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Mini Interview – Puzzle Agent 2: What Does Graham Annable Think?

By Marty Mulrooney

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Following the recent release of Puzzle Agent 2 (reviewed here), AMO caught up with cartoonist/animator/illustrator Graham Annable to discuss the game in an exclusive online mini interview!

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GAME REVIEW – Puzzle Agent 2

By Marty Mulrooney

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A direct sequel to last year’s superb Puzzle Agent by Telltale Games, Puzzle Agent 2 once again sees players taking control of FBI Agent Nelson Tethers (Department of Puzzle Research) as he investigates a series of mysterious disappearances in the sleepy town of Scoggins, Minnesota. Featuring the stunning artwork of Graham Annable, Puzzle Agent 2 is certainly a winner in the looks department. But, does it have the puzzles to match?

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Mini Interview – Puzzle Agent: What Does Graham Annable Think?

By Marty Mulrooney

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Following on from the success of AMO’s Tales Of Monkey Island mini interviews last year (What Does Dominic Armato Think?) I decided to go out on a limb and invite Grickle creator Graham Annable back to chat with us once more in an exclusive mini interview, this time specifically regarding his new game Puzzle Agent (recently reviewed here). I was delighted when he accepted my offer! As expected, Graham was an absolute pleasure to interview again: he not only reveals his innermost thoughts on the game, but also offers a small glimmer of hope for fans itching to see more of Nelson Tethers in the future…

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GAME REVIEW – Puzzle Agent

By Marty Mulrooney

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Puzzle Agent is Telltale Games’ first foray into their online ‘pilot’ scheme, where they create a single game episode to see how well it works, with a view for later expansion. I don’t think they could have chosen a better starting point! On a technical level at least, Puzzle Agent is stunning: the artwork of Graham Annable brought to life. But of course, any game with the word ‘puzzle’ in its title had better deliver some solid brainteasers…

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BOOK REVIEW – The Book Of Grickle by Graham Annable

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Book Of Grickle is a beautiful hardcover treasure trove of material collected from the various  ‘Grickle’ works of Graham Annable, professional cartoonist, animator and illustrator. Mr Annable was first brought to my attention via his video game work at Telltale Games and LucasArts, yet I am proud to say that I have finally exposed myself to his more personal projects and creations as of late.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Graham Annable (Cartoonist/Animator/Illustrator)

By Marty Mulrooney

AnnableBioPic Graham Annable is a renowned cartoonist and animator living in Portland, Oregon. He is the creator of Grickle and has most recently been working at Laika Entertainment, where he storyboarded for the feature film Coraline. Previously, he had a long and illustrious career at LucasArts working on such classic videogames as The Curse Of Monkey Island, and was also the creative director at Telltale Games during the company’s first AnnableBioPic02year. As of late, he has been helping Telltale Games create their first ‘pilot’  videogame based on the Grickle universe, entitled ‘Puzzle Agent.’ A collection of selected Grickle material entitled ‘The Book Of Grickle’ has also recently been released to critical acclaim. It is therefore with great pleasure that I am now able to present a special interview between myself and Mr Graham Annable!

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