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Alternate Reality: The City (Apple II)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

Back of Plastic Folder - Commodore 64 (United Kingdom):

    PART ONE IN A SERIES OF SEVEN EPIC ADVENTURES

    • 3D SCROLLING SCREENS
    • COMBINED JOYSTICK AND KEYBOARD ACTION
    • ORIGINAL MUSIC

    Kidnapped by an alien spaceship, you find yourself in a room with only one exit. Through this opalescent doorway is The City of Xebec’s Demise. Overhead is a panel displaying constantly-changing numbers. Ac (he moment you pass through. the numbers freeze. Whatever levels of Stamina, Charm. Strength, Intelligence, Wisdom, Skill, and Wealth you begin your adventure with are determined at this point. Mystery and danger await you in the maze of streets. Be wary; not everyone is friendly! Eat and drink in taverns, where clues are often found in the hearty songs you hear Battle deadly enemies. uncover marvellous treasures, and learn dark secrets.
    The sun sets and rises, rain falls, and secret doors lead you into unexpected perils. You must improve yourself physically, mentally, morally, and financially in order to reach your goal: return to Earth or seek revenge on your abductors.

    INCLUDES: OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN THE ALTERNATE REALITY CLUB – FANTASTIC PRIZES TO BE WON!

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (108794) on May 17, 2011.

Back of Box - Commodore 64 (United Kingdom):
    Kidnapped by an alien spaceship, you find yourself in a room with only one exit. Trough this opalescent doorway is The City of Xebec's Demise. Overhead is panel displaying constantly-changing numbers. At the moment you pass through, the numbers freeze. Whatever levels of Stamina, Charm, Strength, Intelligence, Wisdom, Skill, and Wealth you begin your adventure with are determined at this point.

    Mystery and danger await you in the maze of streets. Be wary; not everyone is friendly! Eat and drink in taverns, where clues are often found in the hearty songs you hear. Battle deadly enemies, uncover marvelous treasure, and learn dark secrets.

    You must improve yourself physically, mentally, morally, and financially in The City in order to reach your ultimate goal in the Alternate Reality series: return to Earth or seek revenge on your abductors.

    Features:
    • role-playing fantasy game
    • original music
    • three dimensional scrolling
    • combined keyboard and joystick action
    • characters developed in The City can be used in all future installments

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (108794) on May 17, 2011.