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Avoid the Awful Thing that Vaguely Resembles a Banana!! (!) is likely the winner of the longest name of any game on this website. It is not the winner of the "best gameplay" department, but it's a text-mode game from 1987, so ... yeah. The object, as described by the game itself, is to "Pick-up @ while avoiding evil creatures." So you basically do that. Your ... spider (?) thing moves around collecting @ symbols, while banana, hamburger (I think) and possibly other enemies chase you around. This continues until you are caught three times. Some of the @ symbols act like Pac-Man's power pellets enabling you to kill the baddies instead (watch for your character's design to change after collecting a @ to know that you can go after 'em). Not a very deep game but definitely a unique one! (Also the controls are a bit weird, likely designed for what is now the standard keyboard, review them carefully on the title screen!)
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