Have you played this game?You can rate this game, record that you've played it, or put it on your wish list after you log in.
Playlists and Wishlists
RSS FeedsNew member reviews
Updates to downloadable files
All updates to this page
About the StoryWho really killed Hamlet's dad? Can the Prince ever 'get' Gertrude, or is that just wrong? What does Richard III want with a horse anyway? And where did the gravedigger get that gorgeous pink dress? Avenge your father, defeat your evil uncle, and ascend the throne of Denmark in this faithful adapatation of Shakespeare's seminal work.
Anyway, this game was fun to play, fiendish puzzle aside. The environment was described well and, since I didn't notice there was a save feature until late in the festivities (it's implemented with cookies), I replayed from the start so many times I could probably navigate the whole map blindfolded if I were dropped there in real life. The humor was engaging, and the easy puzzles you start out with make you feel triumphant, hooking you in and making you want to finish. It's well worth playing.
-- Andrea Crain
See the full review
|Average Rating: |
Number of Reviews: 1
Write a review
A puzzlefest mashup of several shakespeare plays, August 23, 2016
Some of the puzzles are quite hard; this game is for fans of old-school design.
The game mashes up several Shakespeare plays, primarily Hamlet, but also Othello, Macbeth, Richard III, the Henry IV/Falstaff plays, Romeo and Juliet, and so on
Overall, this is one of the best theatre-based games available, and one of the best old-school games.
If you enjoyed Hamlet -- The Text Adventure...
Related GamesPeople who like Hamlet -- The Text Adventure also gave high ratings to these games:
|Endure, by Emily Short|
Average member rating: (8 ratings)
"Endure" is an interactive translation of four lines of the Odyssey. It responds to the player's choice of translation strategy as well as to the order of translation; the words you translate first will influence the readings that come...
Kissing the Buddha's Feet, by Leon Lin
Average member rating: (20 ratings)
|Photograph: A Portrait of Reflection, by Steve Evans|
Average member rating: (21 ratings)
Photograph was an entry in the 2002 IFComp, in which it placed 3rd out of 38 entries. It was also nominated for two XYZZY awards, "Best Player Character" & "Best Use Of Medium". It's a story-driven, almost puzzleless work about a man...
Recommended ListsHamlet -- The Text Adventure appears in the following Recommended Lists:
This is version 7 of this page, edited by Robin Johnson on 13 January 2016 at 5:14am. - View Update History - Edit This Page - Add a News Item