Thimbleweed Park – Strange Town Video Game Review

What is game about?

Thimbleweed Park is the spiritual successor of Maniac Mansion and The Secret of Monkey Island. The designers who brought those two game brings you Thimbleweed Park. Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick is back with a brand new game. Terrible Toybox’s Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick who was former Lucas Arts employee. Now Ron and Gary created a unique IP that pay homage to 90s LucasArts point and click days.  Winnick proposed to make a new game based on older LucasArts adventure games. Ron Gilbert wanted to crowdfund the game on Kickstarter.

Thimbleweed Park kickstarterwas launched on November 18 2014. The financial goal was $375,000 and raised $626,250 and crowdfunding was successful and Gilbert wanted to parody TV shows like Twin Peaks, The X-Files and True Detective. The development took six months in additional artist, part-time musician and programmers. The plot of the Thimbleweed Park is about two government agents named Ray and Reyes. Ray and Reyes arrive at a small town called Thimbleweed Park to investigate a murder.

What you in Thimbleweed Park?

Ransome the Clown who is a jerk to everyone and insults his fans. Delores who want to became a video game designer. The gameplay is similar to Manaic Mansion which you can switch between characters in-game. On the left side of the screen there are a list of verbs. Open, Close, Give, Pick up, Look at, Talk to, Push, Pull and Use. Right side is your inventory and you can combine with verbs for characters actions.  All you have to do is find a poster with a green phone on it and look at the number. The game was full-voice acting and updated rendering pixel-art graphics. Thimbleweed Park brings back the LucasArts days and If you like weird things make sure to buy Thimbleweed Park on Steam, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, IOS and Android.

Source: Grumpygamer


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