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The Witness (DOS)

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Trivia

Like most Infocom games, the package for this one contains some fun goodies relating to the game:

A Detective Gazette magazine.

A suicide note.

A Western Union telegram.

A booklet of matches from The Brass Lantern.

The Register newspaper.

Contributed by Terrence Bosky (5235) on Aug 16, 2001. -- edit trivia



(From The New Zork Times Vol.3 No.2 Spring 1984)

Some statistics about Witness:

  • Apparent number of rooms (those seen by the player): 28
  • Number of rooms: 31 (for various arcane programming reasons, some locations are inaccessible to the player)
  • Number of different ways to die: 2
  • Number of words in vocabulary: 711
  • Number of takeable objects: 18

Contributed by Belboz (6553) on May 10, 2000. -- edit trivia