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Lamplight City

2 months ago

Lamplight City follow-up strolling into the wild wild west

The designer of Shardlight and Lamplight City will return to Lamplight's steampunk-ish alternate world in his next adventure game, with a rootin' tootin' twist. Francisco Gonz├ílez of Grundislav Games yesterday announced Rosewater, a western click 'em up. Rosewater is set a few years after Lamplight and, clearly, is out in some dusty hinterlands rather than a bustling city. Gonz├ílez is playing his cards close to…

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1 year ago

Feature: Shady tales

Lamplight City promises a detective story where you can screw up everything

After the delights of sci-fi adventure Shardlight we were always going to be interested in what Francisco Gonzalez did next. Now having played a small section of his follow-up, Lamplight City, I can confirm such anticipation is well merited. This is a steampunk detective adventure where messing everything up is an entirely legitimate way to play.

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Shardlight dev’s steampunk-y adventure Lamplight City still looks neat

A new calendar year means games which seemed impossibly far away are now really quite close. Here comes Lamplight City, the next adventure game from the creator of A Golden Wake and Shardlight, flexing and doing some warm-up marketing stretches with a new trailer ahead of its launch in a few months. After tripping through the roaring '30s then our dystopian future, Francisco Gonzalez is…

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2 years ago

Shardlight designer and Wadjet Eye Games part ways

Shardlight [official site] developer Francisco Gonzalez has announced that he's no working with Wadjet Eye Games. Gonzalez announced the split in a blog post yesterday, though it actually happened last year. The future of his next game, Lamplight City, is also now uncertain.

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3 years ago

Golden Wake Dev’s New Steampunk-ish Adventure Game

Grundislav Games, the maker of A Golden Wake, has announced its next adventure game, Lamplight City [official site]. It takes me back to the many nights I spent sitting on the edge of my parents' bed watching Dad play adventure games like Loom. Dad would play for a little bit and stop because they weren't quite his cup of tea, but they were mine. I…

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