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An archive containing a disk image of an unauthorized conversion of the original's TRS-80 BASIC listing to the Commodore 64.
This is a pseudo-format used to represent download adviser records that apply to multiple formats. (Compressed with ZIP. Free Unzip tools are available for most systems at www.info-zip.org.)
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Nellan is Thirsty

by Furman H. Smith


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Nellan Is Thirsty (referred to by the author as a CFS or Computer Fantasy Simulation) was the world's first text adventure game written specifically for children. It was initially distributed as a type-in BASIC listing.

Features a dynamic on-screen map that changes to reflect the player's progress through the game.

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