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Game Nostalgia provides the adventure gamer with comprehensive info about some (pure) graphic adventures that he or she may have enjoyed. For each game Game Nostalgia tries to include: background info, box blurb, cast (with voice samples), credits, demo, game details, goodies, interviews, manual, music, reviews, saved games, screenshots and sample in-game clips, sites that have specific info about the game, technical specifications, and a walkthrough.
If a game comes with voice acting, Game Nostalgia's cast pages will include some voice examples of each character in the game. In the credits pages as much info as possible is given about the designers of the game. The game details pages specify all kind of features, like "does a game includes arcade episodes, diaries, mazes, maps, sudden death situations?" The music pages contain every musical theme that the particular game has. Game Nostalgia tries to link to every web review about the game and often supplies a personal comment about the game too. The site includes maps of the game world with screenshots of all locations.
Listed are (September 2011):
3 Skulls of the Toltecs, Backpacker: The Lost Florence Gold Mine, Beneath a Steel Sky, Buried in Time, The Dark Half, Dark Seed, Fascination, I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream, Indiana Jones and The Fate of Atlantis, King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow, Laura Bow: The Dagger of Amon Ra, The Legend of Kyrandia, The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Serrated Scalpel, Lost in Time, Return to Zork,The Riddle of Master Lu, Rise of the Dragon, Shadow of the Comet, Simon the Sorcerer, Touché: The Adventures of the Fifth Musketeer.
Nostalgic video clips
In 2008 Game Nostalgia added an archive with Nostalgic Video Clips. This archive, with over hundred clips, includes demos, trailers, making ofs etc. of adventure games that were published in the nineties.
Nostalgic Features (September 2012)
A Revolution with Broken Swords (Foundation of Revolution Software, The Making of Lure of the Temptress, The Making of Beneath a Steel Sky, The Making of Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars); Cyberdreams's catalog of luminaries and (un-)published games; Dynamix: The Rise of a Dragon in Eugene, Oregon; The King's Quest Series; Sierra: company history; Mystery House and the HI-Res Adventures; Two Riddles for Sierra Collectors.
As it takes some time to prepare the pages for each game, and because it requires considerable time to maintain the site (over 2000 pages), Game Nostalgia will update slowly. We hope you will understand this and that you will revisit Game Nostalgia after some time.
If you happen to have any omitted info about a game that is listed on Game Nostalgia, please be so kind to inform us; we enjoy every bit of information about the games some of us have enjoyed so much. If designers of the games happen to visit Game Nostalgia and have some background information, or even some digitized material that has survived the past decades (concept art, script etc.), please be as generous as you can be. Thanks to those publishers and designers who allowed GN to make use of their content and who where willing to share info about the making of the games.
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