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The Faeries Of Haelstowne, by Christopher Merriner (2021)
(3 ratings)
“Hailstone," announced the Chief. “Round Ashton way. A little job for you, Arthur - their vicar's gone missing. They're a funny lot over in those parts. Superstitious. Someone's hiding something;...

Dawn of The Soviet Ladybirds, by Christopher Merriner (1 rating)
‘Ladybirds. What a summer for them! They were simply everywhere. Dorothy was ordinarily happy to see them in her garden, but this year there was such an abundance of them that it really was rather...

Escape From the Mechanical Bathhouse, by Christopher Merriner (as Nathaniel Spence) (2020)
(1 rating)
A bit of whimsy made as a distraction during lockdown. A first attempt at an adventure game; at the very least, it kept the author amused for a few weeks in the making.

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Games that are adaptations of conventional (not CYOA) books - 38 votes for 26 games; created February 24, 2021
I'm interested in games that are straightforward adaptations of conventional books (probably novels, but I'd be interested to know if...

Reviews by ChrisM

Tristam Island, by Hugo Labrande   October 10, 2021
"A bit of fanfare preceded the release of Tristam Island which meant, unusually, that I’d actually heard of it before playing it (it got a..." - See the full review

The Miller's Garden, by Damon L. Wakes   October 9, 2021
"Curious, impressionistic piece about time, impermanence, and ‘net channel incision’ (to use a technical term concerning the effect of..." - See the full review

You are SpamZapper 3.1, by Leon Arnott   October 9, 2021
"I went into this game not expecting to get out of it as much as I did - its blurb doesn't do it justice. But I found it completely..." - See the full review

Excalibur, by J. J. Guest, G. C. Baccaris, and Duncan Bowsman   August 12, 2021
"Wonderful. A fabulously detailed, beautifully written and altogether very clever tribute to the greatest TV series that Terry Nation..." - See the full review

The Golden Apple, by Simon Wadsworth   February 24, 2021
"Picture the scene: it is a Saturday afternoon in 1983. Thatcher has just won her second term in office, TV-AM has awoken a startled..." - See the full review

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