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Game #869
Questprobe featuring The Fantastic Four   Collection: Superhero Games
Interactive Fiction   Graphical IF

Rating: 3.4 (15 votes)

Questprobe featuring The Fantastic Four box cover

Questprobe featuring The Fantastic Four screenshot
Fantastic Four is, thank goodness, the last and best (in a relative sense) game in the short-lived Questprobe series which was a collaboration between Adventure International and Marvel Comics. This time, you control the entire Fantastic Four team, each of whom has unique special powers. The game engine was expanded to handle 2 protagonists at a time, and the parser is much improved, although it is still the standard verb-noun engine. Most puzzles require figuring out which superpower is appropriate in the situation, and collaboration among the team members. Insipid find-item-X-to-give-to-Y-to-get-item-Z puzzles still abound, but there is a lot less of them than in The Hulk and Spider-Man, the first 2 games in the series.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Scott Adams
Developer: Adventure International
Publisher: Adventure International
Year: 1986
Software Copyright: Adventure International
Theme: Science Fiction, Licensed, Cartoon
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
Where to get it:
Related Links: PDD's Adventure Page (download other Scott Adams games)
If you like this game, try: Questprobe featuring Spider-Man, Questprobe featuring The Hulk, X-Men: Madness in The Murderworld

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