publication date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 (part of Summer 2016)

category: Games

clue: His biggest hits have been full, grim, brutal, and broken.

explanation: Schafer's most successful video games included Full Throttle, Grim Fandango, Brutal Legend, and Broken Age. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, and Richard Slominsky


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