Adventure A: Planet of Death

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For the video game that originated in the late 1990s, see Planet of Death.
Adventure A: Planet of Death
Developer(s) Artic Computing
Publisher(s) Artic Computing
Platform(s) Sinclair ZX81, ZX Spectrum, C64, Amstrad CPC
Release 1981
Genre(s) Interactive fiction
Mode(s) Single-player

Adventure A: Planet of Death is a text adventure game from Artic Computing first released for the Sinclair ZX81 (and 4K ZX80) in 1981. It was also released for the ZX Spectrum in 1982, Commodore 64 in 1984 and Amstrad CPC in 1985.

In this adventure, the player is stranded on an alien planet. The aim is to escape from this planet by finding his or her captured and disabled spaceship. The player communicates with the program by typing instructions into a simple Verb-Noun parser.

An updated version of the game has been released on iOS with a new user interface designed for the touch screen. Following the essence of the original ZX81 adventure with new locations and solutions.


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