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Hands-on with Broken Age, Double Fine's quirky point-and-click adventure

By , on June 12, 2014
Last modified 4 years ago

Broken Age was the game the brought Kickstarter to the attention of the masses.

Initially titled 'Double Fine Adventure', it was conceived by studio founder Tim Schafer as a way to revisit a more tradtional style of game, one which might be difficult to fund through private investors.

Several months and millions of dollars later, Schafer released Broken Age: Act 1 on Steam. In it, you jump between two seperate narratives: one sci-fi scenario about a young boy trapped on a ship, and another following a girl who is about to be sacrificed to a monster to save her village.

Today, as was initially promised in the Kickstarter campaign, Broken Age finally arrived on iPad. It's available now for £6.99 / $9.99.

I went hand-on with the game earlier today. Here's how I got on:

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