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Description

You have been hired to deliver important documents across the Caribbean. Heavy winds take hold of your plane across the Bermuda Triangle. At the last moment, you parachute out, landing on a mysterious island known as Emerald Isle. It is said that no one ever returns from that place, but legend has that one person may be allowed to leave - the ruler of the island. The way to freedom is fraught with problems, of course, deadly predators and peculiar natives the least of them.

The game is a text adventure utilizing Level 9's adventure system. The parser expects two- or three-word commands. On some systems, the game features graphics (more than 200 pictures).

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Emerald Isle Commodore 64 The beginning of your game.
Emerald Isle MSX A square
Emerald Isle MSX Inside clock tower
Emerald Isle Amstrad CPC Trapped in the trees.

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum May, 1985 9 out of 10 90
Sinclair Programs ZX Spectrum May, 1985 90 out of 100 90
Zzap! Commodore 64 May, 1985 85 out of 100 85
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum May, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 May, 1985 8 out of 10 80
Popular Computing Weekly BBC Micro Apr 04, 1985 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Tilt MSX Jul, 1986 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
Computer Gamer ZX Spectrum Apr, 1985 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

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According to the magazine Retro Gamer (issue #5), the game originally included a cannibal sequence which was removed because it might have been considered racist.

Related Web Sites

  • Illustrated world map (2 pages illustrated map by Francis Phythian published by the UK magazine Atari User issue #43 (November 1988))
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