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The Pyramids of Mars

by Patrick Wigfull

Screen/Time Travel

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Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: AGT
Baf's Guide ID: 571
IFID: AGT-03500-0000FE7C
TUID: e5sbhgyn43h5fum4

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SPAG

Being a fan of the BBC TV show, "Doctor Who", I was pleased to see this in the archives. The game pays tribute to the show by adapting one popular story from 1976 when the central character was played by Tom Baker. [...]

This particular story might seem a good candidate for adaptation due to the technical puzzles that are solved, but in fact "do something terribly clever" isnít handled well by most parsers. Therefore Wigfull has had to eliminate many of the obstacles of the TV series and replaced them with some plausible alternatives that will work in an adventure game while being in keeping with the original plot. So thereís still plenty of challenge for people with reasonably clear memories of the version released on video, although for people with no previous knowledge there will be challenge in the substantive problems as well as the minutiae.

-- Cedric Knight
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