Hunt the Wumpus

From Homestar Runner Wiki

Revision as of 02:34, 28 August 2023 by Keegster2 (Talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Current revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
"Modern" horror survival game

Hunt the Wumpus is a turn-based text adventure game where the player is tasked with killing the Wumpus. It is cited to be one of the first in the survival horror genre.

[edit] Appearances

  • Thy Dungeonman — If you input the command SMELL/SNIFF, you get a line of dialogue saying "You smell a Wumpus", based on a line that appears in Hunt the Wumpus when the player is in a room adjacent to the Wumpus.
  • PAY PLUS! — The floppy disk seen during the "Trap Door" sample reads "hunt the wumpus".
  • Thy Dungeonman II — If you are not holding your nose and input the SNIFF command, you get a line of dialogue saying "Art thou wearing Wumpus, the new fragrance by Monarch?".
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (3 Oct 2022) — Strong Bad names Hunt the Wumpus among "modern horror survival games" and "triple-A titles".
Personal tools