Professional, Originally Released On Cassette Only
Game Alias : SCOTT ADAMS ADVENTURE 2
Game Type : Text Adventure (Rated Beginner)
Author : Scott Adams
Standalone Release(s) : 1983: PIRATE ADVENTURE, Adventure International, £7.99
Compilation Release(s) : 1988: SCOTT ADAMS SCOOPS, Adventure International, £9.95
Stated compatibility : Electron
Actual compatibility : Electron, BBC B, B+ and Master 128
Supplier : ADVENTURE INTERNATIONAL, 85 Summer Street, BIRMINGHAM
Disc compatibility : ADFS 1D00, CDFS 1D00, DFS 1D00
Only by exploring this stange island will you be able to uncover the clues necessary to lead you to your elusive goal - recovering the lost treasures of Long John Silver.
Difficulty Level: Beginner
How An Adventure Works
Read the standard introduction to Adventure International adventures under SCOTT ADAMS SCOOPS.
Instructions' Source : PIRATE ADVENTURE (Adventure International) Back Inlay
Review (Electron User)
In this, the second in the Scott Adams series of adventures, your task is to collect and store treasures, though there are only two in this game.
You begin your quest in an apartment in London and an immediate search of the premises should be your first task. Strangely, there seems to be only one room though the stairs do lead to an alcove. The bookcase has only one book - well worth a read and then a second look.
The duffel bag is soon found and a window is very interesting. Don't try any magic yet unless you've realised that the ledge is very slippery.
Several things will be confusing you, but if you remember the sea shanty you may realise that the pirate runs true to form. That rug will have to be left until later and provides a key to the solution of a later problem.
By now you should be fully equipped to visit the desert island and so you go off to the main body of the adventure.
This is a beginners' adventure and classed thus by Scott Adams himself. Although it has only about twenty locations it has its full share of problems. This was one of the first adventures available for a home computer, and still manages to compare favourably with later ones.
An ideal adventure for the novice and one worth having on anyone's shelf. Recommended.
Merlin, ELECTRON USER 3. 5