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StickHead - 04/03/2009
I found this a great introduction to Interactive Fiction. Difficult enough to provide a challenge, but not too frustrating. Accessible parser, nice graphics, irreverent yet immersive plot. Read my review <a href="http://thejoyofsticks.wordpress.com/2009/03/04/xrnd4839-5-fish/">here</a>.

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Information - Fish!

GenreAdventure - Text / GraphicsYear1988
Language[unknown]PublisherRainbird
ControlsKeyboard, MouseDistributorTelecomsoft
Players1DeveloperMagnetic Scrolls
ResolutionLow / Medium / HighLicensed from-
Programmer(s)

Coles, Bob / Huddy, Richard

CountryUnited Kingdom
Graphic Artist(s)

Kent, Christopher / Humphries, Tristan
Quilley, Geoff / Maclean, Duncan
Selby, Richard / Hunnisett, Alan

SoftwareEnglish
Game design

Kemp, Pete / Steggles, Robert
South, Phil / Molloy, John

Box / InstructionsEnglish
Musician(s)

Molloy, John

LicenseCommercial
Sound FX

[unknown]

Serial
Cover Artist(s)ST TypeST, STe, TT / 0.5MB
MIDIVersion
Dumpdownload atari Fish! Download / PastiNumber of Disks1 / Single Sided
Protection

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Trivia - Fish!

Awards:
Golden Joystick Awards: Best adventure game of the year 1989


Graphics
Features up to 126 colours on-screen simultaneously (introduction screen)


Origins
Marketing team had an unusual idea for a freebie included with the game - a dead dry goldfish! It was maybe better that the idea was never implemented.
(Source: ST Format issue 3)


Book / Magazine Reviews - Fish!

 The One · December, 1988

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