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Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« on: 22 May 2013, 08:14 »
I'm looking for adventure games that have techno-thriller'ish story. Governments, conspiracies, '24' and mature stuff and so on.
All I could think of is KGB aka Conspiracy, which doubles as one of my favourites -- music and mood is extremely spot-on.
Does anyone know any more?
« Last Edit: 22 May 2013, 08:18 by InCreator »

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Re: Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« Reply #1 on: 22 May 2013, 10:26 »
Culpa Innata is a Sci-Fi thriller with lots of things wrong with it, but is quite weirdly brilliant in other ways.

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Re: Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« Reply #2 on: 22 May 2013, 10:45 »
Well, that one might be too obvious, but Blade Runner (1997) immediately came to mind...

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Re: Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« Reply #3 on: 22 May 2013, 11:08 »
Depending on exactly what your definition of techno-thriller is, I would have thought that both Gemini Rue and Resonance could fit the bill.

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Re: Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« Reply #4 on: 22 May 2013, 11:39 »
Another one would be Rise of the Dragon.
This game is edgy and mature, albeit a little clichéd by contemporary perception (it's more than 20 years old after all). 

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Re: Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« Reply #5 on: 22 May 2013, 11:41 »
In a few months when it's released, The Apotheosis Project might be up your street as well.

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Re: Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« Reply #6 on: 23 May 2013, 17:59 »
Depending on exactly what your definition of adventure game is, I would have thought that Covert Action could fit the bill.

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Re: Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« Reply #7 on: 23 May 2013, 19:36 »
Stating the obvious: Technobabylon and Beneath a Steel Sky

The first one even has techno in the name and even in the name of the creator!

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Re: Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« Reply #8 on: 23 May 2013, 19:57 »
"Orion Conspiracy" has conspiracy in its name :)

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Re: Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« Reply #9 on: 24 May 2013, 15:20 »
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Techno-thrillers (or technothrillers) are a hybrid genre, drawing subject matter generally from science fiction, thrillers, spy, action and war. They include a disproportionate amount (relative to other genres) of technical details on its subject matter (typically military technology); only science fiction tends towards a comparable level of supporting detail on the technical side. The inner workings of technology and the mechanics of various disciplines (espionage, martial arts, politics) are thoroughly explored, and the plot often turns on the particulars of that exploration.

What I'm looking for is basically Jason Bourne: The adventure game.
There surely can't be that few..?
« Last Edit: 24 May 2013, 15:22 by InCreator »

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Re: Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« Reply #10 on: 24 May 2013, 16:13 »
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Techno-thrillers (or technothrillers) are a hybrid genre, drawing subject matter generally from science fiction, thrillers, spy, action and war. They include a disproportionate amount (relative to other genres) of technical details on its subject matter (typically military technology); only science fiction tends towards a comparable level of supporting detail on the technical side. The inner workings of technology and the mechanics of various disciplines (espionage, martial arts, politics) are thoroughly explored, and the plot often turns on the particulars of that exploration.

What I'm looking for is basically Jason Bourne: The adventure game.
There surely can't be that few..?

The reason why Matt Damon was not involved in the making of the Bourne Conspiracy game is that he wanted it to be an adventure game.
True fact.

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Re: Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« Reply #11 on: 25 May 2013, 08:17 »
Well, gotta make one of my own then. Not Bourne one though :D

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Re: Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« Reply #12 on: 25 May 2013, 10:18 »
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Techno-thrillers (or technothrillers) are a hybrid genre, drawing subject matter generally from science fiction, thrillers, spy, action and war. They include a disproportionate amount (relative to other genres) of technical details on its subject matter (typically military technology); only science fiction tends towards a comparable level of supporting detail on the technical side. The inner workings of technology and the mechanics of various disciplines (espionage, martial arts, politics) are thoroughly explored, and the plot often turns on the particulars of that exploration.

What I'm looking for is basically Jason Bourne: The adventure game.
There surely can't be that few..?

The reason why Matt Damon was not involved in the making of the Bourne Conspiracy game is that he wanted it to be an adventure game.
True fact.
Heh, it is true. It actually makes sense for Bourne though, it's all about piecing things together with very intense short bits of action between it.

I've always wanted to make an adventure game with lots of intense violence staggered throughout. No time, or patience, or focus, or talent though. :P

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Re: Techno-thriller + adventure games?
« Reply #13 on: 25 May 2013, 10:59 »
Well, gotta make one of my own then. Not Bourne one though :D
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