From LucasArts to Telltale Games to the Future: Thoughts on Recent Events

Growing up playing LucasArts classic adventure games gave me a deep appreciation (nostalgia, perhaps?) for games that capture that feeling I remember so fondly. The feeling of looking at unvoiced dialogue text over pixelated graphics and listening to crude MIDI music while contemplating what to do to progress the story may not sound appealing, but game developers at that time had to artfully use the means they had available to create and entertaining and engaging experience. LucasArts mastered that art, and even with the incredible…