Couldn’t find the story in the hen-cyclopedia, mislaid your October 1993 copy of the Bournemouth Echo, brains scrambled from fruitless Googling? Fear not, only 24 years late, we crack the terri-frying case wide open!
“The idea was hatched to create a new political force in chicken circles.” – James Morris, Mindscape’s PR dept.
Sadly it was all a bit of a yolk so if you have Great Egg-spectations I’d eggstinguish them now – the egg-centric campaign never really got off the ground!
<span style="font-size: 10pt">The One broke the eggs-traordinary story in issue 60.</span>
<span style="font-size: 10pt">You’d think one article would be un oeuf, but Amiga Computing didn’t eggs-actly agree. Here’s their eggs-ample from issue 65.</span>
…and the eggsasperating lengths Alfred went to to promote his new game didn’t stop there. Chickens know better than anyone not to put all their eggs in one basket…
“At the European Computer Trade Show, Alfred was there for the full three days, wandering around meeting journalists and generally getting himself well known. Also, never let it be said that everyone’s favourite fowl is one to let a good photo opportunity pass by. Our feathered friend has been touring the famous landmarks with a top class model tucked under his wing, on photo call after photo call.” – Amiga Action issue 51
…careful you don’t become ova-worked Alf!
Meanwhile in other news: Eggs are going up again. That’ll surprise a few chickens.