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Game #4617
Inca [Hayden]    View all Real Dogs in this genre
Interactive Fiction   Conventional

Rating: 7.5 (2 votes)

Inca [Hayden] box cover

Inca [Hayden] screenshot
Given that it is one of the rarest commercial text adventures in existence, it is disappointing that Hayden Software's Inca is unfortunately not a very good game. A banal treasure hunt that could have been Infidel with - well, Michael Berlyn and Infocom's powerful parser. It is even worse than Hayden's own Holy Grail, which makes it a really bad game you should avoid. So why is the game here? Well, only because yours truly happens to be a die-hard fan of interactive fiction who spent over 15 years to find the game :) Anyway, I'm sure IF collectors will enjoy keeping this one, if only for rarity value alone. Big thanks to jeff for bypassing the fiendish keydisk copy protection scheme, although you would need Flopper to run the IMG disk image (get it from the link below). As one of the very few Real Dog IF games in the site, don't expect too much ;) Hayden really should stick with releasing updates to their superb Computer Novel Construction Set than bother with making real games.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Unknown
Developer: Hayden Software
Publisher: Hayden Software
Year: 1984
Software Copyright: Hayden Software
None that we know of
System Requirements: Flopper
Where to get it:
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If you like this game, try: Holy Grail, The, Infidel, Hunter, in Darkness

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