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Escape From Pulsar 7

Channel 8 Software info, Digital Fantasia info, Molimerx info 1982

Brian Howarth info, Wherner Barnes
Atari 400/800, BBC/Electron info, C16/Plus4, C64/128 info, Dragon 32/64 info, Oric/Atmos, PC info, Spectrum, TRS-80 info
Horror, Science fiction
Mysterious Adventures [1: Golden Baton, The, 2: Time Machine, The, 3: Arrow of Death Part 1, 4: Arrow of Death Part 2, 5: Escape From Pulsar 7, 6: Circus, 7: Feasibility Experiment, 8: Wizard of Akyrz, The, 9: Perseus & Andromeda, 10: Ten Little Indians, 11: Waxworks, 12: Midwinter, 13: After the Fire, 14: Beyond the Infinite, 15: Ghost of Mars, The]
Entered by:
Alastair, dave, Gunness, Strident



The space freighter Pulsar 7 is returning from a distant planet, where it has collected a mysterious creature for the Intergalactic Zoo. Unfortunately the creature escapes and starts killing the crew. You have to make it to the escape pod without getting killed!


Inspired by the Alien film.

The original TRS-80 version, and slightly later IBM PC port, was published by Molimerx.

To obtain graphics on a Dragon requires the computer to be in Dragon 64 mode, otherwise the game is text only.

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Average User Rating: 4.8 (5 ratings)

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nimusi (16-10-2019 09:53)

Disappointing, the seventh adventure from Brian Howarth that I've played, and the only one so far that has not been enjoyable. No sense of menace from the creature stalking you. As I enjoy mapping, the only redeeming feature was mapping the maze and the realisation that the maze wasn't really a maze!

Exemptus (21-04-2020 16:06)

Artificially made difficult by vocabulary tricks and having to examine undescribed scenery. I managed to enjoy some of the the puzzles, but the overall experience is awkward. The version I have on ZX Spectrum has an interesting bug: the larder, a location, is also an object - it can be taken and dropped anywhere, and therefore behaves like an unlimited container.