History VideoGame / GrannysGarden

20th Nov '16 6:31:49 AM TheLyniezian
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A 1983 EdutainmentGame by 4Mation for the UsefulNotes/BBCMicro, ''Granny's Garden'' was most commonly played in British primary schools up until the early 1990s. The BBC Micro is gone from the classroom, but 4Mation is still around, and so developed updated versions of the game for Windows and UsefulNotes/MacOS X to use.

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A 1983 EdutainmentGame by 4Mation for the UsefulNotes/BBCMicro, ''Granny's Garden'' was most commonly played in British primary schools up until the early 1990s. The BBC Micro is gone from the classroom, but 4Mation is still around, and so developed updated versions of the game for Windows and UsefulNotes/MacOS X to use.
use. (There was also an updated version for the Usefulnotes/AcornArchimedes, the successor to the UsefulNotes/BBCMicro.)


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* ParentalBonus: One version of the Acorn Archimedes version had a separate app to play the background music, due to technical difficulties getting the in-game music to work with older versions of [=RISC OS=]. The name of the app? !4Play.
19th Aug '14 12:15:48 PM EarlOfSandvich
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A 1983 EdutainmentGame by 4Mation for the UsefulNotes/BBCMicro, ''Granny's Garden'' was most commonly played in British primary schools up until the early 1990s. The BBC Micro is gone from the classroom, but 4Mation is still around, and so developed updated versions of the game for Windows and {{Mac OS X}} to use.

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A 1983 EdutainmentGame by 4Mation for the UsefulNotes/BBCMicro, ''Granny's Garden'' was most commonly played in British primary schools up until the early 1990s. The BBC Micro is gone from the classroom, but 4Mation is still around, and so developed updated versions of the game for Windows and {{Mac OS X}} UsefulNotes/MacOS X to use.
9th Aug '14 4:21:45 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* [[WantonCrueltyToTheCommonComma Wanton Cruelty to the Common Apostrophe]]: You'd think a {{BBC}} educational title would be more careful to avoid things like "It's mouth is open wide."

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* [[WantonCrueltyToTheCommonComma Wanton Cruelty to the Common Apostrophe]]: You'd think a {{BBC}} [[Creator/TheBBC BBC]] educational title would be more careful to avoid things like "It's mouth is open wide."
9th Aug '14 4:21:00 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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A 1983 EdutainmentGame by 4Mation for the BBCMicro, ''Granny's Garden'' was most commonly played in British primary schools up until the early 1990s. The BBC Micro is gone from the classroom, but 4Mation is still around, and so developed updated versions of the game for Windows and {{Mac OS X}} to use.

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A 1983 EdutainmentGame by 4Mation for the BBCMicro, UsefulNotes/BBCMicro, ''Granny's Garden'' was most commonly played in British primary schools up until the early 1990s. The BBC Micro is gone from the classroom, but 4Mation is still around, and so developed updated versions of the game for Windows and {{Mac OS X}} to use.
27th Nov '11 8:53:28 AM CorahsUncle
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A 1983 EdutainmentGame by 4Mation for the BBCMicro, ''Granny's Garden'' was most commonly played in British primary schools up until the early 1990s. The BBC Micro is gone from the classroom, but 4Mation is still around, and so developed updated versions of the game for Windows and Mac OS X to use.

The story is very simple. You are visiting your grandmother whose garden contains a magic tree, which upon finding transports you to the Kingdom of the Mountains, where the king and queen of the kingdom have been locked away by an evil witch who kidnapped all of their children. It is up to the player, with the assistance of a magical raven, to rescue all six children back to their family.

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A 1983 EdutainmentGame by 4Mation for the BBCMicro, ''Granny's Garden'' was most commonly played in British primary schools up until the early 1990s. The BBC Micro is gone from the classroom, but 4Mation is still around, and so developed updated versions of the game for Windows and Mac {{Mac OS X X}} to use.

The story is very simple. You are visiting your grandmother whose garden contains a magic tree, which upon tree. Upon your finding it, the tree transports you to the Kingdom of the Mountains, where the king and queen of the kingdom have been locked away by an evil witch a WickedWitch who kidnapped all of their children. It is up to the player, with the assistance of a magical raven, to rescue return all six children back to their family.



* ButThouMust: What is probably the game's main claim to notability is the following gloriously egregious use of this Trope almost immediately after starting the game...and it is the first of many.

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* ButThouMust: What is probably the game's main claim to notability is the following gloriously egregious use of this Trope trope almost immediately after starting the game...and it is the first of many.



* GameOverMan: The Witch.

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* GameOverMan: [[GameOverMan Game Over Woman]]: The Witch.



* [[WantonCrueltyToTheCommonComma Wanton Cruelty To The Common Apostrophe]]: You'd think a BBC educational title would be more careful to avoid things like "It's mouth is open wide."

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* [[WantonCrueltyToTheCommonComma Wanton Cruelty To The to the Common Apostrophe]]: You'd think a BBC {{BBC}} educational title would be more careful to avoid things like "It's mouth is open wide."
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