What are InvisiClues? The essence of all interactive fiction is solving problems. The purpose of InvisiClues hint booklets is to maximize your enjoyment of the. InvisiClues(tm) Hint Booklet for Deadline hintbook transposed by Paul David Doherty and from The Lost Treasures of Infocom hintbook. InvisiClues(tm) Hint Booklet for Zork I original hintbook transposed by Paul David Doherty and from The Lost Treasures of Infocom hintbook.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Posted January 24, Video game culture Infocom. And again five of the best Infocom games, including Zork I and Planetfall, were given the Solid Gold treatment, including the clues directly in the game, available by entering “hint”. The contents of each box could be revealed by using a highlighter-like marker that came with the book.

The Infocom Documentation Project – Hints

To discourage players from accidentally learning what awaited by reading all the questions, each booklet contained a number of plausible-sounding “fake” questions. You can’t chat with this user due to their or your privacy settings. Hand-picking the best in gaming. In a nice little circle, I’ve been interested in Starcross since my early inivsiclues gaming days because of its absurd mention in the Planetfall Invisiclues!

The Undiscovered Underground Legends of Zork. Your cart is empty. Some of the hints were missing There were many errors, such as misspellings, mis-capitalizations, formatting issues and punctuation errors. Before Infocom’s games exploded in popularity, players could request hints by mail and receive a type-written sheet in response. You can’t chat with this user because you have blocked him.


Some bits in their games are not always clear, often depending on some common knowledge of the ’80s or some cultural references — Zork II has am infamous puzzle based around baseball, supposedly evident to any American but I would never have guessed it if I didn’t look at the clues.

You should not use the presence or absence of a question on a certain topic as an indication of importance, and you should not assume that long answers are associated with important questions. I’m proud to say I’ve only needed the one clue so far seriously, how was Invisivlues supposed to know the curved metal rod was a magnet, the game never mentioned it was a magnet and I’m about halfway through the game now with 40 points or so.

Plus, Floyd is alot of fun, invisicluea quite cartoonish despite this being a text adventure. Well, apparently Sierra stole the idea from Infocom because they had the same thing, infocok called them Invisiclues.

InvisiClues books were inviisclues always packaged with the navigation map for the same given game.

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The answer to these was usually a tersely-worded statement saying “You can’t do that”, often followed by one or more items reading ” This space intentionally left blank ” or, on occasion, showed false clues such as “How Do I get off the roof of the House?

Menu Store New releases. Remember to recap the marker when you are done to prevent it from drying out. Play, chat, and share experiences with your friends on GOG. Blackdrazon Blackdrazon Sorry, data for given user is currently unavailable. View profile View wishlist Start conversation Invite to friends Invite to friends Accept invitation Accept invitation Pending invitation Now available for purchase Friend invite accepted. Anyways, I was stuck. Uncap the marker and run it once over the first hint.

While we are at it, Sierra got also inspired by Infocom for the scratch ‘n sniff card that came with Leisure Suit Larry 7: Retrieved from ” https: The essence of all interactive fiction is solving problems.

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Please, try again later. It has its own insider sci-fi references, such as a robot dog that wanders corridors