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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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Amiga version

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Amiga Starting game

Starting game

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Amiga The infamous hitchhike

The infamous hitchhike

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Amiga Survived the Vogon poetry

Survived the Vogon poetry


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Amstrad CPC version

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Amstrad CPC Opening screen/starting location. It is pitch black but DON'T PANIC!

Opening screen/starting location. It is pitch black but DON'T PANIC!


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Apple II version

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Apple II The beginning of the game (80 column mode)

The beginning of the game (80 column mode)

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Apple II Gameplay (40 column mode)

Gameplay (40 column mode)


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Atari 8-bit version

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit Starting location -- no introduction

Starting location -- no introduction

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit Arthur Dent is hung over, which makes all sorts of things fraught with difficulty

Arthur Dent is hung over, which makes all sorts of things fraught with difficulty

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit Perfecting a daily wake-up routine

Perfecting a daily wake-up routine

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit Cause-and-effect relationships?

Cause-and-effect relationships?

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit This isn't good news!

This isn't good news!

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit A bold gambit

A bold gambit

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit The most innocuous objects will go on to play enormous significance in the endgame.

The most innocuous objects will go on to play enormous significance in the endgame.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit I'm feeling better!

I'm feeling better!

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit One of gaming's most protracted death scenes, to be sure.

One of gaming's most protracted death scenes, to be sure.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit Supposing I hadn't died, here's a different tack

Supposing I hadn't died, here's a different tack

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit More games need beer-drinking puzzles.

More games need beer-drinking puzzles.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit This dog will turn out to be a lot more important  than its cameo here suggests.

This dog will turn out to be a lot more important than its cameo here suggests.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit So long, and thanks for all the fish

So long, and thanks for all the fish

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit Hitching a lift into space

Hitching a lift into space

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit Awakening in a UFO

Awakening in a UFO

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit Receiving the Guide and using the game's internal footnoting system

Receiving the Guide and using the game's internal footnoting system

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit Using the Guide to research Vogons

Using the Guide to research Vogons

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit I got the Babel fish and all I got was a realization that I was years too late to get the stupid t-shirt!

I got the Babel fish and all I got was a realization that I was years too late to get the stupid t-shirt!

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari 8-bit Nothing good can come from this...

Nothing good can come from this...


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Atari ST version

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Atari ST Starting location

Starting location


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Browser version

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser Start screen

Start screen

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser Cookie-saved game not loaded

Cookie-saved game not loaded

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser Starting location

Starting location

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser Clearly I need some help.

Clearly I need some help.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser Handily, this new interface shows objects in the inventory and shows their names on mouse-over.

Handily, this new interface shows objects in the inventory and shows their names on mouse-over.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser The sub-etha net is accessed when a new location is visited.

The sub-etha net is accessed when a new location is visited.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser An early death

An early death

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser The HHG game and its legendary footnoting system

The HHG game and its legendary footnoting system

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser This will prove to be important later on.

This will prove to be important later on.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser The house is a pile of rubble, but larger things are afoot.

The house is a pile of rubble, but larger things are afoot.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser We will come to know this darkness very well indeed.

We will come to know this darkness very well indeed.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser Emerging into the Vogon hold.

Emerging into the Vogon hold.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser Looking up Vogons on the Guide.

Looking up Vogons on the Guide.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser I got the Babel fish!

I got the Babel fish!

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser A rare fan illustration from game 2

A rare fan illustration from game 2

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser I'm skeptical.

I'm skeptical.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser Emerging into the Heart of Gold.

Emerging into the Heart of Gold.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Browser They will remain in that sauna for the entire remainder of the game!

They will remain in that sauna for the entire remainder of the game!


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Commodore 16, Plus/4 version

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Commodore 16, Plus/4 Title screen and introduction

Title screen and introduction

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Commodore 16, Plus/4 I woke up in my room, attempting to start the day

I woke up in my room, attempting to start the day

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Commodore 16, Plus/4 A large yellow bulldozer is attempting to wreck my house!

A large yellow bulldozer is attempting to wreck my house!


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Commodore 64 version

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Commodore 64 Title screen

Title screen

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Commodore 64 Starting the day in your bedroom

Starting the day in your bedroom


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DOS version

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy DOS opening screen

opening screen

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy DOS The solid gold re-release

The solid gold re-release

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy DOS Brushing teeth and inventory

Brushing teeth and inventory

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy DOS It's a Douglas Adams-game, which explains why you can't even die in an ordinary way.

It's a Douglas Adams-game, which explains why you can't even die in an ordinary way.


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Macintosh version

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Macintosh Title

Title

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Macintosh Bedroom - game start

Bedroom - game start

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Macintosh Exploring the room

Exploring the room

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Macintosh Front Porch

Front Porch

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Macintosh Front of House

Front of House

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Macintosh Friend Ford arrives

Friend Ford arrives

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Macintosh Country Lane

Country Lane

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Macintosh Pub - muscle relaxant?

Pub - muscle relaxant?

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Macintosh Game save

Game save


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TRS-80 CoCo version

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy TRS-80 CoCo Title and intro part 1

Title and intro part 1

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy TRS-80 CoCo Title and intro part 2

Title and intro part 2

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy TRS-80 CoCo Trying to wake up in the morning

Trying to wake up in the morning

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy TRS-80 CoCo Someone is trying to knock down your house

Someone is trying to knock down your house

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy TRS-80 CoCo In the CoCo version descriptions often don't fit on a single screen

In the CoCo version descriptions often don't fit on a single screen