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|Gameplay||How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)||3.0|
|Graphics||The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines||3.0|
|Personal Slant||How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes||2.0|
|Sound / Music||The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition||3.0|
|Story / Presentation||The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed||3.0|
|Text Parser||How sophisticated the text parser is, how appropriate its responses are, etc.||2.0|
|Overall MobyScore (1 vote)||2.7|
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One of my favorite of the first graphic/text adventure hybrids (with a picture of each location on the top 2/3rds of the screen, with the text description below), this was made by Michael Crichton, when he had his own software company. Yes, the Michael Crichton, whose movie fare includes Jurassic Park and Westworld, and whose TV creations include E.R. You can imagine how fun his software story was, as a sort of "Raiders of the Lost Ark," set deep in the Amazon. Amusing little additions included Paco, the talking parrot sidekick, who often helped you out of trouble faster than Lassie ever could. So fun was this game --for me, anyway-- it's on Techtite's list of Top 50 Multimedia Classics!