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About the StoryIn this exciting Adventure, time is of the essence as you race the clock to complete your mission in time -- or else the world's first automated nuclear reactor is doomed! If you survive this challenging mission, consider yourself a true Adventurer!
WARNING! The Z-Code conversion of this game can easily become unwinnable, due to a faulty conversion.
-- Carl Muckenhoupt
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It really draws you into the spy world though, and you become eager to get through all doors possible. Make sure if playing Spectrum version that you hit ENTER, as some old Brian Howarth / Scott Adams games required you to remove the graphics to get all the info. Parser is ok, and accepts commands such as GET ALL (as I recall).
If only more games allowed use of the FRISK command...
A color-coded secret mission about defusing a bomb, June 5, 2017
You have to race through a small nuclear complex to find a saboteur, and to discover two different keys, some color-coded passwords, and a lot of pictures of yourself.
There are a few puzzles that are really hard; with no hints and no internet back in the day, this would have taken forever to solve. Overalll, though it was an enjoyable experience.
Is this the first example of color-coded keys in a lab? It's certainly an early example.
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Calm down. All you have to do is write a thousand words and everything will be fine. And you have all day, except it's already noon. [blurb from IF Comp 2008]
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