Year: 1986

Publisher: Infocom

Developer: Infocom

Designer: Stu Galley

Country: USA

Genre: Interactive fiction

Platform: Various


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In Moonmist, the detective player-character is asked by a friend to investigate a ghost in the friend’s new home: Tresyllian Castle. The friend also worries someone is trying to kill her. The game has several different plot lines (green, blue, red, and yellow) which correspond to different outcomes and levels of difficulty.

LGBTQ  references in this game:  


See also QRM’s entry for this game.


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