Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear...
When men were men, women were women, and sheep were scared!
Al Lowe, author of Leisure Suit Larry, abuses the Old West in
computerdom's first Comedy Western: Freddy Pharkas, Frontier Pharmacist.
And you get to live that legend... the tall-but-twisted tale of a man
raised as a gunslinger, who gave it all up for his first love:
The year is 1888; the setting post-Gold Rush California. As Freddy
Pharkas, Frontier Pharmacist, you uncover a treacherous plot to turn
your once-thriving metropolis into a ghost town. With pestles and
pistols, you defend your bucolic burg from one catastrophe after
another: arson, stampedes, hired guns, riverboat gamblers... even
Al Lowe has stolen... er, immortalized... every Hollywood Western
cliché and character, adding his own perverse twists to produce his
funniest game yet! You'll meet the pretty-but-shy Schoolmarm, the
Madame with a Heart-of-Gold, the faithful Indian sidekick (Srini
Lalkaka Bagdnish), and a cast of the most memorable characters ever
to grace your monitor's silver screen.
So come on, buck-a-roos! Strap on your spurs, saddle up your
- Point-and-click your way through sagebrush, livestock,
cacti, buzzards & swinging saloon doors... just like at the
movin' pitcher show!
- Drink your own mistakes from an authentic, working, late
- Unlock your hidden potential with your very own copy of
The Home Medical Advisor (1881 Edition)!
- Learn (and quickly forget) the real words to
The Ballad of Freddy Pharkas!
Attention: Contains some authentic western language, privy
humour and sheep jokes!
System requirements: Apple Macintosh, 256 colours,
10 MB of free hard disk space, 4 MB of RAM, System 7.0 or later.
Supports Mac Sound Roland MT/CM-32 General MIDI.