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The Feeble Files

MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
...
2.5
Macintosh
69
4.0
Windows
80
3.9
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Description

This is a humorous point and click adventure game from the creator of the Simon the Sorcerer series of games. You play an alien called Feeble (who is voiced by Robert Llewyllyn, best known for his role in the science-fiction sitcom, Red Dwarf). He lives in a world controlled by the Omni-Brain, which aims to keep everybody happy and successful. As such, unhappy people are killed, and over a million laws exist.

Feeble works for the Ministry of Galactic Uncertainty's crop-circle division, which involves creating crop circles on less advanced planets than his own, as a way to cause panic on those planets and stifle their intellectual development.

As Feeble, your goal is to overthrow this system. Devious behaviour is required to achieve this. Over 5000 lines of spoken dialogue are included, as well as 80 locations.

Screenshots

The Feeble Files Windows Looking in a telescope.
The Feeble Files Windows Optional dialogue lines: a classic adventure style.
The Feeble Files Windows The Main Menu and our hero (German version)
The Feeble Files Windows In the bar

Alternate Titles

  • "Floyd: Es Gibt Noch Helden" -- German title
  • "Flojd" -- Polish Title

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User Reviews

Original and interesting - but major problems prevent it from being more than that Windows אולג 小奥 (168688)
have a hint file handy! Windows Rodney Mayton (19)

The Press Says

GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 1997 86 out of 100 86
PC Action Windows Nov, 1997 83 out of 100 83
PC Jeux Windows May, 1998 82 out of 100 82
PC Player (Germany) Windows Nov, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Sep, 1997 80 out of 100 80
PC Games (Germany) Windows Nov, 1997 80 out of 100 80
Computer Games Magazine Windows 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game.EXE Windows Sep, 1997 74 out of 100 74
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Sep 16, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Gamesmania Windows 1997 65 out of 100 65

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Trivia

Limited edition

There was a limited edition which came with a free Feeble Files mousemat.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1998 – Best Adventure in 1997

Related Web Sites

  • The Feeble Files (official website)
  • Funny Sci-Fi (An Apple Games article about the Macintosh version of The Feeble Files (February, 2003).)
  • ScummVM (Get "The Feeble Files," as well as many other adventure games, to run on modern systems by using ScummVM, a legal and free program.)
  • The Feeble Files Walkthrough (by Malcolm Schmidt)
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