| Electronic Games · December, 1982|
You take a deep breath as you gaze upon the Robner mansion, so peaceful in the morning light. Yet appearances can be deceiving. This is anything but a peaceful home.
Its owner, Marshall Robner, has been found lying on the floor of his library, dead. It looks like a simple overdose of Ebullion, for the police have found a few tablets of the substance lying around the scene. But could it... [more]
| The Book of Atari Software · 1984||Rating: A |
Deadline is the first in a series of all-text mystery adventure games from the Zork bunch. Totally engrossed, you are seemingly pulled directly through the CRT and right into the mansion with the suspects. You, as the Detective, are called upon to investigate the apparent suicide of a wealthy and philanthropic industrialist. There are no monsters, treasures, mazes, wizards, or magicians; just... [more]