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Inspiration: Literature

Group Description

This group contains games based on previously published works of literature and characters from those works. This can include novels, short stories, or any other form of written fiction, published in books, plays, magazines, in e-books or even online as text.

Limitations
  • If the game directly references content or design from another adaptation of a literary work (such as a movie), it is no longer considered to be based solely on the original work and is instead based on the new derivative work.

  • Works of literature which are based on an already existing game are not eligible for this group. In those cases the literature is inspired by the game, not the other way around.

  • Legendary characters such as Zeus, King Arthur or Robin Hood are based on a loose series of tales and mythology. For that reason, different materials have sprung up with completely different retellings and the characters themselves do not really apply to any particular piece of literature. These can only be included in this group if the game references a specific book, author, or story.

  • Games which merely recreate the atmosphere of a certain author or set of stories are not to be included in this group.
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Nancy Drew: The Haunting of Castle Malloy2008WindowsHer Interactive, Inc.3.50
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened (Remastered Edition)2008Windows93GAMES4.06
I wish I were the Moon2008Browser3.94
The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft2008Wii, WindowsThe Adventure Company3.42
Nancy Drew Double Dare 52008WindowsHer Interactive, Inc....
American McGee's Grimm: Beauty and the Beast2008WindowsGameTap LLC2.93
American McGee's Grimm: The Devil and His Three Golden Hairs2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.21
American McGee's Grimm: Godfather Death2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.21
American McGee's Grimm: The Girl Without Hands2008WindowsGameTap LLC2.64
American McGee's Grimm: Puss In Boots2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.14
American McGee's Grimm: The Fisherman and His Wife2008WindowsGameTap LLC2.90
American McGee's Grimm: Little Red Riding Hood2008WindowsAkella2.67
American McGee's Grimm: A Boy Learns What Fear Is2008WindowsGameTap LLC3.09
Nancy Drew: The Phantom of Venice2008WindowsHer Interactive, Inc.3.33
Women's Murder Club: Death in Scarlet2008BlackBerry, BREW, iPhone, J2ME, Macintosh, Windows, Windows PhoneElephant Entertainment, LLC3.46
Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures (Collectors Edition)2008WindowsEidos, Inc.0.00
Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures2008WindowsEidos, Inc.3.60
Dracula: Origin2008WindowsThe Adventure Company3.56
Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of the Persian Carpet2008Macintosh, WindowsAvanquest Software Publishing Ltd.2.33
The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes2008Macintosh, WindowsLegacy Interactive Inc.3.87
Alice's Magical Mahjong2008WindowsPoBros Inc...
Dracula 3: The Path of the Dragon2008Macintosh, WindowsMC2-Microïds3.54
Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures (Pre-Order Version)2008WindowsEidos Interactive Ltd.0.00
The Immortals of Terra: A Perry Rhodan Adventure2008WindowsViva Media, LLC3.99
Treasure Island2008WindowsDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.23
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Selected Covers

I wish I were the Moon Browser Front Cover
Front cover for I wish I were the Moon
Alice's Magical Mahjong Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Alice's Magical Mahjong

Selected Screenshots

The setting at the start of the game - soon it will look completely different.
Screenshot from I wish I were the Moon
Title screen
Screenshot from Alice's Magical Mahjong