Game Play Theater Festival: Brain Explode - Review | Player Affinity

Player Affinity writes: "Open Mailbox. Get Rope. Examine Sword. If that sound familiar, you must be a fan of text adventure games. These were all the rage in the 80’s, back when computers didn’t have the processing power for “Graphics”, but rather used words to tell their story, with players typing in simple phrases instead of using a controller. Text gaming eventually fell out of fashion once computers that could display moving images became more common, but there’s still a small, loyal group of programmers and players who enjoy this sort of gaming, and it seems that playwrights Richard Lovejoy, Danny Bowes and Stephen Aubrey are among them, because they have created an interactive theatre experience called Brain Explode which mimics the gameplay of text adventures."

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