Category: CRPG Adventures

Back-Tracking: Dunjonquest: The Temple of Aphai (1979)

Temple of Apshai’s TRS-80 title screen. I don’t have much of interest to write about Rogue right now (unless you’d like to read yet another list of my failures), and I haven’t gotten around to starting Space II yet, so for today’s post I’ll be back-tracking, I’m afraid.  The game I’m returning […]

Back-Tracking: Colossal Cave Adventure II & Mystery Mansion

Today I’m looking at two text adventures that I played through but didn’t comprehensively beat.  (Not that I really beat either of them, because I relied on a walk-through for both.)  This back-tracking project is probably getting a little self-indulgent at this point. Do I really need to be blogging […]

Back-Tracking: The Scott Adams Graphical Adventures – Adventureland, Pirate Adventure, and Mission Impossible

A while ago, when I was playing Dog Star Adventure, I had the bright idea to explore the different ports for the games that I played.  I still think it’s a good idea, and one that helps my blog stand out a little by exploring some versions of games that […]

Game 40: Voodoo Castle (1979)

Scott Adams’ covers are always a good representation of what you’ll find in the game. With Voodoo Castle, it’s time for another game in the “Scott Adams Adventure” series.  I’ve enjoyed them all so far, to varying extents: Adventureland was a well-executed attempt to get a game like Colossal Cave Adventure onto […]