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One of the classic puzzle games. Tells the story of the Fool, who wanders throughout the land solving puzzles to break the enchantments, discover the land's treasures, and undo evil. Features word searches, cryptograms, jigsaw puzzles, anagrams, a Tarot-based card game, and lots of other bizarre puzzles. Also includes an animated intro, and extended finale animation as separate executables (but you have to win before it'll let you run the finale).


The Fool's Errand Amiga "The World" is a word search.
The Fool's Errand DOS The Hanged Man
The Fool's Errand Amiga "The Devil" is a cryptogram.
The Fool's Errand Amiga You'll be seeing a lot of these texts.

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User Reviews

Great puzzle game with diverse puzzles running from easy to difficult. DOS donarumo (11)
The best puzzle game EVER !! DOS Afex Tween (173)

Critic Reviews

Techtite Macintosh 2000 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Sep, 1990 93 out of 100 93
Curly's World Of Freeware DOS Feb 15, 2009 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Jan, 1991 8.4 out of 12 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jan, 1991 8.4 out of 12 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jan, 1991 8.4 out of 12 70
Enchanted Realms Amiga Jan, 1991 50 out of 100 50
Amiga Joker Amiga Jan, 1991 49 out of 100 49
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 33
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Macintosh Oct, 1988 Unscored Unscored


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The sequel in sight? 2 St. Martyne (3649)
Feb 09, 2009



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