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Mystery House

by Ken Williams and Roberta Williams

Episode 1 of Hi-Res Adventure

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Sierra On-Line's first game, and, according to their press releases, the world's first graphic adventure. This game was released into the public domain on Sierra's seventh anniversary. Somehow, it hasn't weathered as well as Adventure and Zork. The graphics are crude, and the parser is substandard even for its time. Still, it's interesting to see where the Sierra empire got started. It's a bloody little story involving a search for jewels in an old house. It has a lot in common with The Colonel's Bequest - well, there's far less plot and characterization, but there's about as many deaths, including your own at unexpected moments. Contains an outdoor maze and one crucial early puzzle with a time limit.

-- Carl Muckenhoupt


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