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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Uni Dahl (The Silent Age, House on Fire)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed science fiction point-and-click adventure game The Silent Age HD (PC), describing it as “a gripping tale of time travel gone wrong.” It’s a thoroughly engaging experience full of time travelling shenanigans and polyester trousers, featuring a groovy moustached average Joe protagonist. AMO is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Uni Dahl, CEO and Co-Founder of indie game studio House on Fire, where we explore the innards of The Silent Age!

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GAME REVIEW – The Silent Age HD (PC)

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Silent Age is a science fiction point-and-click adventure game developed by Danish indie game studio House on Fire. Originally released as two separate episodes (the first in 2012, the second in 2014) for Android and iOS devices (with over eight million mobile downloads worldwide!), the game has since been released on PC/Steam with added voice acting and Ultra HD graphics.

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FILM REVIEW – Looper

By Marty Mulrooney

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Looper is a science fiction film written and directed by Rian Johnson (Brick). It stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Joe Simmons, a ‘looper’ living in Kansas in the year 2044. Loopers are assassins who kill targets sent back in time by criminal organisations from the future, where time travel was invented and then immediately outlawed. Bruce Willis co-stars as Joe’s older self in a mind-bending time travel plot that thoroughly exceeds expectations.

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BOOK REVIEW – The Company of the Dead by David J. Kowalski

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Company of the Dead is an award-winning alternate history thriller written by Australian author David J. Kowalski that was recently published by Titan Books in the UK. A medical practitioner by trade, Kowalski had previously been published in medical journals but this bold novel, originally published in 2007, marked his fiction writing debut. Set against the backdrop of the sinking of the Titanic – a tragic event that occurred exactly one hundred years ago to the day of this review being published – Kowalski asks the reader to consider a world where the United States never entered World War One.  A world where there is no United States of America and samurai patrol the streets of New York City with machine pistols hung over their shoulders…

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GAME REVIEW – Back To The Future: The Game – Episode 3: Citizen Brown

By Marty Mulrooney

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Back To The Future: The Game returns once more with Episode 3: Citizen Brown! Following on from last month’s superb cliff-hanger ending, Marty McFly now finds himself trapped in an alternate timeline where 1986 Hill Valley is ruled by ‘First Citizen Brown’ and his every move is being watched. The DeLorean is trashed and everyday life has taken a turn for the worse. Alcohol, public displays of affection and even dogs are entirely forbidden and the majority of the people in Hill Valley are running on autopilot (or golf carts). Only one question remains: can Marty fix the DeLorean and the warped timeline before it’s too late?

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GAME REVIEW – Back To The Future: The Game – Episode 1: It’s About Time

By Marty Mulrooney

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Back To The Future: The Game is a PC adventure game created by Telltale Games as part of a licensing deal with Universal Pictures. Split into five episodes over the coming months, episode one takes place some time after Back To The Future: Part III, with Marty feeling downhearted as the Doc’s possessions are sold off by the bank in his absence…

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