Random BASIC type-in text adventure thread

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Random BASIC type-in text adventure thread

#1 Post by Strident » Thu Jan 19, 2023 6:47 pm

As I know some people love looking at old BASIC text adventures, I thought I'd note any new listings that I find references for on here.

This one was previously just down as a TI-99/4A game, but actually appeared as type-ins for C64, Apple II and PCjr too.

The Boolean Brain
https://solutionarchive.com/game/id%2C3 ... C+The.html

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#2 Post by jgerrie » Fri Jan 20, 2023 3:31 pm

Neat. Do you know if there are any running copies anywhere?

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#3 Post by Strident » Fri Jan 20, 2023 6:40 pm

I think this is it, actually, for the C64...
https://archive.org/details/Boolean_Bra ... Publishing

In which case, it probably doesn't really qualify as a CASA "text adventure". I don't see a lot of text! Or that much adventure.

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#4 Post by Garry » Sat Jan 21, 2023 1:00 am

This doesn't look even vaguely like a text adventure.

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#5 Post by Strident » Sat Jan 21, 2023 10:17 am

Yeah, I agree. I've amended the entry to make that clear. There's an argument for deleting it but sometimes leaving an entry and tagging it as not really being an adventure stops someone else re-adding it later and then wasting their time researching it again; especially when it's an existing long-term entry like this one.

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Re: Random BASIC type-in text adventure thread

#6 Post by jgerrie » Thu Jan 26, 2023 1:09 am

Thanks Strident.

Strange one. From the description, you might call it first-person-puzzle-education-non-violent-role-playing-adventure game. Difficult to categorize.

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