gallery destroying invaluable Renaissance paintings so he can collage a comedy adventure game. Following 2017's Four Last Things, today he announced The Procession To Calvary, a silly click 'em up about a pilgrimage to the site where Jesus was believed to have been crucified. It's made from snippets of olde…

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Feature: A better class of art thief

Confessions of a teenage asset ripper

I never played Secret of Mana 2 on the Super Nintendo, but I could recognize its trees in a blink. I saw them in countless other games, their lush branches decorating the corners of fantasy worlds filled with magic, dragons, and bugs. Oh, so many bugs. I've never played the first Star Ocean, the Suikoden series, Terranigma, or Chrono Trigger. But I know them. They…

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3 years ago

Bosch ‘n’ click: Four Last Things released

Cor, new adventure Four Last Things [official site] does have some gorgeous artwork - but it would, as it's borrowing from some of the finest Renaissance painters. Joe Richardson has built the game out of paintings, given life with cutout animation. "It's kind of like if Monkey Island had been made in 16th century Flanders, by a time-travelling Monty Python fanboy," he says. Fill your…

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