Amazon Studios recently released the synopsis for their upcoming, billion dollar Lord of the Rings TV series which set the Middle Earth fan community aflame and got us thinking about the earliest games adapted from JRR Tolkien’s famous books.
We look at some Cybperunk interactive fiction games and text adventures to (re)discover some of the must-play titles that have emerged from our favorite subgenre over the years.
Experience HG. Wells’ iconic alien invasion story like never before in the first interactive adaptation of The War of the Worlds, available now on Google Play.
The outrageous, satirical game was inspired by a real-life mishap that befell Adams when he attempted to change his address prior to moving into a new home.
Adventuron is a new authoring system for creating simple, retro text adventures for mobile and desktop that can be easily exported to HTML. Geared towards the nostalgia set, Adventuron is unabashedly retro, but seems to be targeting parents who may want to get their children hooked on reading and coding all at once.
What Remains is an 8-bit game for the 1985 NES console, blending visual novel with adventure elements in a story translating real events from the 80s into an epic quest to save the world.
The trailer for IT Chapter 2 dropped today which got us thinking about Stephen King. One thing led to another and now we’re playing The Mist.
A staple of classrooms in the 1980’s, The Oregon Trail was a text adventure designed to teach kids about the realities of living life as a pioneer. Most of us died of dysentery.
No Code Studio could become a bona fide mainstream contender with the release of the interactive sci-fi thriller, Observation.