Starcross (Atari 8-Bit, 5 1/4" Disk) Infocom - 1984 USA, Canada Release
|Media||5 1/4" Disk|
|Category(s)||Entertainment, Adventure, Text|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
Description from the packaging.
Starcross, Infocom's science fiction mind-bender, launches you headlong into the year 2186 and the depths of space. And not without good reason, for you are destined to rendezvous with a gargantuan starship from the outer fringes of the galaxy. Upon docking with the strange craft, you must succeed in gaining entry to its mysterious interior. Once within, you will encounter a microcosm of the galaxy, peopled with both harmful and helpful beings. But the great starship serves a far larger purpose than mere cultural exchange. It bears a challenge that was issued eons ago, from light years away- and only you can meet it.
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