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The Lost Children (Adrift)
The ADRIFT version of "The Lost Children", by the same author
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ZX Spectrum version from 1997
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Sinclair ZX Spectrum Application (Compressed with ZIP. Free Unzip tools are available for most systems at www.info-zip.org.)

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The Lost Children

by Larry Horsfield

Episode 5 of The Adventures of Alaric Blackmoon
Fantasy
1997

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About the Story

You are Duke Alaric Blackmoon and since your return from the Marienburg Fortress (see "The Fortress of Fear"), you have settled down to a more peaceful life as Duke of the duchy of Charlton in the kingdom of Hecate.

Then, just as things had started to get a bit too routine and humdrum again, you start to get reports of strange goings-on in some of the more remote villages in Hecate - children between the ages of 11 and 15 have started to go missing at night, apparently kidnapped from their beds without a struggle.

You find that the children have been abducted and taken through a mystical portal to another part of the world.

Can you find the children and bring them home safely to their loved ones?

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 2
License: Former commercial
Development System: PAW / ADRIFT
Forgiveness Rating: Tough
IFID: Unknown
TUID: lvwl296k3jcs4vg4

Remade as The Lost Children, by Larry Horsfield

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Buy the right things, December 29, 2017
by Jim Turner (Ireland)
This is about the ADRIFT version. I have played other games in the Alaric Blackmoon series. This is good but not my favourite. Found I was going back to restored games a lot as I kept buying wrong things - you have limited money. Did like the VOCAB command which lists words understood - wish every game had this.

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