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.
“Will Crowther, who never made another game, is now considered interactive ﬁction’s J.D. Salinger.” One of the most known interactive text adventures from the 1970s, Colossal Cave Adventure, challenged players to travel through a treacherous and long tunnel with untold riches at its end. Something of a coding feat, Colossal Cave Adventure was the first-ever work of …
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.
Andrew Plotkin has created a site he calls the “Obsessively Complete Infocom Catalog” where he is compiling both source code and game files.
We are testing. In the meantime, check out a short teaser and music preview for our upcoming adaptation of The War of the Worlds
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.
The brainchild of Northwestern University neuroscience grad Nathan Whitmore, it was inspired by “Ender’s Game”.
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.
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.