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The Horrible Rotten Dancing Dragon...Strikes!!!

by Ken Rose

Humor
1983

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About the Story

This game was originally published in Softline magazine in January 1983. It was written in Atari Basic, with instructions provided to port the game from Atari Basic to Applesoft Basic, which I've dutifully applied.

I've preserved this game for historical interest. It's the very first text adventure game that I can remember playing. It's got a dancing dragon, a McRib sandwich, a snarky dinosaur, and a magic spring.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: January 1, 1983
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: Basic
IFID: Unknown
TUID: 2bavj7k3yeckppxj

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
Nothing to write home about, July 27, 2020
I went to the trouble of typing in this game from an archived copy of Softline magazine because I had fond memories of playing this game with my dad.

The game itself is playable, and has some cute bits. The centerpiece puzzle with the dragon has adequate clues, I think, and the magic spring puzzle may catch some players pleasantly by surprise.

If you enjoyed The Horrible Rotten Dancing Dragon...Strikes!!!...

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