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Game #2852
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Tinker Tales    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Education   Language

Rating: 8.2 (5 votes)

Tinker Tales box cover

Tinker Tales screenshot
One of the earliest "interactive storybook" for kids, Tinker Tales is an excellent title designed for young readers. The program contains 3 different stories, all centered around a young girl. The stories come complete with attractive pictures (albeit in CGA only) and good music.

The gameplay is simple: press SPACEBAR to advance the story, and choose your action from multiple choices from time to time. This makes the game similar to choose-your-own-adventure books, which means it has a very high replayability. Kids will have fun returning to the program to see where the different choices lead to. The stories are well-written and quite interesting -- these are not your average Cinderella type of fairy tales. Definitely well worth a look, especially for its historical value ;) Two thumbs up, way up!

Reviewed by: Underdogs

Designer: Unknown
Developer: Compu-Teach
Publisher: Compu-Teach
Year: 1984
Software Copyright: Compu-Teach
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Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Winnie The Pooh in Hundred Acres Wood, Scrooge, Zork Quest 2: The Crystal of Doom

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