Cutthroats (Atari 8-Bit, 5 1/4" Disk) Infocom - 1984 USA, Canada Release

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Cutthroats
Product ID 51051-01047
Product UPC 051051010470
Platform(s) Atari 8-Bit
Packaging Retail Box
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1984
Publisher(s) Infocom
Developer(s) Michael Berlyn
Category(s) Entertainment, Adventure, Text
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Interactive fiction.
Tales of adventure.
Standard level.

You're about to get yourself into very deep trouble.
You're a backwater island's top diver and foremost expert on local shipwrecks. Which makes you perfect for the job and band of the island's shadiest characters has in mind for you. It's a simple business proposition: all you have to do is locate and salvage a fortune in sunken treasure. You stand to gain millions. The only drawback is, it could cost you your neck. Because to successfully recover the treasure, you'll have to survive the perils of diving in unknown waters - and the even greater danger of an untrustworthy crew. But none of that will stop you from taking the plunge. You're the type who believes that when stakes are this high, even when your odds are this low, it's worth running the risks of dealing with Cutthroats.

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System Requirements

Atari 8-Bit
Required RAM 48K

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