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Dragon Warrior Text Adventure

by Nintendo Power and Anna Anthropy


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About the Story

"Nintendo power magazine was put together by Nintendo of America as a marketing tool to sell games for their Nintendo entertainment system and to get kids attached to the Nintendo brand. In 1990, they had the task of getting their young audience interested in a game called Dragon Warrior that was heavily inspired by the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. Deliberately obscure in many ways and full of pretty obtuse systems, this was probably a hard game to get a handle on if you hadnít seen anything like it before. So how did Nintendo Power market this weird game? They drew upon the gameís mediated storytelling history Ė and made a choose your own adventure. The DRAGON WARRIOR TEXT ADVENTURE ran as a four-page feature in the March / April issue of 1990.

Itís a weird little intersection of digital game history and choose your own adventure, so I made a Twine version of it." - Anna Anthropy

Twine version published on 8/2/2013.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Twine
Forgiveness Rating: Polite
IFID: Unknown
TUID: vbs1pvv73c2p18i2

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