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Game #603
Kobayashi Naru  
Adventure   Traditional first-person

Rating: 6.62 (8 votes)

Kobayashi Naru box cover

Kobayashi Naru screenshot
One of the strangest adventure games ever made, Kobayashi Naru (despite the misspelling on the box as Kobyashi Naru) has an innovative interface (choose a verb among icons and specific noun from the description of the scene to make sentences) but an incomprehensible plot (similar to Mastertronic's earlier Shard of Inovar). The game, which takes place on an alien planet, hardly makes any sense at all, especially because of the strange words like "klam" that you'll often hear in the game but have no idea of their meaning. Fortunately, easy puzzles help save the game from being an exercise in frustration. Play it only if you are curious about how convoluted a game can get.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Unknown
Developer: Mastertronic
Publisher: Mastertronic
Year: 1987
Software Copyright: Mastertronic
Theme: Science Fiction
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Metropolis, Shard of Inovar, Venom

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