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Eric the Unready

DOS - 1993

Year
1993
Platform
DOS
Released in
United States
Genre
Adventure
Theme
Interactive Fiction
Publisher
Legend Entertainment Company
Developer
Legend Entertainment Company
Dosbox support
Supported on 0.70
4.83 / 5 - 12 votes

Description of Eric the Unready

In contrast to the heady Time Quest, Bob Bates lets loose his lighter side in this side-splitting medieval adventure starring the incredibly accident-prone knight Eric the Unready.

Just about every famous person, things, or fiction is at the mercy of his razor-sharp parody pen in this game, from Star Trek to the The Monty Pythons. One of the (many) great things that make playing Eric The Unready a blast is the tremendous variety the game offers, both in locations and types of puzzles. The game is loosely divided into "day," each of which is marked by hilarious cut-scenes and parody newspaper that recaps Eric's misadventures in the previous day and pokes fun at more people and objects than you can shake a stick at. The objects, locations, and puzzles in each day are self-contained, and as a mark of superior game design similar to LucasArts games, you can neither die in this game nor find yourself at a dead end where restoring is necessary. Puzzles are devious but fair, with some taking on a different gameplay interface (e.g. the raft navigation screen in Star Trek spoof section) that are anything but boring. You'll be laughing from the start to the finish as you help Eric along one misadventure after another. Two thumbs up!

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Comments and reviews

Nyxxa 2015-12-27 0 point

Love this game to death. keep showing it to all my friends.

XAM 2015-12-08 0 point

An interesting game indeed... Full of fun & humor!!!

Jimmy 2013-12-24 -2 points DOS version

If you play the right sequence, you can actually have sex with the Princess, and it shows her breasts and they are like, WOW!

David 2013-12-21 0 point DOS version

Great game...very hard, very funny! love the spoof of the fantasy genre!

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