Olin In Emerald (Atari 8-Bit, 5 1/4" Disk) Adventure International - 1984 USA, Canada Release

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Olin In Emerald
Product ID ADVIN0022
Platform(s) Atari 8-Bit
Packaging Retail Box
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1984
Publisher(s) Adventure International
Category(s) Entertainment, Adventure, Children's Adventure
Recommended age(s) 7+
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Do you enjoy a treasure hunt? Well that is what Olin In Emerald, and educational computer adventure game, is all about. But instead of actually collecting the objects by hand, you write down clues and refer to them during your journey. The object of the game is to find King Olin, who has been kidnapped by the evil sorcerer, Vargor.

Ideal for ages 7-14, this colorful graphic adventure extensively covers reading, problem solving, map skills, and decision making areas.

In Olin In Emerald you will encounter a sea of chocolate syrup and your peanut butter and jelly sandwich may be shared with a scary critter! Anara, the wise woman, and an imaginary friend, will guide you along on your search for wonderful King Olin.

Note to Parents: Author Gordon Morrell, Ph.D, Education, University of California, has had several years of teaching experience and has published "Computer-Ease", a book on selecting a personal computer. George Taylor has a B.A. in Mathematics from University of California, and an M.S. from the University of Utah.

Parental participation encouraged.

Program Parameters:

Number of Players: 1 plus Kibitzers
Suggested Age Group: 7 and up.
Recommended for Novice: Yes
Type of Game: Adventure
Sound: Yes
Graphics: Yes
Educational: Yes

System Requirements

Atari 8-Bit
Required RAM 32K

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