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DescriptionThe Island of Lost Hope is a text-adventure with a pirate theme. The parser has standard Infocom-like abilities: it understands pronouns, chain commands,etc. You play a character whose ship was attacked by a pirate called Captain Black. Stranded on a small island, one day you have the chance to infiltrate the captain's vessel and exact your revenge. The screen is divided in 5 parts: - a top-left porthole where the graphics and the odd animation are displayed; - a compass in the center in the form of a skull that can be clicked with the sword-shaped cursor for movement (its use is optional, the player can also type the cardinal points and the up and down directions directly on the parser screen); - a top-right map that shows your current position and the explored surrounding area; - the screen bottom, the larger part of it being reserved for the parser and its messages; - the smaller right-bottom inventory that lists your possessions. No music, but there is some sound, mostly soothing splash noises from the sea.
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|Amiga Format||Jun, 1990||80 out of 100||80|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Jun, 1990||775 out of 1000||78|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Apr, 1990||9.4 out of 12||78|
|CU Amiga||May, 1990||61 out of 100||61|
|Amiga Joker||Jul, 1990||57 out of 100||57|
|Génération 4||Apr, 1990||49 out of 100||49|
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Macs Black (80149) added The Island of Lost Hope (Amiga) on Apr 21, 2007