The Riddle of the Sphinx

The 7rh Guesr features a unique menu system in the form of an oracle cailed The Sphinx or Ouija hoard . Most major game functions including Loading, Saving, Quitting, are controlled via the Sphinx. The features of the Sphinx are explained later, in the section titled. Loading and Saving This is the first screen to appear when starting The rh Guest. At the Sphinx board you will be given the option of either starting a new game or loading a previously saved game, If you choose to HLOAD a...

House Rules

The 7rh Guest is designed to he played using a single button point-and-click device. To move thtuu h the house, simply move the animated cursor around the screen. The house contains a number of psycho-kinetic hot spots, When positioned over a hot spot, the cursor changes according to the nature of the hot spot. Clicking the left mouse button unleashes the psycho-kinetic energy. A list of the various icon types and effects is given below. This means that there is no action that can he performed...

Loading And Saving

To load and save games, at any time during a game, move the cursor to he very top section of the screen where the cursor changes to the Sphinx Pointer icon and click. This brings up The Sphinx board with a prompt for you to Choose a Game Option. You now have four main options. If you click SAVE the board will transform to contain the full alphabet and the numerals 0-9. There arc a total of 10 slots in which ro place saved games. You are now presented with the prompt Please Select a Number. This...