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Game #2852
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Tinker Tales    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Education   Language

Rating: 8.2 (5 votes)

Tinker Tales box cover

Tinker Tales screenshot
One of the earliest "interactive storybooks" for kids, Tinker Tales is an excellent title designed for young readers. The program contains three different stories, all centered around a young girl. The stories come complete with attractive pictures (albeit in CGA only) and good music.

The gameplay is simple: press SPACEBAR to advance the story, and choose your action from multiple choices from time to time. This makes the game similar to choose-your-own-adventure books, which means it has very high replayability. Kids will have fun returning to the program to see where the different choices lead. The stories are well-written and quite interesting – not your average Cinderella type of fairy tales. Definitely well-worth a look, especially for its historical value ;) Two thumbs up, way up!

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Unknown
Developer: Compu-Teach
Publisher: Compu-Teach
Year: 1984
Software Copyright: Compu-Teach
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Winnie The Pooh in Hundred Acres Wood, Scrooge, Zork Quest 2: The Crystal of Doom

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