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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Dane Krams (Anna’s Quest)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online reviewed point-and-click adventure game Anna’s Quest in September 2015, describing it as “a beautiful 2D point-and-click adventure game that does more than enough to stand out from the crowd.” The game had been on our radar since its original incarnation – Anna’s Quest Vol. 1: Winfriede’s Tower – was released in 2012, which we described as “indie adventure gaming at its finest.” In short, Anna’s Quest is pretty awesome. Therefore, AMO is proud to present an exclusive online interview with the affable and talented man behind the game, indie developer Dane Krams!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Stephen Barlow (Kelvin and the Infamous Machine)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed comedy point-and-click adventure game Kelvin and the Infamous Machine, describing it as “a genuinely funny, often hilarious traditional 2D point-and-click adventure game that looks and sounds great.” It’s undeniable that a huge part of the game’s success is due to its strong writing and voice acting. AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Stephen Barlow, the game’s writer and the voice of Kelvin!

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GAME REVIEW – Batman: The Telltale Series – Episode 1: Realm of Shadows (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Batman: The Telltale Series is a new five-episode adventure game from Telltale Games (Tales from the BorderlandsThe Wolf Among Us) based on the Batman comic book series created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger. Rendered to look like a living, breathing comic book, Episode 1: Realm of Shadows sees Batman/Bruce Wayne taking on the mob (and Catwoman/Selina Kyle) as Harvey Dent runs for mayor of Gotham City.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Liviu Boar (Gibbous – A Cthulhu Adventure Kickstarter)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Gibbous – A Cthulhu Adventure is a comedy point-and-click adventure game for PC/Mac/Linux, described by its creators as a love letter to classic-era LucasArts adventures, Hitchcock and HP Lovecraft. The game was announced via Kickstarter and has recently surpassed its funding goal of Fr 39,270. AMO is therefore delighted to present an exclusive online interview with Liviu Boar, the Creative Director of Stuck In Attic!

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GAME REVIEW – The Walking Dead: Michonne – Episode 3: What We Deserve (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Give No Shelter is the third and final episode of The Walking Dead: Michonne, a three-part episodic miniseries from Telltale Games (Tales from the Borderlands, Game of Thronesbased on Robert Kirkman’s best-selling comic books. Can Michonne protect an innocent family from Norma and the vengeful Monroe crew while coming to terms with the haunting loss of her daughters? Only you can decide…

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GAME REVIEW – The Dream Machine: Chapter 5 (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Dream Machine is a point-and-click adventure game handcrafted from clay and cardboard by Cockroach Inc., a two-man independent Swedish game development studio. Following on from Chapters 1-3 (“not only a game about dreams, but a dream come true for adventure gamers”) and Chapter 4 (“inspired point-and-click storytelling from a small indie studio with big ideas and even bigger dreams”), this penultimate chapter sees Victor continuing his quest to save his pregnant wife and defeat The Dream Machine once and for all.

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GAME REVIEW – Shardlight (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Shardlight is the latest game from Wadjet Eye Games, publisher of The Blackwell Epiphany, Resonance and Gemini Rue (to name but a few).  Another old-school pixel-art point-and-click adventure game (try saying that five times in a row!), Shardlight is set 20 years after a cataclysmic disaster has levelled the city Amy Wellard lives in. She’s now slowly dying of Green Lung, a disease that is wiping out the population at an alarming rate. Vaccine is in short supply, rationed by a totalitarian government that favours the rich… but that won’t stop Amy fighting for her life.

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