Tag: Missed Classic

Missed Classic 72: Microworld – WON! and Final Rating

by Will Moczarski Med Systems Marathon Overview: (a) 1980 Summary(b) Reality Ends (1980)(c) Rat’s Revenge / Deathmaze 5000 (1980)(d) Labyrinth (1980)(e) Asylum (1981) Second Time’s the Charm My actual playthrough of Microworld takes me about 7 hours and a fair amount of head-scratching. I’ll start from the beginning in this […]

Missed Classic 72: Microworld (1981) – Introduction

by Will Moczarski Med Systems Marathon Overview:(a) 1980 Summary(b) Reality Ends (1980)(c) Rat’s Revenge / Deathmaze 5000 (1980)(d) Labyrinth (1980)(e) Asylum (1981) The confusing ad (thanks to Ira Goldklang at trs-80.com) Introduction In the context of our current marathon, Microworld is a notable game in many ways. It’s the first […]

Intermission: Med Systems Marathon – 1980 Rundown

by Will Moczarski Introduction According to issue 017 of “Compute! Magazine” (Oct. 1981), “MED SYSTEMS has been publishing and distributing software worldwide since 1979”. If my research is correct, Med Systems Software started developing and publishing games for the TRS-80 (and subsequently the Commodore PET and the Apple ][) more […]

Missed Classic: Spellbreaker – Won! And Final Rating

Written by Joe Pranevich Spellbreaker started as a chase, then it became a hunt for macguffin cubes, now we are finally closing out through some of the most devious puzzles every created for adventure games. We’ve just about reached the end the last original “Zork” game. This has been a […]