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I am stuck in a game what do I do?

If you are playing one of Scott’s Classic Adventure games then download the hints from the download page.

If you are stuck in Return to Pirate’s Island 2 then use the built in help engine. The help engine is designed to give hints (or solutions if requested) to all puzzles in the game. If you are really really stuck and frustrated with a puzzle then email Scott at msadams@msadams.com with your problem. Please also describe how you tried to use the help engine and where it failed you so Scott can improve the game’s help engine.

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Who is Scott Adams?

Scott was the first person to put an Adventure game (also known as Interactive Fiction) on a personal computer. This was in 1978 and the computer was a 16k Radio Shack TRS-80 model I. Scott went on to write over a dozen different adventure games for the personal computers of the 1980s. He is credited with starting the entire multi billion dollar a year computer game industry. Many people have written Scott and explained how his early games help led them into a career in computers today. Scott is 56 years old now and living in Wisconsin. He is married and has 5 children.

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How do contact Scott Adams?

To write to Scott email him at msadams@msadams.com He enjoys receiving fan mail and will answer all that come to him. If you do not receive an answer within a few days then odds are the Internet ate your email. Please resend it.

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What is Scott working on now?

After getting Return to Pirate’s Island 2 finished Scott is now busy PLAYING computer games.

Currently ONE of his favorite game is Everquest 2. He plays on “Antonia Bayle” server and his character name is Bandol. Send him a tell sometime if you are playing. 

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When is Scott going to write another game?

Right now Scott is working on a new Adventure game based on the old testament of the Bible. It is called "The Inheritance".

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Where can I find pictures of Scott Adams?

A closer look at the Scott Adams Clan!

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How long has Scott be playing computer games?

Let see I have been playing computer games from the time before there were any. I had to write them if I wanted to play them. Actually first I had to build my own computer THEN write the games.

My first home computer was a Sphere. (they came out same time as Altair) It was a kit. 

I built and designed a graphic video card for this machine so I could then write a tank war game for it. I also built two hand controllers. The card and game also won the first annual "What do you use your Sphere for?" contest.

I also remember putting Star Trek on the tracking monitors of a SDC RADAR station I worked at downrange. I used to play after hours when they were not tracking satellites. I had to use the tracking monitors as everything else was Teletype 35.

I guess you can say I really love computer gaming. 

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Last revised: 01/07/09

 

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