DescriptionCorruption is one of Magnetic Scrolls' interactive fiction games. The player takes control of a stockbroker on the fast track to riches. Suddenly, there are attempts on his life, with the words 'insider dealings' floating around. The hero is framed for a crime he didn't commit, and must prove his innocence before it is too late.
The game is a text adventure with graphics; the player inputs verb commands to interact with the environment and advance the story. The gameplay focuses on realistic investigation and information-gathering rather than puzzle-solving.
- "Upon Westminster Bridge" -- working title
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ExtrasThe game comes with a cassette tape on which is a vital conversation pertaining to the game (it also had a coupon to send in, if you were not fortunate enough to own a cassette player).
The game also had a 'casino chip' that never showed up in your inventory. It was used as part of the copy protection.
ManualSticking with the 'real-world' theme, the manual is in the form of Filofax pages, complete with ring binder holes for you to put into your actual Filofax.
- Computer and Video Games
- Issue 06/1989 - Winner Golden Joystick Award 1989 for Best 8-Bit Adventure Game (reader's vote)
- Issue 06/1989 - Runner-Up Golden Joystick Award 1989 for Best 16-Bit Adventure Game (reader's vote)
Related Web Sites
- The Magnetic Scrolls Memorial (Fan-page with lot's of information, collectors information, documents & help.)
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