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Adventure A - Planet Of Death

Adventure A - Planet Of Death

Jupiter Ace - Released - 1981

Adventure A: The Planet of Death

Adventure A: The Planet of Death

Amstrad CPC - Released - December 13, 1985

This game is the first in Artic's Adventure series. You play the role of a spaceship pilot in the future who has been marooned on a hostile alien planet and must find his spaceship and fix it to escape. To hinder your progress are fiendish puzzles and a handful of alien NPCs . The interface is purely text driven and there are no illustrations of the rooms that you are in. The text parser uses simple Verb/Noun for commands.

Adventure B: Inca Curse

Adventure B: Inca Curse

Amstrad CPC - Released - December 13, 1985

Starting off in a South American Jungle, near an as yet undisturbed Inca temple, your aim is to enter the structure and go treasure hunting. Inside the temple is lots of such treasure (each worth a certain point value), but also traps to catch the greedy. You will encounter a Sacrificial Chamber, a Fire Room and a Pool. Gather as much treasure as possible and return to the jungle clearing to finish the adventure. The game features a simple 'Verb Noun' command interface, and no graphics of any description. Instructions such as 'break door with rock' have to be split into two commands.

Adventure C: Ship of Doom

Adventure C: Ship of Doom

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

While on a reconnaissance flight, your ship has been drawn by a Graviton Beam onto an Alien Cruiser. Fred, your pet android, informs you that the cruiser is on a Humanoid slave mission, its aim to seek out Humanoid planets from which samples are taken and their brains replaced by microchips. Your aim is to free your ship by pressing the control button in the main computer room. Of course, expect various hazards and puzzles to be in your way. The game features a simple 'Verb Noun' command interface, and no graphics of any description. Instructions such as 'insert key into hole' have to be split...

Adventure D: Espionage Island

Adventure D: Espionage Island

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

While on a recce mission to investigate a secret enemy location, your plane is shot down and you are sent hurtling towards the island's surface. This is where you come in, and through text commands you must initially bring the plane under control. After this you must locate the stronghold and returning to your plane. To get back past enemy fire, you must return in disguise, so you must also avoid your side shooting at you by mistake. The game features a simple 'Verb Noun' command interface, and no graphics of any description.

Adventure D: Espionage Island

Adventure D: Espionage Island

Amstrad CPC - Released - December 13, 1985

While on a recce mission to investigate a secret enemy location, your plane is shot down and you are sent hurtling towards the island's surface. This is where you come in, and through text commands you must initially bring the plane under control. After this you must locate the stronghold and returning to your plane. To get back past enemy fire, you must return in disguise, so you must also avoid your side shooting at you by mistake. The game features a simple 'Verb Noun' command interface, and no graphics of any description.

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