Resolved Searching for Old Macintosh Game - HELP

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  1. SFB101, Jul 8, 2014
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    SFB101 macrumors newbie

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    Hello.

    Sometime in the late nineties to early 21st century I played a old macintosh game on an OS 8/OS 9 machine. There was also another macintosh game from around the same time that I was looking for a while back, that game turned out to be Blobbo (a puzzle game). I decided to ask some people first hand if they new something about the other game, as I have yet to find it.

    Alright, here's what I remember:
    The game was in top down perspective, like you were looking down on the game world, and I think it had grey walls, kinda like Blobbo did. It was some kind of adventure game, and I remember their were some characters.

    The player (who you played as) was a guy (he might have been a father, can't remember) and there was also a boy (I'm thinking his son). At one point the player tells the boy to stay back, and then later in the game you find that the boy had gone ahead. He is then encountered soon after, and gets caught by some sort of green monster/goblin character. The goblin then takes him down to the lower level through some stairs, where I couldn't reach him yet.


    Its vague but I'm sure the game had a story to it.

    If you need any information or have any questions, please ask!
    I was able to rediscover Blobbo, but I haven't been able to find this game. I'm kinda desperate. :confused:

    Again, I'm open to hear any ideas.

    Thanks,
    Shawn
     
  2. SFB101 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I have checked http://macintoshgarden.org/ before, however I've been unsuccessful in finding the game I remember.

    Also I'm not sure if its all that important, but the game was probably shareware.
     
  3. RedTomato macrumors 68040

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  4. SFB101 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    YES! That is indeed the game. I watched the video clip, and nostalgia has over whelmed me. Thank you very much for your help in finding it. It'll be nice to finally relive the experience of playing Blobbo and DROD together. :D

    Thanks again,
    Shawn
     
  5. wwjd4unemo2013 macrumors newbie

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    I remember in elementary bout early 90s on Mac or apple.. this game it started out on a beach it was crappy graphics the main character that you controled had a orange face and you went around the island a collected items like gum, and a CD and a candle...anyways there were mini games to like you had to beat this monkey in repeating colors and then you also did a music mini game where you jumped to catch the notes also you had a puzzle with shapes and had to fit them just right... Any help would be great!!!
     
  6. blasto2236 macrumors 6502a

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    You are thinking of The Secret Island of Dr. Quandary. Loved that game. I got it working on my Mac through DOSBox.
     
  7. RedTomato macrumors 68040

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    Public announcement: Several of the DROD Deadly Rooms Of Doom have been greenlit for Steam. The dev, Caravel Games, are working to prepare them for Steam.

    DROD: Gunthro and the Epic Blunder
    http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=93811035

    DROD: The Second Sky
    http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=93828972

    DROD RPG: Tendry's Tale
    http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=93899534

    Also, I just realised, (and this is old news) you can play lite browser versions of DROD on the dev's website.
    http://caravelgames.com/Articles/Games_2/FlashDROD/KDDL.html
     

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