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The Darkside Detective

The Darkside Detective review

"Welcome to Darkside, Liz"

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1 year ago

The Darkside Detective wraps up season one today

Silly spooky adventure game The Darkside Detective today adds its ninth and final case to close out its first season. It brings a rare day of downtime for our detective and his uniformed sidekick, visiting a museum named Trout Of This World and that's enough to make me want in. Our former Adam (RPS in peace) enjoyed the first six episodes the game started with,…

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2 years ago

Feature: "Welcome to Darkside, Liz"

The Darkside Detective review

Officer Dooley is the best point and click character I've met in ages, and I say that having thoroughly enjoyed the company of Thimbleweed Park's misfits and misanthropes. Dooley is on a different level though. Maybe it's that he's unvoiced and yet so smartly written that I can hear his every word, or maybe it's that he's secretly the world's laziest anarchist trapped inside the…

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5 years ago

Paranormal PI: Darkside Detective

One of my favourite films of recent years is the relatively obscure black comedy Skeletons. Treating the paranormal as a pseudo-science, it follows two weary and tense investigators who are somewhere between bureaucratic civil servants and metaphorical exorcists. If Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter had collaborated on a Ghostbusters film, it would probably have looked a lot like Skeletons. Darkside Detective looks like it might…

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