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The Lurking Horror

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Platform: Apple II
Genre: Text Adventure
Developer: Infocom

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The Lurking Horror review

Reviewed September 27, 2010

bloomer says: "Infocom released more than thirty Interactive Fiction titles in their time, setting the standard for sophisticated text adventure game parsers in the process, but only one of these games declared itself as belonging to the horror genre. That one was 1987's The Lurking Horror (TLH). In this adventure you assume the role of a student at the fictional GUE Tech whose essay on the topic of 'Modern analogues of Xenophon's Anabasis' is due tomorrow. The game begins with you sweating away at your essay ..."
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