Abandonware DOS title

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a free adventure game designed by Douglas Adams, Steve Eric Meretzky, developed by Infocom and released by Infocom in 1984. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy runs on DOS, Mac. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was based on a novel. Download the game here.

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Main executable file (run this to play the game): hitcguid/Hitchhik.exe

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Collector's corner:

The feelies provided with this game included the following feelies:

  • A pin-on button with "Don't Panic!" printed in large, friendly letters
  • A small plastic packet containing "pocket fluff" (a cottonball)
  • Order for destruction of Arthur Dent's house
  • Order for destruction of Earth written in "Vogon"
  • Official Microscopic Space Fleet (an empty plastic bag)
  • "Peril Sensitive Sunglasses" (a pair of opaque black cardboard "sunglasses")
  • "How Many Times Has This Happened to You?", an advertising brochure for the fictional guidebook/encyclopedia The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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Additional info about The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Input: keyboard

Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk

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Comments

  • Joshua Cargile - 07/10/2020 20:33
    OMG I remember playing this on an old friend's dad's PC back in the 80's. Never got very far...
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