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King’s Quest II: Romancing the Throne 

King’s Quest II: Romancing the Throne

King Graham sets off to find a wife in a sequel that’s pretty much the same show as the first.

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King’s Quest: Quest For The Crown

I must first admit that I have never played any of the King’s Quests. This probably seems odd, since I do so enjoy my adventure games and the series is renowned for creating the animated adventure as we all know it. However, neither Static nor I really enjoy the whole sword and sorcery scene. I […]

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Manhunter: New York

I should first note than Manhunter has nothing to do with Michael Mann’s 1986 film that introduced Dr. Hannibal Lecter to the cinema. Instead, this game introduces giant alien eyeballs that have enslaved the human race. A bit of a difference, I know, but both could be considered investigative thrillers. The similarities end there, as […]

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Spycraft: The Great Game

Many interesting things happened when the Soviet Union disbanded, but one of the most curious was the incredibly rapid end of hostilities and the secrets guarded by them. Maybe we were all sick of war. Maybe it was a process glasnost started, and officials on both sides were just waiting for the final all-clear to […]

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Hacker

Can’t say there are too many games that start this way. There is no manual or paper documentation of any kind. All that’s in the box is a disk. Putting said disk in the computer and booting it up drops you instantly to a blank logon screen. No intro, no credits, no company icons, just […]

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KGB (Conspiracy)

If you’re no stranger to adventure games, then you’re probably aware of a little subset of spy games that exist. Codename: Iceman or Spycraft come immediately to mind. This makes sense, as the adventure game offers a good opportunity for interactive globe-trotting, clever gagets, and quick-thinking espionage. You’ll get most of that with Cryo’s KGB […]

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