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A Fork in the Tale

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A Fork in the Tale
Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Advance Reality Interactive
Any River Entertainment
Adventure
CD-ROM
Mouse
Microsoft Windows
Retail Features
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Ratings
This title has been rated T by the ESRB
Main Credits
Rob Lay
Retail Minimum Specifications
CPU(s)
Intel Pentium 60 MHz
RAM
8 MB
Display
SVGA-compatible
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows
February 281997
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A Fork in the Tale is a full motion video (FMV) adventure game developed by Advance Reality Interactive and published by Any River Entertainment on February 28, 1997.

A Fork in the Tale stars the voice of comedian Rob Schneider as a protagonist who finds himself in the land of Eseveron. The player must watch numerous video sequences and click on certain icons at specific times to proceed, all in an effort to figure out what is happening and how to escape. The game draws heavy from Don Bluth's Dragon's Lair games, and features San Francisco Bay actors Dale Morris, Fred Smith, Michael Ronin Orlando, Eric Carlson, Kaliopi Eleni, Jett, Pamela Herron and Jody Mortara among the fifty-plus roles. Because of the large number of video sequences, the game was originally released on 5 CD-ROMs.

The game was a commercial failure and publisher Any River Entertainment closed its doors just after the game's original release, cementing its status as a major flop.

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