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Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet

2 years ago

The Merry End Of The World In Unforeseen Incidents

The end of humanity is nigh but ah, there's always time for a few giggles. Unforeseen Incidents [official site] is an upcoming adventure game set just before the end of the world, with a deadly virus sweeping the globe and some strange conspiracy afoot. As most adventure games seem to be, it's inspired by lightheared '90s adventures. Unforeseen Incidents comes to my attention through its…

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Feature: And not a parrot in sight

Nelly Cootalot – The Fowl Fleet review

As adventure games come tumbling upon us, and for once it’s a pleasure, Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet [official site] finds itself in good company. And it’s a pleasure to report that despite its smaller budget and much smaller team, it merits that company. A sweet, silly and welcoming adventure game in which your ultimate goal is rescuing some poor wee birdies. Here's wot I…

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Feature: Bird-brained

Hands On: Nelly Cootalot – The Fowl Fleet

RPS had barely gotten started when free point-and-click adventure Nelly Cootalot: Spoonbeaks Ahoy appeared in 2007. I adored it, and it appeared in our first ever advent calendar. So in 2013, when a Kickstarter was announced to fund a full-length sequel, Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet [official site], we demanded you fund it. You did, and with additional funding from snazzily named publishers Application Systems,…

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4 years ago

Bird-Brained: Nelly Cootalot’s On Greenlight

The extremely lovely point and click adventure Nelly Cootalot: Spoonbeaks Ahoy appeared when RPS was but a fledgling chick, not sure how to arrange text and images. The game, however, knew exactly how to arrange such things, the sweetest love letter from boyfriend to girlfriend, and a damned funny little adventure too. Last year saw a sequel, The Fowl Fleet successfully seek funding on Kickstarter,…

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5 years ago

Woah: Nelly Cootalot – The Fowl Fleet

Only moments after Rock, Paper, Shotgun emerged from Horace's womb, Nelly Cootalot: Spoonbeaks Ahoy caught our eye. The 2007 AGS adventure has remained one of the favourite releases from that community, and you can still get it for free now. It's definitely worth it - a really charming game that shows some proper adventure design chops. So I'm very pleased to see the creator is…

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