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DOS - 1987

Also available on: Amiga - Apple II - Commodore 64

Alt name Portal: A Computer Novel
Year 1987
Platform DOS
Released in United States
Genre Adventure
Theme Hacking, Sci-Fi / Futuristic
Publisher Activision, Inc.
Developer Nexa Corporation
Dosbox support Supported on 0.61
4.83 / 5 - 12 votes

Description of Portal

Portal is a unique "interactive novel" that tells one of the best sci-fi stories ever. Returning from a failed 100-year voyage to earth, you find that that everyone has mysteriously disappered. Then you discover HOMER, a biological computer that alone holds the link to the past and conduit to the future. Together, you and HOMER must discover the doorway to humanity before you're stranded forever.

"Puzzles" (in the loosest sense) involve accessing various databases to uncover more information. Highly recommended, especially to sci-fi fans.

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

larry 2019-12-11 0 point

what a piece of art.

dos era was full of imagination, creativity and innovation.

justlikeammy 2016-01-08 2 points

this game was amazing

Hulsie 2015-05-02 0 point DOS version

Beat me to it, StillThere

StillThere 2013-11-04 3 points DOS version

I knew it! The cake was a lie!

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