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Frankenstein Adventure

John R. Olsen info 1981

Aka:
Frankenstein's Legacy, House of Frankenstein
Language:
English
Authors:
John R. Olsen info
Systems:
BASIC info, Quill, The/AdventureWriter info
Platforms:
C64/128 info, PC info, TRS-80 info
Genres:
Horror
Related:
The Thriller Series 2 [1: Frankenstein Adventure, 2: Volcano Island, 3: Arabian Nights]
Entered by:
dave, gamingafter40, Gunness, Strident
Added:
02-12-2010
Edited:
21-05-2020

Synopsis

Plot

This thrilling tale takes you into the gruesome world of cadavers, deserted old mansions, cemeteries, abandoned windmills, werewolves, and the creature! This is an adventure to chill your blood!

Notes

Originally written for the TRS-80 in 16K BASIC during John's Christmas vacation in 1980.

Published for TRS-80 on the tape of the October 1981 edition of CLOAD Magazine under the title Frankenstein Adventure.

Listed as being published by SilverWare for the 24K TRS-80 Model 100, in issue 1 of Portable 100 magazine.

Olsen later reworked his game in The Quill and released this upgraded and expanded version as Frankenstein's Legacy, as part of his Thriller Series 2; published by Codewriter for C64 in the summer of 1985.

The 1988 C64 version by Free Spirit Software may or may not be official.

The shareware MS-DOS PC version dates from 1992 and was released as part of the Tales of Horror PD disk, with two other of John's games.

The game was (unofficially?) ported to Microbee, under the title House of Frankenstein, in the early 1980s by Conal Walsh and published by Honeysoft.

An unoffical PAWed versions exists for the ZX Spectrum.

The game was unofficially ported to Inform (Z5) and as an Acorn RISC OS version for Archimedes; both by William Stott in 2004.

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