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Broken Sword - Shadow of the Templars

Discussion in 'PC Games' started by Dreadhead, 20 Oct 2009.

  1. Dreadhead

    Gangster

    Joined: 1 Apr 2009

    Posts: 428

    Who remembers this game?

    I was typing up a report before lunch when a memory of this game popped into my head. It took me up until now to remember what it was called :p

    I miss 2D adventure games....
     
  2. Swi1ch

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 19 Nov 2008

    Posts: 1,542

    Game rules. BS2 was pretty good as well. Shame about 3 onwards.

    But yeah, Shadow of the Templars is still an awesome game and I shall be getting my mother to mail it to me tomorrow thank you for reminding me.
     
  3. SkeeterUK

    Capodecina

    Joined: 24 Oct 2005

    Posts: 15,150

    Location: North East

    loads of 2d adv games about. Check out gameboomers website and have a look in their reviews.
     
  4. Dreadhead

    Gangster

    Joined: 1 Apr 2009

    Posts: 428

    I shall do, thanks for the tip :)
     
  5. Dreadhead

    Gangster

    Joined: 1 Apr 2009

    Posts: 428

    Yep still have my box in the loft with any luck.

    My loft is a bit like an adventure game actually. :D
     
  6. Smit

    Soldato

    Joined: 6 Mar 2003

    Posts: 6,224

    Location: West Lothian

    Broken Sword games were great :)
    Runaway was good too.

    Although not exactly the same, Grim Fandango was great too (was in 3D if I recall)
     
  7. Marco_Nasty

    Gangster

    Joined: 27 Nov 2008

    Posts: 102

    god I remember playing the original broken sword on the playstation, sweet game. Never got round to playing broken sword 2, now you have put the idea in my head lol
     
  8. turbo

    Hitman

    Joined: 20 Nov 2004

    Posts: 695

    Location: Shropshire, UK

    excellent series of games bar the later 3d incarnations. Grim Fandango was awesome as well. I really dont fully understand why this genre died out? perhaps with have console gamers to blame for developers not making titles like this anymore?
     
  9. XPE

    Soldato

    Joined: 9 Jul 2005

    Posts: 5,369

    Played the director cut not so long ago on the wii and it was a great game :D