Author: Lottie Bevan

20th June 2022
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Slouching Tiger, Missing Dragon

A 21st-century Kafkaesque nightmare of boy bands, ‘sang wenhua’ and games.

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17th June 2022
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No Bad Apples

My employment tribunal against Failbetter Games, who’ve tried their very hardest to kill my career.

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6th June 2022
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Tabriz, January 1866: My dear nephew –

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6th June 2022
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The Locksmith’s Dream tickets available now!

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31st May 2022
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The Lady Afterwards: Boxed Edition OUT NOW… again!

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27th May 2022
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The Secret Historian’s box, June edition: The Grove of Green Immortals

A preview of the first Secret Historian’s box, from the Grove of Green Immortals.

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13th May 2022
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Expect the Expected

Confirming release dates for The Lady Afterwards: Boxed Edition, the Locksmith’s Dream tickets and our first Secret Histories box. Nom!

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19th April 2022
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The Little Grey Cells

The best detective games pare back their mechanics to an absolute minimum: the player’s mind.

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8th April 2022
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Birdsong and Spintriae

Room details, floorplans, character reveals and ticket prices for The Locksmith’s Dream.

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1st April 2022
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A Peep into Futurity

A BOOK OF HOURS prototype on the horizon, a new Secret Histories library box, The Lady Afterwards returns in May and MORE.

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1st April 2022
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Limassol, Easter, 1925. “Gwen, dear — “

Don’t say ‘magician’, Gwen, dear. Magicians are trade. Or rabbit-botherers. Don’t know which is worse.

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23rd March 2022
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Treowen, Home of the Wheelocks

“Only a few places have the same name in every History. The house called Treowen is one, and in every history, the Wheelocks have found their way there.”

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8th March 2022
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You Gotta Have Faith

Chinese gamers live in a forbidden city. Can plucky indie devs (that’s us) sneak inside its walls?

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7th February 2022
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Here’s Looking At You, Kid

“It’s James Bond fanfiction written by nerds”. Guess the genre?

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13th January 2022
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Gather Your Arty

You’ve probably heard the phrase “art imitates life”.

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17th December 2021
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Dec #1: YELLOWING

Merry Christmas! Look after yourselves and be merry and loved.

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16th December 2021
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Dangerous Play

Friedrich Nietzsche was a brilliant man whose most famous theory, the Übermensch, has wrongly linked him to Nazi and fascist ideology.

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10th December 2021
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Getting started with modding

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