Tag: Joe Pranevich

Consulting Detective Vol. II – Hint Book Review & Final Rating

Written by Joe Pranevich The time has come to put another game into the cabinet and officially close out 1992! We played a staggering 38 adventure games this year. I’ll leave the year-end commentary to Ilmari, but we are moving on quickly to 1993 which somehow has even more games. […]

Consulting Detective Vol. II – Murdered Mechanic Made Military Mighty

Written by Joe Pranevich Two cases down and one to go! Thus far in Consulting Detective Vol. II, we’ve solved a pair of murders and it appears that we are going three-for-three. Admittedly, the first case was murder-with-theft and the second was murder-as-a-cover-up, but both involved murder. Some commenters have […]

Consulting Detective Vol. II – Pair of Pretty Paintings Pilfered, Perhaps Pawned

Written by Joe Pranevich After a birthday detour back into Infocom-land, I’m back to playing Consulting Detective. Last time around, I solved the first of three cases by finding a lion-murdering thief with a penchant for poisoning his witnesses. That case was pretty fun but not perfect. It did take […]

Game 112: Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective Vol. II – Introduction (1992)

Written by Joe Pranevich The blurb on the back of the box tells us, “What they said about Sherlock I, you’ll say about Sherlock II.” I am fairly certain that there have never been truer words in advertising because that is exactly how I feel opening up Sherlock Holmes: Consulting […]

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 […]