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Short Update: November 20, 2023

This is a quick update since I'm running behind and getting emails from Murder in the Alps looking for an update. The Dada Killers chapter is taking longer than expected due to its extended length and delays due to extra work and illnesses. The collectables are now available, so I hope the rest of this chapter will be completed later this month.

Updated October 6, 2023

It took a little longer than expected, but the 2nd part of the Murder in the Alps guide is complete. Since each chapter of the game typically takes me around a month to complete, The Dada Killer collectables and walkthrough should be available near the end of this month or early November.

Background work also continues for our Wizardry 8 game guide. Due to the game's massive size and multiple starting points, it will be a while before any content is published. I plan to publish parts of the guide as they are complete in early 2024.

Our upcoming RPG guides will be for the core Might and Magic series and other Wizardry games created after Sir Tech dissolved. I am still deciding whether to continue with the Wizardry series before starting with Might and Magic. The Dungeons and Dragons RPGs, Pathfinder and Pillars of Eternity are also on my long to-do list.

Once Murder in the Alps is completed, other guides for Adventure games will be for the Enigmatis series, then the other Artifex Mundi games in the Unsolved: Hidden Mystery collection. Murder by Choice may sneak in if they release a PC version. There are many others I would like to create guides for, but I am still determining how far I will get.

About CrimsonTear.com

The name CrimsonTear [pronounced '  krimzənˌ  ter] can mean many things to the world, especially when incorrectly pronounced. I chose the name when imagining a phoenix rising quickly from the ashes leaving a fire-bordered tear in reality, which exposes a new world behind it. You can also think of it as tearing through a game, leaving only a fire trail behind, since that is what our guides help gamers do.

While others strive to make as many game guides or walkthroughs as possible, I focus on quality. Expect high-quality game guides providing details, tips and information that we find helpful or entertaining. I also try not to cut corners by copying what exists already. Hence, I create maps manually, provide more valuable descriptions (when possible), and look outside the box for ways to complete tasks. I don't just want to help someone beat a game but also provide helpful ways to finish them quickly while still enjoying the experience. While I have created a few guides for console games, most of the tiles featured are available for Windows, although mobile and console versions usually exist.

This site wasn't always about game guides, though. Some archived pages include guides for TV shows, reviews and news. Back then, you could think of the name as binging something until your eyes turn red. Initially, it was a site that helped gamers emulate old console games on PCs. Back then, we were known as Nerologic, but that feels like different life at this point. While you won't see game downloads here, CrimsonTear has returned to its roots by focusing on gaming. I have no intention of returning to the source of the world's cleanest ROMs, people like Vimm can do that, but the site wouldn't be where it is now if it wasn't for the loyal fans that followed through with the changes and helped me strive to be the best game guide creators on the internet.