Sam Sleuth

Sam Sleuth loading intro screen Sam Sleuth intro screen #1
Sam Sleuth loading and intro screen #1
Sam Sleuth intro screen #2 Sam Sleuth game screen
Sam Sleuth intro screen #2 and game screen

Sam Sleuth is a 64K strategy/mystery game, that has arcade and adventure game like elements. The game has 3 skill levels, ranging from a simple case (finding a missing cat) to a bank robbery. All take place in the same fictional town, which you get to drive around in, visiting houses, businesses and government buildings, and people, to find clues to your particular case. It uses a mouse or joystick based interface to select your commands, and the game itself is quite large.

The downloadable version here is in .DSK format for the Coco emulators to run (either Jeff Vavasour's, or MESS). If you have a real Coco, and have OS-9, you can download a Basic09 program that will let you create a real 35 track disk from the .DSK image file. You will also need a copy of DMODE, if you don't have it already, to do so.

For more information on this and other games that Steve wrote for the Coco, please see his website.

Title: Sam Sleuth

Author: Steve Hartford

Publisher: Computerware

Released: 1984

Requires: Color Computer 1,2,3, 64K RAM, tape or disk, joystick or mouse.

Download SAM.ZIP: This contains the SAM.DSK file.

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