The creation of Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers by Jane Jensen sparked a fire in the point-and-click  adventure game genre. That fire shined a light on a  less traversed path in the genre that was previously  thought to be one that could never sell games: Horror.  After its 1993 release, Gabriel Knight became a hit,  and Jane continued to invigorate the adventure game  scene on the Sierra Online label with two sequels to  Gabriel Knight. I caught up with Jane, who recently  released her latest book under her Eli Easton pen  name, to find out what led her to work for Sierra  Online, the creation of Gabriel Knight, and some of  her favorite memories of the game.

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Mike Mertes (54 Posts)

From the moment he touched an Intellivision controller in 1985, Mike knew that he had experienced something incredible in the world of video games that would shape him for the rest of his life. From that point forward, he would make it his mission to experience video games from every console generation going forward. Eventually, he would become obsessed with magazines that wrote about the games he loved, and it would inspire him to start writing about games himself in 1998 for various local media outlets. Always looking for an opportunity to branch out, Mike eventually coded the foundation of a website that would ultimately morph into Gamer Logic Dot Net, an independent video game site that continues to cover modern and classic video game today. Additional, Mike composes music for indie games under his other alias "Unleaded Logic"