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The Extricator

by Peter Hoar, Catherine Lamb, David Hater, and Sean

Science Fiction
1992

(based on 2 ratings)
1 member review

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
License: Former commercial
Development System: The Quill
Baf's Guide ID: 2532
IFID: Unknown
TUID: a7tks8oh12d0cyd0

Adapted by IFDB Spelunking, by Joey Jones

Editorial Reviews

Baf's Guide


Pure old-school minimalism, with one use per item and lots of filler rooms. Your goal is to rescue a captive professor from a poorly-guarded high-tech prison on a remote planet. The parser isn't limited to two words, but it's kind of stupid, with a little guess-the-verb and demanding adjectives for disambiguation even when there's no ambiguity. A few rooms are illustrated, and the illustrations sometimes show crucial items that aren't mentioned in the text descriptions, so keeping the graphics on (and being able to see them) is a must.

-- Carl Muckenhoupt

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