Flaws Of An Undead Genre - What’s Wrong With Point & Click Adventures?

Marcus Bäumer
Aug 14, 2018 · 13 min read

The classic style Point & Click adventure is a problem child. The genre has been claimed dead many times now, the question “Are Adventure Games Dead?” has been asked and discussed many times. While some brave developers still publish new Point & Clicks, a lot of experienced developers stepped back from the genre. The genre is tough to market nowadays, and my question is: why exactly is that?

As a maker of Point & Click adventures, I was wondering what the flaws of the genre actually are. Why is it that they are…