Home | Profile - Edit | Your Page | Your Inbox Browse | Search Games   |   Log In

Download


highe.zip
Contains HIGHE.D$$
Requires an AGT interpreter - see Brass Lantern for download links. (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 Feeds

New member reviews
Updates to downloadable files
All updates to this page

Highe

by Bill Larkins

Satire
1988

(based on 1 rating)
No member reviews yet - be the first

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: AGT
Baf's Guide ID: 103
IFID: AGT-03500-00008A70
TUID: igdezt7z5zx09iuo

Editorial Reviews

Baf's Guide


The title character is a programmer for Appalachia Networked, a painfully transparent Sierra Online parody. Your goal is to create the game that will ensure the company's financial future. Small and very simple - almost all the puzzles consist of giving items to people to make them stop blocking doorways. Unfortunately, if you don't have the necessary item, you can't leave the room - in other words, unpredictable death. Gives hints via the "help" command.

I'ts probably worth noting that the "100 MHz 80586" mentioned in the game would, at the time the game was written, have been considered ridiculously advanced (if it had actually existed then).

-- Carl Muckenhoupt

SPAG
[...] The AGT manual, in describing various uses for adventure games, suggests that you could write a game about your co-workers and play it on a Friday afternoon. This seems to be exactly what Bill Larkins has done here (though I don't know if he ever worked for Sierra). The game is short (I was able to complete it in 42 moves),simple and lighthearted. [...] (Graeme Cree)
See the full review

Tags

- View the most common tags (What's a tag?)
(Log in to add your own tags)

Links




This is version 3 of this page, edited by Emily Boegheim on 13 June 2009 at 1:09am. - View Update History - Edit This Page - Add a News Item