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Frictional Interview

There is something wrong with the people at Frictional games. How can there not be to produce such horribleness as Penumbra and Amnesia? We needed to know what’s going through their heads so took the time to drag Thomas Grip from Frictionals darkened basement, disconnected his iPod that plays nothing but discordant string music, stopped him muttering chants from a big book with a pentagram burned on the front, and asked him some questions. Let’s start from the top. How did Frictional come together? It started with Jens (the other co-founder) helping me with sounds for a horror game I…

Adventure Games

The point and click adventure is going through a bit of a renaissance period at the minute. Monkey Island has gone episodic and is seeing regular releases along with all the other Teltale games, Zombie Cow recently hit the scene with 2 brilliant original games, Machinarium has just come out which has some of the best artwork I have ever seen in gaming, and Lucas Arts re-released a load of their old games on steam. So, it’s clearly a popular genre, and one that I’ve invested quite a lot of time in over the years. Just lately though I’ve come…