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GAME REVIEW – Far from Noise (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Far from Noise is “a single-player narrative told through dialogue choices” created and independently released by developer George Batchelor, a programmer at State of Play Games (Lumino City). Taking place on a cliff edge, players take control of a young woman trapped in a precariously balanced, old rusting car.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Mattis Folkestad aka Machineboy (Milkmaid of the Milky Way)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed ’90s style point-and-click adventure game Milkmaid of the Milky Way, describing it as “a wonderful, humbling experience” and “easy for AMO to recommend.” It’s a very special indie adventure indeed, evoking the classics of the past while forging its own highly memorable and unique identity. AMO is therefore delighted to present an exclusive online interview with the game’s friendly and talented creator Mattis Folkestad, aka Machineboy, where we talk all about the development process, writing in rhyme, kidnapped cows, spunky milkmaids and golden spaceships!

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GAME REVIEW – Milkmaid of the Milky Way (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Milkmaid of the Milky Way is a ’90s style point-and-click adventure game created by Norwegian indie developer Mattis Folkestad, aka Machineboy. Set on a remote farm in a faraway fjord in 1920’s Norway, players take control of a lonely young milkmaid named Ruth. It’s a tough life of churning butter and cooking cheese to make ends meet. Then a mysterious golden spaceship turns up and steals all the cows…

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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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GAME REVIEW – Kentucky Route Zero Act I & Act II (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Kentucky Route Zero is an episodic point-and-click adventure game split into five acts. The game is being developed and published by Cardboard Computer, an indie studio consisting of Jake Elliott and Tamas Kemenczy, using  the $8,583 raised during their Kickstarter campaign in 2011. Featuring minimal puzzles and a constantly adapting narrative, the game follows a truck driver named Conway as he tries to make a delivery via a secret and mysterious highway located deep in the heart of Kentucky…

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GAME REVIEW – Gone Home (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Gone Home is a story exploration video game created by independent studio The Fullbright Company, which was founded in Portland, Oregon in March 2012. Its co-founders are Steve Gaynor, Johnnemann Nordhagen and Karla Zimonja – previously, members of the studio have worked in various capacities on games such as BioShock 2, XCOM and BioShock Infinite. As Kaitlin Greenbriar, players will travel back in time to 1995 to explore their family home in an indie adventure game that is nostalgic, bittersweet and heartfelt.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Robert Busey (Sword ‘N’ Board Kickstarter Campaign)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Sword ‘N’ Board is a puzzle orientated adventure currently being created by indie game developer Robert Busey, formerly of Big Fish Games and Hashbang Games. Robert hopes to raise $7,500 via Kickstarter to fund the game by the 6th September 2012. In Sword ‘N’ Board you play as Sidd, a kid with an active imagination who must battle his way through imaginary enemies, cardboard forests and dark pillow fort dungeons, solving challenging puzzles in order to find the pieces of his lost video game console! The story behind the creation of the game is particularly touching and it is therefore with great pleasure that AMO presents an exclusive online interview with Robert Busey!

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