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  • Mar312017

    Exotic types of execution

    As we have already said, punishment of criminals must be severe. Enough so that the sight of the execution or…

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  • Mar282017

    The many faces of cruelty: kinds of torture and execution

    In older times, a naughty child would be taught a lesson through bottom-slapping and ear-pulling, nowadays it’s mostly being left…

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  • Mar232017

    Interface evolution

    The Executioner was first conceived as a text-based quest. There were only two of us back in the fall of…

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  • Mar212017

    The Sanson family history

    A popular historical anecdote says that the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, when he met with the retired Parisian executioner, asked…

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  • Mar162017

    The mandrake root

    Continuing the story of the arsenal that our hero, Theodor Grim, can assemble let’s talk about the mandrake root. What…

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  • Mar142017

    Profession: executioner

    We’re often asked why we chose a scary and uncomfortable theme of torture and executions for our first independent game?…

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  • Mar072017

    Black body market: cornerstone of the executioners’ economy

    History knows a number of executioners who were quite wealthy and respectable despite their profession. For example Charles-Henri Sanson was…

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