The Time Machine

The Time Machine Screenshots

BBC Micro version

Title screen
Examining things and discovering items, like a crowbar

The Time Machine Screenshots

Browser version

Starting location
Much wandering yields... a ringing bell? I hope that time machine isn't an alarm clock!

The Time Machine Screenshots

Commodore 16, Plus/4 version

Start of your adventure.
Found the time machine.
On a ship.
Inside the Captain's Cabin.

The Time Machine Screenshots

Commodore 64 version

Start of the adventure.

The Time Machine Screenshots

ZX Spectrum version

This screen is displayed as the game loads
At the start of the game the player is asked if this is a new game or the resumption of an old one
The game starts here. No description. No back story. Straight into the adventuring
The game recognises n,s,w,e but not North,South, East & West
Bother! Guess this is a game where a map is needed to avoid pitfalls such as this
Finally made it past the quicksand. This looks promising. The pictures draw very slowly. First the block of red. Then the black lines. Then the yellow, blue and green
Having got to the house the player must find a way in. Still no scene setting or description from the game. All gameplay is guesswork. Should I even be here? How do I proceed?