Impressions: Nancy Drew- The Haunted Carousel

Time to dive in with another Nancy Drew game. This time we are looking at The Haunted Carousel, which is loosely based on the book… The Haunted Carousel. The book is from the 1980s, so not part of the original Nancy Drew stories that began in the 1930s. It is actually one of the highest-rated Nancy Drew games. So it begs the question of if … Continue reading Impressions: Nancy Drew- The Haunted Carousel

Impressions: Darkside Detective

Darkside Detective is a 2017 indie point-and-click adventure game. It is known largely for its humor and references to movies, games, shows, and other media that people who like adventure games, The X-Files, mysteries, the supernatural, etc., would love. However, it also manages to have its own personality and style and does not just rely solely on those references. It has taken me a shamefully … Continue reading Impressions: Darkside Detective

Impressions: Nancy Drew- Shadow at the Water’s Edge

Shadow at the Water’s Edge is another in the long-running Nancy Drew point and click games from Her Interactive. As I mentioned in my Ghost Dogs of Moon Lake Impressions, the games in the series can be entirely standalone, directly based on Nancy Drew books, or simply take inspiration from them. Shadow at the Water’s Edge is believed to be inspired by Tour of Danger … Continue reading Impressions: Nancy Drew- Shadow at the Water’s Edge

Impressions: Dexter Stardust

*Note* I received a review copy of this game. Dexter Stardust is a recent indie game from Dexter Team in association with Flynn’s Arcade. It is a point and click adventure that harkens back to the old-school point and clicks and has, as they put it, “Saturday Morning Cartoon” vibes. The first season is broken down into 4 episodes with an extra, short tutorial episode. … Continue reading Impressions: Dexter Stardust