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Kobyashi Naru

DOS - 1987

Also available on: Amstrad CPC - Commodore 64 - ZX Spectrum

Alt names Kobayashi Naru, Kobayashi Naru, Kobyashi
Year 1987
Platform DOS
Released in United Kingdom, United States
Genre Adventure
Theme Fantasy, Puzzle elements
Publisher Mastertronic Ltd., Mastertronic, Inc.
Perspective 1st-Person
Dosbox support Supported on 0.65
2.4 / 5 - 5 votes

Description of Kobyashi Naru

DOSGamer says :Kobayashi Naru is a strange little game. The game uses a combination of controls: using your up/down/sideways arrow keys you select a "verb/action" from the pictures on top of the screen and then use your arrow keys to move the white highlight around the words in the lower half of the screen to form a verb-noun desired action. At the opening screen there are three doors (hmm, don't look much like doors to me). You choose the upper left picture of "1/2/3" press enter and then you move your highlighter around the words in the text to choose between "knowledge" "wisdom" or "understanding". The chosen action appears in the middle of the screen in RED writing.

Then you are off on a small dungeon hunt.

Movement beyond the last screen is difficult even with a walkthrough. Odd game when it comes to cursor controls. Very unforgiving and tends to freeze up if you chose the incorrect action.

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Comments and reviews

James T Kirk 2017-02-28 9 points

This game is UNWINNABLE! I had to hack the damn to be able to win.

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