Solomon's Key for the NES was released in Japan on this day in 1986.

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Amstrad CPC version

Jinxter Amstrad CPC Loading screen

Loading screen

Jinxter Amstrad CPC Game start

Game start

Jinxter Amstrad CPC The bus journey

The bus journey

Jinxter Amstrad CPC An inspector calls

An inspector calls

Jinxter Amstrad CPC The waiting game sucks, let's play Hungry Hungry Hippos

The waiting game sucks, let's play Hungry Hungry Hippos

Jinxter Amstrad CPC The Guardian's first piece of guarding

The Guardian's first piece of guarding

Jinxter Amstrad CPC A pretty garden

A pretty garden

Jinxter Amstrad CPC Some of the rooms of the house

Some of the rooms of the house

Jinxter Amstrad CPC Does anyone here play the harmonica?

Does anyone here play the harmonica?

Jinxter Amstrad CPC 'Quite devoid of aesthetic merit' sounds like a Morrissey song title

'Quite devoid of aesthetic merit' sounds like a Morrissey song title

Jinxter Amstrad CPC A conservatory, albeit one with an odd background

A conservatory, albeit one with an odd background

Jinxter Amstrad CPC The house's library

The house's library

Jinxter Amstrad CPC Red rag to a bull

Red rag to a bull

Jinxter Amstrad CPC An orchard

An orchard


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Atari 8-bit version

Jinxter Atari 8-bit Opening story

Opening story

Jinxter Atari 8-bit This is version 1.2. And a jolly good version it is, too. All Rights Reserved. They really mean it. No messing.

This is version 1.2. And a jolly good version it is, too. All Rights Reserved. They really mean it. No messing.

Jinxter Atari 8-bit You're on the buss.

You're on the buss.


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Atari ST version

Jinxter Atari ST Title screen

Title screen

Jinxter Atari ST Starting location

Starting location


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Commodore 64 version

Jinxter Commodore 64 Starting location

Starting location

Jinxter Commodore 64 Front garden

Front garden

Jinxter Commodore 64 Conservatory

Conservatory

Jinxter Commodore 64 Library

Library


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DOS version

Jinxter DOS Title screen

Title screen

Jinxter DOS Starting location

Starting location

Jinxter DOS Front garden

Front garden

Jinxter DOS Conservatory

Conservatory

Jinxter DOS Library

Library

Jinxter DOS Front Garden

Front Garden

Jinxter DOS Bull in grassy field

Bull in grassy field

Jinxter DOS Bridge

Bridge

Jinxter DOS Orchard

Orchard

Jinxter DOS Magpie

Magpie


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ZX Spectrum version

Jinxter ZX Spectrum This screen is displayed after a short delay while the game loads. There's no title screen, no music and no pictures - straight into the detailed text ...

This screen is displayed after a short delay while the game loads. There's no title screen, no music and no pictures - straight into the detailed text ...

Jinxter ZX Spectrum ... that continues onto a second screen

... that continues onto a second screen

Jinxter ZX Spectrum After exiting the bus the player is immediately placed in mortal peril

After exiting the bus the player is immediately placed in mortal peril

Jinxter ZX Spectrum Luckily there's a guardian nearby who saves the player from a squishy demise

Luckily there's a guardian nearby who saves the player from a squishy demise

Jinxter ZX Spectrum The guardian hands the player a document and thus begins the mission.

The guardian hands the player a document and thus begins the mission.

Jinxter ZX Spectrum It took me ages to realize that the document referred a real document that's included in the game's packaging. 
Games can be saved to disk to be continued later

It took me ages to realize that the document referred a real document that's included in the game's packaging. Games can be saved to disk to be continued later