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Maze of Madness

by Lurkio/Ant profile

Fantasy/Prank
2018

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(based on 3 ratings)
1 review

About the Story

A solvable demo of a rather cruel puzzle idea. Playable online.

Written for the 8-bit BBC Micro computer.


Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: April 1, 2018
Current Version: 1.1
License: Public Domain
Development System: None
Forgiveness Rating: Nasty
IFID: Unknown
TUID: qffy5phbtkpgxkia

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
A cruel puzzle of a maze and an unusual one, too, April 28, 2018
by MathBrush
Related reviews: 15-30 minutes

This game is highly unusual. It is a text adventure maze implemented on an emulator of an old type of computer.

The setup is fairly simple: a maze that reveals its shape to you once you fail to complete it, and which regenerates randomly each time. A single item, of questionable utility, is found in the maze each time.

The solution to the maze uses a trick I have never seen before in interactive fiction, and which is very cruel.


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BBC Micro gems by Rovarsson
I found the BBC Micro archive a little while ago and I'm overwhelmed. (http://bbcmicro.co.uk/index.php?search=Text+Adventure&on_S=on) Any recommendations? I've put two games in myself from both sides of the spectrum: a 1984 old-school...




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