No, it's not connected to Fritz Lang's classic film. Rather, Metropolis
is a sci-fi detective adventure employing side-view graphics like the early
LucasArts adventures, and a full-sentence conversation parser reminiscent of
the more recent Starship Titanic. There's some digitized speech in
The package blurb boasts a 20,000 word vocabulary and 60 million
intelligent responses, but this seems a bit dubious to me. The story is
highly conversation-driven, though, and expects you to type as if actually
talking to someone: Standard two-word adventure commands will not work.
Developed by Arcadia, published by Mastertronic. An obscure one,
definitely worth a look if you can find it. Comes in a tri-fold package,
like Telarium's, but smaller.
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