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Adventure Game (pop) :Arcade Lines is an extremely addictive puzzle game using brilliant graphics, pulsating music and a great variety of different game modes.
Adventure Game (pop) :Beetle Ju is arcade game like earth-digging, stone-falling and fun thinking games such as Boulder Dash, Supaplex and Digger.
Adventure Game (pop) :Crusaders Of Space - Open Range: Just when you thought the alien invasion was successfully fought off once and for all, new waves of alien scum come in numbers far greater then 5 years ago.
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 Adventure Gamers : Christmas Quest: The Best Adventure Game Ever!
It may not be the flashiest game around, but what it lacks in polish and depth and eye candy and practically everything else that suggests "professional", it more than makes up with our sincere desire that you enjoy yourselves while playing.
While White Birds explore the adventure game landscape, they're also spreading their wings in genres and media beyond.
Find out what adventure games are all about, and don’t miss our Top 20 adventure games of all time.
www.adventuregamers.com /article/id,594   (704 words)

  DNA/Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Infocom Adventure
But, as long as you limited yourself to what the game understood and the game designers wrote creatively enough to misunderstand you in a humorous and entertaining fashion, it all worked.
It therefore stands to reason that any game which combined a really good programmer with a really good writer was likely to do well.
Then graphics games came along and the computer using portion of the human race forgot all about 500,000 years of language evolution and went straight back to the electronic equivalent of banging rocks together - the point'n'click game.
www.douglasadams.com /creations/infocomjava.html   (558 words)

  Adventure game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Adventure is a genre of video game typified by exploration, puzzle-solving, interaction with game characters, and a focus on narrative rather than reflex-based challenges.
Adventure games based on the Nancy Drew books are published by Her Interactive and comprise a series of over twelve titles published since 2000.
Early adventure games were developed for computers such as the ZX Spectrum, the C64 and Amiga, which are not in much use today.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Adventure_game   (5001 words)

 Action-adventure game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Because of their prevalence on video game consoles (and the absence of typical adventure games), action-adventure games are often simply called "adventure games" by console gamers.
In action-adventure games, while reflex-based actions are required (often revolving around combat or the avoidance thereof), the gameplay still follows a number of adventure game genre tropes (gathering items, exploration of and interaction with one's environment, and puzzle-solving).
They are distinct from graphic adventures, which sometimes have free-moving central characters, but also wider variety of commands and fewer or no arcade game elements and are distinct too from text adventures, characterized by many different commands introduced by the user via a complex text parser and no free-moving character.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Action-adventure_game   (344 words)

 Action-adventure game: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An adventure game is a type of computer game usually dominated by exploration, puzzle-solving, and interaction with game characters, with the focus on enjoying...
The legend of zelda was the first game in the legend of zelda series of video games, made by nintendo under the direction of game creator shigeru...
This type of game is often quite similar to computer role-playing game[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link]s; many consider the Legend of Zelda series[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link] to be hybridized role-playing games ("adventure-RPGs" or "action-RPGs").
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ac/action-adventure_game.htm   (1016 words)

 The Adventure Game Is Dead--Long Live the Adventure Game--Part 1
Just as the text adventure died with the advent of the animated graphical adventure game, so too is the 2D animated adventure game about to go the way of the text adventure.
Games that used to take a month or more to complete are now finished in a week or even a weekend.
When adventure games were at their peak they were being played by gamers who had sharpened their teeth on the Infocom text adventures.
www.justadventure.com /articles/The_Adventure_Game_Is_Dead/Adventure_Is_Dead_1.shtm   (1315 words)

 Adventure Games Live
Adventure Games Live is a suite of new adventure games that you can play on the web, free of charge.
This exciting adventure game features a richly detailed world, an intricate conversation system, and a handy new mechanism for making use of items you acquire along the way.
The games I wrote prior to that were primitive in comparison -- sometimes hilariously, awfully so -- but they abound with nostalgia and the charm of innocence.
www.rinkworks.com /adventure   (881 words)

 Open Directory - Games:Video Games:Adventure
In Adventure games (also referred to as interactive fiction), the player enters a game world and the story's progression follows from the player's interaction with that world.
Games in the cinematic adventure genre, such as Tomb Raider, are not necessarily adventure games in the sense used here.
Browser based adventures are interactive fiction where the player can change the outcome of the story by his or her input.
dmoz.org /Games/Video_Games/Adventure/desc.html   (640 words)

 2005 Quest / Adventure / Platform Game of the Year by Game Tunnel
ade is one of the hardest games to describe from this year's awards and, depending on who you talk to, it is either one of the best games released in recent memory or one of the worst games ever made.
The game is built to be wide-open, and while it doesn't succeed all the time, this freeware games packs more than a moments of amazement and many hours of entertainment.
With a short game time (small and medium sized galaxies are easily finished in 10-15 minutes) Weird Worlds gives players a quick adventure across the galaxy that is always different and enjoyable (and players can chose a longer game by setting the galaxy size to large).
www.gametunnel.com /articles.php?id=405   (2049 words)

 What was the best adventure game? - Discussion Forum /// Eurogamer
Used to be horribly addicted to that Adventure Gaming column in C and VG for my sins...I think I spent a fortune on Scott Adams' games that I never got anywhere with...
There was another adventure game that I remember playing, about a detective, but can't for the life of me remember it.
Games that are too mentally demanding and that don't rely on spiffing graphics just aren't going to get made any more.
www.eurogamer.net /forum_thread_posts.php?forum_id=1&thread_id=22982&start=30   (1719 words)

 The Adventure Game - UKGameshows
One of the initial challenges, the "drogna game", was a floor-tile puzzle that made use of these shapes.
Other games were wide and varied, but included stepping through a series of poles, guiding a mouse around a computer maze, interacting with the Argonds and their strange quirks, defeating the Red Salamander at the Drogna game, guiding a fellow player out of a pitch-fl room, gentle physics problems, and solving codes.
The Adventure Game came about because producer Ian Oliver and devisor Patrick Dowling, both having previously worked together on an educational mathematics programme, had an interest in Dungeons and Dragons and wished to televise it.
www.ukgameshows.com /index.php/The_Adventure_Game   (1074 words)

 X-Files Adventure
This game is supposed to be light-hearted, and it is not trying to be on par with any episode or book.
The X-Files Adventure is still in development; a whole case is available to play now, but later on I will be adding much more to the site (maybe even a chance to play as Agent Scully) with the new cases.
This adventure site will be changing all the time with new locations and new stories so keep checking it out (the version number will increase each change).
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/Arder/xfa.htm   (334 words)

 2004 Adventure Game of the Year by Game Tunnel
Game Tunnel defines adventure games as either platform games, think Super Mario Bros. (Charlie II for indie purists), or action games that are heavier on the storyline and lighter on the action (those that have RPG aspects, but aren't really RPGs).
The game allows you to really have a completely different adventure every time you play it, as you may be on the opposite side or trying to achieve a different goal entirely than you were trying to achieve last time.
In this game, much like that movie, the developers have gone out of their way to not just give Gish the ability to do things, but to also make you have to think about his abilities and use them well.
www.gametunnel.com /articles.php?id=350   (1466 words)

 Adventure - GameGarage.co.uk
From the makers of a Case of Crabs, this new adventure takes place in a hotel where a supervillain is building a device to destroy Earth and you have to stop him.
A great point and click adventure game, where you have to prepare this guy for a job interview, by completing some tasks.
The second installment of the adventure game, where your journey across the inslaved planet continues.
www.gamegarage.co.uk /games/adventure   (538 words)

 Adventure Games: ADOM, Alone in the Dark, Hugo's House of Horrors, Kroz, Zork, and many more!
Adventure game fans may remember this classic graphic adventure game, created by Al Lowe (of "Leisure Suit Larry" fame) and loosely based on the Disney movie of the same name.
Although the game is obviously not as deep as conventional adventure games, it does have a certain undeniable charm and was (and still is in some ways) quite innovative.
A first person detective adventure (that was apparently released by its developer Trecision for free) this game takes place in a chalet after a murder has occurred, and it's your job to solve it.
www.dosgames.com /g_adv.php   (3154 words)

 Download Adventure Game. Download Adventure Game. Games free download
Download Adventure Game (pop) :Arcade Lines is an extremely addictive puzzle game using brilliant graphics, pulsating music and a great variety of different game modes.
Download Adventure Game (pop) :Beetle Ju is arcade game like earth-digging, stone-falling and fun thinking games such as Boulder Dash, Supaplex and Digger.
Download Adventure Game (pop) :Crusaders Of Space - Open Range: Just when you thought the alien invasion was successfully fought off once and for all, new waves of alien scum come in numbers far greater then 5 years ago.
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 Question: making a adventure game? - GameDev.Net Discussion Forums
This game is in the style of the Lucasfilm games such as monkey Island 3 and a Vampyre story…
Most of the LucasArt games were made with the SCUMM language.
If you want to actually program a game just about any language would do; there's typically nothing particularly intensive going on with the style of game you're interested in, so whatever language you were comfortable with would be fine.
www.gamedev.net /community/forums/ViewReply.asp?id=2780325   (783 words)

 Adventure Game
Usually in these games, text or graphical, you have a limited set of actions to perform playing a character, thus a role in a story, changing the environment where your character plays by collecting a set of items and interacting these items with the environment.
It is called Adventure because you would not normally be restricted to a room during the entire story; your character would need to move from different places and complete a quest.
The main difference between the adventure genre and Role Playing Games is that while adventures are focused on the flow of the story, Role Playing Games also focus on the improvement of characters.
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 PDD's Adventure Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Text adventures reached the peak of their commercial viability in the first half of the 1980s when some of Infocom's titles sold in the 100,000s.
The danger of losing an entire heritage of adventure games is very real, as many collectors value their "pristine shrinkwraps" more highly than the actual games.
Several of their adventures (Sherlock, the Tolkien games: The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Shadows of Mordor, Crack of Doom) were written by Beam Software who now own the rights and allow their free distribution.
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 IGN: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Adventure Game Review
April 29, 2005 - Any game that starts out with the discovery that your planet is about to be cosmically bulldozed to make room for a space highway has to have its tongue planted firmly in cheek.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Adventure Game, based directly on the story of the book/movie, succeeds because it embraces author Douglas Adams' trademarked absolute absurdity.
Nothing unfolds in a normal way in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Adventure Game, but if you are having difficulty getting around some of the game's most bizarre puzzles, you can invoke their solutions -- but at a cost to your points.
wireless.ign.com /articles/608/608604p1.html   (598 words)

 Adventure Game Download PC RPG Game Action Adventure Games here
Wonderland is an absolutely delightful adventure game with real 3D visuals and compelling and hilarious game play.
DROD 3D is a hilarious, intelligent, addictive dungeon game that features Beethro, the colorful hero and shrewd swordsman who makes a living by fighting his way down the 25 levels to destroy the monsters that have invaded the underground.
Undercroft - A great epic adventure in fantasy world of warriors and wizards, that brings together classic atmosphere of constituent games of the RPG genre with plenty of new features packed together in superior graphics and level design.
www.tomdownload.com /games/adventure_rpg   (656 words)

 PC Gamer Message Board :: View topic - What adventure game should I get?
Morrowind is also kind of an adventure game as you get to explore temples villages and loads of other nice locations.
I suppose GTA Sanandreas can be considered an adventure game as you can explore a huge city with lots of country side between towns and villages.
I think this is the year where most people will have to upgrade their computers as these new games comming out this year will need the latest processor and graphics card to run smoothly.
www.pcgamer.com /forum/viewtopic.php?p=98849   (483 words)

 Ecstatica - Review - Adventure Classic Gaming - ACG - Adventure Games, Interactive Fiction Games - Reviews, Previews, ...
This is not a game for the faint of hearts, for the game brings violence and vulgarity to an adventure game to the next level.
This game also boasts a hefty dose of action, whereby the player can suddenly be ambushed by a group of monsters.
The use of ellipsoids makes for the construction of colorful characters that are not only lifelike but are also correct in their anatomy, complete with movable joints and accentuated body parts such as the breasts or the buttocks.
www.adventureclassicgaming.com /index.php/site/reviews/44   (1332 words)

 Adventure Game Toolkit (AGT) (by David Malmberg and Mark J. Welch) (Generic Adventure Game System, GAGS)
More than 100 differnt text adventure games have been designed by game authors around the world using GAGS and AGT, and more than 80 of those games are available for downloading from the "Interactive Fiction Archive." (ftp://ftp.gmd.de/if-archive/).
Rather than just downloading dozens of games in hopes of finding some good ones, I suggest that you check out Baf's Guide to the Interactive Fiction Archive, which includes reviews of many dozens oftext adventure games, including many AGT games.
Robert Masenten has developed a "Universal" or "Portable" adventure game run-time system, written in the C programming language, which he says should be able to run any AGT games.
www.markwelch.com /agt.htm   (638 words)

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