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Adventure: Welcome to the Genre

by Akril15

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File size: 0.4 MB
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Graphics: 640x480, 32-bit color

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Operating System(s):
Windows
Game Genre:
Sci-Fi
Game Type:
Comedy
Story Type:
Original
Release Date:
23 Jan 2018
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Suggestive dialog
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When another threat to the Adventure section of the Gameworld starts looming, Thalia James is once again in pursuit of it. Discovery, puzzles and strangeness abound in this sequel to Adventure: The Inside Job and Adventure: All in the Game.
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Akril15 has worked on 6 other games: (see them >>)
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5 people commented on this game (newest first):

Akril's "Adventure" series is a fantastic love letter to the genre, and the third installment is no exception. While it's recommended you play the first two games to familiarize yourself with the characters (and avoid spoilers), this third game shines because of all the original content and innovation that Akril brings to the table.

Most of the game is set in the "Mega-Game", an open-world filled with different art styles, where you'll wander from a 16-color desert at night into a lovingly painted daylight forest. Further into the game, you'll explore an area that I didn't even believe was possible in an AGS game, but blew my mind when I first saw it. The wildlife in particular was a major highlight for me, as a lot of animation and attention to detail went into bringing forest animals, sea life, and many other creatures to life.

The game's puzzles are challenging, but fair. I got frustrated on a couple, but when I eventually figured out the solutions, they seemed obvious in retrospect. Even the game's moon logic somehow fits within the game's internal logic, making for a few very memorable puzzle moments.

Cinematically, the game's cutscenes look wonderful. Akril puts a lot of work into her animation and can compose an exciting story sequence. During the game's dramatic finale, I had flashbacks of "Broken Sword" and "Curse of Monkey Island" as all the quick closeups and camera angles washed over me. It was a very exciting moment to see unfold, and a great payoff for a great game.

So I highly recommend this title! Check out the other two first, then jump in and enjoy the charm, innovation and wit of "Adventure: Welcome to the Genre"
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2018-02-11 06:49:50 by Datadog
This is a really great game just like all the others in the series. I would highly suggest this to anyone.
2018-02-01 20:32:42 by Michael2968
I solved the whole game without resorting to hints of any kind and it was HARD but very rewarding, just like playing an adventure game back in the '90's when when you were stuck you were stuck and that was that.

I felt I was in good hands and that the puzzles would feel fair even after I had solved them and I was right.

Do yourself a favour and play this game without hints or a walkthrough.

It will take you a while (it took me about 20 hours) to do so and you WILL get stuck a LOT, but trust the game designer like I did:

You are in good hands here and everything does make sense in the end.
2018-01-31 16:02:40 by Mandle
Awesome, 5 cups all round! THIS is adventure gaming with a moral: never lose your faith in adventure gaming, never forget its history!
2018-01-29 13:03:17 by Wiggy
I love this game! One is totally immersed in the genre and history of 40 years of writing. The puzzles are, as Sherlock Holmes would say "A 3 pipe problem", yet all are solvable and the graphics are appropriate to the time and game(s) applicable. Storyline is superb, as engaging as the "Ben Jordan" series. If you haven't played the other 2 in the series then do so. You MUST play this.
2018-01-29 12:54:38 by Wiggy
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