The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery

One of my biggest pop culture fears is that something I cherished when I was younger will not hold up as an adult (which is why I will not rewatch “Punky Brewster” or “Rescue Rangers”). Some heartaches are better avoided.

But then again, sometimes the call of nostalgia is so strong it will not be denied, so I found myself playing (and tweeting about) my favorite computer game from my younger days, “The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery,” or simply Gabriel Knight 2.

I’ve had this game for a long time, I’ve played it a lot over the years, but this is my first play through since leaving college, and it’s still as amazing as I remember. Truthfully, it’s even better.

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