Jane Jensen

Jane Jensen (b. January 28, 1963 in Palmerton, Pennsylvania) is the game designer of the popular and critically acclaimed Gabriel Knight adventure games and author of the novels Judgment Day and Dante's Equation.Jane Jensen was born Jane Elizabeth Smith, the youngest of seven children. She received a BA in Computer Science from Anderson University in Indiana and worked as a systems programmer for Hewlett-Packard. Her love of both computers and creative writing eventually led her to the computer gaming industry and Sierra Online where she worked as a writer on Police Quest III: The Kindred and EcoQuest: The Search for Cetus.
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  • Gabriel Knight celebrates 21st birthday with a new comic mini-series

    … The first new Gabriel Knight story since 1999′s Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned is headed online as a free-to-read digital comic book. “It’s been such a pleasure to work in the Gabriel Knight universe again and write a new story,” says Jane Jensen, creator of the Gabriel Knight series. “I hope there’ll be more stories to tell soon…

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  • Wot I Think: Gabriel Knight 20th Anniversary

    … inspired supernatural horror to a nice quiet amble around New Orleans. One big, big, big exception to this criticism is the new graphical novel cutscene style. This is fantastic, going from the simple panels and very limited animation designed for the original floppy-disk game to a new, dynamic, gorgeously done motion comic style. I confess, I…

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  • Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary Edition – First Impressions

    … As a gamer, if you ever want to feel old, like me, just wait until one of the games you remember playing as a teenager gets a 20th anniversary re-release. In this case it’s Gabriel Knights: The Sins of the Father. The game was originally released in 1993 and published by Sierra On-line. Like many of the early 1990s games from Sierra, Gabriel…

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  • Top 10 Reissued And Remastered Classics On GOGcom

    … the Gabriel family’s roots, as well as his ultimate destiny. The original developer, Jane Jensen, has brought back her baby for modern gamers, adding new scenes and puzzles to boot. Jane’s Pinkerton Road also commissioned the original composer, Robert Holmes, to remake the soundtrack. Buy Here Now Hogs of War This humorous RTS may be mostly…

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  • Impressions: Gabriel Knight 20th Anniversary

    … of the game and turn a 90s adventure classic into a modern one too? Here’s some impressions. Gabriel Knight is, and by no small amount, one of my favourite adventure games of all time, and one I hold very dear – an early glimpse at a world that truly embraced the kind of narrative and atmosphere and maturity that we now take for granted…

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  • Review: Moebius: Empire Rising

    … the characters and deep historic narrative of the three Gabriel Knight games. The same creative spark has returned with the new release of Moebius: Empire Rising, a collaboration between Jensen’s Pinkerton Road studio and Phoenix Online Studios, makers of the excellent adventure thriller Cognition. Moebius differs slightly from the Gabriel Knight…

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