Smart, smooth, and satisfying, .projekt takes a constructive approach to puzzles of shadow casting.
A cheekily macabre game of stumbling across murder, rewinding time to solve it, and losing oneself in the sumptuous style of its finely tuned clockwork world.
On paper, The Silent Age is a standard point and click puzzler with a familiar time travel premise. As an experience, it rises above this common foundation with engaging atmosphere, smooth pacing, and pervasive situational humor from its likable Everyman protagonist.
An absurdly adorable and lovingly crafted game of Find the Stuff. Packed with detailed vignettes in constant gentle motion, brought to life with a gleeful variety of spoken beeps and percussion and chatter, it’s as if an artist gave voice to a flip book which somehow became interactive.
After Coal examines the renaissance of mining towns in eastern Kentucky and South Wales, the socioeconomic challenges of transitioning away from fossil fuel extraction, and the ground-up change through which these communities establish a new identity.
Like being shoved off a launching platform down a two-hour slide through Willy Wonka’s riverboat tunnel, but through a kaleidoscope of allusions and insight and inspiration rather than headless chicken nightmare fuel.
In its seventh year, this friendly, low-key gathering of nerddom and creativity expands into the broader realms of sci-fi and fantasy with a lineup of guest actors, writers, and directors from iconic popular media.
A relaxing wonderland of artistry from Zigong, Sichuan province – the Lantern Town of the South Kingdom where this traditional festival began.
In which I return to the first haunted attraction I visited last year on a whim – and have an even better creepy good time.
In which I road trip to a Lancaster area horror amusement park because one of my best friends said it was amazing. Spoiler alert – she was right.