English adventure games??

Door monotone27

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12-03-2004, 00:12


I'm wondering in anyone knows of any adventure games for MSX that are in English (or at least playable with little Japanese knowledge). By adventure, I'm talking about text /graphic adventures similar to games like Zork, Shawdowgate, Scott Adam's games, etc... I downloaded Haunted House 666 and thought that was pretty cool, but I was hoping there might be some older Japanese games similar to that.


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Van anonymous

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12-03-2004, 00:21

There were a lot of english text adventures. Several amateur ones too, which were still pretty good.

Also Snatcher, Konami's famous text+graphic adventure was recently translated to english.

There are graphic adventures (point and click) for MSX too, like L'affaire, Zoo and a few others.

Van MSXHinter

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13-03-2004, 07:23

A Summary of Level 9

Adventure Quest
the Archers
Collosal Adventure
Dungeon Adventure
Emerald Isle
Gnome Ranger
Knight Orc (3 in one)
Lords of Time
Price of Magic
Red Moon
Return to Eden
Secret diary of Adrian Mole
Worm in Paradise

Furthermore Knight Tyme and the Hobbit (the last based on Lord of the Rings story)
,Spy Story to call some names.

Van thinlizzy

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15-03-2004, 20:39

The Price of Magik!
level 9 rules

i played it for many years!!

level 9 rules!

Van monotone27

Resident (60)

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16-03-2004, 02:35

Thanks for the info everyone! I'll keep my eyes open for any Level 9 stuff. Also, GuyveR, what is this Zoo game? I can't seem to find any info about it. Was it a UK release or a Japanese release?


Van anonymous

incognito ergo sum (116)

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16-03-2004, 02:50

It was a dutch release. Made by dutch softwarehouse Radarsoft (also known for their C64 adventures)
I have no idea to which countries outside of holland it was distributed... But as far as I know MSX2 games generally weren't available in the UK at all.