- Categories:Gender, Animal, Inanimate, Computer Game
- (C) 1987, Game System: PC, Magic, Comedy, Fantasy, Text Adventure,
Interactive Fiction, Infocom
In this surreal comic fantasy, both people and objects can be
transformed by homonyms, spoonerisms, cliches, and other wordplay.
There are a few transformations to and from inanimate objects. One
of my favorites involves the 'worst brat' and the twist of a phrase
that turns said brat into sausage.
In this surreal comic text adventure from Infocom, the player is
thrust into a world where objects and people can be transformed
through uses of homonyms, spoonerisms, cliches, and other wordplay.
For example, ants can become aunts, or a shoving leopard can become
a loving shepherd. And you may find that a certain politician has
literally become a lame duck. This game could fit into several
Nord and Bert is a surreal game filled with wordplay, cliches,
spoonerisms, and idioms. In certain scenarios, the player is able
to transform objects and people using certain phrases. This game
can fit into several categories. The one notable gender
transformation occurs in the 'spoonerism' scenario, where you
encounter a strange old college man referred to as a 'queer old
dean'. Saying 'dear old queen' will cause him to be magically
transformed into a regal woman.
originally posted by Esrom on 2001-08-06, 3 edits, entryid=4810