"You are in a comfortable coffin, lined indulgently in red silk. The coffin is buried six feet underground.

  • Do nothing
  • Open the lid
  • Release your pet Mongolian burrowing maggots"
Thus began the Return of the Purple Monster, I believe number 2 in the trilogy. What more do you need to know? It was the 80s and home computers were the must-have Christmas present. A generation of youngsters were learning BASIC programming. My friend Chris and I, among various other projects, released a series of puerile and amusing (to us) text adventures, sold on cassettes with hand-typed inserts. I believe the total revenue was... let me recall... yes it was approximately £0.00.