Murphy's Revenge (and Infotron!)
That game was Infotron! and it was released in 1994 for the Macintosh. Infotron was based on a PC game called Supaplex.
After Infotron was finished, attention was turned to Murphy's Revenge -- a planned sequel with smooth scrolling and better graphics. Alas, we went to college and got distracted; Murphy's Revenge was never finished.
This repository is our homage to these over 17-year-old games. It's our way of letting go and setting them free.
Here's what you'll find:
legacy/infotronyou'll find the source code, data files, 1994 web site, and release archives for Infotron! Infotron was our first large-scale software effort. We wrote it in Pascal, and with the perspective of 17 years I think it is safe to say that we had no idea what we were doing! :-) The data files are old-style MacOS resource files.
legacy/murphyyou'll find a lot of random stuff for Murphy's Revenge, including artwork, source code, levels in easy-to-read format, and some test projects. The meat of the original app is in
iPhone, you'll find an experimental project that displays levels from Murphy's Revenge.
wwwdirectory is where, perhaps someday, an HTML5 implementation of Murphy's Revenge will live.
Playing The Games
Get SheepShaver running with MacOS9 and these games will work out of the box. If SheepShaver sound is disabled, Murphy's Revenge will not boot up.
We're setting this free, but please respect the licenses described herein. Sorry for the length of this section; this stuff has a long history.
Original piece artwork for Infotron was our own hand-redrawing of the artwork found in Supaplex. Supaplex is © 1990-2010 Michael Stopp and Philip Jespersen.
Murphy's Revenge music is © 1993-2010 Georg Bissen, All Rights Reserved.
All remaining Murphy's Revenge content, including sounds and levels, is © 1993-2010 Dave Peck, Dan Sandler, Nate Cook, and Brooke Nelson, All Rights Reserved, and and are released with the CC by-nc-sa.