Adventure Tips

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Adventure Tips is a column published in seven issues of the Eamon Adventurer's Log from August 1984 to October 1985. Written by John Nelson or Bob Davis, the columns often give practical techniques or hacks that players can use to deal with difficult situations like a program crash or the death of a character, while a couple are just humorous lists.


Issue Author Subjects
August 1984 John Nelson Determining the friendliness of monsters without risking attack
Bribing monsters to be more friendly
Cheating death using Eamon utilities
Continuing an adventure after it's crashed
October 1984 John Nelson Clarifications on bribing monsters
Embedded artifacts in version 6.0
January 1985 John Nelson How to tell if an adventure is version 5.0 or 6.0
Resurrecting dead friends using Power
The benefit of using artifacts to bribe monsters
March 1985 John Nelson and Bob Davis A humorous list of the characteristics of "real adventurers"
May 1985 John Nelson Humorous advice for adventurers
Pop quiz on surviving a deadly situation
August 1985 Bob Davis Techniques for recovering an adventurer who's died
Hack to grant spell abilities to a character
October 1985 Bob Davis Betting negative values when gambling
Bypassing the knight marshall in The Beginners Cave
Attack-able artifacts
Command abbreviations
Using Power to survive