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topologika_manuals.zip *
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BrandX
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Philosopher's Quest

by Peter D. Killworth and Jonathan Mestel

1983

About the Story

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".


Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 0.00
License: Former commercial
Development System: T/SAL
Forgiveness Rating: Cruel
Baf's Guide ID: 893
IFID: ZCODE-1-111115-5091
TUID: qblwe4sbi01soljr

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SynTax
This is a no-frills text adventure (apart from the help system) which is great fun to play with loads of devious problems that are all logical. [...] Being written in 1982, this won't be a game with a complex parser that games such as HHGTTG or Corruption have, but it still works well.
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