This is my most ambitious project to date, a full length adventure, mainly in third person mode but with a couple of short first person sections. I wanted to make a game that was as close to a good commercial game as I could manage, so I invested in some software that allowed me to create three dimensional characters that could walk diagonally as well as forward, back, left or right. All the characters were voiced as well, thanks to help from friends and family.
My vision for the game was of a light hearted, affectionate tribute to a genre of
game I love, and to a handful of my favourite games in particular. I gave it an
island setting (very original!) -
I launched the game on the Adventure Games Studio (AGS) forum in 2013, and it has generally been very well received by those who have played it. Its relative success has encouraged me to promote it more widely so that it can be enjoyed by others who, like me, obtain considerable satisfaction form playing this type of game.
Adventure Island is now available from Zodiac, an on-