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Ali

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Does anyone remember this 80s / 90s game?
« on: 21 Aug 2018, 10:20 »
Hello! I've been searching for a game I probably played on the Acorn Archimedes, or possibly BBC microcomputer.

All I can remember is that it was an archaeology based game where you drove around Carlisle (North West England) digging up Roman settlements. It was probably educationally, and I remember digging trenches and choosing where to travel on a map.

Does this ring a bell with anyone?


Ali

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Re: Does anyone remember this 80s / 90s game?
« Reply #2 on: 21 Aug 2018, 11:26 »
That's very close. I think it could be Arcventure: The Romans. However, the only screenshots I can find are from the PC remake and are too modern. Also, the game takes place in Gloucester, and I specifically remember my game taking place in Carlisle...

I know we don't do abandonware around here, but I'd love a tip off of anyone knows where roms and emulators for this era of game can be found.


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Re: Does anyone remember this 80s / 90s game?
« Reply #3 on: 21 Aug 2018, 12:03 »
Some educational games were 'localised', could it be that?

Ali

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Re: Does anyone remember this 80s / 90s game?
« Reply #4 on: 21 Aug 2018, 12:53 »
I suppose, but Gloucester and Carlisle are both in England, so it seems like a lot of effort.