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by Garry
Sun Oct 06, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: Moonstone (Atari 130xe)
Replies: 9
Views: 193

Re: Moonstone (Atari 130xe)

It's a small game with 16 rooms written in Atari BASIC. It starts in the escape tube of a submarine. There's only a closed hatch and you are carrying top secret plans. As the game unfolds, you come across a dead captain and a saboteur. You have to use an aqualung to explore outside the submarine whe...
by Garry
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: Moonstone (Atari 130xe)
Replies: 9
Views: 193

Re: Moonstone (Atari 130xe)

Really? I knew he was into music, but I didn't know he did adventure-related music. I'll have to check it out.
by Garry
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: Moonstone (Atari 130xe)
Replies: 9
Views: 193

Re: Moonstone (Atari 130xe)

Attached. It's only a short text file, but I had to zip it up because the forum said txt was an invalid extension.
by Garry
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: Moonstone (Atari 130xe)
Replies: 9
Views: 193

Re: Moonstone (Atari 130xe)

Ha, ha, ha. I just watched the video. That was actually quite funny. The author bags his own game. When I was writing for Page 6 , the publisher, Les Ellingham, sent me half a dozen or so adventures to review prior to putting them in the Page 6 public domain library. I played them all and wrote exte...
by Garry
Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: Moonstone (Atari 130xe)
Replies: 9
Views: 193

Re: Moonstone (Atari 130xe)

Moonstone was issued as a disk bonus with Page 6 , issue 34, July/August 1988. The instructions are on p. 23. I haven't played it myself, but I do have a solution by John E. (TEBSF). I haven't submitted it, as I don't have John's permission to do so. However, I'm sure he won't mind if I note his int...
by Garry
Mon Sep 30, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: Adventuron CaveJam and Halloween Jam
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Adventuron CaveJam and Halloween Jam

The forum has been very quiet lately. Here's something that will (hopefully) get your attention. Over the last couple of years, Chris Ainsley has been working very hard on an adventure authoring tool called Adventuron. There's also a cut-down version called Adventuron Classroom that he is targeting ...
by Garry
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: new member and mulldoon
Replies: 3
Views: 295

Re: new member and mulldoon

Hi Brennen. How are you going with The Mulldoon Legacy ? I see that no one has given you any hints yet, so I loaded it onto my mobile phone and had a bit of a dabble, then had a more serious attempt tonight. Did you find anything in the long east-west corridor west of the foyer? If not, the brick ma...
by Garry
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: Seeking adventure from 'DCW Magazine' for Atari 8-bit
Replies: 2
Views: 367

Re: Seeking adventure from 'DCW Magazine' for Atari 8-bit

Everybody stop looking. It has been found. As I didn't get any response from CASA members, I asked on the AtariAge forum and was able to get in contact with Richard Vermeulen. He very quickly dug out the disk, converted it to disk images (it was double sided) and posted the files on this forum threa...
by Garry
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: new member and mulldoon
Replies: 3
Views: 295

Re: new member and mulldoon

The game in question is The Mulldoon Legacy by Jon Ingold. It's a Z-code game and can be downloaded from all the usual places including the IF Archive. I haven't played it myself, but it's had nothing but rave reviews. It won the Annual IF Comp in 1999. It was previously discussed at this thread , b...
by Garry
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: Searching for 'UK Atari Computer Owners Club' adventures
Replies: 0
Views: 403

Searching for 'UK Atari Computer Owners Club' adventures

In the early 1980s (probably 1981), The UK Atari Computer Owners Club started producing a newsletter called (surprise, surprise) The UK Atari Computer Owners Club . In issue 2, they started issuing software from their own software library based on contributions from members. This included two advent...
by Garry
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: Seeking adventure from 'DCW Magazine' for Atari 8-bit
Replies: 2
Views: 367

Seeking adventure from 'DCW Magazine' for Atari 8-bit

I know this is a long shot, but I'm trying to track down an adventure from DCW Magazine . This is a Dutch disk magazine for the Atari 8-bit computers. I first saw it mentioned in Atari Classics , vol.2, no.3, February 1983, p. 10, where staff columnist Ed Hall did a review of disk magazines. He desc...
by Garry
Mon May 20, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: Skullduggery
Replies: 13
Views: 811

Re: Skullduggery

I'll be interested to see how you treat the maze. As you said, the maze is not exactly random, but it took me a while to work out what was going on. Once I'd worked it out, I could work out the connections, but it's very difficult to draw. It's similar to one of the mazes in ADVENT, except that ther...
by Garry
Sun May 19, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: Skullduggery
Replies: 13
Views: 811

Re: Skullduggery

Finished!
by Garry
Sun May 19, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: Skullduggery
Replies: 13
Views: 811

Re: Skullduggery

Damn, I hate this game. After spending all day mapping that bloody maze and spending untold hours travelling backwards and forwards with various bodies and skeletons, I've eventually made the potion. Hooray! And then, out of the blue, for no reason whatsoever, I get killed by some bloody ghost or fl...
by Garry
Sat May 18, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Classics
Topic: Skullduggery
Replies: 13
Views: 811

Re: Skullduggery

Progress report... What started out to be a promising game has turned out to be very frustrating (because of the random factors and obscure hints) and very tedious (because of all the repetition, restarts and long distances to travel). I was getting very annoyed at one point and decided to take a pe...