The Prawn

The Prawn is a spoof text-only adventure based on the original Sinclair QL adventure QL Pawn written by Magnetic Scrolls.

In this version, you play the role of a Prawn who was scooped up in a trawler net and you end up on a strange land, wearing a copper tail-band, which must have been placed on you during your sleep because you cannot remember how it got there. Many features of this game are similar to the Pawn, although not all of the puzzles can be solved in the same manner. There is a philosopher, an itinerant salesperson, a magician who arrives on a giant pop bottle top, a castle with gardens to explore, a mountain with a cave, an Ice Tower guarded by a shrimp and even a tree stump!!

Originally published for the Sinclair QL computer, thanks to the QL2K emulator, RWAP Adventures have now released a version for Windows.

Screenshot of Sinclair QL Prawn Adventure
Title: The Prawn
Language: Originally written with The Quill Adventure Writer - converted with Quill to SuperBASIC and compiled with QLiberator
Author: Martin Hopkins (Mert)
Publisher: Talent Computer Systems and RWAP Adventures
Year of Publication: Unknown
Platforms Suitable for: All Sinclair QLs and emulators
Commercial Status: Commercial
Price as at June 1985: Unknown
Reviews: Unknown
Sources Available from: n/a
Latest Version available from: RWAP Adventures website

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