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.
Rock and Roll is driven by narrative. Musicians adopt personas, world-build around themselves and the audience plays along. Some examples are overt — David Bowie becomes Ziggy Stardust, Brian Hugh Warner steps on stage as Marilyn Manson — but there is something particularly immersive about a good concept album
Wherein we revisit the weird and wonderful world of interactive text adventures adapted from movies and other media.