Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse Episode 1
First posted on 20 December 2013. Last updated on 23 May 2014.
Pygmalion was a legendary figure in Ovid's poem Metamorphoses. He was a sculptor who fell in love with his own statue. The legend gave birth to the Pygmalion Complex, used as a metaphor to describe a creator who would fall in love with his or her creation. The story was even adopted by George Bernard Shaw in a stage play of the same name. For Revolution Software, veteran adventure game designer…
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By Mervyn Graham • On 31 December 2013 • From Banora Point
A well written and informative review which brought back memories from my high school days during the early 1960's. I am a tragic on both Greek and Roman mythology and the Pygmalion reference triggered off past memories from Ovid's "Metamorphoses" as well as the adaptation into George Bernard Shaw's play of the same name. In three years at high school, I studied three of his plays, namely: Pygmalion, Man and Superman, and Arms and the Man (aka My Chocolate-Cream Soldier). I must play this game if I can find some spare time.