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#1 jhd ONLINE  

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Posted Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:42 PM

Family Computing magazine (#4, December 1983) published an interview with game designer Roberta Williams.

 

She discusses, in some detail, a children's game that she was then designing based on the syndicated comic strip Family Circus.

https://archive.org/...ge/n69/mode/2up

 
This game was presumably never finished/released. 
 
There was a Family Circus game released in 1992, but the description does not match William's comments.
 
Has anyone ever heard of this title? Is any additional information available? It is unclear from the article even what platform it was intended for.


#2 Jess Ragan OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:38 PM

They should have called it Family Circus: The Search for Humor! It would be the most challenging game ever made!



#3 pacman000 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:57 AM

I like Family Circus...



#4 Tempest OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:35 AM

I like Family Circus...

That's ok, nobody's perfect.



#5 Cafeman OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:42 AM

Who likes Family Circus?

Not me!

In joke :)




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