The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Text Parser
How sophisticated the text parser is, how appropriate its responses are, etc.
Overall User Score (102 votes)3.9

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Amiga 12 3.4
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.3
      Personal Slant 3.6
      Sound / Music 3.1
      Story / Presentation 3.7
      Text Parser 3.0
Apple II 6 3.9
      Gameplay 3.8
      Graphics 3.7
      Personal Slant 4.0
      Sound / Music 4.0
      Story / Presentation 3.8
      Text Parser 0.0
Apple IIgs Awaiting 5 votes...
Atari ST 14 4.2
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.4
      Sound / Music 4.1
      Story / Presentation 4.2
      Text Parser 0.0
DOS 70 3.9
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 3.9
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 3.6
      Story / Presentation 4.1
      Text Parser 5.0
Macintosh Awaiting 5 votes...

User Reviews

How a simple four-room demo turned into an excellent space adventure DOS Katakis | カタキス (38344)
Wildly funny, yet frustrating enough to buy a hint book DOS Olivier Masse (420)
The game that started it all for me! DOS Jonathon Howard (105)
A true Sierra classic, setting a high standard for the series DOS Jayson Firestorm (153)