Posts Tagged ‘Yorkshire Gubbins’

Aye Fair Lady is a free musical adventure from Yorkshire Gubbins dev

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I get angry. I get angry for a number of reasons, but a few times a year I get angry because video games aren’t as funny as I wish they were. Especially the games that are really Trying Hard to be funny. So, when I encounter a genuinely funny title, it makes me happy to recommend it. Obviously, there’s not a formula that always works. Well, except for the formula of “accents plus robots” because that works every. single. time. So Aye Fair Lady works for me. It checks both aforementioned boxes.

It’s Mandatory Singing Day. And Steggy forgot to leave town. There’s only one thing to do: Put a stop it this tyranny forever. If you’ve played the game Yorkshire Gubbins before, you know what you’re getting into here. If you haven’t played Yorkshire Gubbins — go get correct, son.

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Yorkshire Gubbins is a funny comedy adventure game

I don’t write reviews so this isn’t a review. The news is: Area Woman Plays Yorkshire Gubbins, Really Quite Likes It. That’s news, yeah. Released in October 2017, Yorkshire Gubbins is an anthology of comedy point ‘n’ click adventure games featuring all the local touchstones you’d expect in god’s own country: tea, ginnels, pies, slugpeople clones, robots, and the greeting “ey up”. It’s funny, it’s warm, the puzzling flows nicely, and it’s all a tidy length. The prequel and tutorial are free and all, so have a go. Read the rest of this entry »

Comedy adventure anthology Yorkshire Gubbins starts

A new comedy adventure anthology explores a weird version of Yorkshire – home of, as developers Stairfall Institute point out, “the British accent used in Game of Thrones”. Appropriately named Yorkshire Gubbins, the game launched its first episode this week and I’ve heard good things from chums. The first episode follows someone who, while a bridesmaid, ruined her best friend’s wedding. Great times. Here, watch: Read the rest of this entry »