No-Action Jackson

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No-Action Jackson is an AGS adventure game made by Britton “Cerebrit” O’Toole in 2004. It was made in a size of 5.95 MB.

Plot

Jackson is a boy who likes role playing games, and wants to gather his friends to play with him. However, his mother doesn’t let him go out because his grandfather came to them and has to socialize with him. Jackson escapes from the house to look for his friends (who were involved in other activities) to begin their game.

Reviews

Most of the reviews on the game were favourable, where the graphics gained most of the acclaim as a reminiscent of old LucasArts games like Day of the Tentacle. Gameplay and puzzles also received acclaim.

  • Reloaded.org: 4.5/5, reviewed by DeathDude
  • AGS Ezine: 74%, reviewed by Ian Welch
  • Plnéhry.cz: 80%, reviewed by Tomas Krajca
  • TheFreehare: 80%, reviewed by Sebastianos
  • JustAHrej.cz: 4/5

Awards and nominations

The game was nominated for seven awards in AGS Awards 2004, but didn’t win any. The categories are:

  • Best game
  • Best gameplay
  • Best Puzzles
  • Best background art
  • Best character art
  • Best animation
  • Best programming