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Description

Essentially a graphical version of Colossal Cave, The Very Big Cave Adventure has the player navigating around a forest, collecting treasures and dealing with strange creatures. It involves reading a description of each scene, then typing in one- or two-word commands to perform an action, with some of them providing some humor to the player. Directions can be abbreviated as N, E, S, W.


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The Very Big Cave Adventure ZX Spectrum The rude word on the wall is Commodore
The Very Big Cave Adventure ZX Spectrum A not so secret hiding place
The Very Big Cave Adventure ZX Spectrum The schools humour shines through in its puns
The Very Big Cave Adventure ZX Spectrum Loading screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Unexpurgated Caves" -- Working title

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Critic Reviews

Crash! Sep, 1986 82 out of 100 82
Your Sinclair Sep, 1986 8 out of 10 80
Sinclair User Aug, 1986 3 out of 5 60

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Martin Smith (62888) added The Very Big Cave Adventure (ZX Spectrum) on Mar 26, 2008
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (165411) and *Katakis* (38223)