Category Archives: Thimbleweed Park

‘Thimbleweed Park’ iOS Review: Retro Point-and-Click Gaming for the Modern Age

Thimbleweed Park By: Terrible Toybox (Ron Gilbert) As a point-and-click adventure fan, I knew I was supposed to be excited about Thimbleweed Park when it was announced, but I'd be lying if I didn't say I had mixed feelings. As I mentioned here, I didn't grow up on LucasArts games, but rather those like Broken Sword. So I don't have any nostalgic attachment to the retro art or old school action verb controls. On the contrary, I saw that list of verbs covering a third of the screen and part of Read more [...]

My Week Unwrapped: October 2, 2017 – Flower, Kensho, The Witness, Ticket to Ride: First Journey, Harald and More

Hi everyone, and welcome back to My Week Unwrapped, where I discuss all the games I've been playing over the last seven days. If you've been following closely, you've probably noticed that I've been spending a lot of my time with the Witness. This is true and hopefully won't bother anyone, as I'm really enjoying it. But I did manage to fit in some time for other games and write a few reviews, which I'll link to below. Also, don't forget to look at the sales at the bottom of the page! The Witness Soooo Read more [...]

Thimbleweed Park: Touch Controls Guide and Tips

Thimbleweed Park By: Terrible Toybox (Ron Gilbert) This is just a short guide to help those playing the mobile version of Thimbleweed Park find the shortcuts to make the game more user-friendly. Some of these options are not so obvious at first, so they're easy to miss. I missed them myself during my first hour or so playing. So first off, you can read the helpful tips in the settings. You're shown some of the controls when you boot up the game. Basically, tap to move. The verbs on the screen Read more [...]

Thimbleweed Park is Out Now on iOS and Has Won Me Over

Thimbleweed Park By: Terrible Toybox (Ron Gilbert) I'm not going to mince words. When I first heard about and saw screenshots of Ron Gilbert's Thimbleweed Park, I had some excitement mixed with dread. Dread that it would mimic old retro games to a point that wouldn't be enjoyable for me. I'm very sensitive about games wasting my time, and a list of action verbs on the screen was not that appealing to me. I didn't grow up on LucasArts games. The point-and-click adventures I played were those Read more [...]