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Birmingham IV

Peter Emery 1988

Language:
English
Authors:
Peter Emery
Systems:
Inform, Quill, The/AdventureWriter info
Platforms:
BBC/Electron info, Glulx
Genres:
IF Comp 2018 info
Entered by:
iamaran, Strident
Added:
19-09-2020
Edited:
27-02-2022

Synopsis

Plot

Birmingham 1988. A postgraduate student falls asleep in rented accommodation. Or does he?

Notes

Originally written with the Quill for the BBC Micro in about 1988.

According to the author: "This game is based on a true story. The protagonist is a real person and lived in Birmingham for several years."

The game was expanded and ported to Inform 7 in 2014-16. It was entered into IF Comp 2018 where it placed 69th.

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Review
by Canalboy
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Rating

Average User Rating: 5 (1 rating)

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User Comments

ahope1 (27-02-2022 14:51)

I presume the BBC Micro version is lost?

Canalboy (28-02-2022 13:40)

I did email the author a while ago to commend him on the game. If I can find his email address again I will try contacting him. Unfortunately my old pc crashed recently so I am having issues with getting everything back in apple pie order.

Strident (28-02-2022 13:47)

There is an email address for the author, in the game itself, but I don't know if that one still works. The domain is still active.

Canalboy (28-02-2022 16:54)

I am astounded that this wonderful game finished 69th in that competition. It seems like any old school text adventure however meritorious is disdained by the neophytes.

Strident (28-02-2022 17:45)

Too many games, not enough voters perhaps. Even the winning game had less votes than the number of entries in the actual competition!