You don't get much help from the inlay, which really
doesn't tell you a lot more than the paragraph above,
but throughout the game there are helpful HINTS for
the asking. I found myself asking for them quite a bit
to start with, when I found myself in a field full of
'promble' is a creature a bit like a sheep with a 'weird
tail' and try as I could I simply couldn't make any
progress -- I attacked the prombles, I waved at the
prombles, I talked to the prombles, I did just everything
to the b****y prombles. Nothing doing. Finally, I ate
one and was rewarded with a couple of bones. These I
stuck together to make a spade and my travels begun.
game is text-only and presents itself as being a little
old-fashioned, but there are a number of nice touches
and it's certainly very original in tone. At the top
of a mountain, 'You are surrounded by a Bad Attitude'
-- I'll say you are. And elsewhere you may even glimpse
Computing can be reached at 61 Beech Road, Gillway,
Tamworth, Staffs B79 8QQ -- but they didn't tell
me how much the game was. One of the reviews quoted
on the inlay refers to a price of four pounds. If this
is the case I'd suggest that it's marginally overpriced,
but still worth checking out if you're fed up with dragons
and other more traditional fare.