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The Treasure of Elgon

by Keith Hawthorn

Fantasy

(based on 1 rating)
2 reviews

About the Story

There are VZ200/300, ZX Spectrum, Microbee and TRS-80 MC-10 versions.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: BASIC
Forgiveness Rating: Polite
Baf's Guide ID: 1778
IFID: Unknown
TUID: l1ysxrwi3tfe3kla

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Warning: This Adventure May Contain a Grue, March 31, 2014
by jgerrie (Cape Breton Island, Canada)
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The Treasure of Elgon Adventure is at the top range of your early 8-bit Basic two-word parser games. The puzzles are challenging but not diabolical. There is the possibility of death, but it is not sudden. Nor is it completely arbitrary. The setting is medieval fantasy, but it is hard to get a sense of reality from the various locations and one dimensional characters you run across. The feel is more one of a dream locale or mild nightmare, or perhaps something akin to Alice in Wonderland. If you're someone who can be content with a Basic two-word parser, this is one you should definitely try.


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