John-Michael Gariepy

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The Adventurers!: Just how many priceless treasures are there in ancient temples anyhow?

...and what's with all these boulder traps?  It's like all the ancient civilizations got together for an ancient temple trapbuilding conference...


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The guys at AEG bill The Adventurers as the first 15 minutes of Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Arc. Instead of balancing an idol against a bag of sand, though, players ransack an ancient temple looting anything that’s not engulfed under waves of lava. The winner is the adventurer who escapes the ancient temple with the most valuable ‘museum exhibits’. Indiana Jones with three Sankara stones hidden in his shirt would curse Kali after he saw what his fellow ‘archaeologists’ were getting away with. Read more…

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