Timeless novels that have yet to be properly adapted as interactive entertainment but definitely should be.
Aaa games are overrated
I've no doubt that I'm the only N4G user with an English (literacy) degree, so I feel assured in adding a few more to this list... 'Legit' Classics • Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' • Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness' ('Spec-Ops: the Line' doesn't count) • William Shakespear's 'The Tempest' • John Stienbeck's 'Of Mice and Men' Future Classics • Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles (Lestat's story) • Cormack McCarthy's 'The Road' • Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher novels • George RR Martin's 'Wildcards' series • Forrest Carter's 'The Outlaw Josey Wales'
I LOVE the addition of Heart Of Darkness to the list. I was thinking, as I was reading the list, about what Shakespeare play would work and I came up with The Tempest as well. I think another "classic" that would be a fun adventure would be Gulliver's Travels. I also enjoyed the dark, macabre tone of Crime and Punishment. (though I admit it would be difficult to translate that to a game) I would also add American Gods (Neil Gaiman) to the list of stories that would translate well to a game. (might not fit the future classic bill, but it does have a hell of a fantasy narrative) I don't have a degree in English Lit. But, I had to do my fair share of reading during high school and college...plus I just enjoy it.
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