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ASCII and the Argonauts: Astral Plane

by Peter Berman

Mythological/Wordplay
2003

(based on 1 rating)
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About the Story

You play as the hero, Jason of the Argo, tasked by Pelias to restore the GOLDEN FLEECE. The final guardian of the FLEECE, the Great Dragon, attacked you but thanks to Medea's magic locket, you're in the astral plane instead of Hades.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: TADS 2
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
Baf's Guide ID: 2082
IFID: TADS2-D774E39ED3273917908F9732D5C3966C
TUID: opn5cybh92j0599t

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Nothing much, but still entertaining, March 26, 2016
by Sobol (Russia)
Far less known than its namesake from the same SpeedIF competition, this easy one-puzzle game may still prove a pleasant bite-sized diversion. The way the PC moves through the game world is of a particular interest; and "ASCII" of the title plays here a somewhat bigger role than in the game by J. Robinson Wheeler.

After figuring out how to win, for an additional challenge, try to win in as few moves as possible. I managed to find a solution in 42 moves; I wonder if there's a shorter one.

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Games with non-standard directions by Andrew Schultz
I'm wondering about games (primarily parser) with weird directions beyond NW/SW/SE/NE, up, down or inside/outside. I like the example in the Inform docs (Charles S. Roberts) about hexagonal directions but have no clue how to go about...

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