Torment: Tides of Numenera ($45 on the App Store) is the spiritual, but not direct sequel to Black Isle’s critically-acclaimed CRPG legend Planescape: Torment, which, as geeks of a certain age will tell you (pushes up glasses,) was based on a campaign setting for the pencil and paper iteration of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. A text-driven masterpiece, Planescape: Torment shunned the combat-heavy gameplay that most folks associate with mainstream video games. Instead, players talked their party of digital adventurers out of trouble and down new avenues of the game’s complex story. The decisions you made in Planescape: Torment, mattered.

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