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User Info: MrElgawarg

3 years ago#1
I enjoy classic point & click adventure games, really liking Full Throttle, Sam & Max Hit the Road and Broken Sword in particular. However, I haven't played many of the more recent point & clicks from indie devs yet (though I have played Machinarium, which I thought was quite charming and cute). What are some of the highlights that have come out of the point & click genre that I may have missed?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

User Info: Vordrax

3 years ago#2

Everything I've played from these guys has been pretty good. Gemini Rue, Primordia. There are plenty of others - Resonance is supposed to be fantastic.

EDIT: I'll throw this game into the hat as well;
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User Info: KillerTruffle

3 years ago#3
The Longest Journey
Syberia 1 & 2
The Journey Down
Sam & Max episodes (I liked seasons 1 & 2 better than 3, but all were good)

Those come immediately to mind... The Longest Journey is a must-play if you haven't.
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User Info: NYJetsMets2

3 years ago#4
I just played Deponia and it was fantastic. Great art style and clearly takes influence from the Monkey Island games.

Also, I second Gemini Rue.

User Info: Cush1978

3 years ago#5
I just finished Primordia. Excellent game; I highly recommend it. I've also played the first of the Blackwell Trilogy. Also good, but not as good as Primordia IMHO.
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User Info: CrayolaNinja

3 years ago#6
Wolf Among Us Episode 1 was just released.

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3 years ago#7

User Info: Ch3wy

3 years ago#8
Botanicula is one that's somewhat similar to Machinarium in gameplay. Made by the same studio but a different style to the game and sound track(mostly vocal sound track, pretty weird).

The Walking Dead is also amazing and a must play IMO. Made by the people who made Sam and Max, much more serious tone to it for the most part.
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3 years ago#9
The longest journey (the first one! Not Dreamfall)
Grim Fandango

These are the two that I have enjoyed most, probably of all point and click adventures I have ever played. Among recent ones, The Book of Unwritten Tales deserves to be mentioned I guess.
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User Info: ArkonBlade

3 years ago#10
Grim Fandango
Monkey Island
Maniac Mansion

yeah not all indies but some damn good point and click games.
SRPG games...i just love them!
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