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About the Story

A simple text adventure from MS QBasic called "SceptreQuest 1"

You are Giglamesht, the famous Greek adventurer, in search of the famous Athena royal sceptre. It is said the sceptre was broken by an evil wizard and hidden in places all over Greece. It is also said that whoever finds the sceptre pieces can become ruler of all the Greek empire. Can you find the seven broken pieces? Solve my seven games? We shall see.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: BASIC
Baf's Guide ID: 200
IFID: HUGO-1-53-51-10-10-95
TUID: lyht0ziynxad6hyk

Editorial Reviews

Baf's Guide

A stupid little game that comes in two flavors. The original is a dinky minimalist two-word BASIC program, and merely stupid. The Hugo port has a full-sentence parser and enough in the way of goofy descriptions to make it amusingly stupid.

-- Carl Muckenhoupt


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I think it is both funny and interesting when games bill themselves as "Part # in the [blank] series" (and other games are never written). It is fun to speculate what directions those future games may have gone. This poll is a memorial...

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