Artic ComputingThey were located at 396 James Reckitt Avenue, Hull HU8 0JA, England. All their games had a two word parser and used a small game driver.
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Adventure 'A' (Planet of Death)Written 1981 in Machine code.
Comments: Escape from the alien planet.
In this Adventure you find yourself stranded on an alien planet. Your aim is to escape from this planet by finding your, now captured and disabled, Space Ship.
Adventure 'B' (Inca Curse)Type: Text only Written 1981 by Charles Cecil in Machine code.
In the ADVENTURE you find yourself in a South American Jungle, near an, as yet, undisturbed INCA Temple. Inside this temple you will find lots of treasure, your aim is still to get as much treasure as you can. Beware, do not let greed be your downfall. Your adventure is complete when you have returned to the jungle clearing with the treasure. The highest score to date for treasure is 3200 points.
Adventure 'C' (The Alien Space Ship Adventure) / The Ship of DoomWritten 1982 by Charles Cecil.
In Adventure 'C' while on a reconnaissance flight your ship has been drawn by a Graviton Beam onto an Alien Cruiser. Fred, your pet android, informs you that the cruiser is on a Humanoid slave mission, its aim to seek out Humanoid planets from which samples are taken and their brains replaced with microchips.
Adventure 'D' (Espionage Island)Written 1982.
Comments: Observe some enemy skullduggery, then escape.
Adventure 'E' (The Golden Apple)Type: Drawn graphics Written 1983 by Simon Wadsworth.
Notes: This game introduced graphics and had a slightly better parser.
Comments: Find the 13 treasures.
Adventure 'F' (Eye of Bain)Type: Drawn graphics Written 1984 by Simon Wadsworth.
Notes: This was the final 'Artic Adventure' to be released.
Here is a review of Adventure 'F' (Eye of Bain)
Adventure 'H' (Robin Hood)Type: Drawn graphics Written 1985 by Nigel McGee in The Quill and The Illustrator.
Curse of the 7 FacesType: Text only Written 1985 by Imperial Software (Alan McDonald).
Here is a review of Curse of the 7 Faces
Dead at the ControlsType: Drawn graphics Written 1985 by Dave Stone.
Comments: After crash-landing on a strange planet, you must try to
Ground ZeroType: Text only Written 1984 by Colin Smith in The Quill.
Notes: Colin Smith was a former journalist who sold his house in Dorset to raise capital for the launch of the game.
Comments: Unusually serious adventure about surviving a nuclear war.
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