The Meteor, the Stone and a Long Glass of Sherbet

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IF Comp 1996
1st of 27
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XYZZY Awards 1996
Finalist - Best Game, Best Individual Puzzle, Best Puzzles, Best Writing
The Meteor, the Stone and a Long Glass of Sherbet
Author(s) Graham Nelson
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 1996
Authoring system Inform 6
Platform(s) Z-code 5
Language(s) English
License(s) Freeware
Multimedia
Color effects none
Graphics none
Sound/Music none
Ratings
Cruelty scale Cruel

How It Begins

You are an ambassador wearing a fedora hat and carrying a hand telescope. You are also the guest of Lady Amilia, whose endless tiresome chatter you've had to endure for a fortnight. And now you're trapped with her on a long, plodding elephant ride through the Northlands. You're desperate to get away.

Trivia and Comments

  • "Angela M. Horns" is an anagram of "Graham Nelson".

Versions

Release 1

  • The Meteor, the Stone and a Long Glass of Sherbet (Graham Nelson as "Angela M. Horns"; 1996; Z-code 5).
    • Release 1 / Serial number 960928 / Inform v6.05 Library 6/2
    • IFID: ZCODE-1-960928-ED0E
      IFID links: IFDB
    • IF Comp 1996: 1st of 27 entries.
    • XYZZY Awards 1996: Finalist for Best Game, Best Individual Puzzle (the elephant), Best Puzzles, Best Writing.

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