PREVIEWSPillars of Eternity Preview
For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
HomeGames The Merchant of Menace: The Lost Episode
The Merchant of Menace: The Lost Episode
Spend a day with bezzies Mitchell (Ben Bailey Smith), Templeton (Richard Ayoade) and Becky (Emma Kennedy) in the creepy corridors of Strange Hill High as the school is thrown into chaos and mayhem by the release of Elizabethan prankster William Kempe (John Thompson)! Their bizarre and heroic adventure begins as it’s announced over the tannoy that there will be a special ceremony in the Assembly Hall as the Strange Hill Time Capsule - which was buried 400 years ago - is going to be opened.
Meanwhile, Mitchell is really late handing in a homework assignment, so late he’s going to get detention for the rest of the term. Templeton suggests that if Mitchell could put the homework in the time capsule before it’s opened, then when it’s officially undone, he can prove it wasn’t late but actually 400 years early! “Brilliant!” Mitchell says. If anything, he should get an award for this, not detention…