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Amiga & AROS

The Faery Tale Adventure was a computer game that I created for the Amiga in 1987. It was moderately popular for its day, and was ported to a number of platforms, including MS-DOS and the Sega Genesis.

I decided to write this account because, much to my surprise, there is still interest in the game - I occasionally get fan email or inquiries as to whether there will ever be a sequel. And so I thought it might be interesting to tell the story of how the game came to be, and what happened afterwards.

An account by David Joiner of a game he wrote for the Amiga. One of those stories that's just fun to read, no ifs and buts. Grab a coffee and enjoy.

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Forget that
by drcoldfoot on Sat 3rd Feb 2018 02:47 UTC
drcoldfoot
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2006-08-25

I'm looking for a sequel to Sierra's Space Quest!!! I miss that game engine and comedy.

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RE: Forget that
by Alfman on Sat 3rd Feb 2018 04:34 in reply to "Forget that"
Alfman Member since:
2011-01-28

drcoldfoot,

I'm looking for a sequel to Sierra's Space Quest!!! I miss that game engine and comedy.


I enjoyed many sierra games as a kid. Although more recently I watched some of the retro gameplay and I noticed many sierra titles can be seriously faulted for all the pixel hunting and item combinations that had to be tediously brute forced (or just looked up). If I were replaying old games today, I'd probably prefer games in the style of "the 7th guest".

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RE[2]: Forget that
by drcoldfoot on Tue 6th Feb 2018 01:46 in reply to "RE: Forget that"
drcoldfoot Member since:
2006-08-25

Alfman,
Understood, even though the 80s never presented me with a chance to pixel hunt. I had to resort to the hintbooks sometimes. or Sierra BBS LOL

Edited 2018-02-06 01:51 UTC

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RE: Forget that
by echo.ranger on Mon 5th Feb 2018 16:39 in reply to "Forget that"
echo.ranger Member since:
2007-01-17

Two Guys from Andromeda, the creators of Space Quest, are working on one-- SpaceVenture.

http://spacequest.wikia.com/wiki/SpaceVenture

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RE[2]: Forget that
by drcoldfoot on Tue 6th Feb 2018 01:49 in reply to "RE: Forget that"
drcoldfoot Member since:
2006-08-25

echo.ranger,
I can't wait til that goes public!!! I wonder how the 2 old farts from Andromeda are going to adjust to today's style of gameplay...

Edited 2018-02-06 01:50 UTC

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