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Terrible Lizards

by Alan Mead and Ian Mead

Time Travel
2002

(based on 4 ratings)
1 member review

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1.5
License: Freeware
Development System: TADS 2
Baf's Guide ID: 1913
IFID: TADS2-E7AD927DD39080DD3E994D28AD9F64D5
TUID: 03xr499vhgzdk5p5

Awards

36th Place - 8th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2002)

Editorial Reviews

>VERBOSE -- Paul O'Brian's Interactive Fiction Page

Okay, the hell with it, I'm taking the shot: terrible.gam, you are the most aptly named file in the competition. Maybe the most aptly named IF file ever. Well, at least since annoy.z5.
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A game about dinosaurs that I suspect was purposely bad, July 16, 2017
by MathBrush
Related reviews: about 1 hour
This game placed near the bottom of the 2002 comp, and it's not hard to see why.

The game opens with an error message; typing 'walkthru' says 'insert walkthru here'. it says it was written for a 7 year old later, which could make sense, but it seems like the authors knew it wasn't anywhere near done, and gave up.

It has a huge, mazelike map with empty rooms all over. You are given goals, but the winning walkthru ignores all of those goals.

A truly bizarre game.

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