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6 Stars IFReview Rating Treasure Island

IFReviewed by Tom Zuchowski on 2006-05-14 09:53 

Game Profile

Author
Margaret Anderson

Idiom
English

Authoring System
Eamon

Release Year
1992

IFR Overall Rating
6 Stars IFR Overall Rating
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MAIN PGM Version: 7

Extra Commands: None

Deleted Commands: None

Special Features: 40-col. text only

Playing Time: 30 min.

Reviewer Rating: 6.0

Description: You found an old map in a pirate's treasure chest. There was a note on the map saying that there were a lot of treasures on an island in the ocean. You thought you could use some more money, so you found a boat and went sailing out to look for the island. By following the map, you found it. It is a very small island, so it should be easy to find the treasures. You pull your boat up on a small sandy beach, get out, and start looking.

Comment: This adventure was written specifically for Margaret's 8-year-old nephew. It is a small, simple 'kill & loot' type scenario, with very simple puzzles and just 34 rooms. It is well-written and effectively error-free, and has a half-dozen very nicely done special effects.

This is a very easy adventure; I give it a (3) for difficulty. At the same time, I'd say that this is the best game of this difficulty level that I've ever played. If you are looking for Eamons for very young people, take a look at this one. I think you'll like it.

Used with Matthew Clark's kind permition.
Original review available at Eamon Adventurer's Guild Online website.

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