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Commodore (UK) (Oct 26, 2007)
Despite widespread critical acclaim, The Rats sunk completely without trace - but if you can track it down you'll experience one of the most unique 8-bit games ever made. A word of warning, though - the game employed a dreadful multi-load system, and the end of the game required a full reload unless you had a save game handy. The snapshot abilities of most emulators make for a far more pleasurable experience, however.
Commodore 64Zzap! (Nov, 1985)
The game itself is incredibly easy to use and will take some time to solve, even for those who have read the book. I thoroughly enjoyed playing it, and there's even a free copy of the book for those who haven't read it (and that makes pretty good reading).