Early graphic adventure games: Murder on the Mississippi

At this point, we're all pretty used to calling Maniac Mansion "the first graphic adventure game," and just kind of leave it at that. By that, I mean that the natural evolution of graphic adventure games is mostly centered on what LucasArts and Sierra were doing with the fancy new pointing-and-clicking peripherals, and not much attention has [...]

Whatever happened to the Toonstruck sequel?

No, seriously, I'm asking. What gives? It was teased by the current rightsholder, then apparently just dropped and forgotten. At least, that's how it seems. Maybe I should backtrack, in case you don't know what Toonstruck is. Because, even as popular as it once was, mentioning it still seems to draw some quizzical glances. Toonstruck [...]