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The Lurking Horror

Lurking Horror, The - Cover art

Ever since you arrived at G.U.E. Tech, you’ve heard stories about the creepy old campus basements and storage rooms, some so ancient that they contain only rotting piles of unidentifiable junk. Until now, you’ve never ventured lower than the ground floors of the monolithic classroom and dorm buildings, avoiding the warren of tunnels that connect them. But tonight, something draws you down into the mysterious depths of the institute.

Re-released as part of Infocom’s Mystery Collection.

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Game Information

Platform Mac, PC, Retro
Perspective None
Control Text parser
Gameplay Text adventure
Genre Horror, Mystery
Theme -
Graphic Style -
Presentation -
Action (Compulsory) -
Red Flags -
Media CD, Proprietary format

Product Details


System Requirements
MS-DOS 2.0+
64 K RAM
5.25” floppy drive
80-column text mode
Adlib

The Lurking Horror by Infocom - Adventure Game

The Lurking Horror is an adventure game, released in 1987 by Infocom. The Lurking Horror has a style and uses a Text parser control scheme. Adventure Gamers have not yet published a review of The Lurking Horror, meanwhile the community rating for The Lurking Horror is Excellent.
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