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Contains VMC10.exe
Type CLOAD & hit ENTER. Select AREA51.​C10 in the JimG/​4K subdirectory of the Cassette directory. Type RUN...
Windows Application (Windows XP and later) (Compressed with ZIP. Free Unzip tools are available for most systems at www.info-zip.org.)

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Area 51

by Jim Gerrie profile

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About the Story

Calling all classic IF BASIC game players!

I have created a new 10 Line BASIC text adventure for the TRS-80 MC-10 Computer. It is called "AREA51" and can be found in the 4K directory of the JimG directory of the Cassette directory in the Virtual MC-10 Emulator which can be downloaded here:


Just run VMC10.exe and then type CLOAD and hit <Enter>. Then find the AREA51.C10 file under the "play cassette" option of the File menu. Then type RUN and be prepared for a surprisingly complex and challenging adventure for a 10 line BASIC program. Well, at least I hope so. Any feedback welcome and special kudos for anyone who can post the walk-through here. And remember no peeking at the source code;)

The program is for a 10-liner BASIC game contest, info can be found here:

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 9
License: Freeware
Development System: BASIC
Forgiveness Rating: Tough
IFID: Unknown
TUID: e333ucke0hhbfnyu


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