A Rather Lovely Soirée for Talk like Jane Austen Day (Oct. 30) - Jane Austen for gamers

A Rather Lovely Soirée
Talk like Jane Austen Day
Event production by
Sasha Soren (Random Magic)
Oct. 30, 2012

Welcome, dear guests! You've arrived at a rather lovely soirée in honor of Talk like Jane Austen Day. Talk like Jane Austen Day is an annual event, marking the anniversary of the first printing of Sense and Sensibility (1811), Austen's first published novel. 

In honor of the day, we've assembled a delightful collection of interesting features on all things Jane Austen and her times. Feel free to stop in at any blog below to enjoy something interesting, and to leave your calling card (link to your blog) in the comments section of any blog, if you've particularly enjoyed your visit.

Just browse below for a delightful Austen-related tidbit offered to you by the co-hosts of A Rather Lovely Soirée for Talk like Jane Austen Day. Here is Random Magic Tour's Austen-related treat for you - a free-to-play online game featuring Jane Austen characters, providing you with an hour or so of pleasant diversion.

Shown above: Preview trailer for Rogues and Romance, a hidden objects game set in the world of Austen. Commissioned and provided gratis for online play by BBC Worldwide, and developed by Legacy Games. 

Game description (via Legacy Games): Join the original social networker, Jane Austen, and her beloved characters, in this free-to-play Facebook game set in Regency England. Explore scenes from Jane Austen's novels to find clues and hidden objects, entertain your guests and potential suitors, and decorate your manor in any way you please.  

Alternate treat: As a courtesy, the following alternate treat is provided for visitors who are not on Facebook.

Shown above: Enjoy a quick video welcome to the Jane Austen's House Museum. For a virtual tour, feel free to click here.

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