MS-DOS - Released - 1984
The Amazon jungle. Volcanic, dangerous, still unexplored. Home of the jaguar. The alligator. Two hundred species of poisonous snakes. And natives whose culinary habits, while only rumored, make you very uncomfortable. Why, you wonder, would anyone want to go there? More to the point, why would anyone want you to go there? But there's no time for questions right now. Because right now you're in the Communications Control Room of your new employer: National Satellite Resource Technology, a top-secret, high-tech research consulting firm. And at NSRT, things happen fast. Standing in the...
MS-DOS - Released - 1985
This interactive fiction game is based on Roger Zelazny's fantasy novels Nine Princes In Amber (1970) and The Guns of Avalon (1972). The game begins with you as Prince Corwin forced to compete against your eight scheming noble brothers and sisters for the throne of Amber at the center of the one true world. Corwin must travel across the dimensions to this fascinating realm and from there rally forces against those who would oppose him. Unfortunately, things do not always proceed as planned. When you wake up, you know little of this, as you have been knocked unconscious and pummeled with...
Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder is an interactive fiction computer game with graphics. The game was published by Telarium (formerly known as Trillium), a subsidiary of Spinnaker Software, in 1985.The game is based on the popular TV series Perry Mason starring Raymond Burr, who played the fictional defense attorney of the same name created by Erle Stanley Gardner. The player must save client Laura Knapp from being convicted of the murder of her husband Victor.
MS-DOS - Released - 1985
The Case of the Mandarin Murder is a text adventure with graphics, based on the Perry Mason detective stories by Erle Stanley Gardner. A woman is in jail after her rich husband is found dead, and the skillful attorney Perry Mason must prove her innocence. The gameplay is influenced by Infocom's games in similar genre.
Apple II - July 30, 1985
Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder is an interactive fiction computer game with graphics. The game was published by Telarium (formerly known as Trillium), a subsidiary of Spinnaker Software, in 1985.
Apple II - Released - September 9, 1986
The Scoop is a mystery adventure game published by Telarium (formerly known as Trillium), a subsidiary of Spinnaker Software, in 1986 for Apple II and rereleased by Spinnaker Software in 1989 for MS-DOS. The plot is based on the collaborative detective novel of the same name, written in 1931 by Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, E.C. Bentley, Anthony Berkeley, Freeman Wills Crofts and Clemence Dane. The player impersonates a journalist working for the down-on-its-luck newspaper "The Daily Courier". He is sent to investigate two murders which may, or may not, be connected. The player has...
Apple II - September 10, 1984
Shadowkeep is a role-playing video game and graphical interactive fiction video game with graphics. The game was published by Telarium (formerly known as Trillium), a subsidiary of Spinnaker Software, in the year 1984. It was the first video game that inspired a novel (Shadowkeep, Warner Books 1984 by Alan Dean Foster).