31 Dec '15, 1am

Point and Click Adventure Finds New Champ in Thimbleweed Park

Kickstarter has been a true platform for game developers who genuinely want to get their dream game of the ground. For legendary adventure game developers, Ron Glbert and Gary Winnick – the guys behind Maniac Mansion and The Secret of Monkey Island – that platform is their ticket to create Thimbleweed Park . The name of the game – in the literal sense – is to bring back the heyday of point-and-click adventures. The Kickstarter project even opened up with this line, reaffirming the vision Thimbleweed Park encompasses: It’s like opening a dusty old desk drawer and finding an undiscovered LucasArts adventure game you’ve never played before. How awesomely blatant is that? While the compulsory intro video, attached below, explains it all in glorious detail, the point both game developers are trying to make is how the classic adventure genre is taking too long a break and needs ...

Full article: http://amanz.net/201510206/point-and-click-adventure-find...

Tweets

4 months, 28 countries &10,000 km later Italian duo complete Italy-Singapore road adventure

4 months, 28 countries &10,000 km later Italian...

straitstimes.com 31 Dec '15, 12am

Upon graduating from university, Italian students Cesare Poccianti and Michele Sabatini decided to take a trip like no oth...

First female West Point commandant of cadets assumes new role

First female West Point commandant of cadets as...

army.mil 05 Jan '16, 9pm

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Jan. 5, 2016) -- For the first time in its history, the Army has installed a female officer...

Looking for your next adventure? Here is some i...

jjkavanagh.ie 30 Dec '15, 10am

#TrailsofIreland Dublin (Day 2) Day two of Trails of Ireland saw me waking up in my own bed for the first time! I have to ...

Jurong Bird Park turns 45

straitstimes.com 31 Dec '15, 9pm

On Sunday, Mr Raja Segran will mark a significant milestone in his life at Jurong Bird Park. As Singapore's oldest wildlif...