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Racter (DOS)

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Written by  :  Tomer Gabel (4388)
Written on  :  Dec 14, 1999
Platform  :  DOS
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Summary

Interesting and humourous, but nothing more.

The Good

Well, it's cute and everything... has an interesting sense of humour and is quite insane for that matter :-) The text parser is quite good and the responses are very coherent. The program also uses previous items you've mentioned (see screenshots), so it's also rather interesting.

The Bad

Well, it's the same every time... some of the vocabulary is quite pointless and some of the things the computer say is utter B.S. The computer keeps asking the same annoying questions and some portions of the text parser are not nearly as good as others, for example:

Computer: What is your last name? Me: Why do you ask? Computer: So your last name is Why? Me: No. Computer: What is your last name?

And it goes on and on. Quite annoying really, but the program is otherwise entertaining, but probably not for too long.

The Bottom Line

An interesting piece of software you have to experience to fully appreciate.