Once and Future

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Description

Private Frank Leandro is killed in action in Vietnam but wakes up on the isle of Avalon in the days of King Arthur. There he is sent on a quest to retrieve famous artifacts from Arthurian legend and use them to save the future in this text-adventure game.

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Once and Future Windows Footnoting system, starting inventory
Once and Future Windows Main credits, starting room
Once and Future Windows Introduction

Alternate Titles

  • "Avalon" -- Working title

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User Reviews

The End of Commercial Interactive Fiction Windows Terrence Bosky (5227)

Critic Reviews

SPAG DOS Nov 28, 1998 6.9 out of 10 69

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Trivia

The boxed version of Once and Future sold only a few hundred copies, putting Cascade Mountain out of business. The game, along with the hint book and map (originally sold separately) could be bought directly from Michael Berlyn for a few months afterward. The remaining unsold copies, about 1500 - 2000 of them, were eventually destroyed.
Contributed to by Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe (1518)