Monday, June 25, 2012
Just when I thought I had nothing newsworthy to post today, adventure gaming pioneer Scott Adams sent out a note to his mailing list.
If you don't know who I'm talking about, visit the Great Scott Project and catch up. Mr. Adams' efficient, highly portable engine and innovative game designs brought the mainframe text adventure concept to the PC, and influenced almost every other adventure game produced in the late 1970s and early 80s.
The new adventure game he has had in the works for a while, a biblically-inspired work called The Inheritance, has enough reportable progress to merit a demo at the recent Midwest Gaming Expo. And now he's established a Facebook page to track its road to completion:
(UPDATE 06/30/2012 -- new link!)
The Inheritance - A Scott Adams Bible Adventure Game
Check it out! And, per his request, pester the master if he doesn't report progress on a regular basis. A new work is intriguing -- and he's doing it without raising umpteenhundredthousand Kickstarter dollars, to boot.