DescriptionThe Neverending Story is a text adventure based on the movie by Wolfgang Petersen (rather than the novel by Michael Ende).
The world of Fantasia is about to be destroyed by the "All-consuming Nothing", it needs someone from the "Real World" to believe in it again in order to be saved from falling into oblivion.
The player takes control of the young hero Atreyu who is the only one who can find the savior of Fantasia. The game uses different pictures to show the player's current location as well as the items he is holding, which companions are with him and any events that might be taking place. The game's parser has been deliberately kept simple (it has a vocabulary of about 40 words) in order to allow more room for the game data.
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|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Commodore 64||Feb, 1986||8.75 out of 10||88|
|Sinclair User||ZX Spectrum||Jan, 1986||80|
|Amtix!||Amstrad CPC||Dec, 1985||79 out of 100||79|
|Zzap!||Commodore 64||Dec, 1985||65 out of 100||65|
|Happy Computer||Commodore 64||Dec, 1985||Unscored||Unscored|
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ZX Spectrum 128K versionIn contrast to the 48K version, ZX Spectrum 128K version contains a version of Limahl's song that loops throughout the game.
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