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About Derek Wood

Designer of EVGA Precision and MSI Afterburner Skins. Author of Sierra Classics Launcher. Fan of Adventure games.

SpaceVenture Release Date Announced

The release date for SpaceVenture is November 30, 2016.   In addition to the release date announcement, the mini game “Cluck Yegger: Escape From The Planet Of The Poultroid” has also been slated for release (soon).

After being blown out of the sky and crash landing on the planet Poultroid, Cluck will have to make repairs to his ship during the day, but deal with some “family visitors” trying to stop by his cockpit for a dinner time snack at night. With the damage to his ship, Cluck is running on auxiliary solar power that get’s charged during daylight hours. He uses that power to survive at night. If the power in his ship hits zero, it’s lights out for Cluck in more ways the one.  Read More @ Kickstarter

By |September 30th, 2015|Categories: General|0 Comments

Gold Rush! 2 Announced!

The sequel to Gold Rush! has been announced.  The story was written by the developers of the original game and is scheduled for release March 2016.

Jerrod Wilson left his home in Brooklyn, New York during the legendary Gold Rush of 1849 to find his brother Jake, who was forced to leave 11 years earlier. After a long adventure, Jake and Jerrod found the richest vein of gold in California’s Mother Lode! Now it’s 1869. 20 years of hard work has made their mine very successful. Most of their mining profits were sent home to Mr. Quail, a banker and family friend, who has been investing them wisely. The brothers are as wealthy as Wall Street tycoons, and if they ever return to NY, they will be very influential gentlemen. Read More

 

SCG Game Page

Press Release
Sunlight Games

By |September 25th, 2015|Categories: General|0 Comments

King’s Quest: The Complete Collection Releases July 28th

King’s Quest: The Complete Collection is now available on Steam for pre-purchase.  The game will be released as five different chapters throughout 2015 and 2016.  Chapter 1 releases July 28th titled A Knight to Remember.

Game Page: King’s Quest: The Complete Collection

By |June 30th, 2015|Categories: The Odd Gentleman, Steam, King's Quest|0 Comments

King’s Quest Game Awards Trailer

Sierra has released a new trailer of their upcoming King’s Quest game developed by The Odd Gentlemen.  Take a look:

By |December 8th, 2014|Categories: Sierra, King's Quest|0 Comments

Gabriel Knight Poster Contest

Phoenix Online Studios is having a contest to win a signed boxed copy of Gabriel Knight by creating your own tagline for the poster.  See Gabriel Knight Exclusive Giveaway.  Anyone can participate on their Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr.

 

Gabriel Knight – Sins of the Fathers is right around the corner and we’re celebrating with a weekly giveaway! First, we have a new Gabriel Knight poster created by comic book industry veterans, the Sharp brothers.

Gabriel Knight 1 20th Poster

The prize is a must-have for any Sierra On-Line fan, a boxed copy of the original Gabriel Knight signed by Jane Jensen. To win you simply have to leave a comment with a tagline to the image above in 10 words or less.  Anyone can participate and tumblr registration is not required to comment.

This is the first of our three week giveaway, with two more chances coming soon. The lucky winners will announced on October 13th and the final posters will be available to download for free.

Good luck everyone!

P.S. you can check the rules of the contest here.

 

 

 

By |September 26th, 2014|Categories: Gabriel Knight, Phoenix Online Studios, News|0 Comments

Gabriel Knight 20th Anniversary Edition Releases on October 15th

The wait is over.  The 20th Anniversary Edition of Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers, releases October 15th, 2014.

Experience one of adventure gaming’s most stunning masterpieces all over again in this blockbuster retelling of the award-winning 1993 murder-mystery, which adds all-new puzzles, scenes, and HD graphics!

Blending the best of yesterday and today, it re-imagines the 1993 original, voted one of the greatest games of all time, for an entirely new generation of fans. As struggling author and bookstore owner Gabriel Knight, you will investigate a series of savage ritual killings in New Orleans and their connection to voodoo’s sinister mysteries.

The deeper you dive into master storyteller Jane Jensen’s tale of terror and suspense, the closer you’ll come to discovering the secrets of Gabriel’s family history–and unfolding his destiny.

  • Relive one of gaming’s greatest adventures of all-time: Adventure Gamers’ 20 Best Adventure Games, Computer Gaming World’s Adventure Game of the Year 1994, and Honorable Mention in The A.V. Club’s Top 100 Games of All-Time
  • Experience the award-winning voodoo murder-mystery in stunning high-res 3D
  • Adds new puzzles and scenes to familiar challenges
  • Includes remastered soundtrack by original composer Robert Holmes

Phoenix Online Studios

Pre-order now! POStudios, GOG.com, Steam

By |September 9th, 2014|Categories: Gabriel Knight, Phoenix Online Studios, News|0 Comments

Gabriel Knight 20th Anniversary Edition Gamescom Trailer

Phoenix Online Studios posted a trailer to the upcoming remake of Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Father during Gamescom 14.

See/Read more at Phoenix Online Studios Blog.

By |August 14th, 2014|Categories: Gabriel Knight, Phoenix Online Studios|Tags: |0 Comments

Sierra and King’s Quest are Back!

During GamesCom, Activision announced the rebirth of Sierra with it’s focus on publishing Indie games. King’s Quest is scheduled for release in 2015.

King Graham — revered as the greatest adventurer to ever live — shares his life’s adventures with his curious granddaughter, Gwendolyn. It is through these tales that Gwendolyn discovers the true greatness of her grandfather.

 

Check it out at sierra.com!

By |August 12th, 2014|Categories: Sierra, King's Quest|0 Comments

Quest for Infamy Released

Quest for Infamy was released yesterday July 10th.  If you were a kickstarter backer or pre-ordered the game and haven’t yet received your key, you can use Humble Bundle’s Key Resender.  If you haven’t yet purchased the game, you can pick it up at GOG.com, Steam, Humble Bundle, Phoenix Online Store, Desura, and Green Man Gaming.

I’ve update the game page and uploaded the intro video to the game onto YouTube.

Check out the video at the bottom.

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By |July 11th, 2014|Categories: Infamous Quests, Quest for Infamy, General|0 Comments

AGD Interactive Games Added

Added the fan remakes of King’s Quest and Quest for Glory games by AGD Interactive.  Their original game studio is Himalaya Studios with their upcoming game Mage’s Initiation.

Along with this update comes some menu changes.  You can now find Developer and Tags in the Games drop down, this will allow you to find games from specific developers, remakes, fan games, cancelled or in development games.

By |July 7th, 2014|Categories: Fan Games, AGD Interactive, King's Quest, Quest for Glory|0 Comments