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Posts tagged “Tin Man Games”

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries visual novel out this year

Waiiit hold on, the Fighting Fantasy gamebook folks are making a visual novel based on Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries - the finest detective comedy-drama on television these days? Gosh! Yes, Tin Man Games plan to release Miss Fisher and the Deathly Maze [official site] this year and I'm so on board. Phryne Fisher, Melbourne's leading lady detective, is basically Bruce Wayne without the deranged dual…

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The Warlock Of Firetop Mountain review

I wrote my own choose-your-own-adventure books when I was a kid. I suspect we all did. I'd love to see those scrawls now: the breathless, clunky, obvious descriptions, the abundance of useless death-by-spikes scribbles, the cameo appearances from Star Wars monsters, the grotesque unfairness. Relics of a child's imagination, needing only the basic fact of dungeon-delving to fill in every gap with lurid, thrilling detail.…

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Fancy Fighting Fantasy: The Warlock Of Firetop Mountain Revamp

Tin Man Games are running a Kickstarter to fund the final steps of development on their "re-imagining" of The Warlock of Firetop Mountain [official site], the first in Jackson and Livingstone's long-running and much-loved gamebook series. The developers have prior in this area, having adapted several FF books already, as well as writing and releasing their own digital choose your own advenure series. This new…

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The RPG Scrollbars: The Game Of The Gamebook

Oh, to be able to talk more about what I've been playing this week - the third part of Inkle's conversion of Steve Jackson's Sorcery! That's their exclamation mark, by the way, not mine. Unfortunately, it's not available on PC, so I can't. I can't say how ludicrously impressive it is, from the way it's converted the largely linear gamebook experience to an open world…

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Choose Hamlet’s Own Adventure: To Be Or Not To Be

You know the problem with Shakespeare's Hamlet? It doesn't have any dinosaurs, for starters. Or time travel, now that I think about it. Those pirates are barely mentioned. Ophelia doesn't kill anyone (else) either. And only one ending! To Be or Not To Be [official site] rectifies the lot. Dinosaur Comics writer Ryan North turned Hamlet into a zany adventure-choosing game book with the help…

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