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Hi-Res Adventure #4: Ulysses and the Golden Fleece

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Atari 8-bit
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4.4

Advertising Blurbs

Back of Box - Commodore 64 (UK):
    PROTECTED BY THE GODS, THE "GOLDEN FLEECE", LEGENDARY TREASURE OF ANCIENT MYTHOLOGY, HAS BEEN KEPT FROM MAN FOR MANY DECADES. MANY VALIANT MEN HAVE ATTEMPTED ITS RECOVERY, BUT NONE HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFUL IN POSSESSING IT FOR ANY AMOUNT OF TIME. THE SETTING IS ANCIENT GREECE AND YOU ARE ULYSSES. THE KING HAS REQUESTED AN AUDIENCE WITH YOU, TO ASSIGN YOU THE TASK OF RETRIEVING THE "GOLDEN FLEECE", AND RETURNING IT SAFELY TO HIM.

    ON YOUR VOYAGES YOU WILL ENCOUNTER MANY OF THE SAME FOES DEALT WITH BY YOUR PREDECESSORS. (THE WICKED "SIRENS", WHOSE BEAUTIFUL SONGS LURE UNSUSPECTING SEAMEN TO THEIR DEATHS ON THE ISLAND'S TREACHEROUS SHORES: THE CYCLOPS, SON OF KING NEPTUNE; PLUTO MYTHOLOGICAL GOD OF THE UNDERWORLD AND OTHERS. HIGHLIGHTING YOUR JOURNEY IS AN ENCOUNTER WITH THE MAGNIFICENT WINGED HORSE "PEGASUS".

    LEGEND ACCLAIMS ULYSSES AS THE MOST DARING AND KILLED SEAMAN OF ALL TIME. CLAD IN A POCKETED "TOGA" AND CHAIN ARMOUR, IT'S UP TO YOU TO PROVE IT!

    Contributed by NĂ©lio (1999) on Jul 25, 2005.