bendanRFreelance adventurers Ben & Dan don’t have any extravagant goals in life. A nice, meaty session sat in front of the telly watching Magnum P.I is usually all they wish for. Unfortunately, it’s not the safest possible way of spending one’s time. In the award-winning game Ben There, Dan That it has caused our heroes to be teleported on an alien spaceship filled with gates to alternate versions of Great Britain –  from one where UK is ruled by the USA, to one where dinosaurs remain the dominant species and evolved to the point of producing electronic entertainment. (more…)

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Ben There, Dan That, so now it’s Time Gentlemen, Please! This is a series not to be missed by lovers of classic adventure gaming seeking journeys to alternate realities of complete insanity. Of course it so happens that they’re filled with a strangly logical logic that makes all the wonderful puzzles so wonderful. (more…)

After the gruesome events of 03-03-04, Sam doesn't have much more to do than try to shoot apples on his little buddy's head.

After the gruesome events of 03-03-04, Sam doesn't have much more to do than try to shoot apples on his little buddy's head.

Igor asked me to write a review of the second best Adventure Game I’ve ever played – Sam & Max: Season One (recently renamed to Sam & Max Save the World). And that’s just what I’ll do.

I initially discovered Sam & Max after being curious about all the references made in Monkey Island, I saw them mentioned on Easter Egg lists and things but I never really knew just what the hell it was. So when I came across a copy of Sam and Max: Hit the Road I took it and ran home with it. What immediately got me was the two protagonists’ unique personalities – especially that of Max. (more…)

My adventure gaming and classic LucasArts obsessions drove me to creating a Sam & Max themed comic strip (instead of doing something original). som_samIt’s a very self-conscious production that uses the fact that it is a (friendly) rip-off to its benefit by creating a slightly pythonesque mockery out of it. Not to mention there is a certain “quality” about it that makes it unlike any previous Sam & Max adventure. Another benefit of using the dynamite duo was that the comic ended up being posted on mixnmojo.com aka The International House of Mojo (Thanks Gabez!) – The Dojo of all things LucasArts (from its glory days at least). They made it available Behind the Mojohere to be exact. I should post a high resolution version here -> . <- sometime. UPDATE! The high resolution is here already!

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