help me find a game of my childhood! - Adventure Forums
You are viewing an archived version of the site which is no longer maintained.
Go to the current live site or the Adventure Gamers forums
Adventure Gamers

Home Adventure Forums Gaming Adventure help me find a game of my childhood!

LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-28-2008, 07:57 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 1
Default help me find a game of my childhood!

Hi all, as the title states I am looking for a game from my childhood. I'll try to give as much information as I can.

The game is a space sci-fi point and click (I believe) adventure game. You basically walk around and do various things and talk to people to progress farther in the game. I think the start of the game is on some kind of space station. Eventually you are granted access to a spaceship and you can fly to other planets. The first planet you visit, is the moon (or something that looks like it anyway). You can also fly around to other planets as the game progresses.

Sorry I cant provide more concrete information. I never actually played the game, only saw my dad play it briefly back around 1992 or 1993. It was run on our 386 computer running Windows 3.11. There were no fancy graphics, just mostly still pictures of the various locations you run around to. These seemed to look pretty nice to me at the time.

Again, I do apologize for lack of detail, my dad only played the game for about a month and I was only 7 or 8 at the time which makes giving details difficult. Any ideas or possibilities on what this game might be would be very helpful. I know it seems a little silly but I'd really like to rediscover this small memory of my childhood.
h4nsm0l3m4n is offline  
Old 10-29-2008, 05:46 AM   #2
Freeware Co-ordinator
stepurhan's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: South East England.
Posts: 7,309

Don't know them well enough to be sure but it could be one of the Space Quest series of games.

This is a link to our Games A-Z entry for the first game. Check the related games tab to find the others in the series.
No Nonsense Nonsonnets #43

Cold Topic

A thread most controversial, that’s what I want to start
Full of impassioned arguments, of posting from the heart
And for this stimulation all will be thankful to me
On come on everybody it won’t work if you agree
stepurhan is offline  
Old 10-29-2008, 06:12 AM   #3
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 4

I *think* that the game you're looking for, if it's not one of the Space Quest Series, could be "Mission Critical".

Let me know if I got that right!
Themis78 is offline  
Old 10-29-2008, 06:18 AM   #4
Senior Member
AndreaDraco83's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Italy
Posts: 2,684
Send a message via MSN to AndreaDraco83

It could also be Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon
Top Ten Adventures: Gabriel Knight Series, King's Quest VI, Conquests of the Longbow, Quest for Glory II, Police Quest III, Gold Rush!, Leisure Suit Larry III, Under a Killing Moon, Conquests of Camelot, Freddy Pharkas Frontier Pharmacist.

Now Playing: Neverwinter Nights, Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box
AndreaDraco83 is offline  
Old 10-29-2008, 08:51 AM   #5
Senior Member
DEMON's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: KE, SVK
Posts: 223

Originally Posted by Themis78 View Post
I *think* that the game you're looking for, if it's not one of the Space Quest Series, could be "Mission Critical".

Let me know if I got that right!
I add a link to mobygames´ gallery for Mission Critical
DEMON is offline  
Old 10-29-2008, 08:52 AM   #6
Easily amused
colpet's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 1,091

How about Chronomaster?
Occasionally visiting Uru Live (KI 00637228).
colpet is offline  
Old 10-31-2008, 11:18 PM   #7
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 21

There were no fancy graphics, just mostly still pictures of the various locations you run around to.
That description makes me think that it may not be a Spcae Quest game, but I think if it was one of the series it would probably be Space Quest 5, which suits the description reasonably well and was released in 1993.
Grimbold is offline  
Old 11-01-2008, 10:05 AM   #8
Retirement is stupid
Stinger's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Central Oregon, USA
Posts: 960

Do you remember anything about the interface? Mission Critical is too new (1995) for your timeframe but I think it could be Gateway, which was a 1992 still-picture adventure game with a sentence construction interface.
*/* Evan Dickens
*/* Retired Editor-in-Chief

"An episodic sociopathic lagomorph? The mind boggles."
Stinger is offline  
Old 11-02-2008, 09:44 AM   #9
Dungeon Master
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Poland
Posts: 4,152

Yeah, I've instantly thought of Gateway as well (or possibly its sequel, which has a very similar look but doesn't start in a space station).

Also, rediscovering memories of the childhood is not silly. Welcome to AG, h4nsm0l3m4n.
What's happening? Wh... Where am I?
AFGNCAAP is offline  

Thread Tools


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.