Regular Later Levels’ visitors will know I have a thing for detective games. Give me a storyline featuring a hardboiled investigator, hidden clues and devious crooks, along with gameplay where … Continue Reading LudoNarraCon 2021: <em>Murder Mystery Machine</em>
I’m a coward when it comes to horror games. But that doesn’t mean I’ve not played them: although I’m never going to be brave enough to face an action-adventure or … Continue Reading <em>The 7th Guest</em>: the horror of the 90s
Something you really don’t want to happen on a Friday night is a power-cut. Having the lights go out halfway through dinner, then having to entertain a 13-year old who’s … Continue Reading <em>The Mysterious Museum</em>: finding the Exit
This Friday is National Puzzle Day: an event established to celebrate puzzles and encourage everyone to participate in more of them. Not only are they enjoyable, but they can also … Continue Reading A puzzling situation
I’m always surprised when I remember the classic point-and-clicks I played as a kid growing up in the 1990s. The fact I managed to complete what are now considered ‘difficult’ … Continue Reading Do walkthroughs make you a bad gamer?
Call of the Sea has been on my wishlist since I first saw its trailer a few months ago. It stood out back then due to its lovely visuals and … Continue Reading <em>Call of the Sea</em>: puzzles in paradise
I’m so used to being on my laptop nowadays that picking up a pen feels weird. Although I haven’t forgotten to use one yet, writing anything by hand is unfamiliar … Continue Reading Dear diary: journals in video games