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Matt Diamond

Member Since 30 Jul 2001
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In Topic: Answer questions for the Feral newsletter!

Yesterday, 10:32 PM

View Postnick68k, on 21 February 2019 - 07:26 PM, said:

I was into a ghost game back then too...but I can't remember the name now. You assembled a squad of ghosts and scared the crap out of sorority girls, etc. I want to say GhostWrangler, but Google is drawing a blank.
That sounds familiar. I vaguely recall reading a review of it. So...

.. Found it! I went to IMG's historical archives, clicked on Reviews, then searched for "ghost". The game was Ghost Master, published by Feral Interactive(!)

In Topic: Answer questions for the Feral newsletter!

Yesterday, 06:06 PM

Two more old games I'd like to play again, whether on desktop or mobile:

Freedom Force
Summoner

I believe both were turn-based during combat so they'd be well suited to a touch interface. They are probably both too obscure now for anyone to really consider porting them, but I'D buy them. ;-)

In Topic: Free Mac (and occasionally Windows) games

Yesterday, 05:36 PM

View PostThain Esh Kelch, on 21 February 2019 - 11:21 AM, said:

Thimbleweed Park free on Epic Store until the 7th.

Thanks! I have the iOS version in my backlog already, but I'll pick this up as insurance, just in case the iOS version breaks.

For those who don't know, Thimbleweed is a point and click adventure throwback by Ron Gilbert, reuniting him with other LucasArts veterans like the ground-breaking 8-bit artist Mark Ferrari.
Richard Moss has two interesting interviews with Mark: https://lifeandtimes.games/ (eps 3 and 5.5)

In Topic: Answer questions for the Feral newsletter!

Yesterday, 10:53 AM

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If you could have any desktop game on mobile, what would it be and why?

XCOM 2.
Why: I enjoyed the iOS version of XCOM (1) so much that I played it all the way through even though I'd already finished it on Mac.
(Plus, I own XCOM 2 for Mac already but it requires Metal and therefore I can't play it until I upgrade my desktop.)

In Topic: What games are people playing these days!?

20 February 2019 - 07:46 PM

View PostCougar, on 16 February 2019 - 04:05 PM, said:

You mean The Swapper?

Boy that would have been an embarrassing error for me to make! Good thing my original post SAYS The Swapper, I edited the post, true, but that was for some typo or other. COMPLETELY unrelated. Nothing to see here. Moving on... :glare: