Steve Brown Staff Bio

Steve is an accountant by day and an amateur poet by night (with some crossover. Accountancy based poetry is the next big thing) He also has a well-deserved reputation for wearing loud shirts.

He has been playing adventures since the days when the Commodore 64 was cutting edge technology. Whilst he hasn’t written a game himself he helped out on Five Magical AmuletsFive Lethal Demons, Frasse and the Peas of Kejick, Princess Marian X, Chivalry is Not Dead, Dirty Split and this site’s very own Christmas Quest 3. He has a walk-on (well standing around) part in Des Rêves Élastiques Avec Mille Insectes Nommés Georges. He hopes to continue helping to bring quality games to the adventuring public in the future. He also gets a passing mention in the credits of [game=356]Darkness Within : In Pursuit of Loath Nolder[/game].

All of the following facts about Steve are true (for a limited value of truth)

[list]He has two poems published internationally.

One of his shirts won an award voted for internationally.

His name once appeared on the cover disc of a leading Czech gaming magazine.[/list]

As Freeware Coordinator for the site, Steve constantly scours the net for new free games to bring to the attention of the gaming public.

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Articles by Steve Brown:

Quasar Deluxe Edition review

Relationships form the nucleus of this short-but-stellar re-release of Crystal Shard's sci-fi drama.

PC May 12, 2015

EGX Rezzed 2015 round-up

They weren't easy to see tucked in amongst the crowds, but we found plenty of adventuring goodness at the London convention.

PS4 PC Mac Linux iPad Android WiiU Mar 18, 2015

Contradiction review

This iOS exclusive is a quality FMV mystery, though limited gameplay and a weak ending expose some cracks in its story.

PC iPad Mar 11, 2015

AdventureX 2014 - Part 2: The People

The minds behind the games take centre stage in the final part of our convention round-up from London.

All Dec 19, 2014

AdventureX 2014 - Part 1: The Games

Set up in brand new digs, the fourth annual genre convention in London had well over a dozen upcoming games to check out first-hand.

All Dec 17, 2014

Sea of Giants review

This mobile adventure promises big things, but its overly casual design dampens the experience.

iPhone iPad Android Aug 4, 2014

Ossuary review

A bit of bone-picking aside, this intriguing minimalist indie adventure offers plenty of philosophical food for thought.

PC Mac Jun 4, 2014

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy review

The sixth and possibly final Layton puzzle-adventure starts out with a bang and ends the popular series on a high note.

3DS Mar 14, 2014

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask review

The popular puzzling series adds a whole new visual dimension on 3DS, exposing a few storytelling cracks in an otherwise winning formula.

3DS Jan 10, 2014

Following Freeware: July 2013 releases

Like Columbus we ventured forth in search of top free indie adventures, and our round-up will educate you on what we discovered.

PC Mac Linux Freeware Aug 28, 2013

Following Freeware: June 2013 releases

If you're sick of playing crap and nothing else, look no further than last month's top new free indie adventure releases.

PC Mac Linux Freeware Jul 31, 2013

Following Freeware: May 2013 releases

From high in the skies to deep in the ocean, we scoured the freeware community for another month's worth of top adventures.

PC Mac Linux Freeware Jun 28, 2013

Following Freeware: April 2013 releases

Indie developers are keeping the genre right on track with another month's worth of great adventures even a bum can afford.

PC Mac Linux Freeware May 31, 2013

Following Freeware: March 2013 releases

There's no ducking out of a free month's worth of adventure featuring Tim Schafer, dead cyborgs, a karate-kicking President, and much more.

PC Mac Linux Freeware Apr 30, 2013

Astroloco: Worst Contact review

The laughs keep this futuristic (but retro) sci-fi adventure chugging right on track without much challenge to derail your progress.

PC Apr 24, 2013

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