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A tunnel in I Doesn't Exist that shows that there's more going on with this game than meets the eye

I Doesn't Exist Review - Existential Dread

It's hard to describe I Doesn't Exist. It's a text adventure, but so much more. It's a dissection of mental health, but I'm sure it can also be interpreted in many different ways too. It's certainly…

September 12, 2023 | 08:00 EDT

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Stories From Sol: The Gun-Dog Pays Homage To PC98 Visual Novels

If you're a fan of classic PC88 and PC98 visual novels, then indie developer Space Colony Studios and publisher Astrolabe Games have got a treat for you. Stories from Sol: The Gun-Dog is a visual…

January 10, 2023 | 11:07 EST

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Trolley Problem, Inc.

Trolley Problem, Inc. is a narrative game where you must choose between two awful answers for a number of hypothetical situations based on real world philosophical papers. After going through the…

December 31, 2022 | 09:23 EST

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5 Most Thought-Provoking Choices in Trolley Problem, Inc.

Recently, Yogscast Games and Read Graves released Trolley Problem, Inc. on PC. As the name implies, the game puts the player in a series of moral and ethical questions with simple "A or B" responses…

April 22, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Trolley Problem, Inc. Review

If you have a passing knowledge of philosophy or justice, you've most likely heard of the trolley problem. You're on a runaway trolley on a collision course with five helpless people. There's a lever…

April 21, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

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Sierra Founders Making Colossal Cave Adventure Remake

Sierra founders Ken and Roberta Williams are working on a Colossal Cave Adventure remake. Titled Colossal Cave 3D Adventure, the remake is set to launch on PC and Mac, and there's also a VR version…

March 21, 2022 | 12:01 EDT

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In Memoriam: Dario D'Ambra, Indie Game Developer

Do you remember the game Don't Make Love? It was a little indie title about two mantises going through relationship issues, as they explore the desire to make love with each other for the first, and…

October 18, 2020 | 06:15 EDT

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London Detective Mysteria

Play as Lady Whiteley, a young, aspiring detective who must sharpen her deductive skills in the visual novel London Detective Mysteria.  Take control of Lady Whiteley to uncover the mysteries of her…

October 9, 2020 | 03:18 EDT

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In Other Waters

In Other Waters is a top-down point-and-click metroidvania text-based adventure game that takes place entirely on a minimalist topographical map.. an exobiologist (someone responsible for studying…

April 14, 2020 | 07:04 EDT

In Other Waters Review

In Other Waters Review

In Other Waters is perhaps one of the most unique games I've come across in my twenty-something years of gaming. The debut title from developer Jump Over the Age has players taking control of an AI…

April 15, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

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London Detective Mysteria Review

The year was 2013. BBC’s Sherlock was waiting for a highly anticipated third season, CBS’s Elementary had premiered its second season, yet another iteration of Lupin III had just premiered the year…

August 23, 2019 | 12:30 EDT

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Don't Make Love

Indie developer Maggese presents to you Don't Make Love, a short, highly replayable text adventure game about love, loss, morality and death. Assume the role of a praying mantis in a relationship.…

January 4, 2018 | 11:00 EST

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Don't Make Love Review - Lamentations of Love and Loss

Relationships are a tricky thing. The dynamics that can make or break a close connection with those around us are often zero-sum games. Feelings such as companionship, desire, and ultimately love are…

January 4, 2018 | 11:00 EST

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Choice of the Deathless Review

Are you tired of immaculately designed graphics engines presenting you with the newest levels of graphic fidelity? Would you rather use your *own* graphics engine, the most powerful engine of them…

February 3, 2015 | 09:00 EST