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Gateway to Karos, by Derek Haslam
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As a local historian, you had been allowed into the great library of Karoway Manor. There between the pages of an ancient book you found a seemingly much older sheet of paper. it told of a stone gateway to...

Gorm, by Chris Allen
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A large puzzlefest across three time zones to discover an antidote which can change the course of history. Originally written for a cover disc bundled with Acorn Archimedes World in October 1994. The game...

The Guild of Thieves, by Rob Steggles
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Steal yourself a world of fantasy WHY BUY THIS GAME WHEN YOU CAN STEAL IT ? Except you can't. Not yet. An amateur like you? Come off it! Now, if you were a fully paid-up member of the notorious Guild of...

HAUNT, by John Laird
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The Hermit's Secret, by Temple Software
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[From the in-game blurb...] A hermit lives somewhere around here, at least that's what the local people say. Rumor has it that he's been guarding something - probably a fortune in gold and jewels - that will...
Hezarin, by Alex Shipp and Steve Tinney
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The Holy Grail, by Jim MacBrayne
The consequences to be faced if you fail in your mission are dire indeed. Are you up to the challenge? [blurb from The (Other) TADS Games List version 1.2] Originally published as a HiSoft BASIC game for...
Humbug, by Graham Cluley
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You, Sidney Widdershins, are sent to your Grandadís for the school holidays. * Why is Jasper the dentist so desperate that Grandad should sell the manor? * Why has Grandad hidden a time machine in the...
The Isle of the Cult, by Rune Berg
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Kingdom of Hamil, by Jonathan Partington
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LAND, by Darren Higgs
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LAND is a single-player BBC Micro port of a swords-and-sorcery type MUD that ran on the DEC mainframe computer at the University of Essex in the 1980s and 90s. The mainframe version of LAND was written by...

The Lost Kingdom of Zkul, by Jon Malone and Allan Black
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Originally published by Talent Computer Systems for the Atari ST and Sinclair QL computers, this game proved very popular, with a maze which changed each time that you re-started the game. The game remains...

Lydia's Heart, by Jim Aikin
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"Lydia's Heart" is a large, complex game with a serious tone and seven or eight NPCs you can converse with. The genre is low-key horror: There's almost no actual blood, but there are several ways to die in a...

Merlin's Golden Trove, by John Olsen
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Mirror of Khoronz, by Derek Haslam
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Many years have passed since you went on the quest for the Talisman of Khoronz, a journey which led beyond the confines of your own space and time to the enchanted isle of Karos. The adventure was fraught...

Monsters of Murdac, by Jonathan Partington
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The forests of Murdac are some of the oldest, as well as the wildest and most isolated, in the whole land. Also they don't take kindly to intruders -- although living on the outermost fringes of the great...

Mrs. Pepper's Nasty Secret, by Jim Aikin and Eric Eve
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Walking home from school is mostly okay, except for one big problem: Every day you have to pass right by Mrs. Pepper's house. She may not actually be a witch, but she sure acts like one. And now she's stolen...
The Mulldoon Legacy, by Jon Ingold
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"In the event of my disappearance, my legacy shall not be distributed until every room in my museum has been searched in case I can be located." --Last Will and Testament, E. Mulldoon.
Mystery Mansion, by Bill Wolpert
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The New Castle, by Dan Gahlinger
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The New Castle was first written by: Barry Wilks on a VAX/VMS Computer System at the University of Western Ontario, back sometime around 1983. I was there as a student/staff there at the time! Anyone from...

Not Just an Ordinary Ballerina, by Jim Aikin
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On the Farm, by Lenny Pitts
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"Visiting Grandma and Grandpa on the farm for the weekend is not your idea of a good time. Mom has told you countless stories about the great adventures she had growing up there. Days spent feeding the...

The Phantom's Revenge, by Dian Crayne
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Philosopher's Quest, by Peter D. Killworth and Jonathan Mestel
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Originally written on Cambridge University's "Phoenix" IBM mainframe computer as "BrandX". When released by Acornsoft for the BBC B microcomputer, it was renamed to "Philosopher's Quest".

Quest, by Roger Plowman; David Betz
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Quest has a very complicated history. The above 1979 date is the first known published version, written in RSTS/E using a time-sharing operating system on the PDP-11 16-bit minicomputer; version 3.0 has a...


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