Playing Space Quest III with digitized sound effects

Maybe you've noticed: I've started playing Space Quest III on my YouTube channel. In the first episode, I talk about how Space Quest fans playing on an MS-DOS PC were jealous of those playing on an Amiga, because the Amiga people got to enjoy the game with digital sound effects. Most famously, being able to [...]

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Battle of the U.I.s, Pt. 1: Icon bar vs. 2-button

I had an interesting "story meeting" over Skype with Josh Henry, the dude who wrote this, and is now helping me hammer out a story for Space Quest Historian: The Adventure Game. He asked me something I don't think has been discussed nearly enough, save for a few bouts of opinionated back-and-forth on Twitter, and [...]

Your favorite Sierra characters beating the snot out of each other

This is one of those things that deserves being spread around like fungus, or perhaps an especially virulent STD. What if someone suggested we took all our favorite protagonists from classic 80's-era Sierra games and made them square off, Mortal Kombat-style? You'd probably have them committed. Let's be grateful, then, that this has yet to [...]