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The State of the Point & Click Genre in 2021 | Slightly Something Else

This week on Slightly Something Else, Yahtzee and Jack talk about the point and click genre and where it stands in the year 2021.
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  1. Oddball

    Oddball

    26 өдрийн өмнө

    Starts 1:42

    • Rodrigo Tolosa

      Rodrigo Tolosa

      25 өдрийн өмнө

      Thank you"

    • Matthew Cote

      Matthew Cote

      25 өдрийн өмнө

      I used to play those old LA games all the time but always needed a walkthrough ... Sam and Max was my fav game once upon a time

    • Jamie Russell

      Jamie Russell

      26 өдрийн өмнө

      Beat me to it this week!

  2. Reilly Quinlan

    Reilly Quinlan

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Best Sierra adventure game was Torin’s Passage. Mostly because every time you died, game writer Al Lowe would give little narrations about your stupidity.

  3. Patrick Damiani

    Patrick Damiani

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    As a kid, I was very proud of being able to beat both Interplay Star Trek games, because they were wicked hard!

  4. Alex Harrison

    Alex Harrison

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Someone for that reference.. pearl and Dean.... I guess this means I'm a hairy dad too... Which I am

    • Alex Harrison

      Alex Harrison

      6 өдрийн өмнө

      Also, really, not Chris Barry from Brittas empire? Which was the bigger show really...

  5. Altimeter Alligator

    Altimeter Alligator

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    Speaking on lateral thinking, EDF 4.1 (a game about shooting giant ants with lasers) has a great exploit where destructible trees have a small hitbox on top, that players can stand on with some practice, as long as the flimsy tree is not accidentally knocked over by NPC friendlies' bullets. In this way, certain low HP classes can defeat extremely difficult missions without additional help. It's very silly but very fun.

  6. allluckyseven

    allluckyseven

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    Oh, god, he's lowering the camera... He's lowering the camera after they talked about fuck quest... Oh, no, he's going to show us his... ... TOFFEE!! Aw, isn't he most adorable?

  7. allluckyseven

    allluckyseven

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    The things you needed to do to SPOILER? prepare your mummy for the beauty contest in Day of the Tentacle... Boy, was that cryptic.

  8. cookieface80

    cookieface80

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    Jack sounds like a doctor humouring a mental patient's delusions "very interesting...".

  9. Payadopa

    Payadopa

    11 өдрийн өмнө

    This is a comment to show support. ^^

  10. Wasaaap Droid

    Wasaaap Droid

    13 өдрийн өмнө

    Seriously Yahtzee? Visual novels a continuation of PnC adventures? What nonsense. I played japanese visual novels back in the 80's when Larry Laffer was a mere 8 pixels tall. You've got no sense of history of games i'm sorry to find out. The 'recent' wave of visual novels references those 80s visual novels and not some pointy or clicky adventures. Why do you think they are so focused on anime? Because it was their origins. For crying out loud, Kojima even made a few back in the late 80s/early 90s. But by then all the anime visual novel style, including the creepy stuff, was well established.

  11. MrDalisclock

    MrDalisclock

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    There Is No Game:Wrong Dimension was a surprisingly good P&C adventure that recently came out

  12. Charles Jackson

    Charles Jackson

    16 өдрийн өмнө

    Quest for Glory was legit...

  13. Phourc

    Phourc

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    I actually bought myself the Epic Failure books - or at least the first two as the third wasn't out. Surprised to hear it mentioned but yeah - not a lot of sci-fi comedy. The Robot-fu gag was great.

  14. M. Stuart Weitkamp

    M. Stuart Weitkamp

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    I loved Red Dwarf growing up. When I was in high school, I tried making a text based adventure game in Q-Basic for Red Dwarf. It was a very early attempt at programming, so it wasn't that great, but I had a lot of fun doing it, and putting in scenes from the show.

  15. pamdemonia

    pamdemonia

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    Does Goragoa count? Did I spell it right?

  16. Connor McDonald

    Connor McDonald

    17 өдрийн өмнө

    37:05 The Butt Song

  17. Justin Baard

    Justin Baard

    18 өдрийн өмнө

    No comments, just feeding the almighty algorithm.

  18. Hezzas

    Hezzas

    19 өдрийн өмнө

    I got your reference Yahtzee don’t worry, I think it was for a company called Pearl and dean (may be wrong)

  19. Werd Lert

    Werd Lert

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Having recently beaten Myst and Riven for the first time I completely disagree about puzzles being random. Some I didn't like, but I solved most of them myself. Admittedly some were quite hardcore and really nerdy, brain was melting, but therefore they were very rewarding to solve. And I'd say that graphics still look phenomenal, if your mind can ignore low resolution, especially Riven. My favourite puzzle has you figure out a numbering system. You have a set of symbols that represent numbers 1-10 and you have to tease out a pattern, a rule in order to read other numbers And it's not a decimal system. It was like little amateur cryptography lesson.

  20. Michael McGrath

    Michael McGrath

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    Don't you dare talk trash about Dresden Files! I mean, you're right, they are a pulpy, guilty pleasure. But I reckon Jack would actually enjoy them, they feel like a DnD campaign.

  21. Al

    Al

    20 өдрийн өмнө

    thank you for introducing me to nonograms. If you could give me the last 4 hours of my life back, that'd be grand.

  22. Frik

    Frik

    21 өдрийн өмнө

    Did anyone here play the Dan & Ben games? Whenever I play another Point 'n Click now I'm disappointed you can't try every possible interaction and get funny dialog.

  23. Gincairn

    Gincairn

    21 өдрийн өмнө

    I'm only part way through, so they may point this out, however you could die in monkey Island 1 and 2, specially by drowning, it meant waiting 10 minutes and 20 minutes underwater respectively

  24. Vladimir Zulevic

    Vladimir Zulevic

    22 өдрийн өмнө

    one of my all time favourite game moments was in the first tomb raider where you had to put three lead bars into midas' hand to turn them into gold before they worked. that game back then was just mindblowing in every sense... the sense of depth you had when you first entered the room with the sphynx and so many more just awe-inspiring moments... still love that game for the magic it brought me

  25. Emil Dahl Ravnsbæk

    Emil Dahl Ravnsbæk

    22 өдрийн өмнө

    I actually played through The Day of The Tentacle in my late teens... WITH a walkthrough! I tried without but f*ck that shit! The characters and the story was kidda funny though. :b

    • Jason Rickerd

      Jason Rickerd

      21 өдрийн өмнө

      A school friend and I would check in with each other to see where we were stuck. We had different enough thinking processes to cover each others' road blocks pretty well.

  26. Frank Wargo IV

    Frank Wargo IV

    22 өдрийн өмнө

    The Sierra point and click adventure game names sound what I'd eventually start naming games in Game Dev Tycoon.

    • Victoria Freeman

      Victoria Freeman

      21 өдрийн өмнө

      The only reason they called it "Quest for Glory" was because of a legal battle over the name. It was originally called "Hero's Quest".

  27. Leon

    Leon

    22 өдрийн өмнө

    Do either of them mention Primordia or the upcoming game by the same devs, Strangeland?

    • Phourc

      Phourc

      17 өдрийн өмнө

      @Frik I loved that the little robot would shot "B'sod!" as a swear. :D

    • Frik

      Frik

      21 өдрийн өмнө

      No, they don't. I love primordia personally, the world building and atmosphere are so well done.

  28. Maxime Boileau

    Maxime Boileau

    23 өдрийн өмнө

    Ahhh yes.... Simon the Sorceror. Another piece of media besides Books of Magic to beat Terfy Rowlings to the "boy wizard" prize. :P

  29. The Smart-Casual Gamer.

    The Smart-Casual Gamer.

    23 өдрийн өмнө

    - In the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy's text game, not only does the second world have an almost thirty step puzzle that involves you taking your post in the morning and keeping it, and lying it on a satchel over a grille whilst hanging your dressing gown on a hook attached to a vending machine. It's also possible to die, but the game carries on, refusing to let you have a say in the matter, as you are dead. - Swearing in GrailQuest reduces your holiness level, which makes beating the game impossible, as you have to have a certain level of holiness to pick up an enchanted blade. - Quest for the Golden Eggcup has a terrible cover, one which Stuart Ashen refers to as one of the worst covers of all time.

    • The Smart-Casual Gamer.

      The Smart-Casual Gamer.

      17 өдрийн өмнө

      @Gincairn Yep! There's also the bit with the Atomic Vector Plotter, which is completely functionless.

    • Gincairn

      Gincairn

      21 өдрийн өмнө

      Hitchhikers, there was also the frustrating bit where if you didn't feed the cheese sandwich to the dog at the very start of the game, then you died at the end of the game when you ended up on the microscopic spaceship

  30. Jonathan Hunter

    Jonathan Hunter

    23 өдрийн өмнө

    As a Brit I instantly recognised the tune Yahtzee. It was like I was transported to a cinema a thing I can't remember anymore.

  31. Xenos Hobatic

    Xenos Hobatic

    23 өдрийн өмнө

    Sarms like the sound is getting quieter as the stream goes on

  32. Phillip Skimerhorn

    Phillip Skimerhorn

    23 өдрийн өмнө

    Speaking of games that looked like work, who remembers the old Boss Key screens? Certain games would have a key like F11 or something that would pull up either a fake DOS / Command Prompt style screen or a static graphic looking like charts, graphs, and spreadsheets. No Alt + Tab back in those days so the Boss Key was your only defense. Dunno how effective a Boss Key actually was, though. They always looked too fake to me.

  33. thejackal007

    thejackal007

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    Full Throttle is still one of my favorites. Good humor, fun plot, amazing voice casting and puzzles that (generally) weren't too bad.

  34. ALTON PLAYS

    ALTON PLAYS

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    Ditch the debate format and just do this instead

  35. FiTZ

    FiTZ

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    The thing that originally drew me to adventure games was the interactivity - which went far beyond the "run and gun" gameplay I knew from NES. But ultimately, didn't get far either - because you could usually solve a puzzle in one way only. If there was a locked door, the only way you could open it was with a key. Nothing else worket simply "because" - even if it made sense theoretically (say, kicking in the door, or smashing the window with a brick). If the lights were out in a room, the game wouldn't let you pass just by feeling your way around. Nope, you had to fix the fuse box/start a fire/dig for oil, build a refinery and a kerosene lamp factory. And as much as it's sad that Yahtzee is so dismissive of the Adventure Game Studio, the modern commercial AGS games do tend to rely on these same tired tropes, and for all the fun I had, I think my soul died a little each time I stumbled upon a locked door or a dark room. That said, even after the charm of playing the games - or making them - wore of, I still like AGS the game engine itself. Went on to use it for animating music videos. Somehow programming became more intuitive for me than the drag&drop systems of actual animation software.

  36. Jen Weatherwax

    Jen Weatherwax

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    Interesting conversation. On that topic of filling in blanks from a drop down, I would have no shame googling it - that isn’t fun for me. Fill in the blank is like an exam to me - just an annoying block to finishing the story or getting to game play

  37. Pale White Shadow

    Pale White Shadow

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    No mention of Disco Elysium? Shame.

    • MrDalisclock

      MrDalisclock

      15 өдрийн өмнө

      More of an RPG then a point and click adventure. Don't get me wrong, I adored DE but wouldn't consider it the same genre

  38. Organous

    Organous

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    My personal favorite is the Journeyman Project series, specifically its second entry: Buried in Time. The setting is very good, there's not much in it that is counter-intuitive, and the hint system exists via an AI character I really enjoyed. The only sticking point for me is that, in order to access one of the 4 main areas, you need to order a can of pressurized cheese. You're teleported into space just outside a space station, but you can't navigate in space without some sort of propulsion. Just spray this can of cheese you ordered from home and it will propel you to the station. What's worse is that you can use it in the wrong spot of the screen, and you'll end up propelling yourself *away,* wasting your time as you have to teleport back home and order more.

    • MrDalisclock

      MrDalisclock

      15 өдрийн өмнө

      Even knowing that you needed to do that still meant you probably had a 50% chance of screwing it up. And you had to do it each time you went there

  39. Fernando

    Fernando

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    That mfwhat was one of the best reactions I've ever seen

  40. Stark

    Stark

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    Ego review veterans where u at

  41. supernoob17

    supernoob17

    24 өдрийн өмнө

    i will fight anyone who prefers lucasarts adventure games to sierra adventure games

  42. Blackwolf83ad

    Blackwolf83ad

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    The Goat puzzle in Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars, now THAT caused some hair pulling....

    • MrDalisclock

      MrDalisclock

      15 өдрийн өмнө

      That goat can burn in goat hell

  43. mutalord

    mutalord

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    there should still be more point and click games, they are simple and fun

  44. Crash765

    Crash765

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    More recent point and clicks that I liked were Gibbous - A Cthulhu Adventure and The Book Of Unwritten Tales series.

  45. The Garden of Eatin

    The Garden of Eatin

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    On the subject of Leisure Suit Larry, here's a slice of 2003 for you: Remember when Altoids made those breath strips? There are still Listerine branded ones that have a plasticy toothpastey texture, Altoids made some that were functionally similar but they had a dryer papery texture. And they made a Flash game that was broadly similar to Leisure Suit Larry to market them, called Curiously Strong, All Night long. And it's almost entirely scrubbed from the internet. I don't think there's a running copy of it anywhere in existence, and the only video of it running I know of is a speedrun dated from 2008. And it got me wondering if something like that would work in the 2020's.

  46. Sam Steup

    Sam Steup

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    If you like Picross and similar games, I highly recommend Murder by Numbers.

  47. evan

    evan

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I don’t like knowing what Yahtzee’s face looks like

  48. Not A Clever Man

    Not A Clever Man

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    2:11 Was that the Cowboy Bebop intro?!

    • Phourc

      Phourc

      17 өдрийн өмнө

      Oh. OH!

  49. Not A Clever Man

    Not A Clever Man

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Adding a comment to support your Algorithmic Ranking

  50. Ginger The Dragon

    Ginger The Dragon

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    No love for the Broken Sword series? The most successful attempt in any medium to bring Indiana Jones into a modern setting? (Step aside, The Librarian). Broken Sword 1, 2 and 5 are masterworks in the adventure game genre. The first 2 are hand animated with beautiful painted backgrounds ala Don Bluth/Disney golden era. Sprawling, globe trotting stories with a snarky and loveable everyman protagonist. Plots that involve templar conspiracies (eons before that was ground into dust), Aztec curses, the Angel of Death (from Moses times), and a truly original spin on the ultimate battle between good and evil via the Gnostic texts. Broken Sword 1 and 2 were the pinnacle of adventure games, 3 and 4 tried to reinvent the genre and failed and 5 brought it all back to the glory days. I reccomend them to anyone interested in the genre. They hold up beautifully.

    • Alcogod

      Alcogod

      25 өдрийн өмнө

      Everyone forgets Broken Sword for some reason and yet EVERYONE knows the "goat puzzle", even people who don't play games.

  51. Carsten Germer

    Carsten Germer

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    When people who know what they're talking about go into the history and milestones of adventure games I get a bit sad if they don't mention Infocoms "Hitchhikers guide" as one of the first comedic "You couldn't guess what to do? Shame, now you're dead." or Infocoms "A mind forever voyaging" as one of the first impressive transitions from "serious writing" into interactive art.

  52. Jamie Russell

    Jamie Russell

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I really like listening to Yahtzee because his knowledge and experience is fantastic when it comes to so many aspects of gaming. The way he says things makes me laugh too. I do feel he still isn't comfortable with a live conversation though. Or maybe it just comes off that way. He's more serious than he seems in ZP which is understandable. I really like listening to Jack because he DOESN'T seem to have that knowledge, which means he's like an everyman. He knows bits and bobs but it's brilliant to have his input and his view on things. He has the confidence and is more of a presenter, which really helps with the flow of this show. He works well as a foil to Yahtzee as he is much less serious and he laughs a lot. As much as I loved the original Civil War with Jim Sterling, and as tepid as I was on Slightly Civil War, this feels right. This works well. More of this please, Grandmasters of the Escapist.

  53. bird3713

    bird3713

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I gotta admit - I'm a big fan of Slightly Civil War, and Jack and Yahtzee in general, but the topics picked so far for Slightly Something Else have been a snooze.

  54. Liara Gaming

    Liara Gaming

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Roki calls itself a modern point and click, but I haven't played it yet.

  55. Thomas Rogers

    Thomas Rogers

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Jack packards intro music is tank from cowboy bebop.

  56. UnreasonableOpinions

    UnreasonableOpinions

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Today We Try: Fuck Quest when?

  57. MattStormage

    MattStormage

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Some good detective games are Kara no Shoujo and Danganronpa.

  58. Henry Jewkes

    Henry Jewkes

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I remember first coming across Yahtzee’s reviews and wondering if he was the same Yahtzee from the X days a Y games; and then about 6 months later he mentioned it in a review and I flipped :)

  59. nts ntss

    nts ntss

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Fuck quest!

  60. Grim Bounty

    Grim Bounty

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I miss fact jack......

  61. Projab

    Projab

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    If you want a game that respects the player's intelligence, you should try The Witness. There's not much of a story, but imo the puzzles and mechanics are so good that a narrative focus would only distract you from the fun.

  62. wujo444

    wujo444

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I enjoy you two talking like normal human beings much more than funky fake forced format of debates.

    • ALTON PLAYS

      ALTON PLAYS

      24 өдрийн өмнө

      Absolutely this, this is way more enjoyable.

  63. Rurouni YoshiMDK

    Rurouni YoshiMDK

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    remember Shannara,. was looking at Bloodnet yesterday one I touched on. Beneath a steel sky. Thomas? Thomas? Herr Doctor Kingmann here. Show our Wolves to MrKnight

    • Rurouni YoshiMDK

      Rurouni YoshiMDK

      25 өдрийн өмнө

      you would've been stuck ages on these games lol. i remember bein on like the 4th disc of, the beast within, and we lost it all on the computer. Years later tried to go thur it and get there again and did not in time and lost the game again basically . One my big peevs in ma gamin career 🤣 lol

  64. ben zur

    ben zur

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I’m glad you moved to a different format from that fake debate thing

  65. NekoiNemo

    NekoiNemo

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    39:10 How can VNs be continuation of point&click genre if: 1) they appeared at teh same time, independently and in a different part of the world, 2) they have nothing in common, 3) they have no gameplay of any sort other than picking one of multiple options once in awhile (except for kinetic VNs that don't have any branching at all), 4) VNs are narrative-driven and are often very nonlinear, while p&c are puzzle-based and usually almost entirely linear, etc.

  66. C.W. Rudy

    C.W. Rudy

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Having seen Yahtzee in his bathrobe so often, I'm starting to think that he is LARPing Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

    • James Burtton

      James Burtton

      20 өдрийн өмнө

      I've seen him so often in a bathrobe that the photo of him in a suit on his Wikipedia just looks wrong. Like it's his head on someone else's body.

  67. Doug Brady

    Doug Brady

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Yahtzee should make a point and click game in his Will Save the Galaxy for Food universe.

  68. gokusondbz

    gokusondbz

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Love The Myst Series

  69. mrbitbot

    mrbitbot

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Classic point and click games are very much alive today and there's tons of good ones. Curiously pretty much no supposed game journalist/pundit seem to know about them. They all buy into the narrative that adventure games died in the late 90's or with Telltale. What a shame.

  70. truetype80

    truetype80

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I love grim fandango. But the logic the game expects you to use is mind boggling.

  71. ManDevil

    ManDevil

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Yahtzee, I suggested "Steel Beach" by John Varley a while ago as a great sci-fi comedy book to you in the chat and you said you might look into it. I'm just about done re-reading it for the 5th or so time and it holds up. I think you would love it.

  72. Series Consideration

    Series Consideration

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I grew up on adventure games, both Sierra and LucasArts. Unlike Yahtzee, I was more s fan of Sierra, as I played them more often. In retrospect, I admit LucasArts games were better, but I have a soft spot for Sierra. I'm glad we still see adventure games today. WadjetEye is especially keeping things alive. The Blackwell games are spectacular. Then you have non-WadjetEye games like Dropsy and Fran Bow.

  73. smith

    smith

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    still haven't got over jack pronouncing the name geoff like "g-off"

    • Jos

      Jos

      23 өдрийн өмнө

      Jee-off Kylee, to be specific.

  74. MithranderGray

    MithranderGray

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    This podcast inspired me to play Loom again, almost 30 years later. It held up very well.

    • cookieface80

      cookieface80

      10 өдрийн өмнө

      @MrDalisclock Makes the shameless promotion joke even funnier IMO.

    • MrDalisclock

      MrDalisclock

      10 өдрийн өмнө

      @cookieface80which ironically is the only reason most people have heard of it anymore

    • cookieface80

      cookieface80

      10 өдрийн өмнө

      I just remember it as the game that got shilled in Monkey Island.

    • MrDalisclock

      MrDalisclock

      15 өдрийн өмнө

      Shame the two planned sequels never got made.

  75. Kris

    Kris

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Moon logic. I use walkthrough cuz of fucking moon logic and that's why im happy my childhood was platforms and action adventure.

  76. Teras_Kasi

    Teras_Kasi

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Jack doesn't like Puzzle Agent? :/

  77. Dunnerski

    Dunnerski

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    2:12 I see that Cowboy Bebop intro song - TANK!

  78. TSBasilisk

    TSBasilisk

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    My intro to adventure games was King's Quest 5, a Christmas present from my parents. That was pre-internet and I ended up solving it through trial and error, right up the climactic duel... with the game crashing immediately after, denying me the closing cutscene. That ultimately led me down the Quest rabbit hole, getting SQ 5/6 and KQ 6 followed by collections of both series. After that I discovered text adventures and they were a hobby for a few years, with Monkey Island capturing my attention in high school years later. In between, I was introduced to the Myst series along with Journeyman Project and various other Myst-style adventure games I scrounged up in the later years. Sadly I am too weak now to really take on a good adventure game these days - I give into the walkthrough search far too readily nowadays. One of my favorite moments from those games is still in SQ2 in the first screen of the jungle. There's an obvious pit trap on the screen, but typing "LOOK AT TRAP" results in the narrator scolding you for paranoia. Note that you don't get that response on any other screen - the narrator scolding you is the description of the trap.

  79. Kaltes Bild

    Kaltes Bild

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    2:20 omg Bebop!!! Also I recognized your Jimmy Eat World reference on the Escapist show but I forgot to comment xD

  80. Guren TGC

    Guren TGC

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    This has audio version? Damn, I needed this in my life, since we lost TB I needed another good discussion podcast.

  81. Camel Spotter

    Camel Spotter

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    My first point and click game was Gobliins 2: The Prince Buffoon. Never played the first game, but I still loved it just the same. Later on, I got really into the Sam & Max games, starting with Hit the Road and then the Telltale series.

  82. Filthy Lemur

    Filthy Lemur

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    *Mist gets mentioned* Me: *Has horrid, Horrid, HORRID flashbacks*

  83. Chuubii

    Chuubii

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    AIIIIIIIDS

  84. TheAnalogAnimal

    TheAnalogAnimal

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I gotta say Yahtzee and Jack just have great chemistry together.

    • Brogan Jones

      Brogan Jones

      24 өдрийн өмнө

      He annoyed the shit out of me on the debate parts being so dramatic but I gotta say he really grows on you on the podcast

  85. ImCurrentlyNaked

    ImCurrentlyNaked

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Yahtzee brought it up, and what I think it would have been an interesting conversation (though short) is, what is and isn't appropriate to release as a "paid" commercial game. At what point in a game makers careers should they stop releasing free content and start having people pay to have their content, so as not to devalue their art. The topic would become more interesting, and considerably longer, if you bring in things such as art ;as their is so much free illustration content and artwork out there. What about comics? Written work? It's a lot to wade through There's also the point that if people weren't sharing their work for free, the internet (and the world in general) would be a lot more dull.

  86. Sound Tech

    Sound Tech

    25 өдрийн өмнө

  87. O52401

    O52401

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I kept waiting for them to touch on the hidden object game genre, but they never did. There are a mountain of those games, they're mainly targeted towards middle-aged housewives, and a lot of them use (fairly simplistic) point-and-click mechanics. I've played a couple of them, and they're definitely a unique facet of the industry.

  88. Ronnie Jones

    Ronnie Jones

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Our Brit friend is becoming more and more comfortable and hairy dad like by the day. I fucking love it!!

  89. Roy Bush

    Roy Bush

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Yahtzee watches GMTK, doesn't he

  90. Dorian King

    Dorian King

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I LOVED Kuala Lumpur:Journey to the Edge. Very dark humour. Pretty good game. Era of the CD rom

  91. sophia daniels

    sophia daniels

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I'm pretty sure that my copy of kings quest 6 came with the guide book... I'm pretty sure I also had one for kings quest 5... And I'm not sure that we bought them separately...

    • sophia daniels

      sophia daniels

      25 өдрийн өмнө

      Also I don't think my copy of kings quest 7 came with the guide.... And the CD ended up all scratched up and broken at some point.... Some of the puzzles where very infuriating....

  92. Hokiepokie85

    Hokiepokie85

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I really liked gabriel knight sins of the fathers. That game was awesome. I was a sierra fan though...

  93. Sora383

    Sora383

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I’m stealing Yahtzee’s response at 18:17 when I deal with stupid people at work. It’s perfect

  94. Ryan Geiger

    Ryan Geiger

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Sound off if you heard Jack's Cowboy Bebop reference at the start.

  95. Matthew Cote

    Matthew Cote

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Also ... Tex Murphy games were awesome

  96. Jaden Lingerfelt

    Jaden Lingerfelt

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Let us gather to feed the algorithm!

    • The Escapist

      The Escapist

      25 өдрийн өмнө

      Feed it, we must.

  97. nicholas

    nicholas

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Jack should record and post some of those DND games

  98. Matthew Cote

    Matthew Cote

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    I think Sinking City, the Cthulhu mystery, is what modern adventure games have evolved into

  99. Matt Uebel

    Matt Uebel

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    Jacks goofy lightheartedness is the perfect foil for yahtzee, great stuff! Yahtzee is ok too!

  100. Claude Speed

    Claude Speed

    25 өдрийн өмнө

    It doesn't have a state because it no longer exists.

    • MrDalisclock

      MrDalisclock

      15 өдрийн өмнө

      Wadjet eye games wants to know your location

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