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jgerrie

Cape Breton Island, Canada

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Jim Gerrie. Philosophy professor. Basic programmer.

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Interactive Fiction by jgerrie

Area 51, by Jim Gerrie (2016)
Calling all classic IF BASIC game players! I have created a new 10 Line BASIC text adventure for the TRS-80 MC-10 Computer. It is called "AREA51" and can be found in the 4K directory of the JimG...

Cave Hunt 3D, by J.T Rawlinson and Jim Gerrie (2007)
A simple but somewhat addictive cave crawl--You find yourself at the center of a dark labyrinth and must find a way out using all of your senses, including hearing (the intensity of the sounds...

The Doctor's Adventure on Scaro, by Jim Gerrie (2012)
You’re an inveterate tinkerer. Because you have a Ph.D. in Physics, and also because this is a fact you never hesitate to remind people about, your friends call you "the Doctor." Because of your...

Dungeon, by Jim Gerrie (2006)
This game is based fairly closely on the old basic rules of D&D. On the dungeon screen, red walls definitely contain no secret passages, while the orange walls are ones you haven't searched yet....

Dungeon Crawl, by Jim Gerrie (2012)
Your peace-loving community is being ravaged by the denizens of a pit fiend who has taken up residence at the bottom of a nearby dungeon. He has bewitched a range of creatures, including prior...

Fest Quest, by Jim Enness and Jim Gerrie (2013)
A game made for the annual Coco Fest's held every year in Chicago Developed from "Monster Pit" (for the Sinclair ZX-81) by Jim Enness. You are at the 22nd Annual “Last” Coco Fest (a retrocomputing...

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8-Bit Basic games under 20k - 8 items   March 31, 2014

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Polls by jgerrie

8-Bit Basic games under 20k - 1 vote; created March 31, 2014
I'm looking for the best adventures written in any version of Basic that run on a classic 8-Bit computer such as the TRS-80 Model 1,...

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Reviews by jgerrie

Haunted Forest, by Uwe Schlenther   March 1, 2016
"This is a little adventure for the VZ-200/300 8-bit computer and the TRS-80 MC-10. It is not hard. It has some random elements that will..." - See the full review

The Mystery of Silver Mountain, by Chris Oxlade and Judy Tatchell   October 31, 2015
"In a review I did of the game "The Temple of Apshai." I argued that the early TRS-80 version of this classic RPG should also be..." - See the full review

Adventure, by William Crowther and Donald Woods   October 30, 2015
"For Retrochallenge 2015 I ported Will Crowther's original Colossal Cave "Adventure" source code to Microsoft Micro Color Basic. The new..." - See the full review

The Quest, by Christopher Lampton   July 5, 2015
"This game is not for serious gamers. It will be of interest only to those interested in BASIC programming and the modest programs that..." - See the full review

The High Mountains, by Paul Braithwaite   June 14, 2015
"This game is very interesting, because, at least in my experience of Basic text adventures, this is the only multi-player game I have..." - See the full review

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jgerrie's Play Lists

Played Games

Island of Secrets, by Jenny Tyler and Les Howarth
Earthquake, by Aardvark Software
Nuclear Submarine Adventure, by Robert J. Retelle
Time Switch, by Colin Carruthers
Galaxy Trek Adventure #2, by Howard F. Batie

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Wish List

Time Travelers, by Ann B. Mayeux
Manticore: An MS 8k BASIC Adventure, by Anonymous and Jon Bradbury
Madhouse, by Anonymous
Diamond, by R.P. Willert
The Devil's Dungeon, by C. William Engel

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