Originally Posted by larys
I remember Maniac Manson which my characters die or get in prison and the game became a dead-end and i had to start over. But it was ok because the game wasn't supposed to have saves. If you stuck the next day you wll start over and do thing right.
Yeah, Maniac Mansion was made before he wrote this article. It was possible to escape the prison by pushing a loose brick in the wall though.