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Wumpus.img_.sit (769.56 KB)
MD5: 8991eb374a41bfa0e35586bbed2e4bc0
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
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wumpus202.sit (729.82 KB)
MD5: bcec96adf9324a28debe080b374609e6
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
This game is still available from its publisher
This game works with: SheepShaver,

Full title: "Wumpus! A diversionary tale"

Locate and eliminate the Wumpus in some dark caves.
Blast new routes, avoid obstacles and don't get eaten.
Based on one of the oldest computer games: "Hunt The Wumpus"

1st download is v1.0.1 for OS9 only or older, made 1999.
2nd download is v2.0.2 Carbonized for OS9 and OSX native, made 2002, and compressed by MacWorld magazine on their cover disc June 2005.

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see also: "Space Wumpus"

Architecture: PPC PPC (Carbonized)


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by IIGS_User - 2017, May 29 - 10:22am

Space Wumpus, thanks to SkyCapt to point out this one. Smile

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by SkyCapt - 2017, May 31 - 4:39am

This is a take on a very very old computer game named "Hunt The Wumpus" which you can read about on , it began in 1972 and first became popular on the Texas Instruments model TI-99/4A computer. There's over 100 Wumpus-based computer games, because implementing Wumpus is a common training exercise in academia, for teachers to assign as projects for students. Get a good laugh: check out a websearch for "Be The Wumpus". I've seen Hunt The Wumpus done through 'Minecraft' too.

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by IIGS_User - 2010, July 25 - 8:23am

Someone please check this game in older Mac OS versions in SheepShaver, please.