2. Grim Fandango
Grim Fandango may not exactly be a traditional "point-and-click" game, but it's the same idea. It’s no surprise that when Tim Schafer decided to launch a Kickstarter campaign for a traditional adventure game, fans were eager to shell out money in a heartbeat. Grim Fandango was Schafer’s creation back in 1998, during a time when publishers wanted to move away from the point-and-click genre. It was the first LucasArts 3D adventure game and Schafer’s last at the company, as he went on to start Double Fine Productions soon afterwards.
The paper-mache art style, eclectic soundtrack and memorable characters were what made Grim Fandango stand out amongst the others, and the game still holds up today. Weird, dark, hilarious, and educational, you’ll not only be entertained by this quirky adventure that pokes fun at death, but there’s a lot to learn about Mexican folklore too.
Unfortunately, the game isn’t available for purchase unless you were to buy it used. Here’s hoping that there will be a remake down the line…