by Sentient Software
This package is a re-release by SoftSmith, aka The Software Guild,
though it only gives the original 1981 date. They repackaged a lot
of obscure titles for Atari, IBM, TRS-80, etc., that saw otherwise
limited distribution. I'm guessing they did
as well, though I couldn't find one in the warehouse where I dug up
Notice how plain the package is. There's a basic plot description
on the back, but nowhere on the package does it say that it's a text
adventure game, nor does it mention author Michael Berlyn. The lesson
here? Know your companies! If I hadn't known Sentient Software as
a publisher of text games, I could have easily passed this by.
Yes, that's the original shrinkwrap around the package. And
(I know what your next question is going to be, and the answer is
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