Best played with a BBC Micro emulator such as BeebEm and use save states to save as the game does not have a built-in save command.

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The SIGMA Experiment

by Lee Newsome

Part of The SIGMA Experiment
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The SIGMA Experiment is a text adventure game in five parts, written in 2020 and 2021 in the visual style of the Brian Howarth and Scott Adams games of the 1980s.

The game was written on a standard 32K BBC Micro.

Written by Lee Newsome using the pseudonym Swedelia de Venom.

Also published on the 8BS PD disc TBI-206 in 2021.

More details at Stardot and at

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: V3
License: Free
Development System: BBC BASIC
Forgiveness Rating: Polite
IFID: Unknown
TUID: 3wq7kvepvuubqzea


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I found the BBC Micro archive a little while ago and I'm overwhelmed. ( Any recommendations? I've put two games in myself from both sides of the spectrum: a 1984 old-school...

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