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Avon.z5
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Avon.zip *
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topologika_manuals.zip *
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Avon
T/​SAL source code
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Avon

by Jon Thackray and Jonathan Partington

Literary
1982

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1.04
License: Former commercial
Development System: T/SAL
Forgiveness Rating: Cruel
Baf's Guide ID: 1353
IFID: ZCODE-1-111115-D77A
TUID: 6m06ajvdyslxxi8m

Off-Site Reviews

IF-Review
Gunther Upon Avon
Of the Topologika games out there, Avon is definitely one of the easier ones. Don't, however, expect an intricate plot or story; Avon is, at its heart, a collection of puzzles written by an University professor for a group of University students and therefore the story is "you're trapped in this strange world; try and escape while enjoying the tons of Shakespeare references" -- but due to its nature it's great fun to play, and the lack of hideously devious puzzles helps, too. (Gunther Schmidl)
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SynTax
If you are fond of Shakespeare you will enjoy the numerous quotations and meeting familiar characters .... the King and his three daughters,the lady with the caskets (which one will you chose?) Shylock asking for his pound of flesh, the ghost at the banquet, Falstaff who challenges you to a drinking bout, and many more. You will visit Bosworth Field and the Forest of Arden and the Capitol, but beware the Ides of March, or you will come to an untimely end.
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