Darkside of the Moon (Text Adventure) -
Sinclair QL Version
Full Version - FROM ONLY £8
This is a text adventure
released by the software house, Javid Systems, and written by David
Colyer and Jaspar Taylor. Your task is to recapture a moon base
and a miracle mine - you arrive in your spacecraft, and need to ensure
that you are prepared for the trek across the moon's surface, before
you reach the moonbase and deal with the problems there.
spread across 4 phases, with a total of 150 locations and intelligent
characters capable of carrying out tasks.
Also as an added bit of humour, when you fired your space gun-an arrow
raced across the screen, with a sound effect added. The characters are
able to carry things on your behalf and also take independent actions
and a lot of commands were created to fit certain situations. For
example if a scene said 'You can see a pile of rocks' then typing in
'CLIMB rocks you got a result. Also if you found a hyperdermic syringe,
you could type in INJECT syringe etc
Inspired by Talent text
adventures, such as the Lost Kingdom of Zkul, the authors included the
ability for the characters to say things and converse with the player.