* Compressed with ZIP. Free Unzip tools are available for most systems at www.info-zip.org.
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 StoryLife in the SHYRE had its advantages: it was relatively peaceful and for most of the time quite uneventful; but occasionally something would take place that could make you wish that you were a million miles from there!
Up until now it had been just like any other day, but as soon as he saw Bulbo coming up his garden path, clutching a small brown parcel, Algernon knew that was all about to change, and he began to wish that he had gone to the local "TROLLS versus ORCS" match after all.
Guide Algernon past the dreaded denizens of the "caverns" utilising, where necessary, all the cunning and skill of a stalwart adventurer. Do battle with immense "creatures" and solve many intricate problems and puzzles in your search for great wealth and untold riches. Help Algernon overcome "hungry" Dragons and negotiate dark, twisty passageways... That is, if you can ever figure out how to get into the damn castle in the first place!
Will you be able to help Algernon solve the riddle of the name of the person responsible for building the castle in the first place, or even satisfy the needs of the evil creature lurking in the murky depths of the moat? Can you assist him in his search for the means to unlock the wooden chest or simply to probe the inner depths of the small pouch? Don't forget that in the SHYRE things are not always what they first appear and that even one-legged Elves have a purpose in life.
Best of the Indies
Retarded is not a large game which seems to be John Wilson's forte. However in each location there is a ton and a half of things to get through before any kind of progress is made. Getting into the castle has to involve one of the most convoluted puzzles of all time. This involves bootscrapers, stone masons and strange creatures that lurk within the moat.
See the full review
If you enjoyed Retarded Creatures and Caverns...
Related GamesPeople who like Retarded Creatures and Caverns also gave high ratings to these games:
|The Hulk, by Scott Adams, John Romita Sr., Mark Gruenwald, and Kem NcNair|
Average member rating: (6 ratings)
Questprobe adventure number 1. The Hulk gets taken to a surreal otherworld for his testing by the Chief Examiner, and must find a way to survive in this alien environment while collecting a number of Gems. Noteworthy if only for the...
|The Black Sanctum, by Stephen O'Dea & Bob Withers|
Average member rating: (2 ratings)
"Encounter the forces of black magic as you roam around an old 18th century monastery. See all the evil locations in this spooky adventure in full hi-res detail. If you like suspense, you’ll love searching out and destroying the evil in...
|Violet, by Jeremy Freese|
Average member rating: (234 ratings)
Calm down. All you have to do is write a thousand words and everything will be fine. And you have all day, except it's already noon. [blurb from IF Comp 2008]
Recommended ListsRetarded Creatures and Caverns appears in the following Recommended Lists:
This is version 3 of this page, edited by Eq on 29 May 2013 at 12:55pm. - View Update History - Edit This Page - Add a News Item