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Gremlins: The Adventure

Moby ID: 29417

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Based on the movie of the same name, Gremlins: The Adventure is an interactive fiction game by Brian Howarth, author of the Mysterious Adventures series. Players take the role of Billy, who has already been tricked into feeding Gizmo after midnight, and now Kingston Falls is in danger of being overrun with Gremlins. With Gizmo's help, Billy must save the town before it is too late.

There are some animated graphics in this one. The game has less than 50 locations, though time is a factor - the gremlins home in on Billy with every move he makes, so there is no chance to dawdle. The design means that deaths are more frequent than in most adventures. It uses the same parser as the other Adventure International games of this era.

The BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, and Commodore C16 versions are text only.

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Game added by mocagh.

BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Electron added by Rola. Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC added by Martin Smith.

Game added July 28, 2007. Last modified February 21, 2024.