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Addition Magician

Addition Magician

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Addition Magician is an educational game teaching math aimed at players aged six to ten. The game is built around a cube that there are nine numbers within. The player's task is to draw walls around the numbers so that a certain target sum is reached in every created box. So for example if the sum should be six, the players has to draw walls around five plus one, two plus four, one plus two plus three etc. Each game consists of a preselected number of boards that have to be completed. If the player succeeds with all boards he is awarded a prize. Before starting a game it is also possible to...

Addition Magician

Addition Magician

Apple II - Released - 1984

Addition Magician is an educational game teaching math aimed at players aged six to ten. The game is built around a cube that there are nine numbers within. The player's task is to draw walls around the numbers so that a certain target sum is reached in every created box. So for example if the sum should be six, the players has to draw walls around five plus one, two plus four, one plus two plus three etc. Each game consists of a preselected number of boards that have to be completed. If the player succeeds with all boards he is awarded a prize. Before starting a game it is also possible to...

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Apple II - Released - 1985

Alice in Wonderland is an adventure platformer based upon the two Alice books by Lewis Carrol and created using the same engine as Below the Root. However, whereas that game had more of a focus on role playing, Alice has more of a focus on puzzle solving. Puzzles come in a variety of forms including many inventory based puzzles, and more appropriately, given the subject matter, riddles. Also, there are many physical puzzles primarily taking the form of how to get from here to there through jumping and using inventory items to change Alice's size. The plot is more inspired by the Alice...

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Commodore 64 - Released - 1985

Alice in Wonderland is an adventure platformer based upon the two Alice books by Lewis Carrol and created using the same engine as Below the Root. However, whereas that game had more of a focus on role playing, Alice has more of a focus on puzzle solving. Puzzles come in a variety of forms including many inventory based puzzles, and more appropriately, given the subject matter, riddles. Also, there are many physical puzzles primarily taking the form of how to get from here to there through jumping and using inventory items to change Alice's size. The plot is more inspired by the Alice books...

Below the Root

Below the Root

Apple II - Released - 1984

Below the Root is based on Zilpha Keatley Snyder's fantasy book series "The Green-Sky Trilogy". Following the events in those books, The Kindar and the Erdling societies have joined together. However unrest and distrust still remains. An old woman, D'ol Falla has heard the words "The Spirit fades, in Darkness lying. A quest proclaim, the Light is dying". Choosing one of five available people (of different ages and of either Kindar or Erdling descent) either she believes can help, D'ol Falla assigns the quest of discovering what these words mean and how to quell the racial and political...

Hey Diddle Diddle

Hey Diddle Diddle

Atari 800 - Released - 1983

Hey Diddle Diddle is an educational game for young children that teaches reasoning skills through the use of nursery rhymes. It is made up of three parts: storytime, storybook and rhyme game. Storytime and storybook displays all the rhymes accompanied with music and images. The difference between the two is that in the storybook the player decides when to advance in the reading. In the rhyme game, the player is presented with four or eight lines (depending on level) from a rhyme and has to put them in the correct order. The game can be played with a timer and the player's score depends on how...

Hey Diddle Diddle

Hey Diddle Diddle

Commodore 64 - Released - 1983

Hey Diddle Diddle is an educational game for young children that teaches reasoning skills through the use of nursery rhymes. It is made up of three parts: storytime, storybook and rhyme game. Storytime and storybook displays all the rhymes accompanied with music and images. The difference between the two is that in the storybook the player decides when to advance in the reading. In the rhyme game, the player is presented with four or eight lines (depending on level) from a rhyme and has to put them in the correct order. The game can be played with a timer and the player's score depends on how...

The Scoop

The Scoop

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

You play as reporter for a big city newspaper. Recently, a rival reporter was found stabbed to death in a phone booth. Your job is to travel around the city following suspects, listening in on conversations, and even searching in their homes when they're away. Based on an Agatha Christie novella.

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