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Video Game: Visions Of Aftermath The Boomtown
Visions of Aftermath: The Boomtown is a DOS game released in 1988. It was published by Mindscape, Inc. and developed by Chivalry Software, Inc.

2D, post-apocalyptic RPG. It is the not-so-distant future, after the Great Apocalypse. Only the strongest and smartest have survived. It has been several months since The Day Time Stopped... several months since The Bomb... several months since you've seen the sun or felt its warmth. You can't last too much longer on the supplies left in your shelter. Soon you must leave your sanctuary. You have no idea what waits outside, other than the radiation. Scientists predicted aberrant weather, continuing natural disasters, overgrown vegetation, barren wastelands, and The Hordes: nomadic survivors devastated by radiation and its sickness. All this — and more — awaits you... outside.

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This Video Game contains examples of:

  • After the End: The game takes place after the Great Apocalypse.
  • Barbarian Tribe: The Hordes. They don't qualify for The Horde, but instead are people you can fight, bribe, flee from or trade with, as you see best.
  • The End of the World as We Know It: Strongly implied to have occurred as a result of nuclear war.
  • Fantasy Gun Control: All ammunition was used up shortly after the Apocalypse, so the ultimate weapon is the bow and arrow.
  • Lost Common Knowledge: You must find books so you can read them and find the means to rebuild civilization.
  • Mighty Whitey: One possible victory condition is for the PC (a shelter-dwelling survivor of the old world) to become King of the Hordes.
  • Survivalist Stash: There are a lot of shelters in every world without player inhabitants; these contain books and loot for you to scavenge.
  • Wizard Needs Food Badly: And not just food, but a balanced diet of meat and vegetables, along with water to drink and fuel to keep warm.

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