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‘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 [...]

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 [...]

‘Karma Incarnation 1’ iOS Review: Second Time’s the Charm

Karma. Incarnation 1. By: Other Kind Games I was immediately captivated by the visuals and charm of Other Kind Games' Karma. Incarnation 1., as well as the fact that it seemed inspired by Amanita Designs' games, such as Samorost 3. Like its inspiration, the game has no words. Instead, everything is told visually through thought and speech bubbles. This is both a blessing and a curse. You play as a little soul whose beloved has been taken by evil spirits. In order to save her, he's tried to reincarnate Read more [...]

Karma Incarnation 1: CompleteWalkthrough Guide

Karma. Incarnation 1. By: Other Kind Games This is complete walkthrough guide for the iOS, Android and PC point-and-click adventure game, Karma. Incarnation 1. by Other Kind Games. It shows you how to get the good ending. See my review here. Walkthrough: Part 1: Part 2: Note: You can kill the guy blocking your way in the forest. I don't know how to avoid killing him. But if you do, just make sure you restore the orb to its rightful place and lose all your spikes before going through the Read more [...]

‘Bertram Fiddle: Episode 2: A Bleaker Predicklement’ Releasing August 24, Preview Inside

Bertram Fiddle: Episode 2: A Bleaker Predicklement By: Rumpus Animation Update: The game is out! See my review here. If you liked the first episode of the puntastic point-and-click adventure, Bertram Fiddle, you'll be happy to hear that after many delays, the second episode, A Bleaker Predicklement, is finally releasing this Thursday, August 24th. While I've not completed the game yet, I have spent a good chunk of time with it and quite like what I've seen so far. You might remember from Read more [...]