Eight Bit Adventurer

Not all those who wander are lost…

The Hobbit - new 128k version title screen

In a hole in the ground, there lived a Hobbit, and he played all night on his 48k Spectrum. Well, that was back in 1982, when the original version of Tolkienistas’ most preciousss adventure game was launched by Melbourne House. Even the Spectrum elves liked it, and they were notoriously hard to please. The dwarves …

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Bounty - loading screen

  SPACE, THE FINAL FRONTIER. Sometimes a place where astounding adventures, wondrous sights and incredible discoveries await the intrepid explorer.  Sometimes a place of grim, stark terror, where no-one can hear you swearing at your cassette player. Bounty – The Search for Frooge is apparently part one of the Space Bounty series, and was written …

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  Down these mean streets, a duck must waddle… Sam Mallard – subtitled The Case of the Missing Swan – is something more than a bit different by way of an adventure game for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. A noir-esque, menu-driven graphical adventure in black and white, where you play a fedora-wearing duck. It’s also …

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