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City Quest Is A Silly, Sierra/LucasArts-Inspired Adventure

I have to admit, I wasn’t expecting much out of City Quest. It certainly doesn’t look like much, and “retro”-styled games are a dime a trillion these days. But I also spied loving odes to the LucasArts and Sierra adventures of yore on its website, so I decided I’d have a go at its free demo anyway. I’m quite happy I did. City Quest is that rare brand of adventure that plumbs the scummiest depths of tastefulness, yet manages to emerge not covered in, well, crap. It’s an unrelentingly witty little thing, constantly rewarding exploration and “what if…?” thinking with scrumptious details and┬árapid-fire joke flurries. They’re not all winners, but the hits far outweigh the misses. More info and a trailer after the break.

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