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Posts tagged “Broken Sword”

Feature: Listen to us say the same lines over and over

Podcast: Who are your favourite NPCs?

Ah, the non-player character. Stoic endurer of all our sadistic whims. It’s time the monsters on the RPS podcast, the Electronic Wireless Show, made tribute to these humble little robots, whether they’re annoying companions, side characters, or disembodied human heads. Let’s talk about some of our favourites.

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Feature: ME ME ME ME ME (and you)

Firewatch And The Selfish Nature Of Romance

In games, romance is often an end-goal. A relationship is the reward at the end of a quest chain or a gift-giving minigame of sorts, or it's the fulfillment of a character's potential and meaning. There are exceptions, of course, but there are few great romances in gaming, doomed or otherwise. And there's very little that would fall into the rom-com category. When I first…

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Feature: Point, Click, Agree

The 25 Best Adventure Games Ever Made

You know that there are adventure games, and you know that some of those adventure games are better than others. But do you know which one is best, and which one is twenty-fifth best? Well, at last you can find out, with our definitive, unimpeachable breakdown of adventure gaming's best moments.

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Feature: From the Gnostic frying pan into the fire

Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse (Part 2) review

Last December we saw the first part of the Kickstarted Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse. It was a pretty game, and made for a warm reunion with two beloved characters, but one with more than a little cause for concern. Now, the second part is finally out. Here's Wot I Think. This isn't going to be pretty. The first episode of this new Broken Sword…

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Feature: Interview

Charles Cecil On Broken Sword, Kickstarter, & 3D Models

Yesterday we spoke to Broken Sword creator Charles Cecil about the themes behind Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse. Today we talk about the practice of Kickstarting itself, the flaws with the traditional publisher model, and how Uncle Charles hopes to involve the community as this fifth Broken Sword game is developed. So why does Revolution even need Kickstarter money? How will they promote the game…

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Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse Launches Kickstarter

You know what hasn't been Kickstartered? Broken Sword! A classic and well-loved adventure series - how can it not... oh look! Uncle Charles Cecil and many of the original Revolution team have reunited to create a fifth Broken Sword game - in fact they've been working on it for six months - and now they're seeking crowd funding to avoid the need for a publisher.…

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Making Of: Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon

[I'm entirely unsurprised when going through this again that I used the word "Avuncular" to describe the ever-avuncular Charles Cecil. Bless him. The interview happened as he was revealing Broken Sword 4, and written in an optimistic and I don't think Sam and Max had shown their face yet.] The Adventure is dea… okay, let’s try again. The number of articles which started exclaiming the…

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Confessions of a Crybaby
(And His Interview With Charles Cecil)

This is a piece that was previously published in The Escapist. It's a favourite of mine. Not only because I got to further seal my fate as gaming's crying fool, but also because it offered me an opportunity to interview the fantastic (Uncle) Charles Cecil about one of my favourite gaming moments. Confessions of a Crybaby I am a crybaby. And I don’t care what…

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