Tag: Joe Pranevich

Missed Classic: Spellbreaker – Won! And Final Rating

Written by Joe Pranevich Spellbreaker started as a chase, then it became a hunt for macguffin cubes, now we are finally closing out through some of the most devious puzzles every created for adventure games. We’ve just about reached the end the last original “Zork” game. This has been a […]

Missed Classic 62: A Mind Forever Voyaging (1985) – Introduction

Written by Joe Pranevich I keep just missing all of the possible holiday tie-ins. Wishbringer, as it turns out, would have been absolutely perfect for Halloween with its child-friendly monsters and campy darkness. A Mind Forever Voyaging could have been an “Election Day Special” to connect with the recent midterm […]

Missed Classic 60: Adventure in the 5th Dimension (1983)

Written by Joe Pranevich A funny thing happened on the way to Wishbringer…  As we start into 1985 in our Infocom marathon, we need to bring one new and influential game designer into focus: Brian Moriarty. Mr. Moriarty is the designer behind Wishbringer, as well as Trinity (which I know […]

Missed Classic: Hitchhiker’s Guide – Won! And Final Rating

Written by Joe Pranevich I did it! With your help, I conquered The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy! This has been my fifteenth Infocom adventure and certainly one of the tougher ones, but thankfully Voltgloss and some Invisiclues were around to put me back on track. I leave this game […]

Missed Classic: Hitchhiker’s Guide – Arthur Who? (Request for Assistance)

Written by Joe Pranevich Let’s mix our time travel metaphors! If you’ve ever seen Doctor Who, you know that the adventure of the Doctor and his companions are fairly random. They travel from world to world, from time to time, solving problems and having adventures. They also spend a great […]

Missed Classic: Hitchhiker’s Guide – Improbable Mission

Written by Joe Pranevich Welcome back! Last week, I successfully defeated the Vogons, retrieved the elusive babel fish, and managed to secure an atomic vector plotter before being jettisoned out of an airlock. Not bad for a Thursday! This week, I will be picking up the thread just after passing […]