Choose-your-own-adventure Goosebumps novels were so frustrating. Some fancy has me kicking open the locked door (it was locked for a reason) only for a thrashing beast to tear me down. Flip back to page 37. But the relief of finding the truest route was worth every false start. Today, I played a classically-styled…
At face value, Killing Time at Lightspeed looks like a browser-based text adventure, or perhaps some sort of dated social-media app you found on a phone you left in a drawer and forgot you had. But at its heart, KTAL is much more than that, using all the best elements of text-based adventures to bear a point-and-click…
Stephen Colbert has a text adventure now, and it’s great. Escape From The Man-Sized Cabinet chronicles Colbert’s adventures while waiting for his new show to start. You can die alone and afraid in a cabinet! Or you can explore a place that’s basically Narnia. Your call.
Tired of all the news about games (sequels) you might be able to play some day? Here's a game you can play right now—it's a science fiction western featuring scheming bandits.
Our younger readers won't have lived through it, but the 1980s were in in many ways a bleak time, the spectre of nuclear holocaust hanging over the world for much of the decade.
Digital plowing, planting and sowing is so January 2010. Advanced Lawnmower Simulator 2: The Revenge of King Zord! Is my personal gardening game of the month.