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Adventure Book is a suite of applications put together to allow a would-be programmer to compile simple Choose-Your-Own-Adventure style games. One of these included is Gnomic, a complete demonstration game only ever distributed with Adventure Book, a quick example of the hyperfiction engine's potential uses and properties.

No computer conversion of the devious party game, this is a multiple-choice text adventure game whose name applies doubly: not only does Gnomic pertain to the pursuit of knowledge (as with gnostic) but in this case to a very particular kind of knowledge: the location of a garden gnome in the rubble of an overgrown backyard. Choices are made by selecting the letter of the most fitting option; the use of inventory items is invoked by typing in the name of the object.

Also bundled is Aliens!, a demo game inviting a player to decrypt an extraterrestrial code and escape from a UFO holding cell.


Adventure Book (included games) DOS Exploring.
Adventure Book (included games) DOS Using inventory items.
Adventure Book (included games) DOS Adding inventory items.
Adventure Book (included games) DOS Game start

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  • "Gnomic" -- included game
  • "Aliens!" -- game included

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Pseudo_Intellectual (62305) added Adventure Book (included games) (DOS) on Jul 04, 2007